Mercer University's Jack Tarver Library is one of 50 sites nationwide selected to host Civil War 150, a national traveling exhibition developed by the Gilder Lehrman Institute to mark the Civil War Sesquicentennial. Civil War 150 will be on display in the library Oct. 13-Nov. 3.
Mercer University President William D. Underwood was recognized this week with a Leadership Character Award from the Robert K. Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership and the Turknett Leadership Group. The award was presented during a Sept. 24 luncheon at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel.
Mercer University will welcome Dr. William L. Andrews, E. Maynard Adams Professor of English at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, for the 57th annual Lamar Lectures, recognized as the most prominent lecture series on Southern literature and history in the United States.
With National Voter Registration Day occurring this week, the College Hill Alliance continues to encourage voter registration through TurboVote, a non-profit, non-partisan service designed to encourage civic engagement.
Mercer University’s James and Carolyn McAfee School of Theology will welcome Dr. Terrence Deacon, professor of biological anthropology at the University of California, Berkeley, for the seventh annual D. Perry and Betty Ginn Lectures on Christian Faith and Modern Science Oct. 6-7 on the Cecil B. Day Campus in Atlanta.