Category: International Affairs
- 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.
- 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.
- Brandeis Inside Out: Felix Liu Ku ’15, MA’16April 15, 2016
Felix Liu Ku fell in love with Brandeis for its eclectic and friendly campus, as well as for the endless opportunities available to students in the fields of business and economics.
- Brontë Velez ’16 wins a 2016 Davis Projects for Peace GrantApril 1, 2016
- 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.
- How Brussels' Molenbeek district became a jihadist hotbedMarch 24, 2016
Brandeis Prof. Jytte Klausen explains how a section of Brussels has developed a reputation as home to terrorists.
- Brandeis Inside Out: David Benger '14March 18, 2016
For David Benger, campus connections have been a valuable resource beyond graduation.
- 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.
- Alleged anti-Semitism at Oxford condemned by Jonathan SarnaFeb. 23, 2016
Brandeis professor Jonathan Sarna ’75, MA’75, an expert on American Jewish history, weighs in on reports from across the country and globe regarding the alleged rise of anti-semitism on college campuses.
- A world away, Brandeis rabbi practices what she preachesFeb. 16, 2016
Rabbi Elyse Winick traveled to the Dominican Republic with American Jewish World Service to work with local NGOs and combat racism.
- How health systems respond to ZikaFeb. 11, 2016
Diana Bowser of the Heller School for Social Policy and Management explains how health systems respond to outbreaks like Zika virus.
- Biden’s security advisor describes US strategy to fight ISIL in Crown Center talkFeb. 8, 2016
Colin Kahl outlined the multidimensional counter-campaign against the Islamic State in a visit to Brandeis last week.
- Has the economy lost its influence on Turkey’s foreign policy?Feb. 2, 2016
Nader Habibi, the Henry J. Leir Professor of the Economics of the Middle East, comments on the rise of Turkey as a trading state and the country's economic and diplomatic relations with its Middle Eastern neighbors in the wake of the Arab Spring.
- 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.
- Lynch outlines workplace-training needs in the ‘new economy’ at international economics meetingJan. 15, 2016
Interim President Lisa Lynch shared her insights on how technological advances, globalization, an aging workforce and changing work organization are changing the skills workers need to do their jobs.
- America, its public debt and the world economyJan. 7, 2016
George Hall, the chair of the economics department and the Fred C. Hecht Professor of Economics, sits down with BrandeisNOW to discuss America's current debt and what the future could have in store for the global community.
- David Engerman elected president of Society for Historians of American Foreign RelationsJan. 6, 2016
David C. Engerman, the Ottilie Springer Professor of History and chair of the department of history, has been elected president of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations.
- 'While I ran to war, she ran from it'Dec. 10, 2015
Phoenicia Lewis, SIDCO'16 (left) and Wafaa Arbash, SIDCO'16, graduate students in the Heller School’s Coexistence and Conflict/Sustainable International Development dual degree program, offer their unique perspectives on finding humanity amid the dust of war.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Brandeis in Siena offers an abroad experience in the artsSept. 1, 2015
The university's newest abroad program completed its first summer.
- Pencil or paycheck?Aug. 19, 2015
Child labor is illegal in India, but sending children to work instead of school is a way of life in many developing countries, says Nidhiya Menon, associate professor of economics at Brandeis International Business School.
- Iran’s frozen funds: how much is really there and how will they be used?Aug. 11, 2015
Nader Habibi, professor of the economics of the Middle East at the Crown Center for Middle East Studies, estimates that the value of all Iranian assets blocked since 1979 likely exceeds $100 billion. However, the assets released as part of the Iranian nuclear deal will represent only a fraction of Iran’s total frozen assets.
- Is Puerto Rico the next Greece?July 17, 2015
Are financial crises contagious? IBS professor Daniel Bergstresser weighs in to discuss the current debt crisis in Puerto Rico, as well as its effect on American households and the municipal bond market.
- Iranian nuclear agreement: questions and politicsJuly 15, 2015
Nader Habibi, the Henry J. Leir Professor of the Economics of the Middle East in the Crown Center for Middle East Studies, discusses the Iranian nuclear agreement and its potential impact on Iran and the Middle East and how it might affect the petroleum market.
- Representatives of Brandeis fly on El Al’s maiden Boston to Tel Aviv flightJuly 7, 2015
- Geopolitics of oil production and its environmental and economic impactJune 23, 2015
Brandeis IBS' John Ballantine sits down with BrandeisNOW to discuss the evolving worldwide oil market and what the American consumer can expect in the months to come.
- David Ellenson to lead the Schusterman Center for Israel StudiesJune 22, 2015
Ellenson, an internationally renowned scholar of modern Judaism and academic leader, to begin serving as acting director of the center July 1.
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