Christopher Rice was tired of his cellphone charger breaking. So the Mercer Innovation Center fellow took matters into his own hands and created "Angled," an attachment that prevents the cable from breaking in the first place. Angled, a small circular...
Bundled up in coats, scarves, gloves and boots, two dozen Mercer students braved the January chill for a lesson under the stars. They gazed at planets, stars and constellations by the naked eye before peering through five telescopes set...
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...
A dozen countries, six months, 8,000 photos, countless memories. Mercer junior David Stokes spent the summer and fall 2018 semesters studying abroad and exploring locations halfway across the world.    “I had an interest in the Middle East and Arab world,...
MACON – Mercer University Master of Science in Engineering student Mónica Resto-Fernandez will receive the 2019 William Brewster Snow Award from the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists (AAEES) on April 25 in Washington, D.C. The award has been presented...
The latest book by Regeneration Writers Press spotlights Macon’s Daybreak Center and the issues surrounding homelessness. “Daybreak: Radical Hospitality in Action” is the 10th published work from the press since its founding on Martin Luther King Jr. Day in...
MACON – Recent graduate Perry Hicks represented Mercer University at the highly selective Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) Posters on the Hill event April 30 in Washington, D.C. Hicks, a chemistry major from Thomson, was one of only 60 undergraduate students...
For many, clean water comes as easily as the turn of a faucet knob. However, roughly 2 billion people in the world lack access to this resource that’s essential to their life, health and food supplies, according to the...
Technical communication students in Mercer University’s School of Engineering recently had the unique opportunity to participate in an international collaborative project with France’s Université de Paris to promote virtual teaming and research. The 10-week project was shepherded by Dr. Pam...
MACON – Mercer University School of Engineering students Mónica Resto and Zechariah Rice were recently awarded honorable mention recognition for the National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). The program recruits high-potential, early-career scientists and engineers and supports their...

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