- Brandeis undergraduates and recent alums win Fulbright grantsApril 26, 2016
Five Brandeisians have been awarded grants from the prestigious program and will assist in teaching English to non-native English speakers at posts around the world for a year.
- The HistoryMakers partners with Brandeis to modernize video archive of African-American experience April 11, 2016
A $725,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help modernize the HistoryMakers' digital archive.
- Student researchers search for the truth to set the wrongfully convicted freeApril 11, 2016
Brandeis students have worked together over the years at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism to help exonerate two wrongfully convicted men
- Brandeis names American Jewish historian Jonathan Sarna '75, MA'75, University ProfessorApril 8, 2016
Sarna, a leading expert in the field of American Jewish history and the author or co-author of more than 30 books, is set to receive one of Brandeis' highest honors.
- The right team to overturn wrongful convictionsApril 8, 2016
The Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism enlists the help of Brandeis students and a team of dedicated staff with expertise in a variety of subject areas to shine a light on injustices.
- Student Support Services program celebrates 25th anniversaryApril 1, 2016
- Larry Kanarek '76 elected chair of Brandeis University Board of TrusteesMarch 31, 2016
Kanarek, who has been a board member since 2010, will take the helm in May, when current board chair Perry M. Traquina concludes a three-year term.
- Four questions with Geir H. Haarde '73, former prime minister of IcelandMarch 30, 2016
The alum and former prime minister of Iceland paid a visit to the Brandeis International Business School last week.
- Food Tank offers food for thoughtMarch 29, 2016
Students, faculty and staff come together for month-long think tank on making food production and consumption more sustainable.
- Theaster Gates honored with Richman FellowshipMarch 24, 2016
The artist and community builder delivered a lecture that was more of a performance, incorporating song, humor and reflection.
- Paul Solman '66 takes the Brandeis QuestionnaireMarch 22, 2016
The veteran newsman looks back at his time at Brandeis in a Q&A with Brandeis Magazine.
- Brandeis Inside Out: David Benger '14March 18, 2016
For David Benger, campus connections have been a valuable resource beyond graduation.
- NPR's 'Says You!' quiz show holds taping at BrandeisMarch 17, 2016
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute hosted the quiz show for a live taping March 14.
- When Gordon Field was the New England Revolution’s second homeMarch 11, 2016
Judges soccer coach Mike Coven remembers how New England's premier professional soccer team used Brandeis as a part-time training facility.
- Tapping into local food sources, turning off power and tuning into sustainability March 8, 2016
The Brandeis community is rallying to increase campus sustainability by continuing the conversation on providing more locally sourced food for students and with ongoing initiatives to reduce electricity use in buildings.
- Kerry Washington and Anita Hill talk 'Confirmation' at BrandeisMarch 6, 2016
The "Scandal" star visited campus March 6 to talk about her upcoming HBO film "Confirmation," in which she portrays Anita Hill.
- Behind the Scenes at Brandeis’ First Diversity Conference March 3, 2016
A group of undergrads conceived and organized a daylong conference on diversity, held on February 27 in the Shapiro Campus Center.
- “Spotlight” producer Michael Sugar ’95 wins Oscar at 88th Academy AwardsFeb. 29, 2016
Brandeis alumnus Michael Sugar '95 won an Oscar for his role as a producer in the film "Spotlight," which follows the true story of the Boston Globe's coverage of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal.
- Martha Minow awarded Gittler PrizeFeb. 29, 2016
After receiving the prize, the Harvard Law School dean delivered a lecture on bystanders, "upstanders," and how privatization is playing an increasing role in the world.
- Beyond the Supreme Court: Stephen Whitfield, PhD'72, explains Louis D. Brandeis' legacyFeb. 19, 2016
The late Supreme Court Justice, from whom Brandeis University gets its name, is still remembered for his work on behalf of all citizens, not only those who were privileged and wealthy
- Stephanie Cohen-Walsh '87 is helping the world smileFeb. 17, 2016
This Brandeis alumna, who now works as a plastic surgeon, co-created Operation Kids, a non-profit that sends teams of doctors to the poorest corners of the world to fix burns, cleft palates and many other deformities.
