Photo portrait of Newt Gingrich in front of an American flag backdrop

When Partisanship Got Polarized

A new book illuminates Newt Gingrich’s role in American politics’ descent into deep division.

Album cover of "Ghosts of Our Former Selves"

Music in the Time of Apocalypse

Composer Eric Chasalow writes a meditative soundtrack for 2020.

A student standing at an easel paints outside on a sunny day.

Capturing a Sense of Place

Painting students embrace the great outdoors.

Detail of the digital-edition cover for Vanity Fair magazine's September 2020 issue, featuring a photo of Angela Davis


Brandeis alumni, students and faculty win kudos for creative endeavors.