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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...

17 seats filled in the Senate and Allocations Board

The Student Union announced on Thursday that 17 seats were filled following Wednesday’s election. The Class of 2023 comprised almost 60% of the total voter turn-out, providing 290 out of 507 total voters. Elections were… Read More...

University to consider other dining vendors

Stewart Uretsky announced that the university’s contract with Sodexo will end in 2020, and the school is currently developing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the dining services program.  This announcement came after months of… Read More...

Panelists discuss the Middle East

Topics such as the U.S. policy of maximum pressure on Iran, climate change in the Middle East, the brutalization of government in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf, and elections as a tool for change in… 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...
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