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I am Global Week celebrates campus diversity through multicultural events

I am Global Week kicked off Saturday, Nov. 11 with a variety of events aimed at international and American students alike. The week coincides with International Education Week, a joint initiative by the U.S. Department… Read More...

Students call university president to show support for divestment

Brandeis Climate Justice hosted a phone call campaign on Thursday to encourage President Liebowitz to discuss divesting part of the Brandeis endowment out of fossil fuels with the Board of Trustees. The campaign also included… Read More...

Student Union launches new Podcast

The Student Union is launching a new podcast, “Brandeis Buzz,” to better communicate Union initiatives, engage students and facilitate easy access to information from the Union. The podcast’s first episode, “Brandeis Buzz: Kate Kesselman,” has… Read More...

Halloween for the Hungry inspires service

Waltham Group kicked off Halloween with a day of trick or treating for non-perishable foods as part of the annual Halloween for the Hungry Food Drive. The food drive is one part of a series… Read More...

Brandeis pro-Choice receives $5,000 grant

Brandeis Pro-Choice received $5,000 from Planned Parenthood to install a Plan B vending machine in the Shapiro Campus Center (SCC). The vending machine will ideally have a year’s worth of free Plan B available at… Read More...

Nixon biographer chronicles legacy of former president

Faculty and students gathered Tuesday, Nov. 17 to hear John Farrell discuss his recent biography of Richard Nixon, titled “Richard Nixon: The Life.” Farrell answered audience questions and drew comparisons between Nixon’s administration and the… Read More...

Lisman lab discovers key to long-term memory, furthering research on Alzheimer’s and addiction

Since the 1980’s, Professor John Lisman ’66 (BIOL) has investigated the relationship between memory and calcium/calmodulin dependent protein kinase (CaMKII). On Sept. 27, Lisman’s Lab’s breakthrough study demonstrating that CaMKII stores long-term memories was published… Read More...

Alumni fund new fellowship to help students engage with local community

UPDATED 10/11 Brand new this year, the Rich/Collins Community Leadership and Impact Fellowship (CLIF) is offering Brandeis students the chance to apply for mini-grants between 500 and 5,000 dollars to implement their own community project.… Read More...

Zamira Korff named Senior VP of Institutional Advancement

Zamira Korff, formerly of Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), was named senior vice president of institutional advancement and will begin work on Oct. 23 as a fundraising executive for Brandeis. Korff is replacing Nancy Winship, who… Read More...
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