Scene at Brandeis

By Dan Holmes and Gaelen Morse

Scene at Brandeis is a recurring feature highlighting the work of Brandeis' staff photographers. 

See more photos on Instagram and Facebook, and in the Scene at Brandeis archive.

Two students play hacky sack outside on a sunny day.
Graduate students play hacky sack in Fellows Garden.
Photo Credit: Dan Holmes
An aerial view of a students sitting at a table in Fellows Garden surrounded by blossoming cherry trees.
Students work in Fellows Garden on a sunny spring day.
Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
Three graduates dressed in Commencement attire walk in the rain with their backs to the camera.
Soon-to-be graduates walk through Fellows Garden during a spring shower the week before Commencement.
Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
A student take a photo of another graduate dressed in a graduation gown
Julie Q. ’24 poses for a photo ahead of Commencement.
Photo Credit: Dan Holmes
Three students walk on campus on spring day.
Students walk towards the library during finals.
Photo Credit: Dan Holmes
A student sits on a bench outside on a sunny spring day reading a book.
A student reads a book in Fellows Garden during a study break before finals.
Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
Two students walk through campus on a sunny day.
Students walk through campus on a warm spring day.
Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
Students balance on a slackline outdoors on a spring day.
Students have fun slacklining in Fellows Garden.
Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
A group of students sit on the grass wearing eclipse viewing glasses and looking at the sky
Students gather by the Louis Brandeis statue to view the solar eclipse.
Photo Credit: Dan Holmes
Two students shake hands at a chess tournament
David T. ’27, left, and Christian P. ’27 take part in a Chess Club tournament in the Shapiro Campus Center.
Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
A group of students sing at a chorus practice
The Brandeis University Chamber Singers practice at the Slosberg Music Center.
Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
A student smiles in a lab holding a beaker and wearing protective goggles.
Usha B. ’27 works with professor Jo-Ann Jee in General Chemistry class.
Photo Credit: Dan Holmes
Two students sit on couches in the Oasis Wellness Lounge working on their laptops.
Sherry T. ’25 and Alexandra D. ’24 enjoy the new Oasis Wellness Lounge in the Shapiro Campus Center.
Photo Credit: Dan Holmes
Two students sit together at a table smiling and looking at a laptop.
Students work together inside the Goldfarb Library.
Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
A student with sunglasses on looks at a laptop
A student studies during break in Farber Library.
Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
Looking through a window at a student working on their computer
A student studies during break in the Shapiro Campus Center.
Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
Students look at computers in the student center
Students hang out at the Usdan Student Center.
Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
A student raises their hand in class
Students attend professor Katz's Introduction to Behavioral Neuroscience (NPSY 11B) in Schwartz Hall.
Photo Credit: Dan Holmes
Docent Ellie Jones ’26 gives a tour at the Rose Art Museum.
At the beginning of each academic year, the Rose Art Museum welcomes 6-8 Brandeis students to serve as docents for the academic year. Docents provide visitors with a unique & individualized tour of the museum including teachings about the art pieces, creative conversations, and general knowledge of the Rose.
Photo Credit: Dan Holmes
A student walking through falling snow, as seen looking through a bush with red berries
A student walks from the Shapiro Science Center during a snowstorm.
Photo Credit: Dan Holmes
Students sitting at a table surrounded by notebooks and computers
Students study in the library during a snowstorm.
Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
Students walking down a pathway in the snow
An early January storm blanketed campus with snow.
Photo Credit: Gaelen Morse
A person walks through the stacks in the Library.
A student walks the stacks in the Goldfarb Library
Photo Credit: Dan Holmes
A person ascends the stairs at Skyline Residence Hall.
New Year, new steps to take, new heights to reach.
Photo Credit: Dan Holmes