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...
With completion of the large-scale COVID-19 student testing prior to the start of fall classes, Mercer University is implementing ongoing surveillance testing as part of its comprehensive plan to maintain the safest possible environment for students, faculty and staff...
Lab experiences are an integral part of many subjects of study. However, people with mobility and/or balance issues often can’t participate in the same way that their peers can.  Dr. Phil McCreanor, Mercer University professor of environmental engineering and director...
At a time when children and families are experiencing unprecedented stress due to the pandemic, a new group aims to help them overcome adversity and build resilience.  Students from Mercer University's School of Medicine Master of Family Therapy and Doctor of Medicine programs recently gathered at the Mercer Family Therapy Center in downtown Macon to pack “resilience bags” for...
Mercer University’s fitness instructors are providing online group workouts to help you stay in shape while social distancing. All classes start at noon and take place on Zoom. Here’s what’s offered this week: Monday: Anywhere Cardio with BrianTuesday: Body Sculpt: Upper Body with...
Mercer University’s fitness instructors are providing online group workouts to help you stay in shape while social distancing. All classes start at noon and take place on Zoom. Here’s what’s offered this week: Monday: Anywhere Cardio with BrianTuesday: Body Sculpt: Upper Body with...
Mercer University has partnered with #CampusClear and Ivy.ai to roll out a free smartphone application that allows users to conduct daily COVID-19 symptom checks. The app is available for use on iOS and Android devices. Daily self-monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms...
A Mercer University graduate’s new podcast aims to help young people find much-needed balance in their lives.  In the Life v. Lifestyle podcast, Donald Williams Jr. explores topics to help teens and young adults nurture the balance between their life — which he defines as friends, family, relationships and...

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