Seen and Heard On Campus

NEWLY TENURED FACULTY

President Christopher Hopey has announced the awarding of tenure to five members of the faculty, representing all four of the college’s schools. They are: BRITTNIE AIELLO, PH.D. Associate Professor of Criminology Brittnie Aiello’s research focuses on the experiences of incarcerated mothers and their children. Her work examines the role motherhood[…]

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PRESS AHEAD

Three prominent journalists have been named winners of Merrimack’s coveted GOLDZIHER PRIZE for their coverage of the lives and struggles of American Muslims. Filmmaker Joshua Seftel and print journalists Samuel Freedman and Robin Wright will share the $25,000 prize, given by Merrimack’s Center for the Study of Jewish-Christian-Muslim Relations in[…]

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Robert F. Edmunds Jr.

Robert “Bob” Edmunds Jr. ’66, a devoted Merrimack alumnus, trustee and benefactor, died April 26 following a long illness. He was 72. Mr. Edmunds graduated with honors from Merrimack before earning a Master of Business Administration from the University of Hartford. He met Mary Louise (Donahue) ’66 in college, and they married[…]

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SCHOLARLY PURSUITS

Bryan Bannon, associate professor of philosophy and director of the environmental studies program, delivers a talk at Merrimack’s 14th annual Tolle Lege reception for published authors in McQuade Library in February. Bannon edited “Nature and Experience: Phenomenology and the Environment” (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016), a collection of essays assessing the[…]

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NOTABLE AND QUOTABLE

DAVID BAILOT ’17, an athletic training major from Adams, Massachusetts, delivered the college’s eighth annual First Lecture Feb. 28 in the Rogers Center for the Arts. The topic of his speech focused on different lessons that Bailot learned over the course of his time at Merrimack. The First Lecture is[…]

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BOWLED OVER

In fall 1969, four of Merrimack’s brightest bulbs electrified campus with their appearance on the penultimate season of NBC’s “GENERAL ELECTRIC COLLEGE BOWL.” Under the charge of English Professor Catherine A. Murphy, the team of David DeFillippo, Gerald Murphy, Joan Warchol and Michael Rossi lit up the scoreboard en route[…]

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