Mercer University College of Professional Advancement senior Ricks Anderson II recently received the inaugural Harris Davis Transformational Power of Education Award. The award, presented annually to an undergraduate student who has experienced the transformational power of education, is named for...
Mercer University School of Medicine faculty member Dr. Janine Chalk-Wilayto and collaborators from Duke University, the University of Southern California and the University of Arkansas received a $550,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to investigate the development of feeding...
Mercer University School of Medicine faculty member Francis Kirera, Ph.D., is part of a multi-institutional, multi-national team that received a $2.6 million National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to explore the geology and paleontology of the East African Rift Valley...
The Peace Corps announced Sept. 30 that Mercer University ranked No. 5 among more than 140 Peace Corps Prep schools on the agency’s list of top certificate-issuing institutions in 2020. Mercer issued 28 certificates to seniors and juniors in 2020,...
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...
Dr. Scott Romine, professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, will deliver three lectures on the theme “The Zombie Memes of Dixie” for Mercer University’s 63rd annual Lamar Lecture Series, the most prominent lecture series...
Mercer University School of Medicine’s Department of Community Medicine and the North Central Health District’s COMPASS Cares Community Pharmacy and Health Innovation Center were recently awarded a $600,000 federal grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services...
Despite challenges imposed by COVID-19, teachers in Gwinnett County’s Archer School Cluster are working to make science more exciting than ever this fall. Through an innovative AgSTEM research project utilizing aquaponics and smart sensor technology, and with support from an...
Mercer University College of Pharmacy’s Ajay Banga, Ph.D., has received funding from the National Institutes of Health CounterAct Program to develop topical treatments to help combat suffering and death from arsenicals-based chemical warfare agents. Dr. Banga and his research team...
Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) professors Dr. Bryant Smalley and Dr. Jacob Warren received a $1,000,000 grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration for a comprehensive prevention, treatment and recovery initiative to combat opioid overdose in...

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