Category: Student Life
- Brandeis students tap their programming prowess to build apps in two monthsJune 24, 2016
Director of Experiential Learning and Teaching Daniel Langenthal is helping 24 students work together to make their ideas for mobile apps come to life
- Five outstanding sophomores win Giumette AwardsJune 6, 2016
Sophomores Mya Goodman ‘18, Jake Greenberg ‘18, Zachary Kasdin ‘18, Tova Perlman ‘18 and Xinyue Wang ‘18 have been awarded this year’s Giumette Academic Achievement Award.
- Celebrating Louis’ ascension to the court – 100 years laterJune 1, 2016
Brandeis University is celebrating its namesake's confirmation to the Supreme Court as well as his long-lasting legacy to society and law.
- Brandeis professors go to the head of the class with new learning methodsMay 31, 2016
Professors and graduate students came together with educational non-profit leaders during the Celebration for Teaching and Learning at Brandeis to discuss and refine their teaching methods.
- World of Work program funds career explorationMay 31, 2016
The World of Work (WOW) program offers highly competitive fellowships that pay stipends to Brandeis students who pursue valuable but unpaid summer internships.
- Naveed Noormal, Heller MA'16, speaks at Brandeis CommencementMay 24, 2016
- Interim President Lisa Lynch's remarks at Brandeis CommencementMay 23, 2016
- Joel Burt Miller '16 speaks at Brandeis CommencementMay 23, 2016
- Video: Brandeis Commencement 2016May 23, 2016
The sights and sounds of Brandeis University's 65th Commencement Exercises.
- Watch Nyah Macklin '16 electrify Commencement crowd with national anthemMay 23, 2016
Macklin's rendition of "The Star-Spangled Banner" received a standing ovation from audience in Gosman Sports and Convocation Center.
- Mortarboard madness: Brandeis class of 2016 topped off in styleMay 23, 2016
The newest Brandeis alumni added some personal flair to their commencement regalia.
- Snapshots from Commencement 2016May 22, 2016
What was on the graduates' and parents' minds as the day's events unfolded.
- #BrandeisGrad: In their own wordsMay 22, 2016
Witty decorated caps, graduation selfies and lots of smiling faces filled social media during commencement
- Agnieszka Holland tells graduates about the beauty of blending history and filmMay 22, 2016
During a question-and-answer session at the Department of History's diploma ceremony, the distinguished filmmaker spoke about film's role in preserving history.
- 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.
- Put your mind to workMay 19, 2016
Brandeis IBS professor and alumnus urges newest graduates to use both theory and practice to change the world.
- Alumnus Len Asper '86 to speak at 2016 International Business School diploma ceremonyMay 17, 2016
- Seniors look back at their favorite aspects of BrandeisMay 17, 2016
BrandeisNOW caught up with 10 graduating seniors to get the low-down on what they'll miss most after they graduate.
- Fashionista Fallon Rosen ’16 lands Ralph Lauren gigMay 16, 2016
After combining her love of fashion with her sociology studies, this Brandeis senior is set to start her career working for one of the world's top brands
- Brandeis Athletics announce the 2016 departmental award winnersMay 9, 2016
A number of Judges student-athletes were honored at this year's annual Brandeis Athletics Awards Brunch on May 4
- Liset Hernandez '16 gives her sister a voiceMay 9, 2016
Venice, California native Liset Hernandez '16 is driven to make a difference in the lives of people with special needs by influencing disability policy.
- Message to overstressed students: It's okay to sleep during finalsMay 3, 2016
Research suggests it's better to hit the hay than pull an all-nighter.
- Brandeis Inside-Out: Madeline Engeler '16April 29, 2016
The biology and Health: Science, Society and Policy double-major has spent her time at Brandeis researching head and brain trauma.
- Louis Brandeis statue enlivens campusApril 28, 2016
Robert Berks' sculpture of Louis D. Brandeis is a campus landmark that serves to remind the university community about its namesake's commitment to law and social justice.
- Brandeis Inside Out: Urann Chan ’16April 27, 2016
Hands-on laboratory experience and faculty mentoring has nurtured Urann Chan's love of science.
- Undergraduates, PhD candidate and recent alum win Fulbright grantsApril 26, 2016
Six 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 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.
- Brandeis Inside Out: Andrew Baker '18April 22, 2016
The Judges sophomore swimmer has been an inspiration to others in and out of the pool and is looking forward to someday working in global disability rights.
- And the Phi Beta Kappa honorees are...April 21, 2016
Find out more about the students elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Don't see your name? Send us your info to get added to our chart. Details are at the end of the presentation.
- 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 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.
