- Tony Arnold honored with storied Brandeis Creative Arts AwardNov. 20, 2015
Before she was honored with the Brandeis Creative Arts Award, the acclaimed vocalist delivered a performance that took over the entire Rose Art Museum -- even the catwalk.
- Rose Art Museum receives major donationNov. 9, 2015
Baltimore businessman, author, and collector Stephen M. Salny has donated 48 works by some of today’s leading contemporary artists, including Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Motherwell, Helen Frankenthaler and Sean Scully, to the Rose Art Museum.
- Kim Conaty appointed curator of the Rose Art MuseumNov. 3, 2015
Conaty joins Chris Bedford's team at the Rose after having served as assistant curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York since 2008. She will start at the Rose in December.
- Dmitry Troyanovsky '98 brings a world of experience to theater artsNov. 3, 2015
Trayanovsky, who has directed performances around the globe, has returned to Brandeis as a professor, where he is teaching improvisation and directing and advising senior thesis projects.
- Koloski-Ostrow to be honored nationally for contributions to archaeological educationNov. 2, 2015
Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow, chair of the department of classical studies at Brandeis and co-director of the graduate MA program in Ancient Greek and Roman Studies, is the 2016 recipient of the Archaeological Institute of America’s Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award.
- Theaster Gates to be awarded prestigious Richman FellowshipOct. 28, 2015
The Chicago-based artist and social activist will visit campus and deliver a talk in March.
- Home Within: Kinan Azmeh’s Musical Prayer for SyriaOct. 23, 2015
MusicUnitesUS brings the Syrian composer to campus Oct. 26 to 31, with a performance at the Slosberg Music Center on Oct. 31.
- Brandeis Re:Joyces for Joyce Antler '63, a historian, activist, mentor and friendOct. 20, 2015
Joyce Antler's colleagues and students gathered for a weekend-long symposium to honor her life's work as a cultural historian, feminist and mentor.
- Eric Chasalow composes music that fuses electronic with traditionalOct. 19, 2015
Chasalow, the Irving Fine Professor of Music, is celebrating his 60th birthday year, a major milestone for composers. A concert featuring the Dinosaur Annex Ensemble will held in his honor Oct. 24 at Slosberg Music Center.
- 'Songs for a New World' tells the story of the human journey, all through songOct. 16, 2015
Directed by Rachel Liff '16, the Brandeis Department of Theater Arts recently put on a production of Jason Robert Brown's musical.
- New faculty bring wide array of expertise to labs, classroomsOct. 14, 2015
Brandeis welcomed a robust group of scholars to campus this fall, one of the largest group of tenure-eligible faculty appointments in recent years.
- LaShawn Simmons '18 breaks down barriers, builds empowerment with poetryOct. 9, 2015
With a Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation grant, the Posse Scholar made "Ebony Axis," a poetry zine for black women on campus.
- For Jacob MacKay '16, cello hit the right note at BrandeisOct. 1, 2015
Jacob MacKay performed in Jerusalem and the West Bank last year, and has ambitions to play his cello around the world.
- Tony Arnold winner of re-launched Brandeis Creative Arts AwardSept. 30, 2015
The soprano will hold a series of performances and engage with the Brandeis community throughout the school year.
- Studying abroad prepares students to be world citizensSept. 29, 2015
At the Office of Study Abroad's annual fair, students had the opportunity to learn about various academic programs around the world that promise to further enrich their four years of college.
- 3-D learning channels the senses in Brandeis classroomsSept. 16, 2015
Brandeis professors from a wide array of academic disciplines — from the sciences, to the arts to the classical studies — are using 3-D printing technology to help their students learn in new and engaging ways.
- Get into the arts with the fall issue of State of the ArtsSept. 15, 2015
Read about the upcoming Music UnitesUS concert and residency, new arts faculty members, and the University Chorus in the latest issue, which is available online.
- Rose Art Museum fall season features Lisa Yuskavage, 60s pop art and moreSept. 3, 2015
The Rose opens for the fall Sept. 12. Check out a sampling from the exhibitions.
- Brandeis in Siena offers an abroad experience in the artsSept. 1, 2015
The university's newest abroad program completed its first summer.
- Brandeis theater arts faculty power ‘The New Electric Ballroom’Aug. 3, 2015
The production at Gloucester Stage is directed by and stars Brandeis professors
- Diamond in the roughJuly 29, 2015
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.”
