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Free expression task force sparks controversy

A discussion on Wednesday, March 8 that aimed to inform an 18-member task force about campus opinions on free expression asked questions such as “Do you feel that you have full access to free expression?” and “Should there be consequences Read More...

Panelists discuss complexities of the war in Syria

Four panelists discussed the intricacies of the war in Syria, including the history of the war, the history of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Syria, the effects of the war on Lebanon and the issue of … Read More...

Task Force presents on revisions to general education requirements

Students and faculty asked questions and provided input on the outlines for a new format for general education at Brandeis during an open forum on Wednesday, Feb. 1.

The new format, which is still lacking specific details, divides general educations … Read More...

First woman to achieve Grandmaster title in chess visits Brandeis

Five-time Olympic gold medalist and the first woman in history to achieve the Grandmaster title in chess, Susan Polgar spoke about her experience as a woman in the male-dominated sport of chess and her life as the descendent of Holocaust … Read More...

Gordon-Conwell Theological prof. analyzes how Trump campaign appealed to evangelicals

Though many evangelical Christians consider a Trump presidency a success for American evangelicals, Prof. John Jefferson Davis, an evangelical himself, called his election a disaster in a lecture on Wednesday, Jan. 25.

“My view is that as an evangelical it … Read More...

Marketing analyst presents research findings on Brandeis

To present the most accurate and marketable image of Brandeis, the university should decide whether or not Brandeis is a Jewish institution, said Mark Neustadt, a marketing analyst with a specialized focus on the needs of colleges, universities and schools.… Read More...

Career coach offers guidance on wage negotiation

A workshop on Tuesday discussed wage negotiation tactics and tips to confront the wage gap which women often face in the workplace.

“The job offer itself is your leverage,” Erica Foss, the Assistant Director of Career Development at Brandeis told … Read More...

Former Tufts CDO fills Brandeis position

Brandeis named Mark Brimhall-Vargas as the university’s first chief diversity officer (CDO) and vice president of diversity, equity and inclusion on Wednesday, Nov. 2.

Brimhall-Vargas, who will begin his job as CDO at Brandeis on Jan. 11, comes from Tufts … Read More...

Students brainstorm campus sustainability

DeiSic, a 24-hour think-tank and contest which began Sunday afternoon, challenged students to team up, develop, flesh out and present potential campus sustainability projects.

This year was the first year of deiSic, but Jeremy Koob ’17, one of the primary … Read More...

Annual Security Report reveals increase in reported rapes

There were 16 reported rapes on the Brandeis campus and one off campus in 2015, up from the nine reported rapes on campus and zero off campus in 2014, according to the Annual Security Report released by the university.

The … Read More...

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