- Brandeis’ 10th Relay for Life raises more than $40k to fight cancerMarch 20, 2017
Brandeis students, faculty, staff and alumni came together at Relay for Life inside the Gosman Sports and Convocation Center to raise cancer awareness.
- Professor Dmitry Troyanovsky '98 is bringing German drama to Chinese theaterMarch 20, 2017
Troyanovsky is directing a production of Marius von Mayenburg "The Ugly One” at the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center. It is a unique arrangement, and one that is entirely deliberate on Troyanovsky's part.
- University mourns passing of longtime trusteeMarch 18, 2017
Longtime Trustee Gershon Kekst, P’05, chaired the transformative Campaign for Brandeis that raised nearly $1 billion for the University.
- Adam Irving's documentary focuses on a moving obsessionMarch 13, 2017
Adam Irving '05 is the director of "Off the Rails," which examines the life of Darius McCollum, who has been arrested more than 30 times for impersonating train conductors and bus drivers.
- Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism's tireless work frees wrongfully convicted manMarch 7, 2017
The staff at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism worked for years to free George Perrot of a wrongful rape conviction.
- Brenton Easter '02: Treasure hunterMarch 7, 2017
As an agent with Homeland Security Investigations' Cultural Property Division, Easter tracks down looted art and antiquities around the world.
- An act of discovery: The Brandeis theater thesisMarch 6, 2017
Since 2012, honors candidates in the Theater Arts Department have generated new plays for their senior thesis. They take extra classes, find professional mentors and collect source material in preparation for their productions, which tackle topics in fresh, experimental ways.
- Brandeis University remembers Mildred Dresselhaus, H'16Feb. 24, 2017
Dresselhaus H'16, a world renowned physicist and scholar, received an honorary Doctor of Science degree from Brandeis during the 65th Commencement Exercises in 2016.
- Brandeis creative duo's PBS documentary told story of 'War Paint'Feb. 23, 2017
Brandeis alumni Ann Carol Grossman ’69 and Arnie Reisman ’64 came together to create a Broadway play about cosmetics pioneers Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, who helped create an industry at a time when few women ran businesses.
- Hollywood Reporter awards columnist Scott Feinberg ’08 prepares his winning picks for the OscarsFeb. 21, 2017
Scott Feinberg is getting set to make his predictions for this year's Academy Awards.
- Reel to realFeb. 20, 2017
Film historian Tom Doherty plays more than a cameo role in the lives of his students.
- Brandeis joins other universities in opposing travel ban, supporting affected students and facultyFeb. 3, 2017
University community convenes to discuss changing immigration policy in the wake of presidential executive orders.
- ‘Trek,’ even unto its innermost partsJan. 30, 2017
Altman, co-author of “The 50-Year Mission: The Complete, Uncensored, Unauthorized Oral History of Star Trek,” chronicles his life as a "Trekspert."
- Brandeis Magazine winter issue on campus and onlineJan. 24, 2017
Be sure to pick up the latest edition of Brandeis Magazine for the inside scoop on President Ron Liebowitz's inauguration, as well as additional features and campus news.
- Analyzing Donald Trump's inauguration speechJan. 20, 2017
Ryan LaRochelle, PhD'16, a visiting politics professor, offers his views and insights on President Donald Trump's inaugural address.
- Brandeis' chief fundraiser to step down on June 30Jan. 18, 2017
Nancy Winship, P’10, P’13, who established lasting relationships with donors, energized alumni and implemented sophisticated giving programs as the University’s chief fundraiser for more than two decades, will step down as Brandeis’ senior vice president of institutional advancement, effective June 30.
- A day of service to celebrate Martin Luther KingJan. 9, 2017
The Brandeis community will celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. day with a full slate of community service activities and workshops focusing on an array of subjects related to King's teachings.
- Author Rebecca Walker headlines 'DEIS Impact 2017Jan. 6, 2017
The annual festival of social justice kicks off Thursday, Jan. 26, and Walker's keynote will be held on the 31st. Walker is a bestselling author and the founder of the Third Wave Fund for Social Justice.
- Whitfield reflects on living through and teaching American historyDec. 13, 2016
Brandeis professor Stephen Whitfield, PhD'72, embraced American Studies as the United States experienced wide-ranging social and cultural revolution.
- Binge watch Brandeis: Movies and TV with Brandeis ties are only a click awayDec. 13, 2016
You could probably spend all your free time over the holidays watching shows and movies that Brandeisians have had a hand in. If you’d like to give that a try, here are a few productions you could view with just a click of your mouse or remote.
