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Reduced testing requirements and Heller testing site to be closed during winter break

COVID-19 testing procedures during the winter break will see several changes including fewer testing locations and a less frequent testing requirement, according to an email sent to the community by Senior Vice President of Communications,… Read More...

TEDx hears from five speakers about ‘wellness in the new age’

TEDxBrandeisUniversity hosted five guest speakers in its annual event on Nov. 1 through Zoom and Facebook Live after the event was postponed twice. TEDx at Brandeis featured Ruben Kanya ’14, Prof. Kristen Lucken (IGS), Eric… Read More...

Starbucks cafe opened, employees redeployed to other locations

Starbucks in Farber Library reopened Tuesday after being closed for several days while management awaited parts for plumbing repairs, Sodexo Resident District Manager Michael Reilly wrote to The Brandeis Hoot in an email. Any time… Read More...

Farber Library closed due to flooding, over 10,000 books damaged

Almost 11 thousand books are off the shelves and being freeze-dried due to water damage after a clean water pipe broke in a restroom on Farber 3 on Sunday, according to University Librarian Matthew Sheehy… Read More...

‘Don’t Punish Pain’ movement calls for the termination of Brandeis professor

A group of protesters called for Brandeis University to fire Dr. Andrew Kolodny (HS) as a part of the “Don’t Punish the Pain” movement on Wednesday outside of the entrance to campus, at the concrete… Read More...

Brandeis Counseling Center holds confidential Zoom appointments

Brandeis counselors have been holding confidential Zoom appointments either at their desks at the Brandeis Counseling Center (BCC) or from home, according to BCC Director Amy Scobie-Carroll.  “We often use headphones so that even if… Read More...

Bright Horizons waives copayments for Back-Up care child, adult and elder care during Oct.

Bright Horizons is waiving copayments for Back-Up child, adult and elder care for dependents of benefits-eligible faculty, staff and full-time PhD students during the month of October, according to the Sept. 17 edition of the… Read More...

University plans to “reimagine” public safety on campus following reports of racism on campus

The university is beginning the process of “reimagining” public safety on campus and searching for a new director of public safety, according to an email from Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration, Stewart Uretsky,… Read More...

Univ. lost $38M in revenue due to pandemic, board discusses Black Action Plan, univ. continues search for next provost

The university lost a projected $38 million in revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to an email from President Ron Liebowitz to the community on Sep. 24 about the September Board of Trustees meeting.… Read More...

University honors Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

President Ron Liebowitz emailed the university to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, H ‘96 who died on Friday, Sept. 18, at age 87. The cause of death was complications of metastatic pancreatic cancer,… Read More...
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