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Weller honored at Creative Arts Award Ceremony, speaks with Tom Doherty

Brandeis honored Michael Weller ’65 with the Creative Arts Award, which recognizes excellence in the arts, at a ceremony Tuesday, Jan. 23 in the faculty club. The ceremony focused on Weller’s accomplishments in theater and… Read More...

Slam poetry touches audiences at Chum’s through a lens of interesting topics

Brandeis’ slam poetry team Poetic Justice held their “final slam” Friday, Jan. 19 at Cholmondeley’s Coffee House to determine who would be a part of Brandeis’ official slam team this year. The night was full… Read More...

Liebowitz focuses on priorities in discussion of Brandeis’ future

In a continuing series of open meetings about the future of Brandeis, President Ron Liebowitz outlined four major areas of improvement he hopes to focus on moving forward: increasing Brandeis’ extraversion, reinvigorating student life, retaining… Read More...

Joe Bradley addresses Brandeis

Joe Bradley, one of the artists featured at The Rose Art Museum, draws this season of exhibitions to a close with a talk about his work and career Thursday, Jan. 25. Bradley is a celebrated… Read More...

Bluestone bequest to support social justice programs

Dr. Seymore S. Bluestone gave an $8.4 million dollar bequest to Brandeis University for service and social justice initiatives. The donation will go towards three programs: the Myra Kraft Transitional Year Program (MKTYP), the Sustainable… Read More...

‘Mania’ forgets precedents, misses expectations

“Mania,” American rock band Fall Out Boy’s seventh studio album, was released on Jan. 19. It is a ten song track list complete with their typical long, humorous, almost nonsensical titles such as “Stay Frosty… Read More...

Eagles Ready to Overcome One Last Hurdle to take Super Bowl LII

Mixing equal parts patience and confidence, with a sprinkle of belief, the Philadelphia Eagles managed to move past the cloud of doubt that would hinder most teams. Now, there is only one more obstacle between… Read More...

Muhammad Xhemali appointed Muslim Chaplain

Muhammad Xhemali, Brandeis’ new Muslim chaplain, was officially welcomed to the Brandeis community in an email by Rabbi Elisabeth Stern, the director of Religious and Spiritual Life. Xhemali came to Brandeis at the end of… Read More...

Facilities worker brings positivity to campus

As students pad in their slippers to the bathroom in Reitman Residence Hall, they are often greeted by the smiling face of Teresa Pais, a Brandeis facilities worker with kind eyes and dark brown hair… Read More...

In sustainability efforts, consider initiatives to reduce plastic use

Brandeis’ recent installation of solar panels to the library roof is a commendable step in improving sustainability and decreasing our carbon footprint. The new panels generate 25 percent of the library’s electricity usage and have… Read More...
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