students unpacking a car during orientation

Welcome, Class of 2018!

Members of the Class of 2018 will arrive on campus for orientation on Sunday, Aug. 24 to start their Brandeis journeys.

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Waltham High School students get hands-on experience in the lab

By Leah Burrows

Vivekanand Vimal, PhD '16, launched a program that brings local students to campus to work on research projects. More »

Sylvia Hassenfeld, trustee, former Board vice chair, dies

By David E. Nathan

Sylvia Hassenfeld, H'98, a longtime trustee and former vice chair of the Brandeis Board of Trustees, died on Aug. 15. Hassenfeld was known as a tireless advocate on behalf of Brandeis and for her profound impact on the university. More »

Epstein ’96: Ebola outbreak a 'call to arms' for disease prevention

By Leah Burrows

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa could have been prevented through education and research, says Jonathan Epstein '96, a veterinarian and epidemiologist.  More »