Before Dr. Russ Hopper even applied to Mercer University’s School of Medicine, he knew he wanted to provide primary care to rural Georgians. Growing up in the tiny town of Pitts, he saw firsthand the shortage of physicians in rural...
Mercer alumnus Luke Kolbie believes in “conservation through craftsmanship,” and his business Kingfisher Leatherworks is built and operated on that motto. Through a new venture as CEO of shoe company Russell Moccasin, he hopes to spread that philosophy on...
During his 45 years at Mercer University, Dr. Tom Glennon was known as a scholar, activist, advocate and dreamer who impacted the city of Macon just as much as he did Mercer. Here's how he became a Mercer Legend. Dr....
It takes a lot of people to make Mercer University the institution that it is. The students have and always will be the lifeblood of our University, but Mercer wouldn’t be Mercer without expert faculty members to pass on their knowledge...
New Mercer men’s lacrosse coach Ryan Danehy had to wait a little longer to meet some of his players for the first time. Six Bears wrapped up their summer by playing in international lacrosse events.  Sophomore Christian Laureano played for...
Mercer men's golfer Tobias Jonsson won the individual championship at the International Golf Federation World Amateur Team Championship held Aug. 31-Sept. 2 in Paris. Jonsson birdied the final hole of his last round to win the title. He shot a...
Connections made at Mercer University led two Townsend School of Music alumni to perform with world-class artists on some of the nation’s most prominent stages. In July, Double Bear Victoria Yrizarry performed at Carnegie Hall, one of the world’s most...
When freshman twins Matthew and William Smith started their fall semester classes at Mercer University, they continued what has become a family tradition. Their parents, Dr. Alan Smith and Dr. Susan (Turk) Smith, are both alumni, and their older sister,...
During his time at Mercer University, Samuel Hart served as a source of guidance and encouragement and a champion for students. Here’s how he became and continues to be a Mercer Legend.  Samuel Hart Mercer connection: Professor and administrator. Years at Mercer:...
As the country continues to grapple with high inflation, many Americans fear a recession. The Den talked to two Mercer University economists about what a recession is, how we got here and what we can do about it. Dr. Antonio...

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