Category: International Affairs
- 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.
- Prof. Ilan Troen '63 elected president of the Association for Israel StudiesJune 17, 2015
Troen, the Karl, Harry and Helen Stoll Professor of Israel Studies, assumed the presidency June 3.
- Alumnus in Nepal to help people of earthquake-ravaged nationMay 22, 2015
Ayal Weiner-Kaplow ’11 was in Nepal when it was hit by a devastating 7.9 magnitude earthquake on April 25. He stayed to help with relief efforts and has been designing and building temporary shelters and sanitation facilities and assisting with logistics for aid shipments.
- Yotam Ottolenghi explains the stories and traditions behind his cookbook, 'Jerusalem'May 17, 2015
Ottolenghi spoke at the Fellows and Trustees Breakfast before receiving an honorary degree during Brandeis’ commencement ceremony on Sunday.
- Michael Pizziferri '15 makes the right connectionsMay 8, 2015
After graduation, he will be the director of operations and global education programs at WorldBoston.
- New SPARK initiative ignites entrepreneurship across campusMay 5, 2015
The first class of SPARK winners includes a social networking app, health-care initiatives and web-based educational tools. SPARK is designed to support projects that promote positive social, educational or financial impact on a broad range of issues.
- Nepal in her heart: Alina Pokhrel ’15 strives to make a difference in her native landApril 29, 2015
Brandeis student responds to devastating earthquake in Nepal. Heller School’s Laurence Simon provides tips on how to give wisely for Nepal relief.
- Brandeis Study Abroad: Where will you go?April 28, 2015
About 40 percent of Brandeis students opt to study abroad their junior year, using the chance to travel to learn about the world – and themselves.
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