- Exploratory Committee Report on Fossil Fuel Divestment ReleasedApril 24, 2015
- "I am Historic" celebrates students' inspiring journeys to BrandeisApril 23, 2015
Students reflect on their unique histories, as well as the incredible journey that's taken them to Brandeis, during an evening of celebration.
- TripAdvisor CEO and co-founder visits BrandeisApril 23, 2015
- Encore: Prof. Stephen McCauley has second novel adapted into French filmApril 21, 2015
McCauley took some time to answer questions from BrandeisNOW on his writing process, alter egos and why the French like him so much.
- Four earn Stroum Family Waltham Endowed ScholarshipsApril 20, 2015
Waltham High School seniors Mina Antic, Alyssa Maria Beaton, Rutvi Bhatt and Annie Nguyen were named Stroum Family Waltham Endowed Scholars.
- Brandeis chapter of Phi Beta Kappa elects new membersApril 17, 2015
A total of 89 seniors and 8 juniors have been elected into the Brandeis chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the country's highest and most recognized undergraduate honors society.
- Anita Hill named University ProfessorApril 15, 2015
The Brandeis Board of Trustees unanimously voted to recognize Anita Hill, a senior advisor to the provost and professor of social policy, law, and women’s, gender and sexuality studies, with a promotion to University Professor.
- Donahue honored, awarded research and teaching grantApril 14, 2015
- Sharing stories of war and struggle leads to new friendships April 14, 2015
Students working in the Brandeis-Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry uncover previously unknown, first-hand accounts about living in the Soviet Union before and after World War II.
- Isaac Krauss wins Strage AwardApril 14, 2015
The Strage Award is presented annually to a distinguished junior faculty member who has made outstanding scientific contributions in the early stages of their independent research programs.
- World Health Day: Serving up food safetyApril 7, 2015
The Heller School's Theodore Johnson discusses worldwide food safety and public health issues and the need for greater action.
- 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.
- 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.
- Former Miss World encourages sexual assault survivors to speak outMarch 25, 2015
Linor Abargil came to Brandeis to screen her documentary, "Brave Miss World," and speak to the community about eradicating rape and sexual assault.
- Using a 20th century murder to understand the history of evidenceMarch 24, 2015
New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore visited Brandeis to present her lecture "Foolproof: a brief history of evidence."
- Fund set up for student’s family following house fire March 20, 2015
- Ben Terris ’08 breaks story that leads to Illinois congressman’s resignationMarch 19, 2015
Terris' Washington Post story on Rep. Aaron Schock's lavish Capitol Hill office was the beginning of the end for the congressman, who announced his resignation this week.
- Students unwind with puppies and pizzasMarch 18, 2015
- For Hodges and Cain sisters, family connection shows on the courtMarch 17, 2015
Both sets of siblings celebrate the Judges' recent ECAC championship win, while also reflecting on time spent together at Brandeis.
- Teaching coding and confidenceMarch 11, 2015
Girls Who Code is a new Brandeis club whose goal is to train and mentor young women in computer science to address the gender gap in STEM and information technology industries.
- Rape Crisis Center offers a safe space for support and information March 10, 2015
Newly opened center the latest enhancement to Brandeis' sexual assault services and prevention programs.
- Young visionaries build life-improving creations with 3D printersMarch 10, 2015
Students from numerous universities across the northeast flocked to Brandeis for a 24-hour, 3D printing competition.
- Sparking ideas and sprouting solutionsMarch 3, 2015
SPARK, a new initiative created by the Brandeis University Virtual Incubator Program, is offering $50,000 to help bring ideas and entrepreneurial ambitions to life. Preliminary proposals are due by Friday, March 6, 2015.
- #TheDress effect: What you see isn't necessarily what's thereMarch 3, 2015
Last week, a poorly lit picture of a dress sparked one of the fiercest debates in Internet history: Was it white and gold or blue and black? Now that the dust has settled, it’s time for a more important question: Why did people see the dress differently? ReAction asked biology professor Stephen Van Hooser to break down the science of the dress.
- Brandeis spirit band amps it upFeb. 23, 2015
With help from Senior Vice President of Students and Enrollment Andrew Flagel and the Brandeis music department, the Brandeis Spirit Band is ready to perform.
- Historic winter doesn’t slow the Brandeis snow teamFeb. 18, 2015
Though nearly 100 inches of snow have fallen on the Boston area in February, committed Brandeis grounds crew and staff have worked around the clock to keep campus safe and clean.
