News & Events
Online learning is changing higher education and could make the lecture-based class obsolete within five years, according to Dan Butin, dean of Merrimack’s School of Education and Social Policy.
The Jan. 7 terrorist attack on French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo could ultimately play a role in Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s trial in federal court, according to Merrimack associate professor of criminology Thomas Nolan. Attorneys for the prosecution and defense could use the Charlie Hebdo attack in comparison to Tsarnaev, showing how similar or dissimilar he is to the Kouachi brothers in, Nolan said. Media comparisons to the two terrorist attacks could also be used as grounds for an appeal.
A senior majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance at Merrimack College, Kelly searched and found a graduate program that would allow her to explore her own interests as well as learn more about community-organizing and social justice.
Merrimack College professor Joanne Gurry runs a series of leadership think tanks throughout the school year for educational leaders from the region that is meant to reinvigorate their minds and enthusiasm for their profession.
“I wanted to help my community in a deeper way.”
November 12, 2015
November 21, 2015
MTEL Preparation Workshop - Foundations of Reading (90)
This workshop is delivered in a one day format.
December 2, 2015
Building Community, Reaching for Justice Speaker Series: Lorna Rivera, Ph.D.
Lorna Rivera, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Women’s Studies and Director of Latino Studies Program in the College of Liberal Arts at UMASS Boston
Nativist Ideologies and Resistance in Latino Communities:
Dr. Rivera will discuss the politics of nativism, cultural difference, and pluralism in the United States. Rivera will discuss research about hate crimes and discriminatory policies against Latino immigrants, and examine what is at stake for Latino communities in the next U.S. presidential election and beyond.
December 3, 2015
December 10, 2015