November 26, 2019
Professor of biology Piali Sengupta has been selected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
October 28, 2019
With the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump well underway, politics professor Amber Spry offers up her expertise in political attitudes and polling.
October 21, 2019
Dancer, anthropologist and human rights practitioner Toni Shapiro-Phim has joined the faculty of the Creativity, Arts and Social Transformation (CAST) minor, initiated and administered by the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life. She recently sat down with her colleague and fellow anthropologist Leigh Swigart to describe her longtime engagement in the field of human rights and the arts.
August 1, 2019
On NPR podcast, Chad Williams, the Samuel J. and Augusta Spector Chair in History and chair of the African and African American studies department, discusses the series of violent attacks against African American soldiers upon their return from World War I between April and November 1919.
July 8, 2019
Assistant Professor of Physics Marcelle Soares-Santos explains why the constant is so difficult to calculate and how her new approach might finally get it right.
June 18, 2019
In Voices of Contemporary Art podcast, fine arts' Tory Fair (left) discusses how her research and interviews with artists, presented in a 1996 exhibition "More Than Minimal: Feminism and Abstraction," inspired her latest work.
May 6, 2019
Elizabeth Brainerd (left), the Susan and Barton Winokur Professor in Economics and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies; Naghmeh Sohrabi (center), the Charles (Corky) Goodman Chair in Middle East History; and Keith Merrill, assistant professor of mathematics were recognized for their excellence in the classroom.
May 3, 2019
The title of University Professor is conferred on faculty members whose renown crosses disciplinary boundaries; who have achieved exceptional scholarly or professional distinction within the academic community; and whose appointment will enhance the university’s reputation.
April 23, 2019
She becomes the first Brandeis faculty member to receive a so-called “Brainy Award” from the program, in which scholars receive a $200,000 grant to devote time to research, writing and publishing in the humanities and social sciences.
February 14, 2019
The Biophysical Society has recognized Jeff Gelles, the Aron and Imre Tauber Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, with one of its highest honors. Gelles will receive the Kazuhiko Kinosita Award in Single-Molecule Biophysics.