- Brandeis’ Schuster Institute helps free another wrongfully convicted manFeb. 12, 2016
George Perrot spent 30 years in prison on a break-in and rape conviction. Five years after the Schuster Institute took on his case, Perrot was freed from prison, the second wrongfully convicted person its investigative journalists and legal team have helped free in the past seven months.
- Spring opening reception at Rose Art Museum warms up campusFeb. 12, 2016
The opening of spring exhibitions, featuring an examination of Rosalyn Drexler's career, was celebrated at the Rose Thursday night.
- Rose Art Museum set for spring seasonFeb. 9, 2016
The spring 2016 exhibitions feature works by Rosalyn Drexler, Sharon Lockhart, Ben Hagari and more. Come celebrate the opening Feb. 11.
- Ingram dances between the law and arts in 'DEIS Impact keynoteFeb. 5, 2016
The tap dancer and civil rights attorney addressed both of her areas of expertise. 'DEIS Impact runs through Feb. 7.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg visits campus to celebrate Louis BrandeisJan. 29, 2016
One hundred years to the day that Louis Brandeis was nominated to the nation’s highest court, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg participated in the centennial celebration highlighting Brandeis’ continued influence on public discourse and American jurisprudence.
- Brandeis celebrates Martin Luther King, Jr.Jan. 22, 2016
The university community gathered Jan. 18 to memorialize the civil rights icon with an evening of performances, reflections on his legacy and a film screening.
- Brandeis faculty books finalists for National Jewish Book AwardsJan. 20, 2016
The Jewish Book Council named two books by Brandeis faculty as finalists for the National Jewish Book Award, North America’s longest running Jewish literature awards program.
- Germaine Ingram to deliver 2016 'DEIS Impact keynoteJan. 11, 2016
Ingram has pursued social justice as both a professional jazz tap dancer and a civil rights lawyer. She will deliver the keynote address at 'DEIS Impact and give a performance.
- A year in pictures: A photographic retrospective of 2015Dec. 31, 2015
From record snowfall to the naming of a new president, it was a busy and notable year at Brandeis. Take a few minutes to enjoy a photographic retrospective of the year that was on campus.
- Brandeis names Ronald Liebowitz as its ninth presidentDec. 17, 2015
Brandeis University’s Board of Trustees today announced that Ronald D. Liebowitz has been named the ninth president of Brandeis. Liebowitz will begin his leadership role at Brandeis on July 1, 2016.
- Gordon Hall wins first sustainability competitionDec. 15, 2015
The competition between freshman residence halls aimed to raise awareness of energy use and waste on campus. Competitions will spread to buildings around campus next semester.
- Hunker down with the Winter issue of Brandeis MagazineDec. 15, 2015
The Winter issue of Brandeis Magazine contains a season’s worth of stories to curl up with — including a retrospective on Louis D. Brandeis’ lasting impact on our ideas of privacy, free speech, inequality and social justice — as well as Class Notes, campus news and more.
- Campus gathers for annual holiday tradition 'Messiah Sing'Dec. 11, 2015
The performance of George Frideric Handel's oratorio “Messiah" was held Thursday, Dec. 10 in the Shapiro Campus Center atrium.
- Brandeis University Press offers books for everyone on your gift listDec. 4, 2015
This holiday season, Brandeis University Press and University Press of New England are offering all Brandeis students, faculty, staff and alumni a 35 percent discount on all books for a limited time.
- Coming to a small screen near you: Rosemary Rodriguez ’83Dec. 2, 2015
Rosemary Rodriguez '83, pictured on the left next to Krysten Ritter, directed an episode of the newly released Netflix series "AKA: Jessica Jones," which is based off a Marvel Comics graphic novel.
- Reaffirming and Accelerating Brandeis’ Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Racial JusticeDec. 1, 2015
Brandeis creates a living document that over time will be augmented to maintain and further advance its lasting commitment to diversity, inclusion, and racial justice.
