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    Applications will be accepted through September 5. Apply now!
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    Learn more about earning your Master of Education degree at Merrimack College.  Join us at our Graduate Education Open House on Tuesday, April 1 from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

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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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    Students learn about the concept of electricity at this year’s annual ThinkFest.
  • 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
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    Merrimack College listed among top institutions for Educational Excellence
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    One of the many new changes on campus, the renovation of the library is one that has been anticipated by students and faculty alike.
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    Merrimack College named “A Best In the Northeast.”
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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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    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.
  • 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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    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.