Ghanaian President John Mahama visits Brandeis

Address celebrates Africa's rise and Ghana's ties to Brandeis

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Antony Polonsky appointed historian of new Polish Jewish museum

By Jarret Bencks

The Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw will open Oct. 28 with Brandeis Professor Antony Polonsky as its chief historian. More »

What happens when good genes get lost?

By Leah Burrows

Sometimes, an important gene gets embedded in junk DNA by mistake and scientists have long wondered how those genes get activated. Now, Brandeis University researchers may have solved that mystery. Read how on ReAction: The Brandeis University Science and Research Blog More »

Obesity and stress pack a double hit for health

By Leah Burrows

If you’re overweight, you may be at greater risk for stress-related diseases like cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer, according to a new study by Brandeis University. More »