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66th Commencement honorary degree recipients ‘repair the world’

Canadian Supreme Court Justice Rosalie Abella will speak at the 2017 commencement, according to a press release from University President Ron Liebowitz on Tuesday, April 4.

A daughter of Holocaust survivors and expert in human rights law, Abella will be … Read More...

Lian Chen ’19 to Serve as Student Union Secretary

A new name will make its way into undergraduates’ inboxes in Fall 2017 when Lian Chen ’19 assumes her role as Student Union Secretary, taking over the job of sending out weekly emails and other reminders from the Student Union.Read More...

Student body elects Emily Levine ’18 Student Union Treasurer

Elected from across the Atlantic Ocean, the role of Student Union Treasurer awaits Emily Levine ’18, when she returns to Brandeis in Fall 2017 after spending this Spring semester studying at King’s College in London, England.

“I hope to run Read More...

Graduate student workers to petition for a union

Graduate student workers, specifically teaching fellows, lab assistants and adjunct professors on campus, are in the closing stages of forming a labor union.  

The workers plan to hold union elections by the end of the semester after filing with the Read More...

Alumnae involved in pro-choice movement speak on panel

Three Brandeis alumnae who were involved in the pro-choice movement during their time at Brandeis spoke in a panel sponsored by Brandeis Pro-Choice on Wednesday, March 22.

“One of the first things that we did is … we got clinic Read More...

Free expression task force sparks controversy

As of April 3, 2017, this article has been edited to ensure accuracy of quoting. Where it was originally written that a student stated, “I’d prefer if no pictures were taken of me,” it now reads, “Do not take pictures 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...

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