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  • Sep 20, 2017 —
    The independent nonprofit Engineering and Accreditation Commission of ABET Inc. has accredited Merrimack College’s undergraduate mechanical engineering program for the first time and reaccredited the electrical and civil engineering programs.
  • Sep 13, 2017 —
    Merrimack has hired 28 new faculty members across disciplines to accommodate the steady growth in academic offerings on campus, college officials said.
  • Aug 23, 2017 —
    Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a mesmerizing partial solar eclipse of the sun!
  • Aug 14, 2017 —
    Question: What do you get when you mix equal parts criminology and chemistry? Answer: Merrimack’s new interdisciplinary minor in forensic science.
  • Jul 25, 2017 —
    The statistics are as startling as they are cautionary: First-generation college-bound students from low-income families are four times more likely than their peers to drop out of school in their first academic year. Within six years, nearly nine in 10 students of this demographic leave school without a degree.
  • Jul 7, 2017 —
    It’s a job that’s been a lifetime in the making. Earlier this month, Merrimack librarian Elizabeth Sarkodie-Mensah returned to her native Ghana to prepare for her new role as that West African nation’s permanent representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, known as UNESCO.
  • Sep 18, 2017 —
    The School of Liberal Arts has launched a new Interdisciplinary Institute with a focus on bias, perfectly timed to study the current political and cultural climate in the United States.
  • Aug 29, 2017 —
    The college’s Augustinian friars and members of the Merrimack community gathered for a special Mass Aug. 29 to honor the man whose writings influenced the development of Western Christianity and Western philosophy, St. Augustine of Hippo.
  • Aug 18, 2017 —
    Members of the Merrimack community who want to safely view the partial solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21, can visit the courtyard outside Crowe Hall, where a telescope and individual viewing glasses will be available.
  • Jul 28, 2017 —
    Merrimack’s Master of Education program has been ranked among the best in the country for online or hybrid programs designed to lead to initial teacher certification.
  • Jul 18, 2017 —
    Michigan’s loss, it turns out, is Lawrence, Massachusetts’ gain. Since 2009, Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Rickey Caldwell Jr. has run a summer robotics camp for academically gifted middle- and high-school students in his adopted home state of Michigan, where he attended college.