Newsmakers

aervial view of poster session in shapiro campus center

August 15, 2019

Arts and sciences undergrads present the findings of their scientific research at annual event.

kate laemmle looks out from a whale watching boat during summer internship

August 6, 2019

This summer, Kate Laemmle, a double major in environmental studies and politics, made some new friends: Etch-A-Sketch, Sprinkles, Owl and Shuffleboard, to name a few. They're all humpback whales.

student stands alone at belzec concentration camp

July 25, 2019

Business student Elan Kawesch '20 organizes trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau for Boston-area college students.

Avi Hirshbein, left, and Bethel Adekogbe in the SIMS lab sound studio.

April 26, 2019

Avi Hirshbein ’19 realized what he wanted for a career early in his first year at Brandeis: He set his sights on the music industry. Brandeis didn’t have a major or program specific to the music industry, but it did offer resources and a community that served as a canvas for him to create his own vision.

joanne carminucci takes a breather during fencing practice

April 18, 2019

When she’s not on the fencing strip, Joanne Carminucci ’19 — a politics and economics double major from Brewster, New York — is likely working with professor Jill Greenlee on research related to political and gender socialization in children.

alli steinberg sorts book in Rose library

April 17, 2019

Growing up in Jacksonville, Florida, Alli Steinberg ’19 always felt a little out of place. That all changed at Brandeis, where the art history and business double-major has found a home as a gallery guide and cutorial intern at the Rose Art Museum.

phi beta kappa logo

March 27, 2019

Of the new members, 81 come from the class of 2019 and eight hail from the class of 2020. They will be recognized in a ceremony during commencement weekend.

student zosia busé relaxes on chair in university library

March 18, 2019

She’s a student union representative to the board of trustees, an undergraduate departmental representative for the peace, conflict and coexistence studies program, and has served as a student ambassador for the Brandeis National Committee. But her heart and soul lies with 'Deis Impact, the annual festival for social justice at Brandeis.

Santiago Montoya Palacios stands in front of a bright, abstract painting

March 15, 2019

He's gone to the Hague for an internship at the International Criminal Court, participated in clubs like the Brandeis Immigration Education Initiative, and worked at the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy. During all these experiences, Santiago Montoya Palacios '19 has had one central question in mind: Will this help make a positive change in the world?

Aichuck Tripura, right, with his father, Prashanta.

March 5, 2019

Like his father before him, aspiring computer scientist Aichuck Tripura '22 has turned his educational dreams into reality as part of Brandeis' renowned Wien Scholarship Program, celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.