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Hilary Swank

Hilary Swank to Play Alum in Upcoming Film

May 11, 2015

Historian Deborah Lipstadt, MA ’72, PhD ’76, will be played by Hiary Swank in the upcoming feature film 'Denial.'

BY KERRI FARRELL | Alumni News

Eric Chasalow

2015 Teaching Fellow Award Recipients Honored

May 7, 2015

GSAS honors a group of outstanding teaching fellows in a reception held in early May. 

SIMON GOODACRE | GSAS

Jenny Klein

We Are Brandeis Science: Jenny Klein

May 6, 2015

Jenny Klein is using genome editing technology to create specific mutations in the genomes of their model systems.

LEAH BURROWS | REACTION BLOG

David Kertzer

David Kertzer, Ph.D. '74, Wins Pulitzer Prize for 'The Pope and Mussolini'

April 21, 2015

Alumnus wins Pulitzer Prize in biography for book on one of the most intriguing papacies in history.

KERRI FARRELL | ALUMNI NEWS

Bethanny Christmann

We Are Brandeis Science: Bethany Christmann

April 21, 2015

Ph.D. Candidate Bethany Christmann discusses her work with sleep deprivation and fruit flies.

LEAH BURROWS | REACTION BLOG

Mellon

Eight Students Named Dissertation Year Fellows

April 14, 2015

Eight outstanding Ph.D. candidates have been awarded a $36,000 stipend made possible by the Mellon Foundation to complete their dissertations.

SIMON GOODACRE | GSAS

UPI

Five Students Awarded the University Prize Instructorship

April 9, 2015

Recipients will be awarded $6,000 to design and teach their own undergraduate course.

SIMON GOODACRE | GSAS

Eva Bellin

Eva Bellin Receives the 2015 Mentor Award

April 9, 2015

Eva Bellin, the Myra and Robert Kraft Professor of Arab Politics, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Mentor Award.

SIMON GOODACRE | GSAS

Putting Steel Together

Putting Steel Together

Spring, 2015

Bob Walsh, associate professor of Theater Arts, and Ted Hewlett M.F.A. ’02 recently crossed swords on Spingold Theater’s main stage.

BRANDEIS MAGAZINE

Hannah Herde

We Are Brandeis Science: Hannah Herde

April 3, 2015

Hannah Herde, a Ph.D. Candidate in Physics, discusses her research into Dark Matter. 

BY LEAH BURROWS | REACTION BLOG

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Alumni Interview: Ha Jin M.A. '89, Ph.D. '93

April 3, 2015

The New York Times Sinosphere Blog interviews novelist Ha Jin, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

BY YONGXI WU | NEW YORK TIMES

Keelan Armstrong

Alumni Interview: Keelan Armstrong M.A. '14

February 24, 2015

Keelan Armstrong discusses studying Computational Linguistics at Brandeis and his new job at Narrative Science in Chicago, IL.

BY JACKSON VAN AMBURG | GSAS

Yoni Appelbaum

From Grad School to 'The Atlantic'

February 11, 2015

The Atlantic names Yoni Appelbaum Ph.D. '14 political editor after reading his comments on their online articles.

BY DAVID M. PERRY | THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

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Up and Coming

January, 2015

Dimitar Pachov Ph.D. '11 brings life-giving aid to the developing world using aerial drones.

BY LEAH BURROWS | BRANDEIS MAGAZINE

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Alumni Interview: Ha Jin M.A. '89, Ph.D. '93

December 13, 2014

The Boston Globe interviews novelist Ha Jin, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

BY EUGENIA WILLIAMSON | BOSTON GLOBE

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Irving Fine at 100

November 7, 2014

Brandeis celebrates the Irving Fine centennial with an evening of his music.  

BY JACQUES DUPUIS, PH.D. CANDIDATE IN MUSICOLOGY | GSAS