At Mercer University, Nuren Lara has been able to develop and apply his love of environmental science. The Stamps Scholar is dedicated to research that addresses environmental issues and hopes to one day become a college professor. When it came...
Brexton Oquendo lived for only 17 months, but his parents are working to ensure his short life has a big impact.  To that end, Sibrana Oquendo, Valdosta clerkship coordinator at Mercer University’s School of Medicine, and her husband, Blake Oquendo,...
Eliza Moore grew up with a passion for writing. At Mercer University, she discovered journalism as her future career.  “I’m a very empathetic person, and so my heart has always been in a place where I want to listen to...
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...
Mercer University opened the first professional door for Keitaro Harada’s music career more than 15 years ago. Now an internationally renowned conductor, he will return to the city that nurtured his talent on Feb. 12 as guest conductor for...
During medical school and residency, Dr. Allen Lee noticed a shortage of doctors and a need for more consistent, high-quality medical care in small-town hospitals. Now, the Mercer University alumnus carries out the School of Medicine’s mission of serving...
The Mercer University community is mourning the loss of Bears men's soccer student-athlete Baba Agbaje, who passed away April 10. "We're heartbroken over Baba's passing, and our hearts go out to his family and loved ones," men's soccer head coach...
Before Tilak Patel could start a career caring for others’ physical health, he needed to tend to his own mental and spiritual well-being. So, he deferred admission to Mercer University’s School of Medicine to help build the largest Hindu...
Four Mercerians with a commitment to community were recently named to Georgia Trend’s 40 Under 40 list for 2023.  Columbus attorneys Alston Auten, a 2016 Mercer Law School graduate, and R. Walker Garrett, a 2010 Mercer Law School graduate; Wesleyan...
MACON – Glenda Grant, who has served as interim executive director of the Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center (GRHIC) at Mercer University School of Medicine since April 6, 2021, has been selected as its executive director, Jean Sumner, M.D., FACP, dean of the School of...

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