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News & Highlights

The Immigrant Experience. Our Experience. - Wednesday 12/7
Immigrant Experience

What’s it like for immigrants who live in Waltham? Join students in the practicum “The Immigrant Experience in Waltham,” taught by Marci McPhee, as the students share what they learned from a semester working with Charles River Public Internet Center, Prospect Hill Community Center, and more. Learn more here.

New Advocacy AnthologyEthics Central Summer/Fall 2016

The 2016 Advocacy Anthology has arrived! The Anthology features excerpted material from students in the Spring 2016 "Advocacy for Policy Change" (Legal Studies 161b) class. View the most recent edition here.

Visit the Ethics Center News Page

A lot of happened in the month of October! Keep up-to-date by visiting the Ethics Center's news page regularly. Learn more now.

New Ethics Central NewsletterEthics Central Summer/Fall 2016

The Summer/Fall 2016 edition of Ethics Central is out! View the most recent volume here.

New members join Ethics Center International Advisory Board

The Center welcomes new Board members Germaine Ingram, Jay Kaufman '68, MA '73, Ángela María Pérez Mejía and Elaine Reuben '63. Read more about them here.

Director of Ethics Center awarded Fulbright Scholarshipdterris

The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life is pleased to announce that Daniel Terris, Director of the Ethics Center, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholarship. Dr. Terris will be based in Jerusalem as a U.S. Fulbright Scholar from August 2016 through June 2017. Dr. Cynthia Cohen will serve as acting director of the Center during this time. Read more here.


The International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life encompasses the Program in Peacebuilding and the ArtsPrograms in International Justice and Society, and a range of Brandeis campus programs:

Programs in International Justice and Society

Promoting Just Societies and a Global Rule of Law

Program in Peacebuilding and the Arts

Transforming Violence Through Creativity


The Educational Network for Active Civic Transformation
  • A new national program to engage young people in state-level legislative change. Details.
  • 15 Faculty Fellows from colleges and universities across the country have joined Brandeis in the ENACT network.

Brandeis Campus Programs

Knowledge, Action & Reflection for the Next Generation of Social Justice Leaders