- 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
- Brandeis offers heavenly produce through Rooftop Farm CSAApril 13, 2016
The Brandeis farmers club is offering the campus community the opportunity to sign up for a weekly CSA
- Yehudah Mirsky’s book wins Choice Award, $25,000 prizeApril 13, 2016
- Brandeis Inside Out: Joel Burt-Miller '16April 11, 2016
Study abroad in South Africa taught a pre-med Posse Science Scholar to find common ground in difference.
- 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.
- '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.
- SPARK Competition Highlights Diverse Innovation at BrandeisApril 6, 2016
2016 campus winners announced
- Brandeis students Take Back the NightApril 5, 2016
- Brandeis chapter of Phi Beta Kappa elects 87 new membersApril 5, 2016
A select group of Brandeis students in both the Class of 2016 and the Class of 2017 have been named to one of the most prestigious undergraduate honors organizations in the country.
- Brandeis Inside Out: Stephanie Anciro '16April 4, 2016
With more than 200 clubs, Brandeis allows you to discover who you want to be.
- 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.
- 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.
- Brandeis Inside Out: Sarah Magda Zainelabdin '18March 25, 2016
Though she worried about being an outsider, Sarah Magda Zainelabdin has made Brandeis feel like home.
- Brandeis hosts 2016 NCAA Fencing ChampionshipsMarch 22, 2016
- Brandeis Inside Out: David Benger '14March 18, 2016
For David Benger, campus connections have been a valuable resource beyond graduation.
- 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.
- Brandeis Inside Out: Dahlia Kushinsky '17March 11, 2016
Kushinsky explains what makes Brandeis the perfect place to study science.
- 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.
- Photos: Brandeis Theater's production of 'Intimate Apparel'March 3, 2016
Boston-based thespian Jacqui Parker directed the award-winning Lynn Notage play.
- 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.
- Judges Swimming and Diving teams offering swim lessonsMarch 1, 2016
- “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.
- Experts and students discuss campus climate policyFeb. 26, 2016
Brandeis continued the discussion on climate change policy when it invited students, faculty and leading experts in environmental science to discuss divestment and greening the campus.
- 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
- 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.
- 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.
- Judges swimmer Andrew Baker '18 making waves in and out of the poolFeb. 11, 2016
The Brandeis Judges swimming and diving team's super sophomore shows value and valor while combating a genetic form of muscular dystrophy.
- 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.
- Louis Brandeis hiding in plain sight, on the campus that adopted his nameFeb. 9, 2016
Archives and Special Collections staff at Brandeis maintain one of the most significant collections of Louis D. Brandeis' personal items in the world, and present it for the university to see.
- 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.
- Timeline offers intimate peek into Louis Brandeis’ Supreme Court appointmentJan. 26, 2016
As the university prepares for the 100th anniversary celebration of Louis Brandeis' nomination and confirmation to the Supreme Court, Professor Daniel Breen and his students have compiled a number of the Justice's personal items into a timeline that will unfold during the spring semester.
- 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.
- 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.
- How much do you know about evolution? Jan. 21, 2016
On the first day of class, Brandeis biology professor James Morris gives his students a pop quiz on evolution. The questions are simple, the answers are not. See how well you'd do on Professor Morris' quiz.
- Midyears get warm welcome into Brandeis familyJan. 12, 2016
The Brandeis experience has officially begun for midyear and transfer students, who moved into their new residence halls and started new student orientation on Jan. 8.
- 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.
- Welcome receptions for President-Elect Ron LiebowitzJan. 8, 2016
Members of the Brandeis community are invited to meet the president-elect, Ron Liebowitz, and his wife, Jessica, during three welcome receptions on Tuesday, Jan. 12.
- BIMA, Genesis programs receive grant to support development of teacher training and curriculaJan. 7, 2016
The Covenant Foundation has given Brandeis a $20,000 grant aimed at supporting new Jewish teaching initiatives for one year
- 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
- 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.
- How do Brandeisians prep for final exams?Dec. 15, 2015
Brandeis students are currently in the thick of final exams and are employing some smart and interesting study strategies to make the grade.
- 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.
- Doggies and Doughnuts give students a break before finalsDec. 10, 2015
On the eve of final exams, students were invited to step away from their studies (briefly) for some puppy therapy.
- '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.
- 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.
- Peering inside the brains of football playersDec. 9, 2015
Madeline Engeler ’16 began researching concussions after she suffered a blow to her head while playing volleyball. What she found sheds new light on brain injuries suffered by athletes.
- Brandeis lights up for HanukkahDec. 7, 2015
Brandeis students, faculty and staff came together on the first night of Hanukkah to light the community menorah's first candle as well as to enjoy an assortment of latkes, jelly doughnuts and Hanukkah gelt.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Shining a ‘Spotlight’ on the need for investigative journalismNov. 12, 2015
Brandeis screened the critically acclaimed film about the sex abuse scandal that rocked the Boston Archdiocese and hosted the Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters for a panel discussion.
