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Ronald D. Liebowitz Takes Office as Ninth Brandeis President

July 1, 2016

A ceremony to mark his new presidency will be held on Nov. 3, 2016 

BrandeisNOW

Sarah Lupis, Ph.D. ’16, Uses Facial Reactions to Analyze Psychological Responses

June 17, 2016

Lupis continues to teach at Brandeis after graduation

Simon Goodacre | Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Eve Marder '69 Awarded Prestigious Kavli Prize

June 2, 2016

The biennial prize for scientific innovation cites Marder’s research in brain development

JARRETT BENCKS | BRANDEISNOW

Brandeis Ph.D. Combined Spirituality with Academics in His Role as Navy Chaplain

June 1, 2016

Jason Olson's Dissertation Analyzed the Six-Day War

Simon Goodacre | Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Julieanna Richardson '76: 'You may end up being the best generation yet' 

May 22, 2016

Brandeis University celebrated its 65th Commencement May 22

JARRETT BENCKS | BRANDEISNOW

Brandeis goes to the Large Hadron Collider

May 17, 2016

The physics group is searching for mysterious subatomic particles

Lawrence Goodman | BRANDEISNOW

Theater Arts Faculty and Alumni Nominated for Elliot Norton Awards 

May 4, 2016

Brandeisians racked up 10 nominations for the Boston theater awards

Jarrett Bencks | BrandeisNOW

Nancy F. Cott, Ph.D. 1974, Named President of Organization of American Historians 

April 25, 2016

Prof. Cott began her tenure earlier this month

History Department

Music Alumna Receives Guggenheim Fellowship

April 24, 2016

The fellowship will provide enable San Martin to compose works for the San Francisco vocal ensemble Volti and New York’s Cygnus Ensemble

 Jeffrey Day | UC Davis

GSAS Honors Recipients of the 2016 Teaching Fellow Award

April 20, 2016

Award winners will receive their certificates on May 4

SIMON GOODACRE | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

David Wright Receives 2016 Mentoring Award

April 18, 2016

Dr. Wright received nominations from six students

SIMON GOODACRE | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Vinay Eapen Will Serve As 2016 Commencement Marshal

April 15, 2016

Eapen studied Molecular Biology in Jim Haber's lab

SIMON GOODACRE | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Eight Students Awarded Dissertation Year Fellowships

April 13, 2016

Recipients study English, History, Music Composition, NEJS, and Sociology

SIMON GOODACRE | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Six Students Awarded the 2016 UPI Instructorship

April 8, 2016

The award has been given to students in Anthropology, History, Music Composition, Neuroscience, and Psychology

SIMON GOODACRE | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Studio Art Students Show Paintings and Sculptures in Thesis Exhibition

March 29, 2016

The exhibition will be held in the Dreitzer Gallery in Spingold Theater

Simon Goodacre | Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

With Help From Faculty, Grad Student Found a New Path

March 23, 2016

Vipin Suri Ph.D. '01 is the GSAS representative on the BUAA Board

David E. Nathan | ALUMNI RELATIONS

Students Discover the World of Scientific Funding

March 16, 2016

Students participate in the American Association for the Advancement of Science Conference

SIMON GOODACRE | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

David Rakowski elected to American Academy of Arts and Letters

March 10, 2016

Election is considered the highest recognition of artistic merit in the U.S.

Jarret Bencks | BrandeisNOW

Brandeis Celebrates International Women's Day

March 8, 2016

Sabine von Mering leads a panel of five GSAS and Heller students

SIMON GOODACRE | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Felipe Garcia Expands His Horizons In Biotech

March 2, 2016

“This experience has made me realize that I am capable of doing anything I want in this field.”

SIMON GOODACRE | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Adam Krebs Investigates The Microbes That Affect Our Health

March 1, 2016

"If I were speaking to a prospective student, my advice would be: ‘Just do it!’”

SIMON GOODACRE | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Matthew Isaacs Publishes Paper in Journal of Peace Research

February 16, 2016

Politics student will publish paper in the Journal of Peace Research.

Simon Goodacre | Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

'I'm Glad About You' by Theresa Rebeck M.A. '83, M.F.A. '86, Ph.D. '89

February 12, 2016

Elisabeth Egan reviews Theresa Rebeck's novel in the New York Times

Elisabeth Egan | New York Times

Acclaimed Islamic Feminist Remembered as Champion of Social Justice

January 26, 2016

Fatima Mernissi, M.A. ’72, Ph.D. ’74, was a founder of Islamic feminism.

Emily Evans | Alumni Relations

GSAS launches Diversity, Excellence and Inclusion Scholarship

January 25, 2016

Award supports students overlooked by traditional admissions processes.

Simon Goodacre | Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Grateful GSAS Alumnus Gives Back

December 17, 2015

Eric Furfine Ph.D. '88 reflects on his time studying Biochemistry at GSAS 

David E. Nathan | ALUMNI RELATIONS

Thriving at Brandeis

December 1, 2015

Michaela Henry relies on the Brandeis community as she defines herself in her field 

Caroline Cataldo | Aumni Relations

Le Laboratoire Cambridge Adds Music to Immersive Gallery Experiences

November 30, 2015

John Aylward Ph.D. '08 collaborates with Le Laboratoire Cambridge 

Olga Khvan | Boston Magazine

Dmitry Troyanovsky '98 Brings a World of Experience to Theater Arts

November 3, 2015

Returning to campus as a professor, Troyanovsky has directed performances around the globe 

Ingrid Schorr | Office of the Arts

Kim Conaty appointed curator of Rose Art Museum

November 3, 2015

Conaty will play a key role in planning exhibitions and interpreting the Rose’s exceptional collection of post-war art

BRANDEISNOW

Koloski-Ostrow to be Honored Nationally for Contributions to Archaeological Education

November 2, 2015

The award will be presented at the organization’s annual meeting on Jan. 7

Julian Cardillo '14 | BrandeisNow

Brandeis Biologist Eve Marder: My Life as a Scientist

November 2, 2015

A must-read for anyone interested in a career in research

ANNA AZVOLINSKY | THE SCIENTIST

Two Activists Receive Alumni Achievement Award

October 25, 2015

Brandeis Honors Roy DeBerry ’70, M.A. ’78, Ph.D. ’79, and Susan Weidman Schneider ’65

David Nathan | Alumni Relations

Remodeled Graduate Center is a Hit with Students

October 20, 2015

The Graduate Student Center received a dramatic makeover this summer

SIMON GOODACRE | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Eric Chasalow Composes Music that Fuses Electronic with Traditional

October 19, 2015

Chasalow is celebrating his 60th birthday year, a major milestone for composers

JARRET BENCKS | BRANDEISNOW

Leader of Ford Hall takeover to receive Alumni Achievement Award

October 9, 2015

DeBerry M.A. ’78, Ph.D. ’79 has dedicated his life to righting wrongs in society

emily Evans | ALumni Relations

Zev Eleff Ph.D. '15 Receives Prestigious Dissertation Award in Jewish Studies

September 28, 2015

Dr. Eleff received the Salo Wittmayer Baron Award in American Jewish History

SIMON GOODACRE | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

GSAS Welcomes its 62nd Class

August 27, 2015

On August 24, GSAS welcomed 82 doctoral students, 226 Master’s students, and 22 postbaccalaureate students

Simon Goodacre | GSAS

Sue Levine Pens Article for Inside Higher Ed

August 24, 2015

Sue Levine, Assistant Director of Career Services offers some advice about managing self-doubt during the job search

Sue Levine | GSAS 


Stories from 2014-15