Great Books is more than just a program. It’s a way of thinking, teaching and learning through questions and conversation. The long-standing program connects undergraduate students with classic literature and builds a community of shared experiences as they interpret...
Children in the South Korea alternative school faced a language barrier as well as an emotional one. But after 2½ weeks with Mercer students and faculty, their comfort and confidence in interacting with others grew. During the sixth Mercer On...
Spanish lecturer Libertad Aranza returned to her roots with a Mercer team this summer to address a need expressed by the community. During the first Mercer On Mission trip to Mexico, students and faculty provided English language lessons to...
Dr. Nader Moniri, associate dean of research in the College of Pharmacy, received renewed funding from the National Institutes of Health to continue studying a key reason as to why common inhalation medications to treat asthma often become ineffective.  The...
Children in Cape Town, South Africa, were introduced to the world of coding and new possibilities for their futures during a Mercer On Mission (MOM) trip this summer.  Dr. Bob Allen, computer science professor and chair, and Dr. Susie Morrissey,...
SAVANNAH – Mikalah Maury, a second-year medical student at Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM), was recently awarded research funding through the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Foundation and the HIV Medicine Association (HIVMA) Grant for Emerging Researchers/Clinicians Mentorship (G.E.R.M.) Program. The...
Christian and Muslim students studying the different faith traditions learned alongside each other during a Mercer University study abroad and service-learning trip to Morocco this summer. The 12 Mercer students, primarily from the McAfee School of Theology, participated in interfaith...
Surrounded by ancient art and architecture and standing on the same ground where great philosophers once walked, Mercer students learned to better see and understand the world around them. Every summer, Mercerians travel to Greece for a four-week study abroad...
Hundreds of Cambodian amputees with ill-fitting and heavy prosthetics — or none at all — are now able to move easier thanks to a Mercer On Mission team that traveled to the country this summer. Mercer University students, faculty and...
Mercer University researchers are exploring how students develop a STEM identity — that is, how they come to see themselves as people who understand and use science, technology, engineering and math. This summer, researchers in the Tift College of Education...

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