Global News Archive 2009
- Sustaining Hope: Six Tales of Trauma and Transformation -- Six Brandeis students share their 2009 summer internship experiences
- This was once my home: the effect of the Israeli-Palestinian crisis on Brandeis students (The Brandeis Hoot)
- International Business School hosts China's Vice Minister of Commerce
The Honorable Fu Ziying, Vice Minister of Commerce for China and the most senior Chinese official to ever visit Brandeis, addressed the School one day prior to the start of the G-20 meetings in Pittsburgh.
- Greening China
- A minority in my own country? (blog)
- New Brandeis Environmental Crisis Forum launched
- MusicUnitesUS to welcome Obbini Tumbao
- Madly Busy Adjustments (blog)
- A site to remember (The Jerusalem Post)
- International Business School hosts USAID Women Leadership Program Scholars
- International Business School visits Madrid
Brandeis International Business School (IBS) held its annual World Financial Centers (WFC) program in Madrid this summer from July 5 – 11, hosted by highly-ranked IE Business School.
- This summer, four Brandeis students are in Mumbai as part of an ongoing student-run initiative, Revive Mumbai. Read their blog here.
- Ethics Center's Dan Terris discusses Judge Sonia Sotomayor's cautious openness to foreign laws in Boston Globe op-ed
- Live from Jerusalem
Prof. Derek Isaacowitz (psychology) is a member of a Brandeis faculty delegation currently visiting Al-Quds University in Jerusalem -- part of a long-term partnership between the two universities. Read his blog entry on teaching abroad here.
- Prof. Andy Molinsky and IBS students on overcoming cultural barriers to jobs (National Public Radio)
- Indian environmentalist Pachauri to receive Brandeis honorary degree
R.K. Pachauri, director general of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) and chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, will receive an honorary degree during Brandeis Commencement ceremonies on May 17. Dr. Pachauri will also deliver the Commencement address of the Heller School for Social Policy and Management.
- Announcing "Women, Leadership, State, and Society"
The first joint Brandeis-Al-Quds University academic conference will take place on May 3, featuring Brandeis plenary speakers Anita Hill and Mari Fitzduff.
- Coexistence International releases country study on Ghana
- Perlmutter Institute hosts discussion with COO of World Economic Forum USA
- Jennifer Lin '09: Intercultural Journeys
- IBS named in two categories to The Princeton Review's "Student Opinion Honors"
- Genesis Philanthropy Group makes $10.8 million grant to Brandeis
- Brandeis delegations to Al-Quds University this spring
- "America's Shame: When are we going to do something about global poverty?"
Peter Singer discusses one of the great moral challenges of our time.
See what Brandeis students are doing about ending global poverty:
- "Switching Cultural Codes": IBS Professor Andy Molinsky discusses cultural expectations and value systems
- Ethics Center Student Fellows to be renamed "Sorensen Fellows" in honor of former JFK advisor
- Study abroad in photos: an exhibit by Dan Soley '09
- Heller student Harris Najib discusses Afghanistan's presidential race (The Huffington Post)
- Heller's Zinner Lecture to tackle illegal immigration policies
- Immersion research
- MusicUnitesUS presents Nettle: a unique intercultural experience
- Rooted cosmopolitan
Madeleine Haas Russell Visiting Professor Smita Tewari Jassal teaches courses in anthropology and South Asian studies. Although her travels and teaching have taken her to Poland, Israel, and the United States, her fieldwork focuses on her cultural roots in Northern India.
- Shulamit Reinharz on celebrating International Women's Day
- Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Professor Jonathan Decter awarded Salo Baron Prize
- Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella to speak at Brandeis
- WHO Epidemiologist examines approach to AIDS fight
- Dramatic portrait series intends to help survivors of Rwandan genocide
From Feb. 23 to April 9, the Women’s Studies Research Center at Brandeis will host the Jonathan Torgovnik portrait series “Intended Consequences.” The photographs provide an intimate look at some of the youngest victims of the 1994 Rwandan genocide: children conceived from rape. With these stunning images, Torgovnik hopes to create an international response to aid these children and their mothers.
- International Business School's Chad Bown discusses American's long-running trade dispute with the E.U. (NPR)
- 2009 Ethics Center Student Fellows named
Six students have been selected to participate in independent summer internships abroad, addressing issues of peacebuilding and social justice. Destinations include Yemen, Jamaica, Lesotho, Peru, New Mexico, and Rwanda.
- Brandeis professors present ideas for ending Gaza conflict
The Crown Center for Middle East Studies hosted this timely discussion on competing narratives of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, featuring visiting professor Amaney Jamal (Princeton University).
- The sixth Brandeis Institute for International Judges concludes in Trinidad
- Students raise aid to Revive Mumbai
- Brandeis student founds a non-profit organization benefiting young women in Senegal
- A young university in India forms global relationships for sustainable development, including Brandeis
- Alumnus uses art to help orphans in Rwanda
Tanya Fredman '08 links social justice with the creative arts in trips to Israel, Ghana, and now Rwanda. She's spend the next eight months working with orphans of genocide, sharing her art in a Kigali high school.
- Crossing boundaries through soccer (video)
- Crown Center focuses on a divided Middle East
- IBS professor honored for work in promoting women in economics