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    Ashley Tomich and River Kynoch, students at Merrimack College, are pursuing their dreams through an elite synchronized skating team. The Haydenettes are the number one synchronized skating team in the United States, based in Marlboro, Massachusetts. Tomich and Kynoch work hard to balance their commitment to earning a bachelors degree with their passion for competitive synchronized skating.
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  • The second issue of the English Department’s newsletter has arrived.
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    Welcome class of 2017!
  • Dr. DeCesare presented a paper at the 2013 AAUP Annual Conference.
  • Sociology majors Tawny Palmieri and Mark O’Flynn have been honored for their academic and athletic achievements.
  • Sociology and Spanish double-major Kaila Whooley received the 2013 Yvonne Burgess Hansen Award.
  • The Department inducted 14 students into the International Sociology Honor Society (AKD) this year.
  • Senior sociology major Courtney Gray is the primary author of an article that appeared in the Fall 2012 issue of the Undergraduate Journal of Service Learning & Community-Based Research.
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    Students in Merrimack’s new Interfaith Alliance Club helped pack 40,000 meals for hungry children in Massachusetts in time for Thanksgiving. 
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    Cardinal O’Malley joins us in honoring Rabbi Burton Visotzky with 2012 Goldziher Prize for Jewish-Muslim Relations
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    Would you like to join other students in creating a new Interfaith Alliance Club? Come to the 3rd floor lounge next to Campus Ministry on Thursday, September 27th at 10:45 am for an organizational meeting.
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    Chief Ron Guilmette salutes his staff prior to the 2012 Commencement ceremonies.  Chief Guilmette retired in on June 30 and has been replaced by Chief Michael DelGreco, who has served the Merrimack College Police Services Department since 1999.
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    Instructors from the Massachusetts Police Training Council were on campus last week training new K-9 officers from around the state. Although Merrimack does not employ K-9’s, the College hosts several training dates a year.
  • The Department inducted 21 students into Alpha Kappa Delta (AKD), the International Sociology Honor Society, this year.
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    Students learn about the concept of electricity at this year’s annual ThinkFest.
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    Packets have been mailed to all regular decision applicants for the Class of 2016.
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    Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations at Merrimack College Announces the Winner of the 2012 Ignać Goldziher Prize for Jewish-Muslim Relations
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    Prof. Mark R. Cohen of Princeton University, winner of the 2010 Goldziher Prize for Jewish-Muslim Relations, presented “Jewish-Muslim Coexistence in the Middle Ages” on Tuesday, March 13th.  Watch it now on YouTube.
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    Philip Sabelli, a senior from Northboro, had no idea that his love for history would be sending him on an adventure of a lifetime.  
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    Sumitra “Sumi” Krishnan spent 13 days in Spain and Morocco last year. Her efforts earned her recognition in “Programs: Opportunity for Exchange Alumni with Disabilities” in Mobility International USA - MIUSA, a national newsletter.
  • Professor Rose-Mary Sargent was the 2011 Sawyier Philosphy Lecturer in Science, Technology, and Society at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL on November 18. Her topic was “Useful Knowledge: Reflections on the Pursuit of Science in the Public Interest.” 
  • Professor Arthur Ledoux will present “Plato on Crossing Boundaries” and “Augustine as a Bridge for Buddhist-Christian Dialogue” at a Conference on “Crossing Boundaries: Transforming Identities, Cultures and Human Relations in a Global Village”, Davis and Elkins College, Elkins, West Virginia, Nov. 12, 2011.
  • This past weekend, the Merrimack College campus was packed with over 4,500 students, alumni, family and friends who traveled from near and far to take part in Homecoming Weekend.
  • Professor George Heffernan has been invited to participate in “New Frontiers:  Shifting Trends in the Global Research Landscape and Their Impact on Researchers’ Career Patterns,” a conference sponsored by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and the German Academic Exchange Service, German Consulate, New York, New York, October 20–22, 2011.
  • On October 14, Dr. Dalphin participated in a roundtable discussion on “Obama, the Democrats and the Future of Progressive Politics” at the 2011 meeting of the Association of Humanist Sociology.
  • Merrimack College computer science major Jillian Jakubowicz and Assistant Professor Dr. David Toth, Computer Science Department, will represent Merrimack College in the upcoming Education Program Supercomputing Conference in Seattle, Washington this November
  • Professor Rose-Mary Sargent presented “Early Twentieth Century Debates over Science in the Public Interest” at the Conference of the European Philosophy of Science Association (ESPA11), Athens, Greece, October 6, 2011.
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    Merrimack College student Patrick Bradley ‘14 of Lawrence is a man of action.  He chose to give up a big part of his identity; a head full of beautiful curls, to bring attention to his cause, supporting young cancer patients through donating to St. Jude’s Hospital.
  • Professor George Heffernan presented “Phenomenology Is A Humanism:  Husserl’s Hermeneutical-Historical Struggle for the Genuine Meaning of Human Existence in the Crisis”, at the 4th Triennial World Conference on Phenomenology, Instituto de Empresa Universidad, Campus de Santa Cruz la Real, Segovia, Spain, September 19–23, 2011.