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Through the Years: 75 Stories for 75 Remarkable Years

In celebrating Merrimack’s 75th anniversary, we reflect on the college’s immeasurable growth over the last several decades. Once a humble commuter college that opened its doors with the goal of educating World War II veterans, the past three quarters of a century have seen Merrimack transform into one of the top-ranked undergraduate and graduate colleges in the Greater Boston area. So, what happened between then and now? Explore 75 stories commemorating 75 unforgettable years below!
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Dear Diary: Father McQuade on the Founding of Merrimack 01

Dear Diary: Father McQuade on the Founding of Merrimack

Life in 1947 02

Life in 1947

Test Your Mack IQ 03

Test Your Mack IQ

Greatest Wins in Merrimack Sports History 04

Greatest Wins in Merrimack Sports History

Mack Trivia: Alumni Accolades 05

Mack Trivia: Alumni Accolades

Mosely Wrought Iron Bridge 06

Mosely Wrought Iron Bridge

OnStagers: Name that Show 07

OnStagers: Name that Show

Strike up the Band 08

Strike Up the Band

Charlie Day Said That 09

Charlie Day Said That

Carly Muscaro: National Champion 10

Carly Muscaro: National Champion

Favorite Local Eats 11

Favorite Local Eats

Rocking North Andover 12

Rocking North Andover

Mack in Time: 2011 Flash Mob 13

Mack in Time: 2011 Flash Mob

Test Your Augustinian Knowledge 14

Test Your Augustinian Knowledge

Merrimack's Police Academy 15

Merrimack’s Police Academy

The Great Merrimack Food Quiz 16

The Great Merrimack Food Quiz

Logo-motion 17

Logo-motion

Tune in to WMCK 18

Tune in to WMCK

Sky Full of Stars 19

Sky Full of Stars

Improving Local Lives 20

Improving Local Lives

Where the Mack Is This? Part I 21

Where the Mack Is This? Part I

Meet Merri! 22

Meet Merri!

Name that VIP 23

Name That VIP

Blocking Like a Warrior 24

Blocking Like a Warrior

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Where the Mack Is This? Part II

Everybody Dance Now! 26

Everybody Dance Now!

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Signed, Sealed, Delivered

28

A Gift from Judi Dench

Writers on Writing 29

Writers on Writing

Campus Crossword 30

Campus Crossword

Pellegrinaggio in Italia 31

Pellegrinaggio in Italia

What’s Your Java Jam? 32

What’s Your Java Jam?

Making Bank 33

Making Bank

On the Rise 34

On the Rise

Warriors from Around the World 35

Warriors from Around the World

Beyond Traditional Curriculum 36

Beyond Traditional Curriculum

Listen Up! MC Podcasts 37

Listen Up! MC Podcasts

The Labyrinth 38

The Labyrinth

Student-Driven News 39

Student-Driven News

Creating Research Opportunities 40

Creating Research Opportunities

Wanted: Study Abroad 41

Wanted: Study Abroad

Yaz, Please! 42

Yaz, Please!

From Warriors to Olympians 43

From Warriors to Olympians

Download Your School Spirit! 44

Download Your School Spirit!

Alumni Bingo 45

Alumni Bingo

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A “Moving” Gift

Merri(mack) Christmas! 47

Merri(mack) Christmas!

Game On! 48

Game On!

MC Then and Now 49

MC Then and Now

Funding New Frontiers 50

Funding New Frontiers

Advocacy in Action 51

Advocacy in Action

Success STEMs Here 52

Success STEMs Here

Botanical Beauty 53

Botanical Beauty

CHIRP for New Discoveries 54

CHIRP for New Discoveries

Mack Fights Food Insecurity 55

Mack Fights Food Insecurity

North Andover: Look Both Ways 56

North Andover: Look Both Ways

Come to Merrimack. Get a Shirt. 57

Come to Merrimack. Get a Shirt.

Professors as Practitioners 58

Professors as Practitioners

Fostering Interfaith Connections 59

Fostering Interfaith Connections

Recognizing Tech Excellence 60

Recognizing Tech Excellence

The D1 Difference 61

The D1 Difference

Nursing Students Welcome 62

Nursing Students Welcome

Mack Rocks Out 63

Mack Rocks Out

Providing a Helping Hand 64

Providing a Helping Hand

Balloon Day 65

Balloon Day

Here I am, SEND me 66

Here I am, SEND me

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