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'DEIS Impact features events planned by Brandeis University community members. 

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Download or view the 2016 'DEIS Impact flier [PDF].


"What do reproductive justice, sports, and Shabbat dinner have in common? All three were 'DEIS Impact events at the same time last night, all examining social justice from those widely different points of view. Interestingly, nobody at Brandeis thought that was unusual." -'DEIS Impact coordinator Marci McPhee's Facebook post on Saturday, January 3, 2016 

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'DEIS Impact Organizers

Core Committee: The 'DEIS Impacters

  • Lindsay Mitnik '16 (chair)
  • Emily Conrad '17 (vice chair)
  • Eva Ahmad ‘16
  • Jennifer Almodovar Jimenez ‘18
  • Ziyang Chen ‘18
  • Annie Fortnow '17 (fall)
  • Yeng Her ‘16
  • Devon Kennedy ‘17
  • Kris Labovitch ’17 (spring)
  • Rebecca Mitchell ‘16
  • Michelle Oberman ‘17
  • Hannah Recknor ‘19
  • Hannah Sussman ‘19
  • Danni Tang ‘19

Learn more about 'DEIS Impacters, including how to apply to be one, here.

'DEIS Impact Steering Committee

  • Emily Conrad ’17, Student Union rep and 'DEIS Impacter vice chair
  • Annie Fortnow 17
  • David Herbstritt ’17, Student Union President
  • Marci McPhee, Ethics Center
  • Suzannah Scanlon 14, 'DEIS Impact Publications Asst
  • Julia Sirota 18, 'DEIS Impacter (2014-15)
  • Heather Spector ’17
  • Steven Weglinski, Grad Student Affairs
  • Grad student member (TBA)

'DEIS Impact Working Group

  • Jacob Abrams '17, Brandeis National Committee Student Ambassador
  • Jessica Basile, Graduate Student Affairs
  • Jarret Bencks, Communications
  • Beth Bernstein, Brandeis National Committee
  • Doris Breay, Heller School
  • Andrew Flagel, Students & Enrollment
  • Stephanie Grimes, Student Activities
  • Daniel Langenthal, Experiential Learning
  • Gabe Margolis, Athletics
  • Marci McPhee, Ethics Center
  • Jennifer Morazes, Student Support Services
  • David Nathan, Development
  • Caroline O'Shea, Hiatt Career Center
  • Steve Pagios, Student Activities
  • Brian Quigley, Community Service
  • Sharon Rosenberg '00, Alumni Relations
  • Ingrid Schorr, Office of Arts
  • Rebecca Simons, Admissions
  • Elba Valerio, Intercultural Center
  • Tamar Vogel, Brandeis National Committee
  • Steven Weglinski, Graduate Student Affairs
  • David Weinstein, Ethics Center

Ethics Center Faculty Advisory Committee:

  • Richard Alterman, Computer Science
  • Gannit Ankori, Fine Arts; Schusterman Center for Israel Studies
  • Susan Dibble, Theater Arts
  • Irving Epstein, Chemistry
  • Gordie Fellman, Sociology; Peace, Conflict, and Coexistence Studies
  • Richard Gaskins, American Studies; Legal Studies
  • Ted Johnson, Coexistence Master’s Program in Heller
  • Kate Moran, Philosophy

Events Planned By:

This could be you! Apply here to host a 'DEIS Impact event! Deadline: Thursday, October 13, 2016 by midnight (firm)