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Peacebuilder Dr. John Paul Lederach receives Gittler Prize

Dr. John Paul Lederach understood early on that listening to those who suffer in conflicts is key to ending the imperial pattern of U.S.-led peacebuilding. He had to “unlearn” overtly imperial peacebuilding methods—methods that don’t… Read More...

Students in BAASA, WoCA and MoCA analyze masculinity in communities of color

Students attending “Unpacking Masculinity in Communities of Color” learned about and discussed what the core of masculinity is, and how this “man-made” concept has the capacity to harm many, depending on who controls the narrative.… Read More...

Taste is more complicated than we think, says Dr. Kathrin Ohla

Taste, as we think of it, doesn’t really exist, according to human gustation researcher Dr. Kathrin Ohla. Our expectations, past social experiences, other sensory systems and the sequence in which food comes into our mouths… Read More...

License to chill: Brandeis students’ special edition

I lived and worked on campus this past summer. I wanted a break after The Semester We Aren’t Going to Talk About, and I wanted to clear my face acne, courtesy of said semester.   But… Read More...

New professor run over by truck on first day

Professor Geoffrey Clarke, a first-year economics lecturer at Brandeis University, sustained multiple injuries in a truck-pedestrian collision on the pedestrian crosswalk of Turner Street and South Street before teaching his first class at Brandeis. As… Read More...

Brandeis hires three new employees, including a new VP of student affairs

Brandeis University has hired several new staff members for the fast approaching academic year. Raymond Ou will permanently replace Sheryl Sousa as the Vice Provost of Student Affairs.  The new senior vice president for communications,… Read More...
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