- Now that recreational marijuana will be legal in Massachusetts, what will the impact be?Dec. 13, 2016
Julie Johnson, PhD’15, has researched medical marijuana laws and adolescent use. In this Q&A, she discusses what legalization means for Massachusetts.
- Amanda Zehner, MA'11, is weaving business with social responsibilityDec. 1, 2016
Zehner is the founder of Living Threads Co., which seeks to stabilize business for back strap loom weavers in Central America by connecting them with the US market.
- Young alumnus brings his passion for comic books to lifeNov. 30, 2016
David Pepose ’08 has always had a passion for writing and comic books. But this year, the longtime fan made a leap to newly minted comics professional.
- Samantha Lakin '08 is helping to shed light on stories of victimsNov. 23, 2016
For the last four years, Lakin has worked in Rwanda, most recently researching local perspectives of symbolic justice in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide there.
- A historic weekend for Brandeis AthleticsNov. 21, 2016
Dramatic upsets send women's soccer to their first-ever NCAA Division III Final Four and men to their first since 1984.
- Brandeis community opens home and heart this ThanksgivingNov. 21, 2016
Faculty and staff members as well as alumni will host Brandeis community members from around the world at their homes this Thanksgiving.
- Brandeis community member needs our helpNov. 15, 2016
- Brandeis production of 'Martyr' examines religious toleranceNov. 14, 2016
The play, directed by Assistant Professor Dmitry Troyanovsky '98, will run from Nov. 17 to 20 at Spingold Theater Center.
- Watch and read: Ronald Liebowitz's inauguration addressNov. 3, 2016
Ronald Liebowitz addresses students, faculty, staff and alumni after being formally inaugurated as the ninth President of Brandeis University.
- View scenes from Ronald Liebowitz's inaugurationNov. 3, 2016
Brandeis' ninth presidential inauguration featured an orchestral and choral performance, inspiring addresses and an energetic crowd of students, alumni, faculty and staff.
- Watch: Benediction offered at Inauguration of Brandeis President Ronald LiebowitzNov. 3, 2016
To reflect the spiritual and religious diversity among Brandeis students, faculty and staff, individuals submitted a benediction or blessing to be shared at the Inauguration of Brandeis' ninth president, Ronald D. Liebowitz.
- Watch: Sights and sounds of inauguration day at BrandeisNov. 3, 2016
The entire Brandeis community came together to celebrate the inauguration of the university's ninth President, Ronald Liebowitz.
- Sam Vaghar ’08 turns social justice into social actionNov. 3, 2016
This alumnus is looking to find solutions to complex global issues by enlisting the help of America's intrepid and social justice-minded college students
- How technology has changed the music industryNov. 1, 2016
Susan Dodes ’83, P’19, a professor of music industry studies, explains how new technology, like streaming services, have changed the importance of scoring a major record label deal. Dodes will be part of a panel discussion at Brandeis Nov. 10.
- A comic connection: Hugh Hefner and Lenny BruceOct. 28, 2016
A two-day conference on the legacy of Lenny Bruce was opened with a keynote address from Christie Hefner ’74.
- Brandeis celebrates official opening of Lenny Bruce collectionOct. 28, 2016
Brandeis President Ronald Liebowitz, Bruce's daughter, Kitty, and Christie Hefner ‘74 cut the ceremonial ribbon to open the collection.
- Watch: Deborah Lipstadt discusses "Denial" with Errol Morris at BrandeisOct. 14, 2016
Deborah Lipstadt, MA'72, PhD'76, was presented the Brandeis Alumni Achievement Award in a ceremony followed by a screening of the film "Denial," based on her legal battle against Holocaust denier David Irving.
- 50 Years of Service: The Waltham Group at Brandeis UniversityOct. 13, 2016
View a video highlighting Brandeis' Waltham Group, which just celebrated its 50th anniversary for continuing to be an embodiment of the university's commitment to social justice.
- Hundreds of alumni return to campus for Homecoming 2016Oct. 10, 2016
Members of the Brandeis family of all ages flocked back to campus to connect with their friends, mentors and old stomping grounds.
- Alumni gather to celebrate Waltham Group's 50th anniversaryOct. 10, 2016
President Ron Liebowitz, Waltham Mayor Jeannette McCarthy and the founders of Waltham Group spoke at a gala event during Homecoming 2016.
- Four inducted into Brandeis Athletics Hall of FameOct. 10, 2016
Swimming and Diving coach James Zotz, men's soccer's Ken Hannan '95, Mariko Neveu '03 of women's track and field and Bryan Lambert '05 of both men's basketball and baseball were all inducted on Homecoming Weekend.
