HSSP Juniors Tove Freeman and Shaoleen Khaled are two of this year's newly chosen Sorensen Fellows.  Read more in the International Center for Ethics, Justice, and Public Life's website.


Three of the four of this year’s Ruderman Scholar awards went to HSSP BS student Jennifer Bromberg, and HSSP BA students Elizabeth Chalfin and Jennifer Lee. Read more in Brandeis NOW

HSSP UDRs 15/16

We are very fortunate to have four fabulous Undergraduate Departmental Representatives this year:

Emily Greenwald, BS

Danielle Nurick, BA

Shikha Chandarana, BS

Apoorva Polavarapu, BS

Share your thoughts and ideas about past, present, or possible events with your UDRs and help create an even better HSSP!

HSSP Online!

HSSP is on facebook and LinkedIn. Like us and connect!

You have news to share? Contact Kathryn.


Spring 2016 Events

Thursday, February 4th 

1:30 - 2:30pm   SCC Rm 314

HSSP Meet the Majors Event

Join our HSSP UDRs and some of the HSSP fab faculty for an hour and an opportunity to chat and learn more about the HSSP program. Whether you are thinking about majoring in HSSP or have already declared in HSSP, bring your questions and learn about how to make the most of this fantastic program.  Light and delicious refreshments will be served.

For more information contact either Dani Nurick or Apoorva Polavarapu

Thursday, February 4th 

6 - 7:30pm   SCC 313

Exploring social justice in the Brandeis classroom and beyond: courses, internships, and careers

 with Sarah Elisabeth Curi

Do you want to make a difference?

Join us for a lively, interactive discussion about weaving social justice into what you do at Brandeis and beyond.


  • Maichelly Baez
  • Jordan Brandt
  • Maddy Rosenberg
  • MacGregga Severe
  • Brandan Weintraub

Moderator: Prof. Sarah Curi

Learn how you can explore and/or pursue your interest in social justice while at Brandeis through your courses, internships, and extracurriculars, as well as after in your career and volunteer work.

Light refreshments will be served.

For more information: http://www.brandeis.edu/ethics/deisimpact/


Thursday, March 10th 

12:30 - 1:30pm   SCC room 314

Cross-departmental Thesis Lunch Panel Event

Join HSSP as it takes the lead in this round-table discussion with a two-fold purpose: senior thesis writers across departments will discuss their research, goals, experiences, and processes; while interested juniors and underclassmen will have an opportunity to not only hear about the thesis process and possibilities, but to bring their own questions and concerns to the table.

For more information contact Emily Greenwald

Sunday, March 20th 

4:00 - 5:00pm   Venue to be announced

Zumba and Home Movies Event

Join the HSSP UDRs for a thirty minute session of Zumba (with the dynamic Dani!) followed by thirty minutes of snacking to a screening of last year's cooking competition video!

For more information contact either Emily Greenwald or Apoorva Polavarapu


11am - 1pm   Venue to be announced

A Walk in the Woods Event

Chill out and de-stress with the HSSP and ENVS UDRs! Join them for a hike and a picnic lunch!

For more information contact Dani Nurick