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  • Students and faculty from Merrimack College, in classroom, and Bannari Amman Institute of Technology in Tamilnadu, In... Dec 15, 2017 —
    Faculty and students from Bannari Amman Institute of Technology in Tamilnadu, India, are traveling to Merrimack College for a series of lectures and shared academic experiences — without ever having to leave their desks.
  • Merrimack College Schola performs at Lessons and Carols Dec. 4, 2017, at the Rogers Center for the Arts. Dec 5, 2017 —
    Merrimack College Schola on Monday welcomed the Advent season with its fifth annual Festival of Lessons and Carols, which included nine biblical readings prophesying the birth of Christ interspersed with musical selections.
  • Nov 30, 2017 —
    Merrimack is getting into the Christmas spirit with its upcoming tree-lighting ceremony, a visit by Santa Claus, a public skate and opportunities for reflection and helping the less fortunate.
  • Nov 21, 2017 —
    The Merrimack College community brightened the holidays for dozens of needy families this week by donating and delivering full Thanksgiving meals through the Neighbors in Need program in Lawrence.
  • Nov 13, 2017 —
    Merrimack’s popular director of media instructional services, Kevin Salemme, will deliver the honors program’s annual Last Lecture on Tuesday, Nov. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Cascia Hall.
  • Nov 8, 2017 —
    Receiving a diagnosis of a serious illness or terminal disease can be a frightening experience for even the strongest person. But by maintaining an open line of communication with their doctors, patients can mitigate feelings of losing control over their life, a Merrimack professor has found.
  • FYE students make sandwiches for Daybreak Shelter in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Dec 12, 2017 —
    As part of a community service initiative through Merrimack’s First Year Experience program, more than 60 students recently prepared approximately 2,000 sandwiches for Daybreak Shelter in Lawrence, Massachusetts.
  • Hamel Health director Katell Guellec, left, and library director Kathryn Geoffrion-Scanell teamed to start the light-box t... Dec 3, 2017 —
    McQuade Library this fall began offering two new light therapy boxes to help treat seasonal affective disorder. SAD is a type of depression that can occur as the days get shorter but light therapy affects brain chemicals that are linked to mood and sleep so it can ease the symptoms, according to the Mayo Clinic.
  • Zi Yan Nov 27, 2017 —
    Working with diverse community groups is at the core of becoming a successful public health professional. That’s why Assistant Professor of Health Sciences Zi Yan started a program for providing one-on-one fitness training and lessons in nutrition to high school students with intellectual disabilities.
  • Electrical and computer engineering chair Jack Adams Nov 19, 2017 —
    The electrical engineering department has introduced a new concentration for students who plan to go in the electrical power industry, where the demands of a changing field offer a strong employment outlook.
  • Nov 13, 2017 —
    More than 150 Merrimack students participated in the Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian Muslim Relations’ annual Kristallnacht commemoration, “Shattered Glass, Shattered Lives,” Nov. 8 at Temple Emanuel of Andover. The event included a performance by the Merrimack Concert Choir, under the direction of Hugh Hinton.
  • Architect’s rendering of new Dr. Alfred L. Arcidi Center on North Campus. Dec 6, 2017 —
    On Friday, Dec. 1, Merrimack College, with members of the Board of Trustees, celebrated the groundbreaking of the Dr. Alfred L. Arcidi Center in honor of the unprecedented leadership gift made by Dr. Alfred L. Arcidi ’53, P’81, ’84, ’85, GP’06, ’15, ’18, M’18, H’12.
  • Paula Bordogna Dec 3, 2017 —
    The math department this semester introduced an innovative approach to teaching its Concepts in Algebra class, which has been recognized nationally for making learning more student-centered, personalized and aligned with student learning preferences.
  • Nov 27, 2017 —
    Merrimack President Christopher Hopey had young students at the Professional Center for Child Development in Andover stomping their feet, clapping and cheering during his appearance as a guest storybook reader this month.
  • Interim business dean Julie Fitzmaurice. Nov 15, 2017 —
    Merrimack College’s Master of Science in Management program is ranked among the top 10 in colleges and universities around the country, continuing a four-year upward trend that landed it at No. 8 this year in the TFE Times 2018 list of best programs nationally.
  • Nov 10, 2017 —
    Sixty Merrimack seniors received a crash course in career planning last week at the college’s semiannual Professional Development Retreat at the Battery Wharf Hotel in Boston.