- Aston Magna festival brings classic music with unique twistsJune 15, 2015
The annual music festival will hold four concerts at Brandeis this summer.
- Brandeis arts faculty spread talents well beyond campusJune 9, 2015
Arts faculty members are more than expert teachers: They are active participants in their fields.
- Kathryn Graddy: Putting a value on stolen artMay 27, 2015
Boston's latest case of missing art begs the question: does stolen artwork gain value once it's found? Brandeis International Business School professor and art auction expert Kathryn Graddy sits down with BrandeisNOW to help answer that question.
- Brandeis Magazine’s Spring issue has sprungMay 27, 2015
Pick up the current issue to read about Brandeis-educated curators who are shaking up the museum world. Meet Nadia Hashimi ’00, who writes novels that explore Afghanistan. Take a peek at how Brian Donahue ’82, MA’93, PhD’95, constructed a “slow-wood” house. And, in a Q&A with politics professor Jytte Klausen, learn what experts are discovering about domestic jihadism.
- Ballerina Suzanne Farrell tells creative arts graduates: 'The arts are hospitals for our souls'May 17, 2015
After receiving an honorary degree from Brandeis, Farrell delivered a speech during the creative arts diploma ceremony on Sunday.
- Arts and Sciences honors four faculty membersMay 14, 2015
Eva Bellin, Isaac Krauss, Jennifer Cleary and Jané Kondev have all been honored by the School of Arts and Sciences with annually given faculty awards.
- Chris Burden, 'One of the greatest American artists of his generation'May 11, 2015
The creator of 'Light of Reason,' a permanent installation outside the Rose Art Museum, died May 10 at 69.
- Center for Jewish Film's Festival brings unique screenings to Boston areaApril 30, 2015
From April 30 to May 15, the festival will hold screenings and discussions around the city.
- Sarna unveils his new book on Lincoln's interactions with JewsApril 30, 2015
Jonathan Sarna examines President Lincoln's relationships with Jewish people with co-author Benjamin Shapell in their book, "Lincoln and the Jews: A History."
- Brandeis community celebrates Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative ArtsApril 27, 2015
A look back in photos at the 2015 festival, themed "Find Your Light."
- 'Find Your Light:' Festival of the Creative Arts to shine April 23 to 26April 16, 2015
Music, theater, comedy, dance and art will fill the campus for the annual event established by Leonard Bernstein.
- In Senior Theater Festival, the students own the processApril 14, 2015
The festival features eight works, seven of them originals created by students. It runs April 21 to 26.
- Classmates make documentary on remarkable recovery of Tessa Venell '08April 6, 2015
Joshua Louis Simon ‘07 and Jeff Arak ‘07 have made a short film on Venell's recovery after a traumatic brain injury and have plans for more.
- Lincoln and the Jews: A story of mutual respectApril 2, 2015
Professor Jonathan Sarna's new book takes us back in time and reveals how one of the most celebrated presidents of all-time helped make Jews equals in American society.
- GRAMMY Foundation grant to support restoration of Lenny Bruce recordingsMarch 31, 2015
The historic recordings are extremely fragile and would be lost without restoration and reformatting.
- Former U.S. Ambassador Thomas Pickering to speak at commencementMarch 30, 2015
Senior statesman is one of five honorary degree recipients being recognized for achievements in literature, international relations, dance and culinary culture.
- Member of Terezín choir visits for 'Defiant Requiem'March 24, 2015
Edgar Krasa, a member of Rafael Schächter's choir at Terezín concentration camp, visited Brandeis March 23.
- Milford Graves headlining first Brandeis Improv FestivalMarch 23, 2015
The festival will bring together improvisers from all walks of life. It runs from March 27 to 29.
- Brandeis Theater Company presents 'The Way of Water'March 12, 2015
The play chronicles lives in the aftermath of the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. There will be five performances from March 12 to March 15.
- Sarah McCarty '15 and Sofia Retta '15 get down to the details at the Rose Art MuseumMarch 9, 2015
The museum's curatorial interns are overseeing an exhibition at the Farber Library.
- Music lecturer Jason McStoots wins opera GrammyMarch 5, 2015
McStoots was part of an ensemble for the Boston Early Music Festival that won a Grammy for best opera.
- Yehudi Wyner elected president of American Academy of Arts and LettersMarch 2, 2015
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