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Outer space on the upper campus

Day in and day out, students and professors alike take on the Rabb steps. Most, however, are unaware that beneath those steps lies the Ashton Graybiel Spatial Orientation Lab. Under the direction of Professor James… Read More...

Debunking: Brandeis Urban Legends

Urban legends abound on the Brandeis campus. From Usdan Student Center to the Usen Castle, we have all heard some seemingly far-fetched story and passed it on to a friend. Each story leaves your mind… Read More...

American Studies administrator discusses department’s evolution

Angelina Simeone, known as Angie, has been at Brandeis since 1972, but she’s not a student, and she’s not a professor. As academic administrator for the Department of American Studies, Simeone ensures classes are in… Read More...

Former theater arts student combines passion with service

Like most seniors, Gabrielle Young ’09 had no idea what she was going to do with herself after graduation. “I was having one of those classic ‘I’m a senior and don’t know what I’m doing… Read More...

Room vacancy, new roommate not wanted

If you’re an upperclassman, you probably recall the days when arranging for on-campus housing after returning from study abroad wasn’t a concern. You participated in the housing lottery, hoped for a good number and filled… Read More...

Great Expectations

With a new curriculum and fresh faculty, the Arabic program is poised to become a star attraction at Brandeis. The effort is being spearheaded by Senior Lecturer in Arabic Studies and Director of the Arabic… Read More...

Away on sabbatical: Not your average ‘vacay’

What do an American Studies professor’s interviews with feminist activists have in common with a computer science professor’s Stradivarius-model cello? And what does a Legal Studies professor’s research on Icelandic literature have to do with… Read More...

They’ve got game

Few people would honestly say they came to Brandeis for the athletics. But while the school may not be the powerhouse varsity teams of some bigger and older schools, Brandeis is far from devoid of… Read More...

Countdown to commencement: The not-so-bleak future

Photo gallery for the Career Fair. We’ve seen it in the cutbacks at school. We’ve seen it in the statistics on the number of people losing their jobs every week. The hurting economy is all… Read More...
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