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Univ Archives houses rare Shakespeare works

The library at Brandeis houses a collection of rare Shakespeare works. Since 1961, the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections has counted books of Shakespeare’s plays that were printed in the 17th century among its acquisitions. In addition, … Read More...

University lab discovers fascinating new ion channel

Professor Christopher Miller (BCHM) co-authored a paper on the structure of a newly discovered fluoride-exporting ion channel. This channel, which removes ions toxic to certain microorganisms, has a particularly unique structure that fascinates scientists. Meanwhile, as Professor Miller is out … Read More...

Waltham group outreach resonates with students

On the weekend of Sept. 20, a group of 21 students went on a trip to VINE Sanctuary, an animal refuge in Springfield, VT, through the Volunteer Vacations program from Waltham Group. The students performed various jobs around the sanctuary, … Read More...

Sexual assault prevention conference educates faculty

Brandeis hosted one of two state government sponsored conferences on sexual and domestic violence prevention on Tuesday, Sept. 17. Over 300 individuals from many institutions of higher education in the area attended the event at Sherman Function Hall. The conference … Read More...

The Supply club breaks down barriers with education

A new club on campus, The Supply, aims to empower urban slum youth through the medium of education. The club represents a non-profit organization based in Queens, New York, which educates through a network of secondary schools that support young … Read More...

Dead Sea Scrolls exhibit explores Christianity and Judaism

In a three-hour session on Sunday, Near Eastern and Judaic Studies Ph.D. candidate Jamie Bryson gave a presentation on the Dead Sea Scrolls to complement the exhibition currently on display at the Museum of Science. Bryson recounted the story of … Read More...

Lawrence co-signs letter on increased federal educational support

During the summer, President Fred Lawrence was one of many administrators and university presidents to sign a letter to President Obama and Congress, calling for increased federal support for higher education. The 198 signatories included the presidents and chancellors of … Read More...

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