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Climate change vigil on the Rabb steps offers opportunity for members of the community to come together

During a climate change vigil at the base of the Rabb steps, students, faculty and staff passed out fliers on Friday, Oct. 19. The fliers were invitations to “Climate & The Human Consequences of Irreversible… Read More...

Administration follows up on cyanide found in Mods

On Oct. 12, a hazmat team removed sodium cyanide from a Foster Mods residence. In an email to the student body, James Gray, Vice President for Campus Operations, confirmed that no one was injured by… Read More...

Hazmat teams respond to sodium cyanide found in Foster Mods Residence

Students were evacuated due to the presence of sodium cyanide on Friday, Oct. 12 from the Foster Mods, which houses 177 students. A hazmat team responded to the scene along with BEMCo, Brandeis PD, Department… Read More...

Head swim coach position filled

Nicole Carter will start as the new head coach of Brandeis women’s and men’s swimming and diving (BUSDT) on Sept. 10. Carter is a Wheaton College alum who has been an assistant coach for the… Read More...

Board of Trustees pushes divestment vote back

Fossil fuel divestment remains a central topic for students, faculty, administration and trustees entering the fall semester. A June statement from Liebowitz places a Board of Trustees vote on the matter in November. They are… Read More...

Swim coach leaves Brandeis after HR investigation

After a human resources department investigation into his conduct, Coach Mike Kotch is no longer the Brandeis University Swimming and Diving Team (BUSDT) coach. Brandeis University has declined to comment on whether Kotch was fired… Read More...

University finances ‘secure’ but ‘constrained’

Financially, the university is “secure” but “constrained” and needs to generate higher revenue to achieve goals, according to members of Brandeis’ Finance and Administration senior leadership team, who held an open meeting on Wednesday in… Read More...

Univ. responds to armed robbery on campus

The university issued an emergency shelter-in-place order from 11:54 p.m. on Nov. 20 to about 2 a.m. on Nov. 21 after receiving reports of an armed suspect on campus. Brandeis and Waltham police responded to… Read More...

Univ. responds to FIRE letter, clarifying ‘Buyer Beware’ situation

In response to a letter written by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), President Ron Liebowitz stated that “Buyer Beware,” a play by an alum, was neither “cancelled,” “censored” nor “abandoned” by Brandeis… Read More...

FIRE sends open letter critiquing ‘Buyer Beware’ decision

An open letter from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) urged President Ron Liebowitz to re-invite Michael Weller ’65 to stage “Buyer Beware,” a play which uses material from the university’s Lenny Bruce… Read More...
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