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Art professor recognized as distinguished alumni by Boston University

Associate Professor of Painting Joseph Wardwell is one of three Boston University (BU) alumni that has been awarded with the CFA’s Distinguished Alumni Award, “the most prestigious award conferred by the College of Fine Arts… Read More...

Of the Rachels, by a Rachel and for the Rachels

In a 2012 video titled “Sh*t Brandeis Students Don’t Say,” and its sequel “Sh*t Brandeis Students Don’t Say Part 2,” students act out situations and conversations that they suggest are antithetical to Brandeis culture. The… Read More...

Request For Proposals committee searches for dining vendor

Sodexo and the university made a “joint decision” to terminate their existing contract, according to Andy Allen, general manager for Sodexo at Brandeis. Now, the Request For Proposals (RFP) committee is asking multiple vendors, including… Read More...

J-CASTE recognizes two scholars, journalist

The editors and international advisors to CASTE: A Global Journal on Social Exclusion, or J-CASTE, Brandeis’ journal that assesses “systems in South Asia and beyond and considers the marginalization and inter-generational oppression of religious, racial… Read More...

Professor and lecturer co-author NYT op-ed on building with sustainably-harvested mass timber

Cross-laminated timber (CLT) has allowed the construction of more wooden buildings and is quickly becoming a competitive building technology in many mid-rise buildings, according to Brian Donahue (AMST/ENVS/HIST), associate professor of American Environmental Studies, in… Read More...

Students updated on state of campus sustainability

The Office of Sustainability updated students on new efforts to make the school more sustainable, including financing renewable energy across the country and eventually discontinuing the sale of plastic water bottles on campus, with the… Read More...

Former Chair of Federal Reserve shares economic concerns

Janet Yellen, former chair of the Federal Reserve and the first female to ever hold the title, said that she has concerns with the current state of the economy during Brandeis International Business School’s (IBS)… Read More...

Administrators update community on accessibility

Several student and faculty groups informed the community about the changes in the university’s accessibility in the Shapiro Campus Center on Thursday. Representatives from these groups each spoke for five minutes about the updates and… Read More...

White House official under President Carter says Carter is underappreciated

Former Ambassador to the European Union and Chief White House Domestic Policy Adviser Stuart Eizenstat wants his new book to catalyze a reassessment of the Carter administration, as he believes that President Jimmy Carter’s presidency… Read More...

Professor facilitates conversations about University of Alaska’s consolidation

A Brandeis professor is serving as a facilitator in the process of consolidating the three University of Alaska (UA) schools to fall under one accreditation. Dr. Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, a professor in The Heller School for… Read More...
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