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Mercer to erect new statue celebrating diversity

Students walking between the Historic Quad and the Connell Student Center within the last few months have probably noticed an empty green space where the recently demolished Computer Science Building once stood. However, the 120-by-60 foot open area will not remain unused for long, because Mercer has ...

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Mercer students vaccinated in COVID-19 health efforts

As COVID-19 vaccines roll out around the United States, some students and faculty at Mercer have been offered the opportunity to get vaccinated against the virus. Throughout the Columbus, Macon and Savannah campuses, medical teams have received vaccinations from their regional health districts in Columbus, ...

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Mercer approved for COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Mercer Medicine will begin distributing COVID-19 vaccines in Macon, likely in the next few weeks, according to a campus-wide email from university President Bill Underwood Thursday. The Georgia Department of Public Health approved the university to distribute the vaccine once sufficient doses are available. “Navigating ...

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CAPS addresses new mental health needs due to COVID-19

About a fifth of students visiting Mercer’s Office of Counseling and Psychological Services have sought counseling specifically because of the coronavirus pandemic’s impact on their life, data kept by CAPS shows, underscoring the additional mental health challenges COVID-19 has caused at colleges ...

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Lin Wood’s Mercer legacy

In January 2020, Mercer Law School graduate L. Lin Wood spoke to a group of law students as a “Legal Legend.” One year later, he was banned from Twitter after spreading several baseless conspiracy theories and inciting violence. Wood, who received both his bachelor’s and law degrees from Mercer, ...

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BREAKING: Mercer freshman passes away in campus dorm

A Mercer University freshman passed away in her dorm room Jan. 7, according to an email from President Bill Underwood sent to students just after 5:00 p.m. “Earlier this afternoon Anna Espy, a promising and cherished Mercer freshman from Rome, Georgia, passed away in her dorm room after suffering ...

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Campus worship organizations adjust to pandemic reality 

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected numerous aspects of Mercer’s campus life. Campus religious organizations have had to adjust as well.   At a time when large gatherings must be held carefully, religious groups have had to change the way they hold worship.  One of these groups includes Mercer’s ...

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Mercer reports 10 new COVID-19 cases

Mercer University announced 10 new cases of COVID-19 across its campuses in its weekly testing summary posted Friday. Of those 10 cases, eight are among students. Five are students on the Macon campus, two are students on the Atlanta campus and one is a student on the Savannah campus. The other two ...

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Mercer enrolls 951 new undergrad students amid pandemic

Mercer University enrolled 951 new residential undergraduate students this year, according to a Mercer press release. Inside of that, administrators also reported continued growth in Mercer’s health sciences programming. “We have a really strong enrollment within our health sciences area,” Assistant ...

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BREAKING: Mercer announces 10 new cases of COVID-19

Mercer University announced 10 new cases of the novel coronavirus between its Macon and Atlanta campuses in its weekly testing summary published Friday. That’s the lowest number of positive cases reported in a weekly update this fall. Between Sept. 25 and Oct. 1, six students on the Macon campus ...


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