- Brandeis cancels morning and evening activities on Feb. 15Feb. 15, 2015
- Board approves tenure appointments, two new degree programsFeb. 13, 2015
The Board of Trustees has approved tenure for two Brandeis International Business School faculty members and the establishment of two new degree programs.
- Legendary newsman Bob Simon '62 dies in car accidentFeb. 12, 2015
The Brandeis graduate and "60 Minutes" correspondent was widely recognized for his journalistic excellence and coverage of world events.
- Brandeis alumni and scholars win prestigious book awardsFeb. 11, 2015
- Students make another splash on the fashion sceneFeb. 10, 2015
Careers defined by red carpets and runways await two Brandeis students who have carved a unique niche in the fashion world.
- Brandeis delayed opening today, Tuesday, Feb. 10Feb. 9, 2015
- Jewish People’s Choice Awards honors Stein ’15, Nass ’14Feb. 4, 2015
- Feminist critic Anita Sarkeesian takes on gamingFeb. 3, 2015
The outspoken advocate for gender equality in gaming was scheduled to deliver the Martin Wiener Lecture in Computer Science on Feb. 9. It was postponed due to the weather.
- Severe weather updatesFeb. 1, 2015
- Presidential transitionJan. 30, 2015
Frederick M. Lawrence, the eighth president of Brandeis University, in consultation with the Board of Trustees, announced today that he would be stepping down as president effective at the end of the current academic year.
- Brandeis University closing at 5 p.m. today; closed Tuesday, Jan. 27Jan. 26, 2015
- Dallamora earns national honors for service to women’s soccerJan. 20, 2015
Judges head soccer coach Denise Dallamora was awarded the 2015 NSCAA Committee Award for Excellence.
- Brandeis to host showing of ‘Selma,’ panel discussion on race and civil rightsJan. 20, 2015
A week of reflection on the legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., includes special screening of the critically acclaimed "Selma" on Jan. 21 and a faculty discussion on race, civil rights and social justice on Jan. 22.
- Jankowski's 'Verdun' wins World War One Historical Association's book prizeJan. 16, 2015
Paul Jankowski, the Raymond Ginger Professor of History, has won the 2014 Norman B. Tomlinson, Jr. Book Prize for his book “Verdun: The Longest Battle of the Great War.”
- Ethan Stein '15 launches cyber security company, eyes changing the worldJan. 15, 2015
CyberSecurityPlan, the recently started venture of Brandeis senior Ethan Stein, is set to offer companies and organizations a stronger and safer defense against cyber attacks.
- Colleagues honored for their commitment to BrandeisJan. 15, 2015
Brandeis hosted a luncheon to celebrate employees who reached service milestones ranging from 10 to 45 years in 2014 as well as to present two staff awards.
- Professor Emeritus Stanley Deser awarded Einstein MedalJan. 14, 2015
In May, the Albert Einstein Society will honor Deser's career and his groundbreaking formulation that offered a new approach to General Relativity.
- PBS airs documentary on Cunningham's "Klansville, U.S.A."Jan. 12, 2015
The PBS “American Experience” documentary based on a 2013 book by Brandeis sociology professor David Cunningham debuted nationally on Jan. 13.
- Midyear students from near and far join the Brandeis familyJan. 12, 2015
105 new students from around the country and world move into Brandeis to begin their college experience.
- Jonathan Sarna lecture to air Dec. 27 on C-SPAN 3Dec. 23, 2014
A class lecture by Jonathan Sarna on Henry Ford and his support of anti-Semitic publications will be broadcast on C-SPAN 3, Saturday, Dec. 27, at 8 p.m.
- Revving it up in and out of the classroomDec. 18, 2014
Jen Swain ’15 has made the most of her Brandeis experience. While busy with her studies during the week, on many fall Saturdays she is at Gillette Stadium cheering on the New England Revolution as a member of the Rev Girls.
- The Americanization of HanukkahDec. 15, 2014
Jonathan Sarna '75, MA'75, the Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History, discusses the growing significance of Hanukkah for American Jews.
- Grandparents and the holidays: Tips on gifts, expectations and moreDec. 8, 2014
Celebrating the holidays can provide obstacles for grandparents and parents of grown children. Resident Scholar Ruth Nemzoff offers some advice.
- Special offer from Brandeis University PressDec. 5, 2014
With the holiday season quickly approaching, Brandeis University Press and University Press of New England are offering all Brandeis students, faculty, staff and alumni a 35 percent discount on all books for a limited time.
