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Judy and Eliza Dushku

Keynote Address: Eliza Dushku and Judy Dushku

February 6th, 2013

Film and TV star Eliza Dushku and her mother Judy Dushku, professor of politics at Suffolk University, will speak about their work with THRIVE-Gulu, which addresses issues of child soldiers, sex slavery and other post-conflict concerns in Uganda.

Judy Dushku is the founder of THRIVE-Gulu; Eliza Dushku has had a significant role supporting the organization.

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'DEIS Impact Organizers 2013

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Meet the 'DEIS Impacters:

Laura Aguirre '13
Anna Bessendorf '15
Sarah Johnson '13
Se Jun Lee '16
Estela Lozano '16
Shelby Magid '15
Lindsay Mitnik '16
Avishek Neupane '14
So Hyun Shin '16 
Leah Staffin '15
Flora (Yuan) Wang '15
Nusrath Yusuf '13

Meet the Steering Committee

Amanda Dryer '13, Brandeis ExCEL Fellow
Sarah G. Kim '13, Student Union Social Justice Committee Chair
Todd Kirkland '13, Student Union President
Marci McPhee, Ethics Center
Amina Nur, Sustainable International Development/COEX, Heller School
Gloria Park '13, Student Union VP
Ingrid Schorr, Office of the Arts
David Weinstein, Ethics Center

'DEIS Impact committee members:

Aliyyah Abdur-Rahman (ENGL faculty)
Robert Angell (IBS faculty)
Alwina Bennett (Grads and Postdocs)
Beth Bernstein (Brandeis National Committee)
Amanda Dryer ’13 (‘DEIS Impact Steering Committee)
Joe Dupont (Hiatt Career Center)
Andrew Flagel (Students & Enrollment)
Monique Gnanaratnam (ICC)
Stephanie Grimes (Student Activities)
Todd Kirkland ’13 (‘DEIS Impact Steering Committee)
Daniel Langenthal (Office of Experiential Learning)
Enrique Levin (Graduate Student Association)
Shelby Magid ’15 (‘DEIS Impacter)
Lucas Malo (Dept. of Community Service)
Marci McPhee (Ethics Center)
David Nathan (Development)
Caroline O’Shea (Hiatt Career Center)
Gloria Park ’13 (‘DEIS Impact Steering Committee)
Gina Regonini (Student Activities)
Ingrid Schorr (Office of the Arts)
David Weinstein (Ethics Center)
Elaine Wong (Office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences)

Featuring Events Planned By:

American Studies

Brandeis Academic Debate and Speech Society (BADASS)

Brandeis Asian American Student Association

Brandeis Beats

Brandeis Harry Potter Alliance

Brandeis Immigration Education Initiative

Brandeis Labor Coalition

Brandeis Libertarian Conservative Union

Brandeis Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Department of Community Service

Free Play Theatre Cooperative

Grad Do-ers Club

Graduate Student Association

Heller Career Development Center

Heller Gender Working Group

Hiatt Career Center

Interfaith Chaplaincy

International Business School

International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public life

Investment Club

Jubilee Project Brandeis

Lurie Institute for Disability Policy

Office of High School Programs

Poverty Action Coalition

Project Nur

Project Plus One

Queer Policy Alliance

Queer Resource Center

Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections

Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism

STAND at Brandeis

Student Union

Student Union Diversity Committee

Student Union Social Justice Committee

Students for Education Reform

Students for Environmental Action

Theater Arts Department

The Nathan and Toby Starr Center on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Waltham Group

Women's Studies Research Center

'DEIS Impact is a collaboration between the Brandeis Undergraduate Student Union and the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life, with support from the Louis D. Brandeis Legacy Fund for Social Justice.

And check out photos and more from the first 'DEIS Impact!

For more information:

Marci McPhee (Ethics Center): 781-736-7744 or

Todd Kirkland (Student Union): 781-521-2855 or
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