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...
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...
First-year medical students took a break from their textbooks recently to learn about mindfulness and compassion through music. On March 8, Mercer School of Medicine hosted an all-day, interactive workshop, titled “Nurturing the Inner Healer,” on its three campuses.  The...
Enhanced sanitizing and disinfecting protocols are in effect on Mercer University’s campuses to help keep students, faculty, staff and visitors safe. National Management Resources, the company with which Mercer contracts custodial services, has been strictly following procedures recommended by the...
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...
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...
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...
Student life on Mercer University’s campuses will look different this year, but Bears can still expect a variety of activity and program opportunities.  On the Macon campus, Student Life staff and the QuadWorks student programming board will continue to host...
More pregnant women and new mothers are dying from pregnancy- and childbirth-related causes in Georgia than nearly anywhere else in the nation. And Black women in the state are over two times more likely to die from pregnancy-related causes...
Want to stay active even when you’re stuck at home? Mercer’s fitness instructors are providing daily workout plans and online group fitness experiences to help you stay in shape. Here’s what’s offered on April 23:  Work in a quick sweat sesh...

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