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FRC: Dont cut ancient Greek

The FRC strongly recommended against Jaffes proposal to eliminate the teaching of ancient Greek. The elimination of Greek would have profoundly negative consequences on the viability of the programs in the Department of Classical Studies… Read More...

FRC: Dont cut music PhD yet

The FRC recommended against eliminating the PhD program in Music at this time. They noted that the timing of this proposal was significant because the latest changes in Creative Arts at Brandeis, including the reformulation… Read More...

FRC:Physics cuts unwise

The FRC stated that Jaffes proposal to close down an important research focus [high energy physics] by eliminating 4 FTEs in Physics is unwise. The FRC talked at length about the research programs current benefits… Read More...

FRC: NEJS cuts need more study

The FRC recommended for the elimination of 2 FTEs in NEJS. However, they cautioned against eliminating other positions due to a lack of understanding of how the newly created Crown Center for Middle East Studies… Read More...

Snow storm delays Modfest, now may be held Feb. 12

University classes were cancelled all day Monday and on Wednesday after 2 p.m. due to incliment weather resulting from over three total feet of snow being dumped on New England. Classes, however, were not the… Read More...

New TV over IP possible

Five years after Brandeis began providing cable television for every student on campus, Information Technology Services (ITS) is piloting a program that can bring it to the computer screen. Announced to campus media last week… Read More...

With IPTV may come numerous concerns

One of the reasons for the pilot is to iron out potential problems with the system including incompatibilities with the Brandeis network. Hoot testing of IPTV in real-world conditions revealed that watching the video streams… Read More...

Fac. Committee to release “deliberative” report on Jaffe’s proposals Feb. 15

The Faculty Review Committee (FRC), established by Provost Marty Krauss in consultation with the Council of the Faculty Senate, is responsible for reviewing Dean of Arts and Sciences Adam Jaffes proposals to change various curricula… Read More...

Former Provost received over $300k in severance

Former Provost Mel Bernstein, who left Brandeis after a sudden falling out with the University, received $335,363 in employee benefits during his only year at Brandeis, according to the Universitys 2002-2003 tax forms recently obtained… Read More...

Second ever mid-year class moves into North

The second ever mid-year class moved into North Quad on Sunday making this the first mid-year class to be housed entirely in one Quad. Schefferes, which was closed for renovation during the spring semester, is… Read More...
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