Brandeis University

Ha Jin standing outside beside the Charles River
The Accidental Immigrant
Novelist Ha Jin, MA’89, PhD’93, H’05, never set out to become a leading light in American letters. Somehow, he did.
Galen Karlan-Mason
The Perfect Incubator
With a boost from Brandeis, sustainability app founder Galen Karlan-Mason ’16, MBA ’17, is converting his passion into reality.
Elan Kawesch stands with other Boston-area college students in front of Auschwitz-Birkenau
‘Together, Restoring Their Names’
Elan Kawesch ’20 founded an initiative for Boston-area college students focused on restoring the memory of the Holocaust through volunteering, education, travel and leadership.

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See the Brandeis University campus — by air

Swoop down, up and around the science and humanities buildings, chapels, athletic facilities, graduate schools, student centers and fields that make Brandeis University a vibrant community.

Brandeis University

Challenging the status quo since 1948

  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Brandeis Then: Eleanor Roosevelt

    Brandeis Board member. Feminist. Force to be reckoned with.

    1961
  • Anita Hill. Photo by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times/Redux
    Brandeis Now: Anita Hill

    University Professor. Feminist. Force to be reckoned with.

    2019

“Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.”

Justice Louis D. Brandeis

New cancer drugs? Better student loans? Reducing heart attacks in the hospital? Brandeis entrepreneurs are transforming ideas into companies — and improving the world while they’re at it.