Category: International Affairs
- 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.
- 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.
- Remembering Shimon Peres’ legacy for Israel and the worldSept. 28, 2016
Former Israel Prime Minister Shimon Peres H'97, who visited Brandeis University twice during his political career, died on September 3.
- Cuban musician builds ties with Brandeis by playing her violinJune 29, 2016
Cuban violinist Paula Ochoa came to Brandeis for one week to participate in the Bach Unaccompanied Violin workshop at the invitation of music professor Daniel Stepner.
- Anat Hoffman visits Hadassah-Brandeis InstituteJune 16, 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.
- Brandeis curator selects U.S. artist for Venice BiennaleApril 19, 2016
Mark Bradford, one of the world's leading international artists, will have his work appear in an exhibition at the U.S. Pavilion in Venice from May 13 until Nov. 2017.
- Brandeis Inside Out: Felix Liu Ku ’15, MA’16April 15, 2016
Felix Liu Ku fell in love with Brandeis for its eclectic and friendly campus, as well as for the endless opportunities available to students in the fields of business and economics.
- Brontë Velez ’16 wins a 2016 Davis Projects for Peace GrantApril 1, 2016
- 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.
- How Brussels' Molenbeek district became a jihadist hotbedMarch 24, 2016
Brandeis Prof. Jytte Klausen explains how a section of Brussels has developed a reputation as home to terrorists.
- Brandeis Inside Out: David Benger '14March 18, 2016
For David Benger, campus connections have been a valuable resource beyond graduation.
- Martha Minow awarded Gittler PrizeFeb. 29, 2016
After receiving the prize, the Harvard Law School dean delivered a lecture on bystanders, "upstanders," and how privatization is playing an increasing role in the world.
- Alleged anti-Semitism at Oxford condemned by Jonathan SarnaFeb. 23, 2016
Brandeis professor Jonathan Sarna ’75, MA’75, an expert on American Jewish history, weighs in on reports from across the country and globe regarding the alleged rise of anti-semitism on college campuses.
- A world away, Brandeis rabbi practices what she preachesFeb. 16, 2016
Rabbi Elyse Winick traveled to the Dominican Republic with American Jewish World Service to work with local NGOs and combat racism.
- How health systems respond to ZikaFeb. 11, 2016
Diana Bowser of the Heller School for Social Policy and Management explains how health systems respond to outbreaks like Zika virus.
- Biden’s security advisor describes US strategy to fight ISIL in Crown Center talkFeb. 8, 2016
Colin Kahl outlined the multidimensional counter-campaign against the Islamic State in a visit to Brandeis last week.
- Has the economy lost its influence on Turkey’s foreign policy?Feb. 2, 2016
Nader Habibi, the Henry J. Leir Professor of the Economics of the Middle East, comments on the rise of Turkey as a trading state and the country's economic and diplomatic relations with its Middle Eastern neighbors in the wake of the Arab Spring.
- Graduate School of Arts and Sciences launches Diversity, Excellence and Inclusion ScholarshipJan. 25, 2016
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences has established the Diversity, Excellence, and Inclusion Scholarship to make graduate studies a reality for students who are often overlooked in traditional admissions processes.
- Lynch outlines workplace-training needs in the ‘new economy’ at international economics meetingJan. 15, 2016
Interim President Lisa Lynch shared her insights on how technological advances, globalization, an aging workforce and changing work organization are changing the skills workers need to do their jobs.
- America, its public debt and the world economyJan. 7, 2016
George Hall, the chair of the economics department and the Fred C. Hecht Professor of Economics, sits down with BrandeisNOW to discuss America's current debt and what the future could have in store for the global community.
- David Engerman elected president of Society for Historians of American Foreign RelationsJan. 6, 2016
David C. Engerman, the Ottilie Springer Professor of History and chair of the department of history, has been elected president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.
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