- Innovation Showcase celebrates discovery, entrepreneurial spiritNov. 9, 2015
Nearly 200 Brandeis students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as area business leaders, participated in the Hassenfeld Family Innovation Center’s first-ever Brandeis Innovation Showcase on Nov. 3.
- 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.
- Video game industry critic Anita Sarkeesian talks tropes at BrandeisNov. 4, 2015
The founder of Feminist Frequency outlined some of the ways women are objectified in video games during a talk at Wasserman Cinematheque.
- 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.
- Bryson claims UAA cross country title; Men’s soccer clinches leagueNov. 2, 2015
Emily Bryson ’19 won the University Athletic Association’s women’s individual cross country championship and the men's soccer team won the UAA championship outright for the first time in the program's history this weekend.
- 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.
- Before sunrise: Brandeis crew practices before campus awakesOct. 29, 2015
Even though the Brandeis Judges rowers are a club team, they nevertheless compete against some of the country's best athletes and top rowing programs.
- Waltham Group sponsors a trick-or-treat campaign to fight hungerOct. 28, 2015
More than 150 dressed-up Brandeis students, staff and faculty will celebrate Halloween by collecting non-perishable food items for the Greater Boston Food Bank.
- 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.
- Brandeis-Hampton partnership to promote diversity in the sciencesOct. 27, 2015
The new initiative, funded by the National Science Foundation, will encourage more opportunities for under-represented candidates in research science fields.
- 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
- Gender and Sexuality Center celebrates grand openingOct. 27, 2015
Housed in newly-renovated space, the center offers the campus community information and support about LGBQT issues and identity.
- 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.
- 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.
- '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.
- Echavarria, Graves shine the spotlight on an imperfect criminal justice systemOct. 13, 2015
Florence Graves and the students and staff of the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism spent years working to free Angel Echavarria from a wrongful murder conviction. Graves recently spoke to Waltham High School students about his case.
- 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.
- Brandeis University releases survey results on sexual misconduct on campusOct. 8, 2015
The survey measures the prevalence of and attitudes about sexual misconduct among undergraduate and graduate students at Brandeis. It also assesses student awareness of prevention and response services on campus, and will be used to guide improvements in these areas.
- Nyah Macklin '16 leads and unites the Brandeis community with her voiceOct. 6, 2015
BrandeisNOW caught up with Nyah Macklin, the new president of the Student Union, and found out more about her and her priorities for the campus in her tenure this year.
- 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.
- Brandeis students digging up Concord’s hidden historySept. 29, 2015
Professors offer their students a chance to get down and dirty at an archaeological dig site that seeks to uncover clues about a farm’s former inhabitants, from Native Americans to German prisoners of war.
- 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.
- Pairs of galactic supermassive black holes more rare than estimatedSept. 25, 2015
A study led by Brandeis researchers suggests that galactic supermassive black hole pairs, which may be a prime source of gravitational waves, are more rare than previously estimated. Predicted by Albert Einstein as part of his general theory of relativity, gravitational waves are considered the next great frontier in astrophysics.
- 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.
- Fischer renews campus sustainability effortsSept. 22, 2015
Mary Fischer, the new manager for sustainability programs, will work with students, faculty, staff and administration to help Brandeis reduce carbon emissions and advance campus sustainability.
- 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.
- 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.
- 500! Coven reaches milestone win in dramatic fashionSept. 15, 2015
A 1-0, double-overtime victory against local rival Babson propelled men's soccer coach Mike Coven to his historic 500th win.
- 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.
- Brandeis remembers 9/11Sept. 11, 2015
Students from the Brandeis Democrats and Brandeis Conservative-Libertarian Union worked together to create a monument of flags that commemorates the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.
- 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.
- Lynda offers campus online training resources Sept. 8, 2015
Brandeis students, faculty and staff have free access to the website’s library of online classes and tutorials that cover a range of technical, creative and business topics.
- 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.
- Social justice commitment rings true as residence halls get remodelled Sept. 1, 2015
Thanks to a student's vision and the support of the Department of Community Living, Brandeis donated furniture to Household Goods through Habitat for Humanity during residence hall renovations this summer.
- Brandeis in Siena offers an abroad experience in the artsSept. 1, 2015
The university's newest abroad program completed its first summer.
- Orientation explores social justice, celebrates BrandeisAug. 28, 2015
Through a mixture of orientation activities that were both fun and informative, new students got their first taste of school pride and Brandeis' longstanding commitment to social justice.
- 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.
- Princeton Review ranks Brandeis first in the US for student community service Aug. 6, 2015
Brandeis University was named the top-ranked college for student engagement in community service by Princeton Review, a recognition of Brandeis’ longstanding commitment to social justice and giving back.
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