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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 

Professor Fischer wins $100,000 Pritzker Award

June 30, 2015

David Hackett Fischer, the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian, is the recipient of the 2015 Pritzker Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing

Mark Shanahan | Boston GLobe

Vivek Vimal’s Rotating World

June 18, 2015

Vimal’s path to his doctorate has been indirect but quite informative

LEAH BURROWS | BRANDEISNOW

Study: Brandeis Ph.D. in History Program Among Most Prestigious 

June 4, 2015

The program is among the best at producing tenure-track faculty

JARRET BENCKS | BRANDEISNOW

We are Brandeis Science: Madelen Díaz

June 3, 2015

Ph.D. student Madelen Díaz researches neuronal circuitry of circadian rhythm in fruit flies in Michael Rosbash’s lab

LEAH BURROWS | REACTION BLOG

Hilary Swank

Hilary Swank to Play Alum in Upcoming Film

May 11, 2015

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

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 | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

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 | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

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 | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

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 | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

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

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

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

JACKSON VAN AMBURG | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

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

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

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

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 

JACQUES DUPUIS, PH.D. CANDIDATE IN MUSICOLOGY | GRADUATE SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES