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The Provost Briefing
The Provost Briefing discusses important news, announcements and social activities for the academic community at Merrimack College. We send the briefings on Mondays, then archive the briefing here.
Academic Affairs in the News
Executive Director of Nursing Lynne Sheppard in the School of Health Sciences remembers, as a nurse, holding the hand of a patient to help them relax while undergoing a painful procedure and wants her students working toward a bachelor of science in nursing to remember they, too, will need to be compassionate toward their patients someday.
Merrimack College assistant professor of nutrition Juliana Cohen, of the School of Health Sciences, was a featured expert in the recent Time magazine article exploring whether sugar is as bad for children as it is for adults.
Visual and performing arts assistant professor Jonathan Latiano is an installation sculptor who works in big, bold ideas that are so complex he’s hired students as studio assistants using a Provost Innovation Grant through the SCURCA program to help him this summer.