- Summer Beach Reads RecommendationsMay 27, 2016
We asked the faculty to suggest the perfect books for light summer reading. Here's what they came up with.
- Jack Whitten: 'My paintings teach me how to live'May 22, 2016
Brandeis announces the acquisition of an artwork by the painter at a talk discussing his career with Rose Art Museum leaders.
- Artist, honorary degree recipient Jack Whitten in conversation SaturdayMay 17, 2016
The abstract artist will speak with Chris Bedford and Katy Siegel of the Rose Art Museum in a public talk May 21.
- Brandeis faculty take center stage at annual festival of National Center for Jewish FilmMay 6, 2016
Boston screenings feature discussions with university faculty.
- Theater arts faculty and alumni honored with Elliot Norton AwardsMay 4, 2016
Brandeisians racked up 10 nominations for the prestigious Boston theater awards.
- Rose Art Museum leader named director of Baltimore Museum of ArtMay 2, 2016
Christopher Bedford, the Henry and Lois Foster Director of the Rose Art Museum, will leave Brandeis on July 31 to become the next director of the Baltimore Museum of Art.
- Brandeis honors three professors with teaching awardsApril 26, 2016
Arts and Sciences presented the Lerman-Neubauer ’69 Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring, the Michael L. Walzer ’56 Award for Teaching, and the Louis Dembitz Brandeis Prize for Excellence in Teaching.
- Dreams take flight at Festival of the ArtsApril 19, 2016
Photographs offer an in-depth snapshot of the lively atmosphere that engulfed Brandeis during the annual Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Arts from April 14-17.
- Brandeis curator selects U.S. artist for Venice BiennaleApril 19, 2016
Mark Bradford, one of the world's leading international artists, will have his work appear in an exhibition at the U.S. Pavilion in Venice from May 13 until Nov. 2017.
- Susan Dibble's dance play inspired by shoes is anything but pedestrianApril 15, 2016
The production created by Dibble was inspired by a suburban shoe store. Performances at Spingold Theater Center run through April 17.
- Watch Kerry Washington and Anita Hill talk HBO's 'Confirmation' at Brandeis April 14, 2016
View the entire discussion from March 6, 2016 between University Professor Anita Hill and actor Kerry Washington
- 'Shout the big dreams' at Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative ArtsApril 7, 2016
The festival runs from April 14 to 17 at Brandeis, featuring the Guy Mendilow Ensemble, Knighthorse Theatre Company, and artists Rick Lowe and JJ PEET.
- 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.
- MusicUnitesUs presents: Masters of the Korean traditional music gugakMarch 14, 2016
The group of musicians are visiting campus for a weeklong residency, culminating in performances on March 19 and 20.
- David Rakowski elected to American Academy of Arts and LettersMarch 10, 2016
Election to the academy is considered the highest recognition of artistic merit in the United States. Rakowski, a professor of composition, is among 12 inductees this year.
- 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.
- Photos: Brandeis Theater's production of 'Intimate Apparel'March 3, 2016
Boston-based thespian Jacqui Parker directed the award-winning Lynn Notage play.
- A small treasure of Georgia O'Keeffe items in Brandeis archivesMarch 1, 2016
Professor Nancy Scott reviewed some of the items while researching her new book on the iconic painter.
- “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.
- A close-up look at 'Intimate Apparel' with director Jacqui ParkerFeb. 18, 2016
The Boston-based director, playright and actor is overseeing the Brandeis production that will run from March 3 to 6.
- 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.
- Graduate School of Arts and Sciences launches Diversity, Excellence and Inclusion ScholarshipJan. 25, 2016
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences has established the Diversity, Excellence, and Inclusion Scholarship to make graduate studies a reality for students who are often overlooked in traditional admissions processes.
- 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.
- Karpf and Hahn Peace Award winners namedDec. 21, 2015
- 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.
- KRS-One visits Brandeis for Art, Race, Activism talkDec. 9, 2015
The hip-hop icon KRS-One delivered a free-flowing talk, took questions from the capacity audience and shared his picks for the top five hip-hop albums of all time.
- Brandeis theater arts presents a modern day MacbethDec. 4, 2015
Directed by Zoe Golub-Sass '16, the production approaches the classic Shakespearean tragedy with a modern twist.
- 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.
- 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
- Tony Arnold honored with storied Brandeis Creative Arts AwardNov. 20, 2015
Before she was honored with the Brandeis Creative Arts Award, the acclaimed vocalist delivered a performance that took over the entire Rose Art Museum -- even the catwalk.
- 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.
- Kim Conaty appointed curator of the Rose Art MuseumNov. 3, 2015
Conaty joins Chris Bedford's team at the Rose after having served as assistant curator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York since 2008. She will start at the Rose in December.
- 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.
- Koloski-Ostrow to be honored nationally for contributions to archaeological educationNov. 2, 2015
Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow, chair of the department of classical studies at Brandeis and co-director of the graduate MA program in Ancient Greek and Roman Studies, is the 2016 recipient of the Archaeological Institute of America’s Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Award.
- 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.
- Home Within: Kinan Azmeh’s Musical Prayer for SyriaOct. 23, 2015
MusicUnitesUS brings the Syrian composer to campus Oct. 26 to 31, with a performance at the Slosberg Music Center on Oct. 31.
- 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.
- Eric Chasalow composes music that fuses electronic with traditionalOct. 19, 2015
Chasalow, the Irving Fine Professor of Music, is celebrating his 60th birthday year, a major milestone for composers. A concert featuring the Dinosaur Annex Ensemble will held in his honor Oct. 24 at Slosberg Music Center.
- 'Songs for a New World' tells the story of the human journey, all through songOct. 16, 2015
Directed by Rachel Liff '16, the Brandeis Department of Theater Arts recently put on a production of Jason Robert Brown's musical.
- 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.
- 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.
- Studying abroad prepares students to be world citizensSept. 29, 2015
At the Office of Study Abroad's annual fair, students had the opportunity to learn about various academic programs around the world that promise to further enrich their four years of college.
- 3-D learning channels the senses in Brandeis classroomsSept. 16, 2015
Brandeis professors from a wide array of academic disciplines — from the sciences, to the arts to the classical studies — are using 3-D printing technology to help their students learn in new and engaging ways.
- Get into the arts with the fall issue of State of the ArtsSept. 15, 2015
Read about the upcoming Music UnitesUS concert and residency, new arts faculty members, and the University Chorus in the latest issue, which is available online.
- 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.
- Brandeis in Siena offers an abroad experience in the artsSept. 1, 2015
The university's newest abroad program completed its first summer.
- Brandeis theater arts faculty power ‘The New Electric Ballroom’Aug. 3, 2015
The production at Gloucester Stage is directed by and stars Brandeis professors
- 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.”
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