Cornel West and Robert George between two ferns

Cornel West, Robert George show how to agree to disagree

In spirited discussion, two leading public intellectuals hold firm on the value of open debate and liberal arts education

Story »

Leonard Bernstein and the FBI

A scene from rehearsals for Three Penny Opera.

In an excerpt from his book on the political history of Brandeis, Stephen Whitfield reveals how Bernstein took to the Brandeis stage to defy Cold War interference with his beliefs and values. More »

Principles of Free Speech and Free Expression

Brandeis University seal

At its most recent meeting, the Brandeis Board of Trustees adopted six principles to guide freedom of expression on the Brandeis campus, developed with significant input from the community: read about them here. More »

Lurie Institute for Disability Policy receives $4.375 million for Community Living Policy Center

Heller School

The five-year grant from the National Institute on Disability will establish a new research initiative aiming to improve policies and practices that promote community living outcomes for people with disabilities. More »