Every day, Brandeis students find new ways to bring their ingenuity, resourcefulness, dedication and compassion to life. Their stories speak for themselves.

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To find where you belong, you don't have to look very far at Brandeis

Matthew B. ’22 found community at Brandeis.

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Brandeis brought me down a life path I never thought I'd be able to go down

Marissa T. ’22 explored career opportunities at Brandeis.

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You can be a student, you can be a researcher — you can have it all at Brandeis

Lydia B. ’22 discovered her passion for research at Brandeis.

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Kindness, Community and Mint Chocolate Chip

Nina K. ’23 offers the inside scoop on life at Brandeis.

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Embracing the Unknown with a Little Help From 'Morrie'

Tianyi G. ’22, an international student from Hefei City, discovered her path at Brandeis.

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Returning to Jordan: Landing a Dream Internship Abroad

Daniel C. ’24, a politics major with a passion for Jordan, credits Brandeis faculty for helping him land his internship with The Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

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Unconditionally Unique

Lauren L. ’22 talks close community, warm welcomes and what sets Brandeis apart.

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From the Castle to the Pottery Club

At Brandeis, Norah K. ’24 has found cozy spaces and creative outlets in an ever-changing world.

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Finding Her Future with Help From the Fellows

Sasha S. ’22 stepped out of her comfort zone and discovered her love for neuroscience with the help of her Roosevelt Fellows.


People, Politics and the Pursuit of Authenticity

Thomas P. ’23 reflects on the power of being yourself.

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Making Archaeological Discoveries

Working alongside professor Charles Golden, Alex B. ’23 is unraveling the past of ancient Mayan civilization.

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Residence Halls Like Home and a Dedication to Diaspora Capital Partners

Mesoud A. ’23 shares his love for Las Vegas, his nonprofit and the support he's received from the Brandeis community.

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Software Engineering, Small Towns and a Love for Tennis

With some help from faculty, Adam T. ’22 discovered the endless possibilities in computer science.

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Making Discoveries Below the Surface

Emily B. ’22 studied mangroves during her semester abroad in Bocas Del Toro, but made her biggest discoveries connecting with the local indigenous community.