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Rosen ready to work on ambitious agenda

Last Friday, the new Student Union was elected into office. Among the various positions vying for representatives, however, the most eagerly anticipated news was the results of the race for Student Union President. After a close race between three highly … Read More...

Doonan lectures on state policy implementation after election

Professor Michael Doonan (HS) Ph.D. ’02, spoke Tuesday on “Election 2012: The President, Congress and Social Policy Implications,” during which he emphasized the importance of the states in enacting the social reforms passed in the federal government. The federal level … Read More...

Students warned of dangerous funding cuts to lab at center of state scandal

A Jamaica Plain lab that examined drug evidence in criminal trials was shut down on Aug. 30 amid concerns that a former chemist mishandled thousands of drug samples, potentially tainting convictions. Three Brandeis students, however, voiced concerns about the lab … Read More...

Ridgewood residence renamed for Reinharz

In recognition of the contributions to Brandeis by former President Jehuda Reinharz during his service to the university, Brandeis University’s Board of Trustees voted on Oct. 15 to rename Ridgewood A the Jehuda Reinharz Residence Hall.

“By any measure, Jehuda … Read More...

Economic situations of minority children discussed at Heller

Professor Dolores Acevedo-Garcia (HS), Director of the Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy, spoke Tuesday at the Irving Schneider and Family Building in a lecture titled “Using Data and Policy Indicators to Monitor Diversity and Equity Among America’s Children.”… Read More...

Lurie Institute presents lecture on disability policy

Aaron Bishop, the Executive Director of the National Council on Disability, an independent federal agency that advises the U.S. Congress and the president on disability policy, spoke Thursday at the Irving Schneider and Family Building on “Disability Policy Beyond Politics: … Read More...

Professor Sohrabi on Egypt, Arab Springs and Iran’s Nuclear Program

Iran’s nuclear program is one of the most polarizing issues in the world today. While American and European officials believe Tehran is planning to build nuclear weapons, Iran’s leadership says its goal in developing a nuclear program is to generate … Read More...

Today Show Comes to Brandeis

Brandeis has been chosen as one of six finalists to have the fourth hour of the Today Show with Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb, hosted live from campus. The winning campus gets a chance to increase its publicity on … Read More...

Heller Professor to lead Beijing Columbia

Joan Kaufman, acclaimed Heller School professor, has been named the new director of Columbia University’s Beijing Center, filling the position for the first time in over two years.
She chose to leave Brandeis for Columbia after almost a decade at … Read More...

Schuster fellows removed from Myanmar blacklist

Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, removed more than 1,000 names from its blacklist last Friday. Two of those names are senior fellows at Brandeis’ Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism, Karen Coates and Jerry Redfern. Coates and Redfern were deported from … Read More...

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