Schuster Institute’s dogged work helps bring one man his freedom

Despite being in prison for 21 years, Angel Echavarria maintained his innocence and never gave up hope.

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Alumnus in Nepal to help people of earthquake-ravaged nation

By David E. Nathan

Ayal Weiner-Kaplow ’11 was in Nepal when it was hit by a devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake on April 25. He stayed to help with relief efforts and has been designing and building temporary shelters and sanitation facilities and assisting with logistics for aid shipments. More »

Pickering encourages graduates to make public service part of their lives

By Bill Schaller

In his address during Brandeis' 64th Commencement exercises, Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering extolled the virtues of public service, calling it an “honorable and rewarding pursuit.” More »

Jens Hilscher and Michael McKay win Brandeis IBS Teaching Awards

By Jarret Bencks

They were presented the annual awards in a ceremony commencement weekend.  More »