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  • Jun 22, 2017 —
    Though women make up about half of the U.S. workforce, fewer than one-quarter hold positions in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics professions. This not only deprives the country’s fastest-growing sector of some of its brightest and most creative minds, it stifles innovation and growth by failing to capitalize on women’s unique perspective of the market economy.
  • Jun 6, 2017 —
    With a toast and a shower of confetti, Merrimack College formally named its first academic building in a quarter century, for the college’s most generous donors, board chairman Michael ’92, H’17, and Kerridan Crowe, P’17. This gift marks the largest individual contribution made in support of the college to date.
  • May 25, 2017 —
    It always struck Casey DiPanfilo ’17 as odd that Merrimack College, an educational institution founded to serve returning soldiers from World War II, doesn’t have a formal student group for veterans.
  • May 18, 2017 —
    With his infectious smile, charismatic personality and outsized intellect, Bright Owusu-Konadu is the natural choice to perform the ceremonial duties of cross bearer at Friday’s commencement ceremony for graduate students.
  • May 8, 2017 —
    Susan Marine, associate professor and program director of higher education graduate programs, was presented with a 2017 Women’s Leadership Award by Harvard University for her work on behalf of sexual-assault prevention.
  • Apr 27, 2017 —
    The college’s Hands to Help/Manos Para Ayuda neighborhood resource center showed of its new headquarters earlier this month at an open house for faculty and staff.
  • Jun 13, 2017 —
    Year in and year out, America’s transportation infrastructure falls prey to Mother Nature: earthquakes in California, hurricanes in New England, flooding in the South, tornadoes in the Midwest.
  • Jun 5, 2017 —
    Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Cynthia Carlson is marking time at a fence post near the honors program residence hall in North Campus.
  • May 21, 2017 —
    Determination and imagination can change the world — and it doesn’t have to cost a fortune, fashion-industry icon Kenneth Cole told graduates at Merrimack College’s 67th undergraduate commencement exercises Sunday.
  • May 17, 2017 —
    Merrimack is going gaga for goggles. The Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning recently purchased eight HTC Vive virtual-reality headsets for use in classrooms across all academic disciplines on campus.
  • May 4, 2017 —
    Fashion designer and social activist Kenneth Cole will address Merrimack College’s 67th undergraduate commencement exercises on Sunday, May 21.
  • Jun 8, 2017 —
    Shannon Doucette ’20 is expecting a finger-snapping, joyful time when she makes the leap from the Rogers Center to Symphony Hall this month as the newest — and possibly youngest — member of the Boston Pops Gospel Choir.
  • Jun 1, 2017 —
    For four recent Merrimack graduates, volunteering for weeklong community-service projects was among their most rewarding experiences as students. But it wasn’t enough to satisfy their yearning to help others.
  • May 20, 2017 —
    Retired Air Force Maj. Mary Jennings Hegar, a decorated war hero who blazed the trail for female armed services members to serve in ground-combat roles, urged Merrimack master’s graduates Friday to never back down from a challenge, even when things look bleak.
  • May 11, 2017 —
    Plenty of students may feel like they’re in an episode of “The Walking Dead” around finals time, but few have the chance to study the hit TV show for class credit.
  • May 2, 2017 —
    A new 10-week paid internship program for undergraduates represents the intersection of the college’s focus on student preparedness, corporate and community relationships and Augustinian traditions.