Brandeis theater arts faculty power ‘The New Electric Ballroom’

Gloucester Stage production is directed by and stars Brandeis professors

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Harnessing the power of waste

By Leah Burrows

Lisa Dyson ’97 has a vision to convert carbon-rich waste — trash, wood and agricultural residue — into oils that can be used to manufacture plastics, polyesters, nylons and other products that are typically petroleum-based. More »

Diamond in the rough

By Julian Cardillo '14

In a reversal of fortune worthy of Hollywood, Rosemary Rodriguez '83 has taken advantage of a second chance to become an in-demand TV and film director who’s called the shots on 14 episodes of “The Good Wife” and is awaiting the release of her second movie, “Silver Skies.” More »

A global salute to Irving Epstein, a ‘founding father of chaos’

By Julian Cardillo '14

Scientists from around the world convened at Brandeis for IrvFest 2015, a day to celebrate Epstein and to share stories about working with him in his lab, as a collaborator or as a mentee. More »