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 a bright ring formed as light bends in the intense gravity around a black hole
First photo of a black hole captured
Professor John Wardle, who was part of the team that produced the image, explains why it's a major scientific breakthrough.
Alejandra Bonilla
'I have a voice and I can use it. I feel like I have to'
Alejandra Bonilla '21 makes a difference by volunteering and attending numerous rallies and protests.
An aerial view of the archaeology dig in Desfina, Greece
Digging in Desfina
Brandeis students see ancient Greece come alive with a combination of digital humanities technology and digging in the dirt. Video Transcript

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Brandeis University

Challenging the status quo since 1948

  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Brandeis Then: Eleanor Roosevelt

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

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    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.