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Autism has as many faces as it has patients. As the frequency of diagnosis burgeons, Brandeis scientists and social scientists work to address the vast range of symptoms and challenges the disorder presents.

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Illustration by Gerard DuBois

The View from Val-Kill

Long before walking in Eleanor Roosevelt’s scholarly footsteps in Waltham, a Brandeis professor crossed paths with our most celebrated first lady in the New York countryside.

Picture This

For 34 years, professor and Jewish film archivist Sharon Pucker Rivo ’61 has been on a cultural treasure hunt.

Shaking the Family Tree

A 21st-century biochemist puts meat on the bones of Charles Darwin’s 150-year-old discoveries.