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    Honors Sports Medicine and Public and Professional Writing major Kennedy Ndamba ’14 has been an influential writing tutor in the Merrimack College Writing Center and presented at the National Writing Center Conference in Tampa, Florida this fall.
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    Backed by a significant grant from a major health-care foundation, a Merrimack College professor and the Merrimack Valley YMCA will expand a local initiative on child obesity nationwide.
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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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    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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    Health Science students, A​shley Wright, Amanda Rossi, and Tayla Fernandez during the Annual Science and Engineering Day poster presentations. 
    “Childhood Malnutrition in India”
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    Reinforcing Merrimack College’s emphasis on providing a secure environment for students, faculty and staff, the college’s police department has recently undergone a rigorous assessment that resulted in its reaccreditation by the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission.
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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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    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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    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.
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    This past winter break, seven students and three faculty and staff advisors journeyed to Haiti to continue their ongoing efforts with Project Medishare. Overall, students and staff alike believed it to be an incredible, life-changing experience that they wish to continue.
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     The Health Science Department at Merrimack College has received the Cummings Foundation grant “$100k for 100” in June 2014. The grant provides $100,000 for new technology to be used in their brand new state of the art labs and for future research projects by faculty and students.

  • When it comes to on-campus resources, college recruiters rely most heavily on the campus career center, according to results from NACE’s 2014 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey.
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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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    Merrimack College Professor of Art History Ellen Longsworth, Ph.D. has been chosen to participate in the prestigious Council of Independent Colleges’ Seminar “Teaching Pre-Modern European Art in Context: The Uses of Antiquity” this summer at the University of Chicago’s Smart Museum of Art.  Only 20 individuals nationwide were selected to participate.