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Bentley microfinance lends small for big impact

A group of students at Bentley University recently founded a microfinance group intended to provide loans for small start-up companies in or around the Boston area. The organization, Bentley Microfinance Group was first founded in 2008 but has expanded greatly … Read More...

African and Afro-American Studies names new department chair

After nearly a year of searching, the committee has hired Hamilton College Professor Chad Williams to serve as chair of the African and Afro-American Studies Department (AAAS). He will replace Professor Faith Smith, who had been serving as acting head … Read More...

Bernstein Festival opens with yarn and music

The campus and lamp posts around the SCC have been yarn-bombed with vibrant multi colored knit for the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Creative Arts. Kinetic sculpture pieces have been put up within the student center itself. More observant community … Read More...

Hillel Election Results Announced

After more than a day of voting that was open to the entire study body, regardless of religious affiliation, Allie Saran ’13 was elected president of the Hillel Executive Student Board.

The new campus relations coordinator Maddie Crilly ’13 and … Read More...

Students win Deis’ Sprout Grants for tech startups

The university announced this year’s recipients of the Sprout Grants, ranging from mobile apps to the potential detection of dirty bombs. The Sprout Grant program was designed to promote innovation and entrepreneurship within the Brandeis community and facilitate the development … Read More...

Panel brings together Middle Eastern scholars

A panel of scholars discussed the relevance of the two-state solution in regard to negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians in an event April 3 hosted by the Crown Center for Middle East Studies.

The panel consisted of three members … Read More...

In memoriam: David Waltz, 68

Former computer science Professor David Waltz died March 22 of brain cancer. He was 68.

Professor Waltz had been a member of the faculty at Brandeis for nine years before working at Columbia University. Waltz was a leading member of … Read More...

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