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    With a snip of oversized scissors and a burst of applause, Merrimack President Christopher E. Hopey cut a ribbon to open the new Compass suite on the third floor of McQuade Library. The four-year-old program works with students believed to be at risk of struggling academically, starting in their first semester at Merrimack.
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    Why do bridges fail? Why did concrete fall in Boston’s Big Dig? Why did the levees give in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina?

    Distinguished engineer and author Henry Petroski has made a career of examining failure and success in design and will discuss those explorations in a talk at the Writers House at Merrimack College at 4 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 2. The event, which is free and open to the public, will include a Q&A and reception.
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    Merrimack is one of the top 10 colleges in the northern United States for the fourth year in a row — and the only regional college judged “up and coming” by higher education leadership in the northern United States.
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    Money Magazine has named Merrimack College one of the top U.S. colleges for ensuring its graduates’ economic success.
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    Dozens of young Merrimack College alumni furthered their professional networks and got advice on building their online brand during a downtown Boston gathering hosted by Merrimack trustee Jack Boyce.
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    When the question “What did you do on your summer vacation?” comes up, one rising Merrimack senior has a killer answer:
    I was in a gangster movie.