- Alumnus paints fencing room muralsDec. 2, 2014
Former Judges fencer Chris Spencer ’94 has painted two murals in the fencing room, one of university namesake Supreme Court Justice Louis Brandeis holding a saber. The other is of three fencers, each representing one of the sport’s disciplines — foil, epee and saber.
- Learning from past epidemics: What can smallpox tell us about Ebola?Dec. 2, 2014
Leff Families Professor of History Michael Willrich discusses the parallels between the U.S.’s response to the smallpox epidemic at the turn of the 20th century and the current Ebola epidemic.
- New England agriculture and the evolving Thanksgiving tableNov. 24, 2014
Farming historian and associate professor of environmental studies Brian Donahue discusses the traditional Thanksgiving menu and its evolution over the centuries.
- Supreme Court case could set standard for Internet threatsNov. 24, 2014
Elonis v. United States will be the subject of a conference at Brandeis on Dec. 2, featuring speakers who wrote briefs submitted to the Supreme Court.
- Judges soccer teams compete in NCAA playoffsNov. 18, 2014
After two home wins, the men's soccer team will play Amherst College in Oneonta, NY in round three, while the women's team shutout Penn State Behrend before falling to Misericordia University in the second round.
- Enter Jesse Appell ’12: comedian and global Internet sensationNov. 14, 2014
Fulbright Scholarship to study Chinese comedy leads Brandeis alumnus to use humor to connect people and nations.
- Symposium and concert to celebrate Irving Fine's centennialNov. 13, 2014
As part of a yearlong celebration of Irving Fine's centennial, Brandeis will host a symposium and the acclaimed Music from Copland House ensemble will perform an all-Fine program on Nov. 15.
- Brandeis goes global during International Education WeekNov. 12, 2014
Campus will connect with the world for a weeklong celebration of diverse cultures, people, and ideas.
- Kate Moran awarded Humboldt FellowshipNov. 11, 2014
Kate A. Moran has been awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship to support her work on a book that explores how dependence and interdependence fit into Immanuel Kant’s moral philosophy, especially his theory of autonomy.
- When the Berlin Wall fellNov. 10, 2014
Associate Professor Sabine von Mering shares her memories of growing up in a divided Germany and being at an aunt’s birthday party in West Germany when the Berlin Wall fell on Nov. 9, 1989.
- Shota Adamia carves his niche in the fashion worldNov. 4, 2014
After winning a $10,000 scholarship and connecting with designers and clothing retailers worldwide, a career of runways and red carpets awaits.
- Ruderman Scholars committed to improving the lives of people with disabilitiesOct. 28, 2014
After completing an internship geared at helping people with disabilities, four Brandeis undergraduates will take part in a research assistantship.
- Fall Fest offers families a slice of campus lifeOct. 28, 2014
Brandeis welcomed its students' families to campus for a weekend-long celebration of its character and identity.
- Midterm elections: motherhood, age and gender's influence on political behaviorOct. 27, 2014
Associate Professor of Politics Jill Greenlee gives a fresh perspective on understanding voters' decisions at the ballot box.
- Alumni and students show Judges pride at homecomingOct. 21, 2014
As Brandeis celebrated its annual Athletic Homecoming, hundreds of former student-athletes reconnected with campus and the current crop of Judges.
- The Brandeis Judges: If you can play, you can playOct. 17, 2014
Brandeis Athletics is joining the You Can Play Project to support equality and safety for all athletes, regardless of their sexual orientation.
- Liz Hood '15 shines on and off the courtOct. 14, 2014
Senior volleyball player Liz Hood has been a force for Brandeis on the court, while excelling in the classroom as a business major.
- Lemberg Children's Center officially unveiledOct. 7, 2014
The new Lemberg Children's center was unveiled and dedicated on Tuesday, as Waltham Mayor Jeannette McCarthy honored Brandeis and President Lawrence for their role in helping educate Waltham's toddlers and infants.
- Lisa Lynch appointed Brandeis provostOct. 6, 2014
Brandeis President Frederick M. Lawrence has named Lisa M. Lynch, dean of the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis, as provost and senior vice president for academic affairs.
- Ghanaian President John Mahama visits BrandeisSept. 30, 2014
John D. Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana, visited Brandeis to present his lecture "The Promise of Africa."
- Men’s soccer’s Soboff named National Player of the WeekSept. 24, 2014
Following an impressive week in Division III play, Judges midfielder/forward Michael Soboff '15 earns nationwide recognition.
