Karen Uhlenbeck, MS '66, PhD '68, standing in front of a blackboard with words and equations

PhD alumna Karen Uhlenbeck is first woman to receive Abel Prize in mathematics

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters awarded the Abel Prize, known as the "Nobel Prize" of mathematics, to Karen Uhlenbeck, MA'67, PhD'68.

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Santiago Montoya Palacios '19 wants to know: 'Will this help make a positive change in the world?'

Santiago Montoya posing in front of a colorful mural

No matter what he's doing, the sociology and Hispanic studies double-major keeps this central question in mind. More »

Visual Artist Fred Wilson to receive Brandeis' 2019 Creative Arts Award

Artist Fred Wilson in front of a wall of flags and photographs

Wilson challenges assumptions of history, culture, race, and conventions of display with his innovative and evocative work.  More »

Zosia Busé '20 wants to make an impact

Zosia Buse

Zosia Busé likes to keep herself busy on campus, but her heart and soul lies with one particular activity: Her work with 'deis Impact, the annual festival for social justice at Brandeis.  More »