Mercer University now is administering the COVID-19 vaccine to students, faculty and staff, with hundreds receiving their first dose as soon as it became available.  A team from Mercer Medicine administered the first vaccine on a Mercer campus on March 26 in Atlanta. Vaccines also have been given in...
Tempus fugit: time flies. It was a year ago this month when most of us really began to feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in our lives. Classes moved to virtual; many employees began working remotely; and we were asked...
A Mercer University student is working to start an Out of the Darkness suicide prevention walk at the University. Claire Tolvanen, a junior majoring in industrial engineering, is hoping not only to raise money to go toward suicide prevention but also break...
Learn how to make pan-seared salmon with a sweet potato edamame barley bowl and wilted Swiss chard, grilled ratatouille salad and mini key lime pies.
Unbeknownst to Fred Barksdale, he was a “walking time bomb” for a stroke. A vascular screening at Sheffield Gym on Mercer University’s Atlanta campus a year ago revealed a blockage that was limiting blood flow from his right carotid...
Mercer University Student Government Association’s (SGA) COVID-19 Task Force is making time for the student body’s questions and concerns about the pandemic by hosting a town hall meeting to provide a space for dialogue between students and faculty and...
Mercer University students, faculty and staff who would like to be tested for COVID-19 before heading home or traveling for Thanksgiving will have several opportunities to do so.  In Macon, testing will be offered 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Nov. 19-20, as...
Mercer University is promoting the importance of physical health during the COVID-19 pandemic by hosting a virtual 5K race called “We Run Together.” The free event will take place Oct. 17-31. All faculty, staff and students are invited to join...
Mercer University has scheduled flu shot clinics on its Macon and Atlanta campuses throughout October to make it easy and convenient for students, faculty and staff to get the flu vaccine.  There will be no cost for the shots, as most...
A Mercer University student hopes his new app will help people be more mindful and proactive about their wellness. Brady Simon’s “MindFull: Anxiety Tracker” is now available for download on Android and Apple devices.  Simon, a computer engineering major in...

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