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Kramer misses All-American mark at NCAAs, looks for redemption in outdoor season

For Alex Kramer ’13, the moment had finally come. Surrounded by the top runners in the division, he was preparing to run the race of his life at the NCAA Division III track and field… Read More...

Baseball team leaves UAA tournament on low note

The last week has not been what the Brandeis baseball team had hoped for. The UAA Tournament took place in Central Florida between March 10 and 17. Rochester, Case Western, Washington University and Emory participated… Read More...

Board of Trustees appoints Traquina as new chair

The Board of Trustees elected Perry M. Traquina ’78 as its new chair of the for a three-year term, beginning May 19, at their meeting this week. Traquina, the son of Portuguese immigrants, is now… Read More...

Brandeis police investigating alleged sexual assault

Brandeis University police are investigating an alleged sexual assault that occurred off campus and was reported to the department on March 14, Director of Public Safety Ed Callahan said. “We’re reviewing it,” Callahan said in… Read More...

Goldstein hears feedback on strategic plan draft

Several community feedback sessions took place last week so that students, staff and faculty could offer comments on the most recent draft of the strategic plan. On March 14, an intimate discussion took place in… Read More...

Board approves 3.94 percent student cost increase

The Board of Trustees approved a 3.94 percent overall increase in student costs as part of its FY 2014 budget, university officials announced Thursday evening. Last year, overall student cost increased by 4.1 percent for… Read More...

Ethics Center hosts UN panel on rule of law

The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life organized a discussion last week, featuring former South African Justice Richard Goldstone, on how the U.N. implements rule of law standards. Led by Daniel Terris, director… Read More...

McKenna delivers management lecture on philanthropic leadership

Margaret McKenna, author, speaker and expert of issues such as educational access women’s economic empowerment, hunger and social change leadership, discussed components of good leadership at the 2013 MBA Distinguished Management Lecture, which took place… Read More...

Harvard Divinity scholar speaks on refugee trauma in Bosnia

Exploring the implications of the trauma endured by countless refugees expelled from their home country during a period of bitter political and emotional turmoil, Dr. Zilka Spahic Siljak of the Harvard Divinity School presented the… Read More...

Students arrested for Keystone pipeline protes

On March 11, several Brandeis student activists were arrested for an act of civil disobedience. As part of a group that included students, members of the Massachusetts Methodist clergy, mothers fighting for their children, and… Read More...
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