Mercer University's Center for Theology and Public Life will host a one-day colloquium, titled "Faith, Duty, and Temptation in Intelligence-Gathering: An Interdisciplinary Exploration of the Torture Issue," March 19, 2-5 p.m., in the Medical School Auditorium on the Macon campus.
ATLANTA - Mercer University and Piedmont Healthcare, as part of their Center for Health and Learning, will host a nursing conference on "The Heart, Courage and Brains of Nursing Research" on March 24 at the Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga. Participants will hear from noted speakers Barbara McLean, MN, RN CCRN, CCNS-NP, FCCM, and Melodie Chenevert, RN, BSN, MN, MA, who will discuss scholarship related to nursing practice, education and research.
MACON - Mercer University students will present their research projects during an Undergraduate Research Symposium this Friday, April 20, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Tarver Library on Mercer's Macon campus. The event will feature 27 posters, highlighting projects completed by 40 Mercer undergraduate students who conducted research with professors from the School of Medicine, the School of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts.
ATLANTA - Mercer University's Executive Forum, presented by BB&T, will feature Michele Molden, president and chief executive officer of Piedmont Heart Institute, in its first event of the season on Sept. 30. Molden will usher in the 31st edition of the Forum with a lunch presentation at the Capital City Club at noon.
MACON - State Representatives Jim Cole (R-Forsyth) and Allen Freeman (R-Macon) announced today that the Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, Glenn Richardson (R-Hiram), and other legislative leaders will join them for a tour of the Mercer University School of Medicine on Wednesday, May 11. The tour will start at 3 p.m. at the Medical School Auditorium.
It has now been a year since that moment on August, 27, 2013 when I learned that Gwen had died. She was my friend. She was my pastor. She was my Panera Bread lunch date, my fellow dreamer, my encourager. And I have missed her, am missing her still.
 JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - In its first meeting against Atlantic Sun newcomer North Florida, the Mercer women's basketball team couldn't hit its stride offensively in the second half and fell to the Lady Ospreys, 66-61.   North Florida (6-10, 4-4 A-Sun) opened the first half quickly with a 7-2 run with Jackie Beik hitting a trey and lay-up for the Lady Ospreys. Mercer struggled to find its offensive groove early in the opening frame, and trailed by as many as nine twice.   The Bears (8-7, 5-3 A-Sun) picked up their defensive intensity, which lead to its offense firing on all pistons. After Megan delaRosa's 3-pointer tied the game at 24, Mercer scored four of the final six points in the first half to take a 28-26 lead at the break.   The Lady Ospreys opened the second half with a 9-2 run, taking a 35-30 lead they would never surrender. UNF eventually pushed its lead to 11 with five minutes remaining, but Mercer rallied.   TaShera Lewis helped...
WHO: The Mathematics Department of Mercer University's College of Liberal Arts will host an event for approximately 40 high school girls from several Central Georgia schools, including Northeast High School in Macon.   WHAT: Sonya Kovalevsky Days are held at colleges and universities around the country, often with support from the Association for Women in Mathematics, to give high school girls an opportunity to learn about interesting mathematics topics directly from women mathematicians.  Sonia Kovalevsky was a 19th-Century mathematician who was regarded as one of world's best mathematicians in her time. Local high school girls and their teachers are invited to Mercer's campus to participate in workshops and learn about careers that involve mathematics.   WHERE: Knight Hall Rooms 100, 104 and 108 at Mercer University's Macon Campus.   WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 25, 2006, from 9:30 a.m. to 10:55 a.m.   WHY: The purpose of Sonia Kovalevsky Days is to...
MACON - Jessica Walden has been named director of communications and outreach for the College Hill Alliance, effective Sept. 14. Walden is currently director of communications for Imedia Group, where she edits, writes and coordinates two of the company's community-based business publications, address Macon and Houston County Magazine.
MerServe, Mercer’s student-run service leadership board for the Macon campus, will conduct the University’s annual “Be a Good NeighBear” service day Saturday in partnership with local outreach organizations and neighborhood Shalom Zones.