Thu., June 25, 2015 5:34pm
GPB's Michael Caputo talks with Doug Thompson, a professor of History and Southern Religion at Mercer University, on how to talk about race after the church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina.
Mon., November 3, 2014 4:25pm
Mercer University asked Macon-Bibb County for financial aid on a proposed residential and retail development near campus. What do the people who already live near the proposed project think?
Mon., November 3, 2014 10:40am
Tuesday is decision day in Macon as voters head to the polls in state elections and Macon-Bibb Commissioners vote over Mercer University's plan to grow.
Wed., September 10, 2014 4:15pm
Legislators are considering arguments in favor of medical marijuana in Georgia. At an open hearing at Mercer University Wednesday, people got a chance to tell a panel of lawmakers why they think the time to legalize medical marijuana is right. About 14 people spoke to the panel at the second of five planned open hearings.
Thu., July 31, 2014 4:21am
Veteran journalist Michael Caputo, currently at American Public Media in St. Paul, Minnesota, is joining GPB's growing bureau in Macon. Current bureau chief Adam Ragusea is leaving to join the journalism faculty at Mercer University.
Wed., July 23, 2014 4:36am
Mercer University chemistry professor Jennifer Look and her students will present some of their findings to the public on Mercer's campus Wednesday evening at 6:30 in the Willet Science Center.
Wed., May 28, 2014 4:46am
In 2002 the court made it clear in a Virginia case that no state may execute the intellectually disabled. Tuesday’s ruling in a Florida case picks up where Atkins v. Virginia left off, making it a little clearer who counts as intellectually disabled.
Wed., May 21, 2014 5:15am
Businessman David Perdue and Congressman Jack Kingston were the top vote-getters in Tuesday’s Republican primary for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat, and are heading to a July run-off.
Wed., May 7, 2014 11:00am
Atlanta has the largest underground sex economy of any city in America. That's according to a report released in March by the Urban Institute.That economy grossed $290 million in 2007. As major highways like I-75 flow through Atlanta, so does the city’s sex trafficking. According to the FBI, connected cities like Augusta, Savannah and Macon are part of the route that pimps travel with their victims. A group of Mercer University students decided to address the problem of underage sex trafficking through peer leadership.