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Winter Welcome

Winter Welcome is full of fun events to welcome you to Brandeis, whether it's as a new student or coming back from winter break. This is what we did in 2018. Check back in December to see what we're doing in 2019!

Wednesday, January 10–Friday, January 12

Global Prints Poster Sale
9 a.m.–5 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Atrium
Begin the spring semester with a few new posters for your room! There will be something for everyone, with everything from art to music to movie posters and more!

Thursday, January 11

Winter BINGO
9:30 p.m., The Stein, Hassenfeld Conference Center
Come try your chance to win a winter prize! Bring your own winter spirit!

Friday, January 12

Winter Wonder: Murder Mystery Party
8 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Atrium
Join us in Levin Ballroom for a KILLER evening! Find all the clues and use your sleuthing skills to unmask the murderer before they get away. Enthusiasm encouraged. Snacks provided.

Saturday, January 13  

AFC Divisional Matchup Viewing Party: Patriots vs Titans
8 p.m.-11:00 p.m., The Stein, Hassenfeld Conference Center
Hey, football fans! Come to The Stein for some casual dining (pizza and late night menu) and to watch the Divisional Playoff game: NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS (13-3) vs. TENNESSEE TITANS (10-7). Kick-off is at 8:15 p.m. ET.

Sunday, January 14

Winter Involvement Fair
1 p.m.–3 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center
Wander through all of the rooms and offices of the Shapiro Campus Center and meet leaders from our clubs and organizations.  Involvement is the key to success – so get started!

Undergraduate Theater Collective (UTC) Meet and Greet
5 p.m.–6 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Theater
Come chat with fellow theater-lovers to learn more about the multitude of opportunities in the Undergraduate Theater Collective. Lights! Snacks! Action!

Monday, January 15

MLK Breakfast Panel: Red Monster- film screening and discussion
9 a.m.–Noon, Swig Lounge, Intercultural Center

MLK Interfaith Day of Service
10 a.m.3:30 p.m., Levin Ballroom, Alumni Lounge, International Lounge (Usdan Student Center)
Reflect on the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr., pack meals for food pantries, and enjoy a social justice-and education-themed workshops with Brandeis clubs and local non-profits. Sponsored by the Department of Spiritual and Religious Life, along with other campus partners, including the Department of Community Service, MLK Fellows, Transitional Year Program, and Academic Services, in partnership with Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries. 

12th Annual MLK Jr. Memorial:

6:30 p.m. (Doors: 6 p.m.), Shapiro Campus Center Theater
This programmatic journey will include individual and group student performances, student and staff speakers, and the DHM CHOIR!  This event, as always, is as great as the energy and the people in the space!  Love and Light. Hope to see you all there!

Friday, January 19

The Asia Project
8 p.m., Shapiro Campus Theater
With Asia’s words and Jollan’s guitar riffs, The Asia Project blends poetry into a show that is motivational and moving. Combining humor and inspiration, the duo provokes thought with self-reflection to audiences across the country.

Saturday, January 20

CAB presents “Stand Up Magician” Derek Hughes
8 p.m., Shapiro Campus Center Theater
The live performances of celebrated conjurer, “Stand Up Magician” Derek Hughes, have been lauded by audiences and critics alike, with the New York Times calling him “thoroughly entertaining.” Hughes has performed his magic on MTV, VH1, Comedy Central, and the CW’s Penn & Teller: Fool Us. He’s a consulting producer on TRUtv’s hit magic series, The Carbonaro Effect and was a finalist on season 10 of NBC’s America’s Got Talent.