Tucked inside an exclusive golf club on St. Simons Island, shaded by live oak trees draped in moss, lie about 100 graves of the enslaved and their descendants. Accessible only to those with relatives buried there, Retreat Cemetery strands in...
Two Mercer University Class of 2021 graduates have designed a more efficient, environmentally friendly and affordable generator. Spencer Lowe, an environmental engineering major, and Trenton Williams, an electrical engineering major, founded a company earlier this year that focuses on streamlining...
Before the McAfee School of Theology opened in fall 1996, the founding faculty members faced their first challenge: They needed to create the school. With only seven months before the arrival of the inaugural class, they sat around a table...
MACON – Mercer University School of Engineering on May 21 presented its latest version of Touch3D Yearbooks to the graduating class at Macon’s Georgia Academy for the Blind (GAB). The 3D yearbook project was initially conceptualized by Dr. Sinjae Hyun, professor...
On the banks of the Chattahoochee River, America’s most picturesque medical school campus opened its doors in January to welcome more than 70 first-, third- and fourth-year medical students. Mercer University School of Medicine was founded in 1982 as a...
Nearly half of rural Georgia pharmacists believe a prescription is needed for the life-saving drug naloxone, despite a standing order that none is required, a recent Mercer University study found. The findings indicate those suffering from an opioid overdose could...
Jabril Edmondson and DeShun Gilchrist were frustrated with the traditional durags they were using to care for their hair.  “The application process is ridiculous when you think about it,” Gilchrist said. “The process of putting the two strings around your head, making sure they’re flat to not leave lines...
Four Mercerians will share their unique ideas and perspectives during the University’s first TEDx program. Faculty, staff and students are invited to the event at 6 p.m. April 23 in Willingham Auditorium.  The venue will be limited to 100 guests,...
Mercer University undergraduate students are encouraged to get involved in research early, and more are taking advantage of the opportunity.
Sitting in a community meeting in Juliette in early 2020, Evey Wilson Wetherbee was struck by the emotion that filled the room. Residents living near the unlined coal ash pond of Georgia Power’s Plant Scherer were scared, angry and...

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