Making a Match

President-elect Fred Lawrence is a natural educator, civil rights and First Amendment expert, scholar and community builder. And, like Louis Brandeis, he’s committed to applying law to social-justice issues.

A Center of Attention

Thanks to the generosity of the Mandel Foundation, Brandeis opens the doors on a $22.5 million facility that signals increased attention to the centrality of the humanities in higher education.

New Trustees Join Roster

Thirty-one of the board of trustees’ 47 voting members are now Brandeis graduates, continuing a trend of increasing alumni involvement in university governance.

Brandeis Teaching Program Reaps $5.2 Million Foundation Grant

The Jim Joseph Foundation has given a three-year, $5.2 million grant to the DeLeT teacher education program at Brandeis University and Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles.

Racial Wealth Gap Widens Dramatically

A Heller School professor discovers that the wealth divide between white and African-American households is not only broad, but broadening.

'Pursue Your Wildest Ambitions'

Commencement guest speakers inspire the Class of 2010 and its guests in word and in song.

Business Major Shows Good Return on Investment

This fall, Brandeis launched a new major that is demonstrating the law of supply and demand; already, 60 sophomores and juniors have entered the program.


Awards, honors and new opportunities are marked.

Fans Rejoice at Dylan Discovery

It may not be a chest of gold doubloons, but treasure hunters in a music critic’s basement made a Brandeis-related discovery that has Bob Dylan enthusiasts humming with excitement.

Religious Renewal on Campus

Fall marks the rededication of Brandeis’ three chapels — Catholic, Jewish and Protestant — and its Muslim prayer center after a $1 million renovation project.