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SEHS grad presents research project
Mercer University senior Ashley Miles, a South Effingham High School alum, presented her research project, “Body Dissatisfaction Prevention: A Dismantling Investigation.” - photo by Photo submitted

MACON — Ashley Nicole Miles presented a research project at Mercer University’s Undergraduate Research Symposium on April 20. The topic was “Body Dissatisfaction Prevention: A Dismantling Investigation.”

The daughter of Kathleen Miles, Miles is a graduate of South Effingham High School and a senior in the College of Liberal Arts.

Held in the Tarver Library on Mercer’s Macon campus, the event featured 27 posters, highlighting projects completed by 40 Mercer undergraduate students who conducted research with professors from the School of Medicine, the School of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts.

Founded in 1833, Mercer University has 7,300 students; 11 schools and colleges — liberal arts, law, pharmacy, medicine, business, engineering, education, theology, music, nursing and continuing and professional studies; campuses in Macon and Atlanta; and four regional academic centers across the state.