Officials in the Department of Health Sciences are pleased with their first class of graduate students that includes Joe Fairley, who’s bringing the non-profit e-NABLE to campus and helping design a prosthetic leg for a toddler in Louisiana.
Merrimack College assistant professor of health sciencesMichael Corcoran is the lead author on a 5,500-word article, accepted by the prestigious Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging, studying the effects of exercise on people at least 65 years old, that shows even small amounts of exercise are beneficial when they can’t do the recommended 150 minutes a week.
Tyler Shaffer ’16, and Adam Kalogeros ’18, sat in the new WMCK studio in Cushing Hall doing some production work for their radio show this week, leading up to the station going live on the Internet at 9:30 a.m. Oct. 5.
The Rev. Rick Piatt, O.S.A. and Hugh Hinton are teaming up to introduce the lunchtime Atrium Concert Series in the Rogers Center for the Arts starting with Kevin Wilson performing on the American banjo Oct 7 at noon.
Pope Francis’ historical address to both chambers of Congress and the Supreme Court on Sept. 24 was a nonpartisan call to act for the common good rather than selfish interests, agreed a Merrimack College faculty panel. The panelists spoke in the Rogers Center for the Arts immediately after a live broadcast of the pope’s speech for several hundred members of the college community.