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Volleyball springs back, goes 2-1 at Hall of Fame Invitational

The women’s volleyball team rebounded from their recent round robin losses this weekend by coming out strong at the Hall of Fame Invitational. Finishing the tournament with a r… Read More...

Women’s soccer bounces from two straight conference losses with two home wins

With wins against Lesley and Lasell this past week, the Brandeis women’s soccer team sits with a 12-3-1 record with three matches left in the season. It was a tough road trip last w… Read More...

Benbaraka, Aramark’s Employee of the Month, recalls Morocco and challenges in U.S.

For the month of October, Aramark dining services have nominated Omar Benbaraka for Employee of the Month. Born in Casablanca, Morocco, Benbaraka has been employed by Aramark fo… Read More...

Heller scientist participates in study of soldiers’ mental health

Mary Jo Larson, a senior scientist at the Heller School, researches effective types of mental health care and the related financial components, and was one of committee members w… Read More...

Men’s soccer sees unbeaten streak end; rebound with three straight wins

Two weeks ago, the men’s soccer team 17-game unbeaten streak came to an end after a 1-0 defeat against the University of Chicago. Following the loss, the Judges dropped from nint… Read More...

Brandeis Football star, Bill McKenna, passes away at the age of 79

Before the doors to the Brandeis gridiron were shut, Bill McKenna ’55 roamed the field. McKenna was the university’s first ever All-American and he continued his successful … Read More...

Brandeis Football: a footnote in history

While President Theodore Roosevelt is regarded as the man who saved football, in an ironic twist, his niece, former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt, was a key figure in eliminating t… Read More...

Presentation highlights mafia’s impact on Italian politics

Following the 20th anniversary of the assassinations of Italian magistrates Falcone and Borsellino, who lost their lives in their struggle to combat the mafia, Alexander Still… Read More...

‘Voltaire & Frederick’ wields sophistication and grace

The Center for German and European Studies presented “Voltaire & Frederick: A Life in Letters,” Monday to a full Mandel Center for the Humanities Atrium, exhibiting a s… Read More...

Ruth Shapiro, key benefactor who transformed campus, died at 95

Ruth Shapiro, who through philanthropic gifts with her husband Carl, transformed the university’s campus and identity under former President Jehuda Reinharz, died on Oct. 1… Read More...

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