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Students with disabilities discuss their experiences with self-advocacy

Four upperclassmen discussed their experiences with self-advocacy as students with disabilities in a panel Thursday, sharing advice on how other students with disabilities might advocate for themselves both in the classroom and on campus. The… Read More...

Sodexo updates procedures after mislabeling

A dining station in Lower Usdan displayed “gluten-free” labeling while listing and serving foods that contained gluten on Nov. 8 last semester. A student with celiac disease—an autoimmune disease in which the gluten protein causes… Read More...

Prosthesis club holds interactive workshop

Brandeis Prosthesis Club (BPC), a group which has made 3D printed prosthetics for children and young adults, hosted an interactive workshop on Wednesday inviting interested students to join in constructing flexible hands and other jointed… Read More...

Brandeis alumni recount experiences leading to careers in law

Four alumni described how their life experiences and time at Brandeis guided them to careers in law and criminal justice in a panel discussion on Monday night. A criminal defense attorney for the Roxbury Defenders,… Read More...

Lurie Institute names eight members for fellowship

The Lurie Institute for Disability Policy at Brandeis named eight members to the inaugural class of the Nathan and Toby Starr Fellowship on Thursday. The program aims to cultivate research expertise to increase undergraduate students’… Read More...

Framework task force members named by Liebowitz

Members of three task forces were named in an email from President Ron Liebowitz on Monday which urged members of the Brandeis community to “participate in charting our future” and addressed calls for improving accessibility… Read More...

How to spot a coyote on campus

Seen any coyotes on campus lately? If you answered no, you’re kidding yourself. From Grad to the Rabb Steps, coyotes abound. You see them in dining halls, in classrooms, in the library and in the… Read More...

Research may face delays amid government shutdown

As the longest government shutdown in United States history approaches its fifth week, researchers who are applying for or who receive federal funding from affected departments may face increasing delays and uncertainty, according to Vice… Read More...

Former Comey, Mueller official shares perspective on Russia investigation

A former federal official spoke about the Trump administration and the Special Counsel investigation into 2016 election interference with members of the Brandeis community at the Heller School on Wednesday. Chuck Rosenberg, who resigned from… Read More...

Forum highlights issues with accessibility on campus

Members of the Brandeis community shared experiences with disability and frustrations with accessibility on campus at a community forum, where administrators pledged their support in resolving these issues, on Tuesday. From the transportation and housing… Read More...
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