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Students interested in foreign service intern with State Department

During his semester abroad in Beijing, China, Jake Silverman ’17 stayed connected to home in an unusual way. As an intern with the Virtual Student Foreign Service (VSFS), Silverman published pieces in the Huffington Post, reading interviews with diplomats and … Read More...

Brief: Summer construction increases campus accessibility

Brandeis is scheduled to complete renovations to East Quad and Sherman Dining Hall by the start of the fall semester, with updates to the Pomerantz residence hall completed in time for occupancy. The university added a lift in Sherman to … Read More...

Uretsky appointed Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration

Stewart Uretsky, former vice president of the Brookings Institution, has been appointed Executive Vice President (EVP) for Finance and Administration at Brandeis University. Uretsky will be taking over from Steven Manos, former chief operating officer and senior vice president. Uretsky’s … Read More...

Ron Liebowitz prepares to take office as Brandeis University’s next president

President-elect Ron Liebowitz will take office as the next president of Brandeis on July 1 and hopes to engage groups from students and faculty to alumni in shaping the future of the university.

Liebowitz, who served as president for Middlebury … Read More...

Prof. Jasmine Johnson (AAAS, WGSS) wins award for inspired teaching, discusses student engagement

Professor Jasmine Johnson (AAAS/WMGS) has received an award, in part, for inspired teaching, but one of her most inspiring teachers was Ula Taylor, an African-American studies professor she had at UC Berkeley. “There are moments sometimes in classes when you Read More...

Penny-jammed doors at Grad a security and financial problem

Brandeis has spent over $5,000 to repair locks on exterior doors of all four buildings at the Charles River (Grad) apartments that students have jammed with pennies or other objects. The Department of Community Living (DCL) announced Monday they would … Read More...

Peeping Tom harasses East Quad residents

An unidentified person has been looking into women’s showers in East Quad while residents are using them, Area Coordinator Ariel Hernandez confirmed in an email to quad residents. This “peeping Tom” incident has been the sixth reported since December 2012. … Read More...

Anti-semitic Graffiti found at AEPi House

A swastika was found drawn in the condensation on a window at the Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) Fraternity House on South Street Friday night. AEPi is a Jewish fraternity which was hosting an unofficial event when students found the graffiti, … Read More...

Students gather at memorial service to discuss recent terror attacks, islamophobia

Students held a memorial for those affected by terrorist attacks in Brussels, Somalia and other parts of the world on Tuesday, April 5. The memorial payed respects to the victims of these terrorist attacks and examined the discrepancy in media … Read More...

Julieanna Richardson ‘76 Chosen as Commencement Speaker

Historian and founder of HistoryMakers Julieanna Richardson ’76 will give the commencement speech at this year’s graduation ceremony. Richardson, along with four other people, will be given an honorary degree at commencement.

Richardson founded the nonprofit HistoryMakers, which preserves the … Read More...

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