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Sinha delivers State of the Union

Student Union President Shreeya Sinha ’09 delivered her State of the Union address Monday night in Shapiro Atrium. Her speech reflected on Union activities and initiatives during her term.

“I set out this year to inject a spirit of activism … Read More...

Ambassador discusses South Africa’s future

02150801.jpgSouth African Ambassador to the United States Welile Nhlapo spoke Monday for the Ruth First Memorial Lecture. Ambassador Nhlapo’s lecture, entitled “South Africa’s Time Has Come- Achievements and Prospects,” took place in Hassenfeld Conference Center.

Following an introduction from Prof. … Read More...

Union holds elections

Campaigns for the positions of Justice of the Union Judiciary and Off-Campus Senator began last Sunday, following a candidates’ meeting led by Nelson Rutrick ’09, Union secretary and Chief of Elections.

The elections will replace Chief Justice of the UJ, … Read More...

Community Engaged Learning initiative launches volunteer program in Waltham

This week, Brandeis students and faculty involved in Community Engaged Learning launched their new volunteer program, which aids residents of the Prospect Hill community in Waltham. This project, which began Tuesday, allows members of the Brandeis community to interact, tutor, … Read More...

Sherman to change over break

Aramark is currently discussing changes that will be made to Sherman Dining hall and other dining operations. These changes will be in place after this year’s winter break.

“In an effort to improve the Dining program we continuously make changes … Read More...

Two candidates run for open Union Secretary spot

Candidates Nelson Rutrick 09 and Tia Chatterjee 09 began campaigns for the position of Student Union Secretary on Monday. The special elections, called in response to the former Union Secretarys resignation, will open for its primary round on Nov. 18. … Read More...

Faculty to discuss plagiarism software

The Faculty Senate is due to begin discussions on the Universitys possible use of a plagiarism-detection service, Turnitin.com. This discussion is a follow-up to the pilot test for the service, which took place during the Spring 2007 semester. The Faculty … Read More...

Eddy releases class of 2011 statistics

Out of the 7,605 students who applied and the 2,585 that were accepted, a total of 705 freshmen, 34 transfers, and 94 midyears enrolled in the class of 2011, said Senior Vice President for Students and Enrollment Jean Eddy in … Read More...

Former Sudanese slave speaks on campus

Francis Bok, a Sudanese refugee, spoke Tuesday night at a lecture entitled Escape from Slavery, hosted by The David Project and STAND. Bok, who was enslaved for 10 years, shared his experiences, joined by the insights of Dr. Charles Jacobs, … Read More...

University hosts open house for prospective first-year students

The University hosted 401 prospective students for this years Fall Open House Monday, Oct. 8. The event featured sessions explaining different aspects of life at Brandeis, a buffet luncheon, and also gave students the opportunity to experience a Brandeis classroom … Read More...

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