As professions of all sorts tread through new challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, school counseling is no exception. Mercer University’s College of Professional Advancement trains school counselors to be well-versed in catering to the students they will encounter and...
Mercer University School of Medicine faculty member Dr. Janine Chalk-Wilayto and collaborators from Duke University, the University of Southern California and the University of Arkansas received a $550,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to investigate the development of feeding...
Mercer University School of Medicine faculty member Francis Kirera, Ph.D., is part of a multi-institutional, multi-national team that received a $2.6 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to explore the geology and paleontology of the East African Rift Valley...
Thirty-six Mercer University students are studying, stocking and cataloguing books for Little Free Libraries in Macon. Dr. Tom Bullington, lecturer of liberal arts at Mercer for three years now, developed this new service learning project for his Integrative Curriculum (INT)...
A team of researchers involved in Mercer University’s Mercer On Mission program recently received the Gold Award and top prize of $200,000 in the Artisanal Mining Grand Challenge. The global competition, which received applications from 42 different countries, recognizes innovative solutions...
Despite challenges imposed by COVID-19, teachers in Gwinnett County’s Archer School Cluster are working to make science more exciting than ever this fall. Through an innovative AgSTEM research project utilizing aquaponics and smart sensor technology, and with support from an...
Mercer University College of Pharmacy’s Ajay Banga, Ph.D., has received funding from the National Institutes of Health CounterAct Program to develop topical treatments to help combat suffering and death from arsenicals-based chemical warfare agents. Dr. Banga and his research team...
A Mercer University professor’s research could contribute to the development of new drugs to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria.  Dr. Emilianne Limbrick, assistant professor of chemistry, examines naturally occurring compounds and how they can be used to treat bacterial infections that are resistant to other antibiotics.  “Antibiotic resistance is a problem that...
Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) professors Dr. Bryant Smalley and Dr. Jacob Warren received a $1,000,000 grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration for a comprehensive prevention, treatment and recovery initiative to combat opioid overdose in...
Mercer University held a groundbreaking ceremony Sept. 3 at the site of its planned medical school campus in Uptown Columbus on the banks of the Chattahoochee River. The University’s relocation and expansion of its Columbus campus, first announced in May...

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