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CULTURE BRIEF: Bronstein to feature fireworks

This years Blockbuster Bronstein, Student Events spring celebration, features campus events throughout the week. Today brings miniature golf on Usdans front lawn and a 10 p.m. showing of The Incredibles on the Shapiro Great Lawn.

On Saturday Student Events and … Read More...

Ann Coulter to give Commencement address*

Ann Coulter, the noted conservative political pundit and bestselling author, will deliver the keynote address at the Universitys 54th commencement exercises, according to University spokesman Dennis Nealon.

Coulter is the author of four New York Times bestsellers including How to … Read More...

ITS to roll out Power over IP system*

Next fall ITS plans to unveil a new system called Power over IP (PoIP) that will replace traditional campus power distribution. The initiative comes on the heels of several other IP developments: the upgrading of the campus network, installation of … Read More...

New phones to kick off IPTV trial

Yesterday Chief Information Officer Perry Hanson announced to the community an immediate and mandatory trade-in of all existing Cisco 7912 phones on campus. The small one-line 7912 phones given to all students will be replaced with larger 7940 model phones … Read More...

ITS to get new VoIP phones for students

Students will receive new Cisco phones that offer enhanced capabilities next year. The current 7912 model phone will be replaced with the 7940, a larger, two-line phone that is used in most offices on campus. The move comes after ITS … Read More...

Network outages plague campus

Problems with a core network switch in Feldberg caused several hours of intermittent network outages this morning, according to Chief Information Officer Perry Hanson. In a letter to the community, Hanson blamed a software fault for outages that caused phone … Read More...

After circuitous journey, Mock Trial obtains funds necessary to compete

Brandeis Universitys Mock Trial team this week secured the necessary funding to attend a national competition in Florida. The needed $4,000 came from four different sources, including the Student Union, the University Retention Fund and from an outside donation.

The … Read More...

Mock Trial denied funding to attend national tournament

Note: This article has been corrected to include three paragraphs inadvertently omitted in the print publication.

The Brandeis University Mock Trial Association, which last week won a coveted spot at a national tournament in Florida, may not be able to … Read More...

Brandeis receives $10 million in gifts

Two major gifts in support of faculty development were announced Thursday by University President Jehuda Reinharz. The Kay Fellows Fund will bring young postdoctoral scholars to campus for two-year appointments in interdisciplinary programs. The Norman Faculty Support Fund will fund … Read More...

Hoot Interview: Jaffe defends curriculum changes

THE HOOT: How did the suggestions for changes that have been circulating come about?

ADAM JAFFE: I started last spring by asking every department and program to do a self-assessment about what they really needed to do their jobs right, … Read More...

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