Dr. Ajay Banga, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Mercer University's College of Pharmacy, has been awarded a sub-contract for a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), a branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Mercer University sophomore Kaydren Orcutt received the first-place prize among analytical chemistry poster presentations at the 2014 Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The research conference was held Oct. 16-19 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Mercer University junior Emily Bless was one of 10 students from American universities to travel to Doha, Qatar, Nov. 28-Dec. 5, as part of an exchange and fellowship program offered by the National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations (NCUSAR).
A professor in Mercer University's Penfield College has been awarded a $50,000 grant from a center within the National Science Foundation (NSF) Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Talent Expansion Program (STEP) to fund an effort to develop Earth literacy.