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Mercer identifies early sample of closely monitored COVID-19 subvariant

MACON – Mercer University’s partnership with Louisiana State University Health Shreveport (LSUHS) recently identified one of the first 50 samples nationwide of SARS-CoV-2 subvariant...
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CHP receives $1.2 million grant to train students to address opioid use, behavioral health...

ATLANTA – Mercer University’s College of Health Professions has been awarded more than $1.2 million by the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)...

Frank Wood named executive director of The Grand Opera House

MACON – Veteran arts administrator and Mercer University alumnus Dr. Frank E. Wood has been named executive director of Macon’s historic Grand Opera House,...

MTA and Mercer unveil new electric bus

In partnership with Mercer University, Macon-Bibb County Transit Authority unveiled its third electric bus on July 20. The new bus, called "Toby" and featuring...
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Bears lead SoCon Honor Roll selections

The Mercer Bears placed a league-best 294 student-athletes on the Southern Conference's 2021-22 Academic Honor Roll, as announced by the league on July 28. As...
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Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center researchers uncover ‘crisis level’ of stress faced by state’s...

MACON – A new study conducted by the Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center, housed in Mercer University School of Medicine (MUSM), and the Georgia Foundation...

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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...

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.
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Junior Elizabeth Tammi to Host Book Signing for Debut Novel

MACON – Mercer University junior Elizabeth Tammi, a creative writing and journalism double-major from Oviedo, Florida, will release her debut novel, Outrun the Wind, on...

Mercer Law Announces The Adam A. Milani Disability Law Writing Competition Results

In September, Mercer Law announced the results from The Adam A. Milani Disability Law Writing Competition. The competition is a national disability law writing competition sponsored...

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