Merging neutron stars

Researchers observe gravitational waves from neutron star crash over 100 million years ago

Physicist Marcelle Soares-Santos played a major role in the discovery as part of a team in Chile that captured images of the waves.

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JFK’s other civil rights effort: protecting the rights of people with intellectual disabilities

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Brandeis journalism professor Eileen McNamara discusses how legislation during JFK's administration changed the landscape for people with intellectual disabilities and their families. More »

Brandeis startup garners honors for model that employs refugees

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WorkAround employs 300 refugees, and after an impressive showing at HUBweek and winning the Beantown Throwdown in Boston, it's getting noticed by investors. More »

The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute is a pioneer in gender studies

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The Hadassah-Brandeis Institute is celebrating its 20th anniversary as the world’s first research center dedicated to Jews and gender. More »