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Lower Usdan gains vegan action station, changes coming to Brandeis dining

Students, faculty and staff dining at Brandeis can now enjoy a permanent vegan action station in one of its dining halls, Lower Usdan, which opened Monday and is here to stay, according to the Student… Read More...

Changes in agricultural practices raised disease rates in rural populations in Egypt in the 20th century says UC-Santa Cruz professor

As agricultural practices in Egypt changed under the British occupation, the new flooding cycle of the Nile River marked the lives of the rural farmers with more river borne diseases like hookworm, creating a new… Read More...

Director of SAS to retire

The director of Student Accessibility Support (SAS), Beth Rodgers-Kay, is retiring from Brandeis after 14 years at the university, wrote Accessibility Specialist for Undergraduate Students Kaitlyn Rogers in a Sept. 6 email obtained by The… Read More...

Clubs get new online home with Presence

Brandeis student clubs have a new (online) home. Presence—a new online club platform launched in late August by the Department of Student Activities (DSA)—offers a variety of new functions for student clubs, including centrally locating… Read More...

17 seats filled in the Senate and Allocations Board

The Student Union announced on Thursday that 17 seats were filled following Wednesday’s election. The Class of 2023 comprised almost 60% of the total voter turn-out, providing 290 out of 507 total voters. Elections were… Read More...

Brandeis warns students about mosquito-borne diseases

Several communities in Massachusetts, including Middlesex County where Brandeis resides, are at risk of two mosquito-borne diseases: Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) virus and West Nile Virus, according to a Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH)… Read More...

Brandeis Israel investment organization ranked first in consulting

Brandeis TAMID, an international business consulting organization advising start-ups in Israel, was awarded the Outstanding Consulting Award out of 54 TAMID chapter organizations on Sunday, Sept. 1, at TAMID’s national convention in Maryland. Brandeis TAMID… Read More...

Nine of thirteen open races uncontested in student union elections

Nine races are unopposed in the upcoming Student Union Senate and Allocations Board elections. With 13 open seats on the Senate, six seats have more than one person running to fill them and one A-board… Read More...

Class of 2023 first to undertake new Core requirement

CFirst year students entering Brandeis during this semester will be the first students to fulfill the new university general education requirements, called “The Brandeis Core,” that expand the previous course requirements needed to be completed… Read More...

Administration updates policies on student protests and diversity, equity and inclusion

President Ronald Liebowitz responded to calls for university action to address issues pertaining to Brandeis students of color on Aug. 28 in an email to the Brandeis community.  “This has been a year of growth… Read More...
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