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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.
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    Thomas Reese  |  Jun. 6, 2014

    In a May 22 opinion piece for The Wall Street Journal, “The Pope’s Case for Virtuous Capitalism,” Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York criticized the media for giving the impression that “the only thing on the pope’s mind was government redistribution of property, as if he were denouncing capitalism and endorsing some form of socialism.”
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    With perfect weather to complete a perfect day, 520 excited Merrimack College graduates and their guests laughed and learned from actor Charlie Day ’98, who stars in the FXX series, “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.”
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    Actor, producer and screenwriter Charlie Day, a 1998 graduate of Merrimack College, will deliver the keynote address at Merrimack’s 64th undergraduate commencement ceremony.
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     “I honestly learned so much in the process of making [the poster] and prepping for the conference. It was a great experience and also amazing practice that I wouldn’t have gotten anywhere else. It honestly changed the way I looked at research and presentations like that.” – Emma Pelletier, Psychology Major, on her poster presentation for Psychology 3120: Cognitive Psychology

    Photos from the 3rd Annual Liberal Arts Research and Creativity Conference on April 24, 2014: