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Kids Alliance for Better Care expands its rural reach to additional pediatric and family medicine practices

MACON —Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM) and the Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center (GRHIC) are expanding their rural pediatric health initiative to seven...
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High school students get taste of law school at Mercer summer camp

In June, Mercer Law School joined with the Dougherty County School System for the first 2024 GEAR UP Summer Law Camp at Mercer University...
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Informatics professor selected for Governor’s Teaching Fellowship Program

MACON — Mercer University College of Professional Advancement Associate Professor of Informatics Dr. Vikraman Baskaran was recently selected for the prestigious Governor’s Teaching Fellowship...
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Five Ph.D. pharmacy students take home AAPS Best Abstract awards

Five Mercer University College of Pharmacy Ph.D. candidates received the 2024 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Best Abstract award, given to the most...
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Mercer Music at Capricorn to offer Introduction to Studio Recording Certificate

Mercer Music at Capricorn will repeat its popular Introduction to Studio Recording certificate course this fall. It will be offered over six Saturdays, beginning...
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Pharmacy professor named Faculty Member of the Year by Georgia Pharmacy Association

Dr. Christine Klein, clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice and vice chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice for Experiential Education at Mercer University,...



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Mercer Rises Five Spots Among U.S. News Best Value National Universities

MACON – Mercer University remains in the top tier of national universities and is among the top 35 best values in U.S. News &...

Glenda Grant appointed executive director of GRHIC

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...

Gospel music artist Lauren Talley to serve as guest commentator for Mercer basketball game

“The Voice of the Bears” and one of the most well-known voices in gospel music will team up Monday. Lauren Talley, lead vocalist for award-winning Christian music trio The...
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Mercer named a Best Value College for 2022 by The Princeton Review

MACON – Mercer University is one of the nation’s Best Value Colleges for 2022, combining exceptional education and career preparation at a relatively affordable price,...

Mercer School of Medicine Holds Commencements

Mercer University’s School of Medicine will hold its commencements this week, with a Macon ceremony on Friday and the Savannah commencement on Saturday. The commencements are the first of the University’s five over the next two weeks. In all, the University will confer more than 1,800 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in May during five commencements in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah.