When Matt Martin enrolled in Mercer’s Army ROTC program, he continued a legacy of military service that goes back more than 200 years. His mother and father both served in the Army and have a lengthy family history of...
Behind the history, evolution and accomplishments of Mercer are the dedicated Bears who worked tirelessly to get it there. Some of those names have become synonymous with the University and, once spoken, bring back floods of memories by those...
This year marks the 40th anniversary of the nation’s first reported cases of the disease that would later become known as AIDS. Over the past four decades, Mercer University professors have contributed to the research of the disease while providing...
Dr. Michael MacCarthy, associate professor of environmental and civil engineering and director of the engineering for development program at Mercer University, died Oct. 22 while on sabbatical in Denver. In addition to teaching in the School of Engineering, Dr. MacCarthy...
As a Peace Corps volunteer in Botswana, Hoor Qureshi spent most of her days at a local school, helping teach life skills such as maintaining healthy relationships and decision-making while also providing career guidance. “The days would start and end...
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...
From new cars to lumber to consumer goods — nearly every sector of the economy continues to be impacted by product shortages that emerged during the COVID-19 pandemic. But as restrictions lessen and the world heads toward a full reopening,...
Mercer University alumnus Jukabiea Barlow took a leap of faith when he applied to be a prison chaplain and discovered a passion. For a year and seven months now, the 2019 McAfee School of Theology graduate has been ministering...
A Mercer University alumna recently was featured in Georgia Trend magazine as one of six women trailblazers leading the way in business. Gwen Collins, who graduated in 1998 with a degree in biomedical engineering, is president of Collins Manufacturing Co....
Two Mercer University alumni recently climbed to the peak of the highest mountain in the contiguous United States. Alumni Greg Sutton, who graduated in 1993 from the Stetson-Hatcher School of Business, and Monty Hill, who graduated from the business school...

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