WWI African-American veterans

The African-American Experience in World War I

Racial discrimination in the army helped lay the groundwork for the civil rights movement decades later.

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World War I African-American veterans

Small steps and giant leaps

For 30 years, Brandeis University has helped astronauts live and work in space

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Revealing the secrets of sand

By Leah Burrows

Bulbul Chakraborty, along with Corey O’Hern from Yale University and Robert Behringer from Duke University, have received a three-year, $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to develop the first predictive theoretical framework for macroscopic assemblies.  More »

Trouble at the border

By Julian Cardillo

Professor Emerita Silvia Arrom discusses challenges and possible solutions to the crisis at the US-Mexico border where thousands of migrant children are stranded and awaiting legal hearings. More »

The poet’s poet

By Leah Burrows

BrandeisNow asked a few of Allen Grossman's former students, now accomplished writers in their own right, to share their recollections of the man known as the poet’s poet.  More »