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  • 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.
  • Nov 7, 2017 —
    More than 1,000 Merrimack faculty, staff, alumni, students and family members fanned out across the region Saturday for the college’s annual day of community service, Mack Gives Back. The event celebrates two days of great importance in Merrimack’s history: Veterans Day and St. Augustine’s birthday.
  • Oct 27, 2017 —
    When Kaycie Kasza-Hook ’20 got a job at Petco as a freshman, she fell in love with animals and realized her true calling is animal care and not in the business world. So she switched majors from business to biology with the goal of becoming a veterinarian.
  • Oct 18, 2017 —
    The new School of Health Sciences, upgraded from department status in recognition of its importance to Merrimack’s current and long-term enrollment goals, introduced itself to the campus community Monday during a soft-launch opening in its newly renovated space in O’Reilly Hall.
  • Oct 11, 2017 —
    Author Susan Eaton, director of the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy at Brandeis University’s Heller School for Social Policy and Management, will read from and discuss her critically acclaimed book “The Children in Room E4: American Education on Trial” during an appearance at The Writers House Oct. 12 at noon.
  • 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.
  • Nov 3, 2017 —
    Merrimack has begun a “cross-hiring” initiative to help prepare students for careers in the real world. Recognizing that most graduates will need to work within interdisciplinary teams, the college has set up a framework for specialized classes to collaborate with each other to complete projects.
  • Oct 23, 2017 —
    Beginning next spring semester, Merrimack will offer two new master’s and two new certificate programs in spirituality, with particular emphasis on the college’s Catholic and Augustinian tradition as well as ecumenical and interfaith relations.
  • Oct 14, 2017 —
    Merrimack College enshrined 11 new members into its Athletics Hall of Fame Oct. 12 — the school’s first induction ceremony since 2004.
  • 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.
  • Nov 2, 2017 —
    Merrimack’s Institutional Review Board has approved research experiments to study the effects of concussions on sleep, emotional reactivity to behavioral tasks and brain activity that are to be conducted in a new sleep lab.
  • Oct 23, 2017 —
    Acclaimed author Meghan Daum will read from her latest book, “The Unspeakable: And Other Subjects of Discussion,” on Tuesday, Oct. 24, at 4 p.m. at The Writers House. The event, which is free and open to the public, will include a Q&A and reception.
  • Oct 12, 2017 —
    Associate Professor of Biology Charlotte Berkes has been named Merrimack’s inaugural Laurence M. Demers Professor in Life Sciences.