- Richman Fellowship awarded to the Rev. Jeffrey L. BrownOct. 6, 2016
The Rev. Jeffrey L. Brown, a prominent Boston community leader and pastor, has been named the 2016-17 Brandeis University Richman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life.
- Symposium with Christie Hefner, Kitty Bruce to open the Lenny Bruce archiveOct. 5, 2016
Brandeis will celebrate the opening of the collection of personal papers, recordings and photographs of late comedian and social critic Lenny Bruce with a symposium titled “Comedy and the Constitution: the Legacy of Lenny Bruce,” on Oct. 27 and 28.
- A life committed to children’s advocacy started with volunteeringOct. 5, 2016
Jessica Cannon’s career is dedicated to advocating for children, and it all started as an undergraduate at Brandeis volunteering at a public housing complex in Waltham.
- Waltham Group set to celebrate 50th anniversaryOct. 4, 2016
Leading up to this weekend's celebration, former volunteers and coordinators were asked to send in their memories of the Waltham Group. Take a look at what they had to say.
- Rape Crisis Center launches resource guide for studentsSept. 29, 2016
- Deborah Lipstadt, MA'72, PhD'76, honored with Alumni Achievement AwardSept. 23, 2016
The Holocaust historian received the award prior to a screening of “Denial,” a film based on her legal battle against Holocaust denier David Irving.
- WOW fellow helps refugees find a new beginningSept. 21, 2016
Emilie Kahn-Boesel ’18 interned this summer at the International Institute of New England, where she helped refugees from around the world start new lives in the United States.
- Alumnus, foundation make gifts in support of vibrant Hillel at BrandeisSept. 20, 2016
Challenge grants will assist Brandeis Hillel in its mission to support Jewish life on campus.
- Leading Holocaust historian to receive Alumni Achievement AwardSept. 19, 2016
Deborah Lipstadt, MA’72, PhD’76, one of the world’s foremost authorities on the Holocaust, will return to Brandeis on Sept. 22 for a special screening of “Denial,” and a talk-back after the movie with filmmaker Errol Morris.
- New faculty arrive on Brandeis campusSept. 16, 2016
A total of 19 new faculty members and visiting professors have been welcomed to the Brandeis campus this fall.
- Max Parish '16 was inspired to advocacy by Waltham Group serviceSept. 15, 2016
Parish had his eyes opened to the struggles of homeless people, and now serves on the board of directors for the Community Day Center of Waltham.
- Two alumnae carve a niche in the pop culture worldSept. 14, 2016
Meet Rose Del Vecchio '14 and Jenny Cheng '14, who channeled their love of pop culture and comic books to team up and launch a business that empowers women.
- Lopez seeks to strengthen cultural ties as ICC directorSept. 13, 2016
The Intercultural Center, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary during the current academic year, is welcoming a new permanent director.
- Former Rose Art Museum Director Carl Belz remembered as gifted teacher and visionarySept. 9, 2016
Belz, who joined the Brandeis faculty in the 1960s and went on to lead the Rose from 1974 through 1998, died Aug. 28 at his home in Arlington, Massachusetts. He was 78.
- Photos: Rose Art Museum’s fall season features Sarah Sze, David Shrigley and moreSept. 6, 2016
The Rose celebrated its fall opening on Sept. 10. Get a peek at the exhibitions.
- The Waltham Group is close to home for Herlyne Das '18Sept. 6, 2016
A Waltham native, Das is a volunteer and coordinator for the Waltham Group’s Tutoring in Public Schools program. The Waltham Group is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.
- Lurie Institute for Disability Policy spotlights healthcare inequities for women with intellectual disabilitiesAug. 30, 2016
Research by Heller School faculty and students shows that a large percentage of women with disabilities are not getting the cancer screenings they need.
- Brandeis University names two alumni to Board of TrusteesAug. 30, 2016
The Brandeis Board of Trustees has elected Georg B. Muzicant ’02, IBS MA ’03, and Mindy L. Schneider ’75 to the university’s governing body.
- The wheels are turning – electrically – for Michael Burtov '02Aug. 29, 2016
The Brandeis alumnus is the founder of GeoOrbital, a start-up that’s getting ready to distribute its first batch of electric bicycle wheels.
- Brandeis extends warm welcome to Class of 2020Aug. 23, 2016
Brandeis welcome 845 first-years and 56 transfers to campus for Move-in Day and the start of New Undergraduate Student Orientation
- WATCH: Brandeis Move-in Day and Orientation 2016 by the numbersAug. 23, 2016
Get the inside scoop on the Class of 2020 along with some sights and sounds from Move-in Day 2016 and the start of New Undergraduate Student Orientation.
