Blog Posts from 2020
December 7, 2020
"Since starting the M.S. in project and program management, I’ve transitioned from a call center role to a leadership and training position at USAA. On a daily basis I’m better enabled to manage risk, as well as drive performance through planning, effective communication, and emotional intelligence concepts." —Dylan Alinsky, Project and Program Management '21
November 6, 2020
"This program has provided me with the necessary tools to improve my writing, researching, and analyzing skills as a Sr. Project Manager. Due to this program, I can now tackle extremely complex projects in a different way and it is all manageable." —Shawanda Legall, Project and Program Management '21
October 16, 2020
William is from Orlando, Florida and is a candidate for a MS in Strategic Analytics. He currently works as a Workday ERP Consultant at Huron Consulting Group, and his professional goals are to “become a Chief Financial Officer for a major corporation.”
August 6, 2020
Brandeis University has announced a comprehensive plan to safely reopen campus for the fall semester. Read about information that is of particular interest for students at Brandeis Graduate Professional Studies.
May 28, 2020
The Rabb School of Continuing Studies honored 111 Graduate Professional Studies (GPS) graduates with a virtual celebration on May 26, 2020. Read about the ceremony on the GPS blog.
May 18, 2020
"Cultivate an Open Source Community" is a micro-course being offered by Brandeis University and the Open Source Initiative. Read about the course and its instructor on the GPS blog.
May 1, 2020
How do we keep our sanity during this unprecedented global lockdown? We have compiled a list of some helpful tips to stay sane during quarantine.
April 30, 2020
Dr. Alan Cheng, Chair of the Bioinformatics program at Brandeis GPS, reflects on the importance of bioinformatics during the unprecedented times of the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 29, 2020
"As modern technological capabilities continue to expand, my goal is to aspire towards a career in international banking, which explores how FinTech impacts emerging economies and contributes to the development of economic solutions for sustainable growth." —Stuart Mitchell, Digital Innovation for Fintech '21
April 22, 2020
"My goal is to develop the skills necessary to help my company gain insights that will make it more profitable and give it an edge over competitors." —Brett Stephens, Strategic Analytics '20
April 21, 2020
Brandeis University and the Open Source Initiative® (OSI) announced at OSCON 2019 that they would be partnering to provide new educational offerings for the open source community. The OSI-Brandeis partnership aims to help address the growing demand for expertise within organizations seeking to authentically collaborate with, and productively manage, open source resources.
April 15, 2020
"[I wish to] someday create a foundation to assist working women who are struggling to get their education. I completed my undergrad degree as a first generation adult learner and it took me a long time to be able to do that and navigate the system/process!" —Ines Stafford, Project and Program Management '20
April 8, 2020
"My goal is to become a Next Generation Sequencing Analyst." —Jennifer Faske, MS in Bioinformatics
April 1, 2020
"The advent of next-generation sequencing has revolutionized our capability of understanding the molecular mechanisms of cancer development and makes personalized medicine possible. My goal is to use the "big data" producted by next generation sequencing to contribute to the ultimate curation of cancers." —Li-Tao Guo, MS in Bioinformatics
March 25, 2020
Hear what Gideon Taub, CEO of Pinkaloo Technologies, has to say about the partnership of FinTechs with financial institutions.
March 18, 2020
"My goal is to help undergraduate and graduate students get the most out of their Brandeis education by ethically creating, critically consuming, and synthesizing information in a variety of digital formats and tools." —Esther Brandon, MS in Project and Program Management
March 11, 2020
"My goal is to learn and leverage strategic analytics best practices to help organizations make better sense of their data." —Adam Burkin, MS in Strategic Analytics
March 8, 2020
Deniz Johnson, a FinTech thought leader, advisor and executive in the Boston area, reflects on the causes and implications of the gender gap in Fintech and Financial Services.
March 6, 2020
If you find yourself with feelings of fatigue, lethargy, and other cases of the winter blues, here are four wellness tips to raise your spirits and combat the colder and grayer months.
March 4, 2020
"My goal is to continue learning and developing as an individual to benefit my employer, career, and to drive progress." —Bharath Kumaraswamy, MS in Technology Management
February 25, 2020
Steven Dupree, Chair of Digital Marketing and Design, gives a run-down on the concepts of "push" and "pull" in digital marketing.
February 18, 2020
Patrick Masson, general manager and board director of the Open Source Initiative, discusses the need for combining community skills with open source technologies.
February 12, 2020
"Analytical skills are critical, as it solves many business problems. My goal is to keep enhancing my analytical skills and become a leader in the field. Ultimately, my professional goal is to expand my business and analytical knowledge and attain a higher role." —Carlos Garcia, MS in Strategic Analytics
February 5, 2020
"I aspire to continue learning and growing in my professional career, with the knowledge I acquire at Brandeis, to become a successful project manager in the healthcare setting." —Daniela Colon, MS in Project and Program Management
January 24, 2020
Brian Salerno, chair of the Learning Experience Design program at Brandeis GPS, discusses how Design Thinking techniques can be utilized by LX Designers to support the learning experience design process.
January 17, 2020
"I love to learn and hope to use this program to maintain a broad perspective of the healthcare industry as I work to build products that increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes." —Alex Kramer, MS in Health and Medical Informatics
January 2, 2020
According to LinkedIn's third annual Emerging Jobs Report, “the future of the tech industry relies heavily on people skills” that are necessary to complement and grow new technologies.