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...
MACON — Mercer University will hold its 14th annual Breakthroughs in Engagement, Arts and Research (BEAR) Day on April 18-19, on Mercer's Macon campus to showcase outstanding student research and special projects from the College of Liberal Arts and...
A Mercer University professor is being recognized for her innovative teaching techniques that allow students to apply their knowledge in engaging and fun ways. Dr. Briana Stenard, associate professor of management and entrepreneurship in the School of Business, is...
Dr. Craig McMahan keeps a video on his cellphone. The footage begins with an image of a middle-aged Vietnamese farmer, his arms slung over a set of rickety crutches, struggling back and forth across a room. His baseball hat is...
Growing up, baseball was life for Shane Buerster (’18). He dreamed of one day playing at Turner Field — a dream that started in childhood and stayed with him as he played college baseball at Mercer, until in November...
When Ethiel Garlington first visited the Beall’s Hill neighborhood in 2014, he knew he had found an unusual place: a diverse Macon neighborhood marked by thoughtfully renovated historic homes, small, family-run businesses, and an adjoining university campus. Young Mercer...
Across the country, symphony music has become difficult to produce, with several prominent orchestras closing. The Middle Georgia community knows this phenomenon all too well. The Macon Symphony Orchestra ceased operations in 2017, citing financial difficulties after over 40...
Jean Sumner, M.D., grew up in rural middle Georgia, in a family of physicians. Her father and grandfather were doctors in Washington County. Her brothers and uncles also took up the family profession. But it wasn’t until Dr. Sumner...
As a high school student, Sarah Boyer knew she wanted to do research as soon as she got to college. And she knew Mercer University would be the best place for her to do that.  During her freshman year, Boyer...

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