- New Center for Teaching and Learning opensSept. 24, 2014
Directed by Associate Provost Dan Perlman, the center provides one-on-one consultation, sponsors peer group discussions, coordinates visits to classrooms and links educators to campus resources.
- The places you’ll go: Students prepare to study abroadSept. 22, 2014
The Office of Study Abroad hosted its annual fair for students who are considering going overseas to continue their academic and cultural growth.
- President Lawrence addresses the state of the university at staff town hallSept. 18, 2014
Brandeis President Frederick M. Lawrence updated staff members about the state of the university at his annual town hall meeting in Levin Ballroom.
- Meet Sneha Walia '15, President of the Brandeis Student UnionSept. 17, 2014
Student Union President Sneha Walia '15 is relishing her role as a campus leader and has a range of new ideas for the Brandeis experience.
- Beyond her 300th win, Dallamora is a players' coachSept. 10, 2014
Women's soccer head coach Denise Dallamora has been a game changer both on and off the field for her players.
- Ferguson vigil and town hall address institutional racism in the USSept. 8, 2014
Several hundred members of the Brandeis community came together on Thursday, Sept. 4 for an evening of introspection, unity and to remember the lives lost to institutional racism in the U.S.
- Students return to modernized Foster ModsSept. 5, 2014
Upper classmen residence hall opens after summer-long renovations
- Food for the future: A vision for New England farming and food productionAug. 29, 2014
Brian Donahue, professor of environmental studies, and colleagues from across New England have published a perspective on the future of the region’s food needs.
- Sylvia Hassenfeld, trustee, former Board vice chair, diesAug. 17, 2014
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.
- Arthur Cohen, Brandeis trustee, diesAug. 12, 2014
Longtime Brandeis Trustee Arthur Cohen, a prominent New York City real estate developer, died on Aug. 9 at his home in Kings Point, N.Y. He was 84.
- Rose Art Museum appoints board of advisorsAug. 6, 2014
The Rose Art Museum has named 15 new members to its board of advisors and reappointed eight former board members, representing another important step in a new era in the museum's history.
- Scholarly collection now freely available digitallyJuly 31, 2014
A small trove of scholarly books is now available in multiple digital formats through the Brandeis University Institutional Repository.
- Sam Hunter, Rose Art Museum's first director, diesJuly 29, 2014
Sam Hunter, whose keen insights into the art of his day allowed him to build the Rose Art Museum’s acclaimed collection of modern and contemporary art, died on July 27 in Princeton, N.J. He was 91.
- Touchette named director of community livingJuly 29, 2014
Timothy M. Touchette has been appointed director of community living. He will oversee the management and daily operations of 11 residential areas, which house approximately 2,900 students.
- World War I and the African-American experienceJuly 21, 2014
On the centennial of the First World War, AAAS professor Chad Williams talks about the war's affect on African-Americans and how it sowed the seeds of the civil rights movement.
- High school students look at the Future of MedicineJuly 11, 2014
Brandeis' Global Youth Summit on the Future of Medicine provides the country's top high school students with behind-the-scenes insight into the health care field.
- Brandeis Magazine: Love is all aroundJuly 1, 2014
Love is a crazy little thing. An itching in your heart. All you need. The Summer issue of Brandeis Magazine, available online now, examines the emotion in its many guises and through a variety of lenses.
- Chasalow, noted composer, educator, named GSAS deanJuly 1, 2014
Eric Chasalow, a renowned composer of both electro-acoustic and traditional music and the Irving Fine Professor of Music, was named dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Brandeis, effective July 1.
- N.E. governors convene, discuss opioid abuse crisis June 17, 2014
The Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Center of Excellence at Brandeis' Heller School for Social Policy and Management will partner with five New England states to assist in the region’s fight against opioid abuse.
- Brandeis launches MS in eLearning design, technologyJune 5, 2014
Brandeis has established a new master of science degree in online instructional design and technology in response to the growing national need for professionals highly skilled in the development of digital learning resources.
- Rose, Tel Aviv Museum of Art promote Israeli video artMay 30, 2014
Brandeis’ Rose Art Museum and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art announced an initiative to support the work of emerging Israeli video artists who have demonstrated considerable promise but have not been the subject of a solo museum exhibition.
- Class of 2014 celebrates, ready for new challengesMay 21, 2014
More than 7,000 friends, family members, faculty and staff were on hand to celebrate with the graduates participating in Brandeis' 63rd commencement exercises on Sunday, May 18.
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