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Brandeis professor faces online threats as feud unfolds in medieval academia

Amid an oftentimes public feud over the direction of medieval academia, Brandeis Professor Dorothy Kim (ENG) told The Brandeis Hoot that her colleague, Rachel Fulton Brown, “crossed the line” when she tagged Milo Yiannopoulos, a… Read More...

SCC brighter and more energy efficient after $200,000 lighting project

Lighting fixtures in the Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) were fit with LED bulbs over the summer in a $200,000 project which not only provides more light to the building but improves the building’s energy efficiency,… Read More...

Board of Trustees chair attends campus screening of climate change documentary

At the invitation of student and faculty sustainability groups, Board of Trustees Chair Meyer Koplow attended a Tuesday night screening of a documentary discussing the decline of conventional fossil fuels and the rise of extreme… Read More...

Faculty Club implements new takeout prices

To-go diners will be charged at a rate of $0.75 per ounce for the salad bar or hot buffet takeout from the Faculty Club following a change in dining policy announced earlier this summer. A… Read More...

Salmon replaces shipman as Head Coach of Brandeis fencing

Jennie Salmon has replaced long-time head coach of the Brandeis men’s and women’s fencing team Bill Shipman after he announced his retirement earlier this summer. Head coach since 1981, Shipman led the Judges to 13… Read More...

Proposed tax bills may affect Brandeis

In a Nov. 17 campus-wide email, provost Lisa Lynch urged members of the Brandeis community to contact their congressional representatives to express their views regarding tax proposals which may have a “damaging impact” on universities.… Read More...

Students take divestment march to administrative buildings

About 35 students and several faculty shouted “take a stand and divest, stand with science, truth and justice,” outside the administrative buildings on Wednesday, after marching across campus to demonstrate support for divesting university stakes… Read More...

FIRE sends open letter critiquing ‘Buyer Beware’ decision

An open letter from the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) urged President Ron Liebowitz to re-invite Michael Weller ’65 to stage “Buyer Beware,” a play which uses material from the university’s Lenny Bruce… Read More...

Dramatists Guild of America objects to ‘Buyer Beware’ cancellation

The Dramatists Guild of America and the Dramatists Legal Defense Fund (DLDF) issued a statement on Wednesday objecting in “the strongest possible terms” to “Brandeis University’s decision to cancel Buyer Beware.” The statement criticizes the… Read More...

Director details frustration leading up to cancellation of ‘Buyer Beware’

Frustrations with communication from the theater department and suggestions to move the performance off-campus preceded playwright Michael Weller’s ’65 decision to cancel the Brandeis debut of “Buyer Beware,” according to Weller and the play’s director… Read More...
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