- Studio art program has new home on campusNov. 30, 2015
A total of 8,000 square feet inside the Epstein building is now an artistic hub for the Brandeis campus
- Roundtable addresses American Jewish community disengagement, offers solutionsNov. 23, 2015
Seven Brandeis professors and scholars shared their perspectives on the vitality of American Jewish faith, life and culture during a public discussion of a study — and a response to the study — that suggests the American Jewish community is becoming increasingly less engaged.
- Tony Goldwyn '82 recalls his days as a Brandeis studentNov. 16, 2015
Tony Goldwyn ’82, who stars as President Fitzgerald Grant III in the hit television series “Scandal," spoke at an alumni event in Los Angeles about his days as a Brandeis student, his roles in front of and behind the camera, and the downside of celebrity.
- Kevin Dupont ’16 has made the world his classroomNov. 16, 2015
After working for United Nations while studying abroad and traveling to Asia, Africa and Europe to study social media around the world, this Brandeis senior has truly global roots.
- Rose Art Museum receives major donationNov. 9, 2015
Baltimore businessman, author, and collector Stephen M. Salny has donated 48 works by some of today’s leading contemporary artists, including Ellsworth Kelly, Robert Motherwell, Helen Frankenthaler and Sean Scully, to the Rose Art Museum.
- Michael Walzer ’56 argues for states to include all communitiesNov. 4, 2015
In a lecture that examined socialism, nationalism and the Jewish state, Michael Walzer offered his thoughts on the obligations of a state toward the people living within its borders.
- Dmitry Troyanovsky '98 brings a world of experience to theater artsNov. 3, 2015
Trayanovsky, who has directed performances around the globe, has returned to Brandeis as a professor, where he is teaching improvisation and directing and advising senior thesis projects.
- Brandeis biologist Eve Marder '69: My life as a scientistNov. 2, 2015
Eve Marder ’69, the Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield Professor of Neuroscience, explains what drew her to science in a lengthy profile story in The Scientist.
- Theaster Gates to be awarded prestigious Richman FellowshipOct. 28, 2015
The Chicago-based artist and social activist will visit campus and deliver a talk in March.
- Alum, former Sorensen fellow, returns to campus for mini-residencyOct. 27, 2015
Ariele Cohen ’99 shared the story of her transformative fellowship with current students
- Two activists receive Alumni Achievement Award Oct. 26, 2015
Human rights and social justice activist Roy DeBerry ’70, MA’78, PhD’79, and Susan Weidman Schneider ’65, a founding mother of the pioneering Jewish feminist magazine Lilith, received the Brandeis Alumni Achievement Award before a crowd of students, faculty and alumni on Oct. 24.
- Brandeis Re:Joyces for Joyce Antler '63, a historian, activist, mentor and friendOct. 20, 2015
Joyce Antler's colleagues and students gathered for a weekend-long symposium to honor her life's work as a cultural historian, feminist and mentor.
- Alumni return to campus for Homecoming 2015Oct. 19, 2015
Homecoming 2015 invited all Brandeis students and alumni to come together and show their Judges pride at athletic events throughout a fun weekend of activities and events.
- New faculty bring wide array of expertise to labs, classroomsOct. 14, 2015
Brandeis welcomed a robust group of scholars to campus this fall, one of the largest group of tenure-eligible faculty appointments in recent years.
- LaShawn Simmons '18 breaks down barriers, builds empowerment with poetryOct. 9, 2015
With a Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation grant, the Posse Scholar made "Ebony Axis," a poetry zine for black women on campus.
- Martha Minow named winner of 2015-16 Gittler PrizeOct. 6, 2015
Minow, dean of Harvard Law School and an advocate for issues of social justice, civil rights, and education, will receive the medal and speak in an event at Brandeis in February.
- For Jacob MacKay '16, cello hit the right note at BrandeisOct. 1, 2015
Jacob MacKay performed in Jerusalem and the West Bank last year, and has ambitions to play his cello around the world.
- Tony Arnold winner of re-launched Brandeis Creative Arts AwardSept. 30, 2015
The soprano will hold a series of performances and engage with the Brandeis community throughout the school year.
