Of Note

May 21, 2024

The Brandeis University chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society has announced the election of 76 new students this year.

May 16, 2024

Odenheimer co-wrote an article titled “The Day Hamas Came,” an hour-by-hour account of October 7.

May 15, 2024

As an ENACT Your Vote Campus Engagement Student Fellow and a vital contributor to the VoteDeis Campus Coalition, Kahn demonstrated exemplary leadership in mobilizing his peers to participate actively in the democratic process.

A tennis player swings a tennis racquet.

May 10, 2024

Three members of the Brandeis University tennis teams will participate in the 2024 NCAA Division III Singles and Doubles tournaments over Memorial Day Weekend.

A group of student athletes sit in chairs and smile while holding their awards.

May 10, 2024
Brandeis Judges News

On May 2, the Brandeis University Department of Athletics handed out their annual Departmental Awards at the 2024 Michael Coven Awards Banquet.

Michael Willrich

May 9, 2024

Michael Willrich, the Leff Families Professor of History, has been named a finalist for the 2024 Pulitzer Prize for History.

Sonia Almeida

April 30, 2024

Associate Professor of Fine Arts Sónia Almeida was among 188 luminaries from a variety of fields to be awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship for 2024.

Piali Sengupta

April 25, 2024

Neuroscientist Piali Sengupta has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a prestigious organization devoted to interdisciplinary research.

Brandeis campus

April 17, 2024

The Anti-Defamation League released its first ever Campus Antisemitism Report Card, assessing 85 campuses nationwide.

Daniel Block, a young man with dark hair that hangs in loose curls,  standing in a collared red shortsleeve shirt in front of a leafy bush.

April 12, 2024

For the first time in 16 years, a Brandeis student has been selected as a Truman Scholar. Daniel Block ’25 will be one of only 60 scholars selected this year from students nationwide.

Three blurred students walk down a stairway past flags from many countries.

April 9, 2024

U.S. News & World Report ranks Heller #9 for social policy, and #13 for health policy and management.

One student with long hair looks into a binocular microscope while another behind her holds a pipette and a test tube.

March 27, 2024

The fellowships will allow Brandeis doctoral students to develop into future leaders in biotechnology and biomedical research.

March 27, 2024

By 2026, the university will offer an undergraduate engineering degree—but without creating an engineering department.

Ramie Targoff

March 12, 2024

Thanks to a major new grant, English professor Ramie Targoff will translate the work of Renaissance poet Francesco Petrarch into 12 different languages — including Japanese and Farsi — to probe the meaning of romantic love across cultures.

March 6, 2024

This award will support Abbott's research and build the mathematical community at Brandeis, in the greater Boston area, and nationwide.

March 1, 2024

A team of Brandeis undergraduate mathematics students posted impressive results in the 84th William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition, coming in 37th out of 471 participating institutions from across the United States and Canada.

February 29, 2024

Norwich will join the Hornstein Program on a part-time basis in March before assuming the full time role in July.

February 26, 2024

Through this partnership, beginning in the 2024-2025 academic year, Heller and Nagoya GSID will exchange faculty, administrative staff, researchers, and graduate students. The schools will also conduct collaborative research and hold joint lectures and symposia.

February 2, 2024

In honor of Brandeis University’s 75th anniversary, the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies illuminates a little-known chapter in the university’s history.

Vimal sits in chair in motion

November 10, 2023

New research from the Ashton Graybiel Spatial Orientation Lab examines how small vibrating devices could help astronauts keep their bearings.

November 6, 2023

Leading scholars, esteemed leaders, and Brandeis community members joined together to discuss law, caste, and the pursuit of justice during The 6th International Conference on the Unfinished Legacy of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar, a conference hosted October 20 through October 22 at Brandeis University.

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October 26, 2023

President Ron Liebowitz shared the following message with the Brandeis community on Oct. 26.

Brandeis University seal

October 23, 2023

President Ron Liebowitz shared the following message with the Brandeis community on Oct. 23.

Brandeis seal.

October 9, 2023

President Ron Liebowitz shared the following message with the Brandeis community on the evening of October 7.

Christine Grienberger seated in front of computer screen

October 6, 2023

The funding will support research that examines a network of brain regions severely affected by Alzheimer's disease.