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Artist, Activist Theaster Gates accepts Richman Fellowship

Theaster Gates, an artist, social activist and community builder, is Brandeis’ 2015-2016 Richman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life. He was welcomed to Brandeis this week and received the award from Interim President Lisa Lynch.
Gates combines art and activism to … Read More...

Artist, Activist Theaster Gates accepts Richman Fellowship

Theaster Gates, an artist, social activist and community builder, is Brandeis’ 2015-2016 Richman Distinguished Fellow in Public Life. He was welcomed to Brandeis this week and received the award from Interim President Lisa Lynch.

Gates combines art and activism to … Read More...

Scholars discuss the relationship between climate change and social justice

In the Paris Climate Agreement, 196 countries agreed on preventative measures for combating climate change, a social justice issue that affects many around the world, according to three scholars who convened in Rapaporte Treasure Hall on Tuesday, March 15.
The … Read More...

Panelists discuss their experience exposing FBI surveillance during Vietnam War

On March 8, 1971, eight people broke into an FBI office in Media, PA and stole over 1,000 documents that exposed FBI surveillance activity and leaked them to newspapers and congressman. The Washington Post printed the incriminating documents, helping to … Read More...

Step Inside My Head

For one night, the Alumni Lounge of Usdan became a safe space for discussions about mental health. The event, titled “Step Inside My Head,” was part of the ’DEIS Impact weeklong festival for social justice. Beginning at 5 p.m. on … Read More...

Students explore social justice through ‘Deis Impact

One hundred years ago, in 1916, President Woodrow Wilson nominated Louis D. Brandeis, “the people’s lawyer,” as a Supreme Court Justice. From Thursday, Jan. 28 to Sunday, Feb. 7, Brandeis will commemorate its namesake’s appointment with a weeklong festival of … Read More...

Student-Run Service Project Commemorates MLK

Brandeis University honored the famous civil rights activist and reverend this past Monday by hosting the sixth annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Interfaith Service from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Usdan.
The day began with … Read More...

Kindness Day spreads cheer across campus

An annual Brandeis tradition, Kindness Day promotes compassion across campus. This year’s celebration was officially Thursday, Nov. 12, but volunteers tabled across campus all week.
Kira Levin ’17, a student coordinator for Kindness Day, agrees that everyone should be kind … Read More...

Senate encourages students to engage with off-campus community

This semester, under the leadership of Student Government President Nyah Macklin ’16, the Brandeis University Student Union has rededicated itself to improving service to the student body by increasing transparency and efficacy.

This dedication spans all parts of Student Union, … Read More...

Students wear bald caps to raise awareness in second-annual cancer fundraiser

Brandeis hosted its second Be Bold, Be Bald cancer fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 16. Be Bold, Be Bald is the main fall semester fundraiser for cancer, which complements the Relay for Life fundraiser in the spring. Last year, Brandeis’ Be … Read More...

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