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  • 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 12, 2017 —
    Associate Professor of Biology Charlotte Berkes has been named Merrimack’s inaugural Laurence M. Demers Professor in Life Sciences.
  • Oct 4, 2017 —
    “You can be whatever you want to be,” Gov. Charlie Baker told several hundred Lawrence students at a rally celebrating the public schools’ education partnership with Merrimack College and Northern Essex Community College.
  • Sep 27, 2017 —
    Merrimack scientists are calling it one of the most amazing and fun research tools they have ever used. It also promises to bring new clarity and precision to the work that leads to biomedical discovery.
  • Sep 20, 2017 —
    Merrimack College will relaunch its Athletics Hall of Fame at a special ceremony next month by inducting its first new class in more than a dozen years.
  • Sep 11, 2017 —
    If there’s anyone who knows the value of higher education, it’s Reginald Dwayne Betts. Arrested and incarcerated at the age of 16 for a carjacking in his home state of Maryland, Betts’ prospects for an accomplished and prosperous life seemed remote.
  • Oct 15, 2017 —
    It was billed as one of the most important and momentous Homecoming Weekends in the college’s history, and it didn’t disappoint.
  • 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.
  • Oct 1, 2017 —
    About 60 female freshmen are participating in Merrimack’s new Women in STEM living-learning community this semester. The community is meant to provide much-needed support for women as they prepare to enter male-dominated occupations.
  • Sep 25, 2017 —
    Four highly accomplished business executives, three of whom are alumni, have joined the college’s board of trustees, increasing its ranks to 25, President Christopher Hopey announced.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Oct 6, 2017 —
    In Merrimack’s mission to become more global, sometimes the globe comes to campus. President Zhang Hongtian of Heilongjiang Institute of Technology in China and his delegation recently visited Merrimack to tour the campus and meet with several college representatives.
  • Sep 28, 2017 —
    The Massachusetts Department of Higher Education’s STEM Advisory Council has awarded Merrimack College and Salem State University a $60,000 grant as the lead institutions of the new Northeast Regional STEM Network.
  • Sep 20, 2017 —
    The independent nonprofit Engineering and Accreditation Commission of ABET Inc. has accredited Merrimack College’s new mechanical engineering program and reaccredited the bachelor’s degree program in electrical and civil engineering.
  • 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.