Hundreds of students are expected to participate in over a dozen service projects as part of Mercer University’s Be a Good NeighBear event, which kicks off Sept. 26.  This year’s event, put on annually by MerServe, features two days of service projects — Sept. 26 and Oct. 3 — with activities in between.   “For so many of...
MACON – A team of researchers involved in Mercer University’s Mercer On Mission program focused on reducing mercury pollution and human exposure to mercury in artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) has been named a finalist for the Artisanal Mining...
COVID-19 news has been dominating headlines for months, but during the chaos of the ever-changing health guidelines and social distancing orders, one part of the population has become increasingly more isolated. “For seniors who have been stuck by themselves for...
A group of faculty members in Mercer University’s College of Education came together for comfort and support amid the recent racial trauma and social unrest in America. They created a group that was a safe space to help each...
The COVID-19 pandemic leaves many feeling helpless, but one Mercer University School of Law graduate found purpose up in the air. Ivy Cadle, a 2007 graduate, literally took to the skies as an Angel Flight volunteer pilot, flying test specimens to labs...
Summer camps hosted by Mercer University are teaching science, technology, engineering and math concepts to middle and high school students while also giving future teachers experience in the field.  The College of Education and School of Engineering wrapped up the...
Mercer University lawyers are serving their communities in a variety of ways during the pandemic. We are proud to tell their stories of service. Butler Wooten and Peak has formed a nonprofit called BWP Cares to purchase meals from locally...
MACON – Mercer University today announced the establishment of the Cecil Day Family Center for International Groundwater Innovation. The new center, led by Dr. Michael MacCarthy, will accelerate efforts in the Mercer On Mission program and the School of Engineering...
Two Mercer University alumni are looking out for a vulnerable population during the COVID-19 pandemic: the homeless.  Together, their two organizations — SafeHouse Ministries and MercyMed of Columbus— have tested hundreds of people living on the streets in Columbus.   During the first round of testing on May 18, nasal swabs were administered to 180 people. Of those, four...
Many students see the world through study abroad and service opportunities during their time at Mercer, and some choose to change the world as Peace Corps volunteers after graduation. Six students have already accepted Peace Corps offers this year, and...

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