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Liebowitz writes open letter supporting former colleague

President Liebowitz wrote an open letter expressing his support for Ithaca College President Shirley Collado, who in 2001 pleaded no contest to allegations of sexual assault. Liebowitz worked with Collado during his time at Middlebury… Read More...

Flooding damages East residence hall

The fifth floor of East Residence Quad’s Hassenfeld Dormitory flooded Jan. 25 around 9 p.m., leaving some of its residents with damaged property. The sprinkler systems in East flooded the fifth floor of Hassenfeld, though… Read More...

Muhammad Xhemali appointed Muslim Chaplain

Muhammad Xhemali, Brandeis’ new Muslim chaplain, was officially welcomed to the Brandeis community in an email by Rabbi Elisabeth Stern, the director of Religious and Spiritual Life. Xhemali came to Brandeis at the end of… Read More...

Liebowitz discusses financial, infrastructure constraints in presentation on future direction of Brandeis

President Ron Liebowitz convened the first open meeting on Brandeis’ direction as an institution, including discussion of self-reflection reports produced by schools, departments and centers across Brandeis and high-level strategic priorities. The meeting began a… 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...

BCC enacts change to account for high demand

The Brandeis Counseling Center (BCC) is adding staff, expanding hours and increasing group therapy sessions to meet increased demand for counseling center resources this semester, according to Joy von Steiger, director of the BCC.  As… Read More...

Faculty pass new Gen. Ed. Requirements

Faculty voted at their Nov. 3 meeting to pass the new General Education Requirements, which, if the Board of Trustees also votes to approve, will go into effect for the class entering in fall 2019.… Read More...

Flagel to leave Brandeis

Andrew Flagel, the senior vice president for students and enrollment, is leaving Brandeis this month for a research fellowship at the National Research Center for College and University Admissions (NRCCUA), according to an announcement from… Read More...

Undergraduate Theater Collective breathes life into its performance of ‘Blithe Spirit’

Navigating the relationship between ex- and current lovers can be tricky. Jealousy, insecurity and doubt create tense dynamics, and nobody wants to be caught in the middle. Turn your ex into a ghost, though, and… Read More...

Crowd Control’s first show of the semester fills Chum’s with laughter

“Sex with me is like hiking…” Gabe Adler-Cohen ’18 joked, standing with one foot on the chair placed center stage. “When you’re done you have to check yourself for bugs.” The crowd, packed into Chum’s… Read More...
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