Thirty-six Mercer University students are studying, stocking and cataloguing books for Little Free Libraries in Macon. Dr. Tom Bullington, lecturer of liberal arts at Mercer for three years now, developed this new service learning project for his Integrative Curriculum (INT)...
This semester, Mercer University political science students have been helping their peers register to vote and understand why their vote matters.  Dr. Chris Grant, professor and chairman of the Political Science Department, has been teaching his “Campaigns and Elections” course...
A new scholarship for Mercer University’s College of Nursing aims to increase racial and ethnic diversity among nursing students as well as in the nursing profession.  The Diversity in Nursing Scholarship was initiated by Jasmine Garrett, who graduated from Mercer...
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Peace Corps announced today that Mercer University ranked No. 5 among more than 140 Peace Corps Prep schools on the agency’s list of top certificate-issuing institutions in 2020. Mercer issued 28 certificates to seniors and juniors...
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...

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