Virus flu particles collage

How we might banish the flu forever

New research by biochemist Tijana Ivanovic uncovers the role of a hitherto overlooked flu virus particle. It may hold the key to ridding the world of influenza.

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Brandeis Phi Beta Kappa chapter elects 87 new members

Image of statue "The Thinker" with Phi Beta Kappa logo in the background

Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest and most prestigious undergraduate honor society in the country. Selection for membership is based on the quality of the candidates’ academic record and the breadth of their scholarly interests beyond their concentration. More »

What Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ can teach us about reentering the world after a year of isolation

Illustration of a scene from the Odyssey

Homer can help guide us as we return back to our normal worlds after a year of minimizing social contact, professor Joel Christensen says. More »

Scientist Stanley Deser named member of the Royal Society

Stanley Deser

The theoretical physicist received one of the highest honors in the sciences.  More »