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School of Medicine researchers receive $5 million in grants

Researchers at the Mercer School of Medicine pose for a photo.
November 5, 2020
Researchers in the School of Medicine are tackling issues such as health disparities, maternal mortality, mechanisms of opioid addiction and abuse, HIV/AIDS, COVID-19, cancer therapy and more.

Common Ground hosts drag show on Mercer’s campus for the first time

Tangerine Summers lip syncs to Vogue by Madonna.
April 9, 2019
Several student organizations brought a drag show to campus on March 30. Common Ground, Campus Life, Project Equality and the Mercer University School of Medicine’s Genders and Sexualities Alliance (GSA) teamed up for the show, said McPherson Newell, president of Common Ground. “The second annual Mercer University drag show featured an educational panel about the history of drag and its role in the LGBTQ+ community, five performances by Mercer students and two performances by Tangerine Summers, a legendary drag queen from Macon,” Newell said.
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