Are you interested to know what's going on in your program today? Academic departments and programs will host events throughout the GSAS 70th Anniversary so alumni can connect with faculty and current students in their fields. If you do not see your department listed, do not worry! We will continue to update this page throughout the celebration, and we will email alumni when new events are scheduled. 

Chemistry: January 31, 12:00-1:00 pm. Register online.
This event will be hosted by Chemistry Chair Tom Pochapsky and Dean Wendy Cadge. PhD candidates Gary Marqus and Kayla Cerri will speak about their research. 

Sociology: February 6, 6:00-7:00 pm. Register online
This event will be hosted by Sociology Chair Laura Miller and Dean Wendy Cadge. PhD candidates Sanchita Dasgupta and Sam Leonard will speak about their research. 

Anthropology: February 13, 7:00-8:00 pm. Register online
This event will be hosted by Associate Professor of Anthropology Jonathan Anjaria and Dean Wendy Cadge. PhD candidate Hui Wen and recent alum Houman Oliaei will speak about their research.

Physics: February 15, 12:00-1:00 pm. Register online
This event will be hosted by Graduate Advising Head in Physics Matt Headrick and Dean Wendy Cadge. PhD candidates Bennett Sessa and Bibi Najma will speak about their research. 

Biochemistry and Biophysics: February 27, 12:00-1:00 pm. Register online
This event will be hosted by Louis and Bessie Rosenfield Professor of Biochemistry Daniel Oprian and Dean Wendy Cadge. PhD candidates Cristian Sharma and MacKenzie Patterson will speak about their research

Molecular and Cell Biology: March 1, 12:00-1:00 pm. Register online
This event will be hosted by Professor of Molecular and Cell Biology Bruce Goode and Dean Wendy Cadge. PhD candidates Anne Silveira and Anjali Pandey will speak about their research. 

Hornstein: March 2, 7:00-8:00 pm. Register online.
This event will be hosted by Hornstein Chair Shirley Idelson and Dean Wendy Cadge. Master's students Molly Shuman and Isaac Minkoff will speak about their research.

Biotechnology: March 8, 7:00-8:00 pm. Register online.
This event will be hosted by Biotechnology Director of Graduate Studies Neil Simister and Dean Wendy Cadge. Current master's students Alma Castillo Herandez and Brian Zhang, as well as Neha Koudinya (MS '20 and current Brandeis Molecular and Cell Biology PhD student), will present on their research.

Neuroscience: March 13, 12:00-1:00 pm. Register online
This event will be hosted by Professor of Neuroscience Susan Birren and Dean Wendy Cadge. PhD candudates Juliet Bottorff and Daniel Leman will speak about their research.  

Computer Science: March 16, 12:00-1:00 pm. Register online
This event will be hosted by Computer Science Chair Tim Hickey, Professor of Computer Science Jordan Pollack and Dean Wendy Cadge. PhD candidates Varun Jois and Peizhao Li will speak about their research. 

Studio Art: March 16, 6:00-7:00 pm. Register online.
Alums Sheryl Oppenheim, Zoila Coc-Chang, and John Emison will discuss their work and careers. 

Education: March 22, 7:00-8:00 PM. Register online.
Alums Marcie Brewer, Maryanne Cullinan, Jamie Long, Anna Lock, and Genevra Valvo will discuss "Teacher Leadership: What Does It Mean to Five Brandeis Teacher Leader Alums?"

English: March 29, 12:00-1:00 pm. Register online
This event will be hosted by Director of Graduate Studies in English Dave Sherman and Dean Wendy Cadge. PhD candidates Miranda Peery and Sungkyung Cho will speak about their research. 

Classics: April 18, 7:00-8:00 pm. Register online
This event will be hosted by Classics Chair Dar Brooks Hedstrom and Dean Wendy Cadge. Alums Stephen Guerriero and Brittany Joyce will speak about their research and careers. 

History: April 19, from 7:00-8:00 pm. Register online.
This event will be hosted by Director of Graduate Studies in History Amy Singer and Dean Wendy Cadge. PhD candidates Alex Szabo and Rafi Abrahams will speak about their research.

Philosophy: April 20, 12:00-1:00 pm. Register online
This event will be hosted by 
Assistant Professor of Philosophy Peter Epstein and Dean Wendy Cadge. Master's student Jake Burley and recent alum Snowball Deng will speak about their research.

Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies: April 24, 12:00-1:00 pm. Register online
This event will be hosted by Chair and Director of Graduate Studies in Women's Studies ChaeRan Freeze
and Dean Wendy Cadge

Professional Development Event: April 25, 6:00-7:30 pm, Mandel Center for the Humanities atrium
This reception will connect current GSAS PhD students with alums. This will give students the chance to learn about the various career paths of people with a PhD in their field. Alums can also interact with current students, learn about their research, and reconnect with Brandeis. Email Jonathan Anjaria for more information.

Mathematics: April 26, 12:00-1:00 pm. Register online
This event will be hosted by Director of Graduate Studies in Mathematics Omer Offen and Dean Wendy Cadge. PhD Candidate Ray Maresca will speak about his research.

Near Eastern and Judaic Studies: May 1, 7:00-8:00 pm. Register online.
More information coming soon!