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A Fool in Yiddishland

Feh! Being Jewish doesn’t make you a Yiddish expert. Lay off the shtik, and learn a few things you didn’t know.

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Neuroscientist Eve Marder’s advice to aspiring scientists

Eve Marder

The renowned scientist’s personal essays are a treasure trove of insights into building a successful career in academic research.  More »

Lurie Institute launches the National Research Center for Parents with Disabilities

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The first-of-its-kind web portal provides training, resources, toolkits and more for parents, policymakers and service providers. More »

Rabbi Liza Stern deepens spiritual life at Brandeis

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Stern served as an interim Jewish chaplain last semester, and from 1998 through 2001 she taught in the Hornstein Program of Jewish Communal Service. Now, she's in an even bigger role as acting director of spiritual and religious life. More »