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Dorothee Kern with a colleague in white coats looking at a computer screen
Choreographing a Cancer Treatment
Professor Dorothee Kern believes her new pharmaceutical company can translate what she knows about the movement of protein molecules into drugs that will save lives.
Simran Tatuskar
Ready to Lead
Simran Tatuskar '21 reflects on becoming Student Union President and the upcoming year.
Isaiah Wooden
Imagining a More Just World
Meet theater artist and scholar Isaiah Wooden, who joins the Creative Arts faculty this fall.

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Challenging the status quo since 1948

  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Brandeis Then: Eleanor Roosevelt

    Brandeis Board member. Feminist. Force to be reckoned with.

  • Anita Hill. Photo by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times/Redux
    Brandeis Now: Anita Hill

    University Professor. Feminist. Force to be reckoned with.


“Most of the things worth doing in the world had been declared impossible before they were done.”

Justice Louis D. Brandeis

New cancer drugs? Better student loans? Reducing heart attacks in the hospital? Brandeis entrepreneurs are transforming ideas into companies — and improving the world while they’re at it.