- Anita Hill's appointment as University Professor celebratedSept. 29, 2015
Hill, the seventh University Professor in Brandeis history, presented a lecture on bias and discrimination, and was feted at a reception.
- Community ‘Breaks the Fast’ togetherSept. 24, 2015
Brandeis students, faculty and staff of all faiths and creeds celebrated Yom Kippur with the Jewish community by dining with them and breaking their fast.
- Sousa '90 promoted to senior associate V.P. for Student Affairs; Dempsey '93 named acting A.D.Sept. 21, 2015
In her new role, Sheryl Sousa will have oversight of a range of student services and programs, including community service, interfaith chaplaincy, orientation, student activities, and student rights and community standards.
- Myra Kraft Transitional Year students celebrate start of school in styleSept. 15, 2015
Students in the program were invited by Patriots owner Robert Kraft to attend a game in a luxury suite.
- Crown Center for Middle East Studies celebrates 10 YearsSept. 10, 2015
An event that looked back on the center's founding and toward its bright future was held Sept. 8.
- US News ranks Brandeis as a top national universitySept. 9, 2015
Brandeis was ranked 34th among national universities by U.S. News & World Report in its 2016 Best Colleges guide.
- Rose Art Museum fall season features Lisa Yuskavage, 60s pop art and moreSept. 3, 2015
The Rose opens for the fall Sept. 12. Check out a sampling from the exhibitions.
- Segal Fellows carry social justice torch, determined to make positive societal changeSept. 3, 2015
Six graduate and undergraduate students participated in summer internships focused on social justice and leadership as Segal Fellows, a program founded in memory of Eli Segal ’64.
- Brandeis Alumni Achievement Award winners namedSept. 2, 2015
Human rights and social justice activist Roy DeBerry ’70, MA’78, PhD’79, and Susan Weidman Schneider ’65, a founding mother of the pioneering Jewish feminist magazine Lilith, were named 2015 winners of the Brandeis Alumni Achievement Award. They will be honored during a campus celebration in the fall.
- Eve Marder '69 named American Physiological Society FellowSept. 1, 2015
Eve Marder ‘69, the Victor and Gwendolyn Beinfield Professor of Neuroscience, has been named one of the inaugural fellows of the American Physiological Society.
- New students arrive on campus and start their Brandeis storyAug. 24, 2015
First-year and transfer students have moved into their residence halls and have begun orientation with the fall semester set to start.
- Noah Litwer '15 plants a seed at Prospect HillAug. 21, 2015
With a Davis Projects for Peace grant, Litwer has started two community gardens at the affordable housing development.
- Brandeis Magazine is young at heartAug. 17, 2015
The latest issue surveys the boisterous, colorful, always endearing topic of children.
- SciFest showcases young scientists with bold ideasAug. 6, 2015
Nearly one hundred undergraduate and high school students had the opportunity to do hands-on research and present their findings in front of their peers and Brandeis science faculty.
- Harnessing the power of wasteAug. 4, 2015
Lisa Dyson ’97 has a vision to convert carbon-rich waste — trash, wood and agricultural residue — into oils that can be used to manufacture plastics, polyesters, nylons and other products that are typically petroleum-based.
- Diamond in the roughJuly 29, 2015
In a reversal of fortune worthy of Hollywood, Rosemary Rodriguez '83 has taken advantage of a second chance to become an in-demand TV and film director who’s called the shots on 14 episodes of “The Good Wife” and is awaiting the release of her second movie, “Silver Skies.”
- Representatives of Brandeis fly on El Al’s maiden Boston to Tel Aviv flightJuly 7, 2015
- Undergraduate researchers get career guidance in summer symposiumJuly 2, 2015
Organized by the Brandeis Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, the event brought students together with alumni, faculty and staff
- Pete Varney announces retirement as baseball coach after 34 yearsJune 25, 2015
Varsity baseball coach Pete Varney has led the Judges to the post-season 21 times in 34 years, including 12 berths in the NCAA tournament and one appearance at the NCAA Division III World Series.
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