Brandeis University

Robyn Powell talks with Monika Mitra
The Right to Parent
PhD Candidate Robyn Powell is fighting for the rights of parents with disabilities — and it's personal.
Chen Chen sitting on the stairs in Rapaporte Treasure Hall
In Black Ink, Love May Still Shine Bright
Brandeis' new poet in residence Chen Chen's award-winning verses are an escape for him, a catharsis for readers.
Paula Apsell in front of a TV with the 'NOVA' logo
A Lifetime of Achievement
A Q&A with Paula Apsell '69, the award-winning senior executive producer at PBS' "Nova," who wants to turn TV viewers into citizen scientists.

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Swoop down, up and around the science and humanities buildings, chapels, athletic facilities, graduate schools, student centers and fields that make Brandeis University a vibrant community.

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Challenging the status quo since 1948

  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Brandeis Then: Eleanor Roosevelt

    Brandeis Board member. Feminist. Force to be reckoned with.

  • Anita Hill. Photo by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times/Redux
    Brandeis Now: Anita Hill

    University Professor. Feminist. Force to be reckoned with.


“Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.”

Justice Louis D. Brandeis

New cancer drugs? Better student loans? Reducing heart attacks in the hospital? Brandeis entrepreneurs are transforming ideas into companies — and improving the world while they’re at it.