Supporting Research, Creativity, Exploration

Merrimack College has created an array of centers and institutes to stimulate and support faculty research, staff creativity and student exploration.

Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning

Office of the Provost

Designed to serve the Merrimack community through support for innovation and excellence in teaching and learning. 

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Center for the Environment

Office of the Provost

An interdisciplinary center focused on hands-on environmental scholarship and learning, campus innovation and reciprocal community partnerships.

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Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations

School of Liberal Arts

Dedicated to making Merrimack College the premier undergraduate institution for interfaith dialogue and intercultural education among Jews, Christians and Muslims through distinctive, nationally and internationally recognized programs and services designed for students and young adults.

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Financial Capability Center

Girard School of Business

Provides students with experiential service-learning opportunities, advances financial inclusion and capability in the local community, facilitates research initiatives and collaborations, and promotes healthier financial behaviors.

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Interdisciplinary Institute

School of Liberal Arts

Embraces the potential for new knowledge, new ways of understanding and new insights on complex questions that can come from integrating the theoretical and methodological approaches of more than one field of study.

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Mendel Observatory

School of Science and Engineering

Used by students, faculty, the North Shore Amateur Astronomy Club and the general public, the observatory houses an Optical Guidance Systems 20-inch Ritchey-Cretien reflector and a number of electronic imaging systems.

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Merrimack Institute for New Teacher Support

School of Education and Social Policy

Provides an ongoing community for new and early teachers currently in the field to receive guidance, resources and developmental opportunities.

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Mucci Capital Markets Lab

Girard School of Business

Creates opportunities for students to gain research proficiency and Bloomberg certification, giving Merrimack students an advantage in the competitive financial industry.

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Rogers Center for the Arts

School of Liberal Arts

Provides a stimulating, artistic and educational environment that supports the creation of both visual and performing arts, enriching the cultural fabric of Merrimack College and Merrimack Valley communities.

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Writers House

A place where poets, fiction writers, scholars, journalists, graphic novelists and filmmakers can connect with and inspire students, faculty, staff and the wider community.

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