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Brandeis Faculty Forward continues collective bargaining

Brandeis Faculty Forward, Brandeis’ non-tenure track faculty organizing committee that is part of a nationwide campaign, has made advances in bargaining with the administration since their formation in December 2015 and their opening presentation to administration in late May.

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BLM Symposium brings Khalil Gibran Muhammad to campus

Harvard Kennedy School Prof. Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Ph.D., gave the keynote speech about black criminality and systemic racism at the Black Lives Matter: Local Movements, Global Futures symposium on Thursday, March 23.

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Univs should lead renewable energy transition

Institutions of higher learning like Brandeis are the perfect candidates for making the complete transition to renewable energy, Rachel Gerber ’19, campus coordinator for Environment of Massachusetts Research & Policy Center, told students at an informational event on Wednesday, March Read More...

SU partners with GSA to reintroduce Riverside shuttle

The Student Union, in partnership with the Graduate Student Association, reinstituted the Riverside shuttle earlier this month.

The shuttle to Newton’s Riverside T station was introduced to campus for the fall 2016 semester and discontinued in December of the same Read More...

Brandeis Labor Coalition hosts Women’s Rally

Speakers at a rally of about 50 people called for the recognition of women’s work and workers’ rights on March 3, International Women’s Day.

The rally took place outside the library and was organized by the Brandeis Labor Coalition (BLC). Read More...

RCC asks men to take pledge against sexual violence

The Rape Crisis Center (RCC) raised awareness about eradicating sexual violence for White Ribbon Day on Wednesday, March 1.

Representatives from the RCC tabled in the Shapiro Campus Center with the aim of informing students about the White Ribbon Project, … Read More...

Amicus brief opposes Jan. 27 executive order

Brandeis is one of seven other private universities in Massachusetts that signed an amici curiae (friend of the court) brief on Feb. 3 in opposition to President Donald Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order.

The other signatories include Boston College, Boston Read More...

First woman to achieve Grandmaster title in chess visits Brandeis

Five-time Olympic gold medalist and the first woman in history to achieve the Grandmaster title in chess, Susan Polgar spoke about her experience as a woman in the male-dominated sport of chess and her life as the descendent of Holocaust … Read More...

Immigration responds to executive order

Members of the Brandeis community attended a panel discussion on Wednesday evening to address President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order on immigration. The audience, who filled over half of the Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) theater, consisted of not only undergraduate … Read More...

Brandeis students turn out for Boston Women’s March

At least 50 Brandeis students attended a march of over 200,000 people that began in Boston Common last Saturday, according to the Boston Women’s March for America. The march, taking place one day after President Trump’s inauguration, called for a … Read More...

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