- Kriegsman ’11 takes flight, in the cockpit and beyondAug. 2, 2016
The Brandeis alumnus helped start the aviation club at his alma mater and is new looking to take his love to fly to new heights – literally.
- Bruce Magid to step down as dean of Brandeis International Business SchoolJuly 27, 2016
Magid, who has served as dean since 2007, will step down in August to join a British-based global education company.
- Brandeis wins national award for fundraisingJuly 25, 2016
The university's Institutional Advancement Division was recognized as one of the nation’s best by a leading professional association.
- Brandeis Magazine summer issue on campus and onlineJuly 13, 2016
Dig into Commencement and Reunion coverage, science stories, arts and culture news, and more in the latest issue of Brandeis Magazine.
- Judged worthy: Three athletes and a legendary coach to be honoredJune 30, 2016
Congratulations to the 2016 inductees to the Joseph M. Linsey Brandeis Athletics Hall of Fame: former coach Jim Zotz, Bryan Lambert '05, Ken Hannan ’95 and Mariko (Tansey Holbrook) Neveu ’03.
- PhD recipient reads stress in subjects' facesJune 20, 2016
- Alumni return home to campus for Reunion 2016June 7, 2016
Alumni from around the globe returned home to Brandeis.
- Nine alumni admitted to Supreme Court barJune 7, 2016
Nine Brandeis University alumni were admitted to the bar of the U.S. Supreme Court in a formal group ceremony.
- Brandeis neuroscientist Eve Marder '69 awarded prestigious Kavli PrizeJune 2, 2016
The biennial prize for scientific innovation cites Marder’s research in mechanisms of modulation of nervous system function.
- Theater arts faculty and alumni honored with Elliot Norton AwardsMay 27, 2016
Brandeis faculty and theater arts alumni were honored with Elliot Norton Awards during a ceremony in Boston on May 23
- Dempsey '93 named Director of AthleticsMay 24, 2016
- Watch Nyah Macklin '16 electrify Commencement crowd with national anthemMay 23, 2016
Macklin's rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" received a standing ovation from audience in Gosman Sports and Convocation Center.
- Mortarboard madness: Brandeis class of 2016 topped off in styleMay 23, 2016
The newest Brandeis alumni added some personal flair to their commencement regalia.
- Jack Whitten: 'My paintings teach me how to live'May 22, 2016
Brandeis announces the acquisition of an artwork by the painter at a talk discussing his career with Rose Art Museum leaders.
- Put your mind to workMay 19, 2016
Brandeis IBS professor and alumnus urges newest graduates to use both theory and practice to change the world.
- Alumnus Len Asper '86 to speak at 2016 International Business School diploma ceremonyMay 17, 2016
- Undergraduates, PhD candidate and recent alum win Fulbright grantsApril 26, 2016
Six Brandeisians have been awarded grants from the prestigious program and will assist in teaching English to non-native English speakers at posts around the world for a year.
- The HistoryMakers partners with Brandeis to modernize video archive of African-American experience April 11, 2016
A $725,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help modernize the HistoryMakers' digital archive.
- Student researchers search for the truth to set the wrongfully convicted freeApril 11, 2016
Brandeis students have worked together over the years at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism to help exonerate two wrongfully convicted men
- Brandeis names American Jewish historian Jonathan Sarna '75, MA'75, University ProfessorApril 8, 2016
Sarna, a leading expert in the field of American Jewish history and the author or co-author of more than 30 books, is set to receive one of Brandeis' highest honors.
- The right team to overturn wrongful convictionsApril 8, 2016
The Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism enlists the help of Brandeis students and a team of dedicated staff with expertise in a variety of subject areas to shine a light on injustices.
- Student Support Services program celebrates 25th anniversaryApril 1, 2016
- Larry Kanarek '76 elected chair of Brandeis University Board of TrusteesMarch 31, 2016
Kanarek, who has been a board member since 2010, will take the helm in May, when current board chair Perry M. Traquina concludes a three-year term.
- Four questions with Geir H. Haarde '73, former prime minister of IcelandMarch 30, 2016
The alum and former prime minister of Iceland paid a visit to the Brandeis International Business School last week.
- Food Tank offers food for thoughtMarch 29, 2016
Students, faculty and staff come together for month-long think tank on making food production and consumption more sustainable.
- Theaster Gates honored with Richman FellowshipMarch 24, 2016
The artist and community builder delivered a lecture that was more of a performance, incorporating song, humor and reflection.
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