Ha Jin

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The Accidental Immigrant

Novelist Ha Jin, MA’89, PhD’93, H’05, never set out to become a leading light in American letters. Somehow, he did.

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Mike Lovett

Funny Girl

Stand-up comedian Noam Shuster-Eliassi ’11 slays behind the mic to create a more peaceable Middle East.

Illustration of astronauts floating around moon covered with black lines

Play Nice

Global Game Jam executive director Seven Siegel, Heller MBA/MPP’16, gets the world’s creative people to build games together.

 SOHAILA ABDULALI

Taken by Force

An excerpt from “What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape,” an unflinching memoir about surviving the trauma of rape.

Journalist Walt Mossberg

The Brandeis Questionnaire

Journalist Walt Mossberg ’69 earned his stripes as the champion of the average tech consumer.