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Students create app to simplify travel arrangements

Right before and after breaks, all the respective MyDeis Facebook pages fill up with students desperately looking for people to commute with them to or from the airport to save a bit of cash. With… Read More...

On Bill and Melinda Gates’ annual letter

It is remarkable that Microsoft has been around for 43 years already, and that one of the founders, Bill Gates, has been the richest person in the United States, according to Forbes, for 24 years… Read More...

A major reform is needed to prevent mass shootings

Too often in recent years have we become accustomed to hearing about mass shootings in the news. A mass shooting, according to the Gun Violence Archive (GVA), is the use of any gun that produces… Read More...

The merging of citizen science and social justice

Students and faculty convened in the International Lounge on Tuesday, Feb. 6, where Dr. Mark Chandler, the International Director of Research at the Earthwatch Institute, discussed the power of citizen science (cit sci) and its… Read More...

The truth behind human embryonic stem cell research

As someone extremely passionate about science, it frustrates me to see scientific research halted by people who are not completely informed about a topic. Before going straight to judgment, learn the history and all the… Read More...

Step it up America: A conversation about mental illness

When rapper Logic first released his song titled “1-800-273-8255,” the number to the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, traffic to the hotline’s website and social media accounts spiked immediately. It was “the most important song I’ve… Read More...

Nine of ten Student Union positions filled

This past week, the Brandeis Student Union held their winter elections to fill 10 open positions on the Senate, Allocation Board, Judiciary and Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. Seventeen candidates ran and nine positions were filled. In… Read More...

Students explore the broad scope of comparative literature and humanities

How does one study the human experience? At Brandeis, the Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature and Culture allows students to explore culture and texts to find new ways of thinking about the world. Prof.… Read More...

Bluestone bequest to support social justice programs

Dr. Seymore S. Bluestone gave an $8.4 million dollar bequest to Brandeis University for service and social justice initiatives. The donation will go towards three programs: the Myra Kraft Transitional Year Program (MKTYP), the Sustainable… Read More...

Faculty Spotlight: Jonathan Touboul

At the beginning of the semester, Dr. Jonathan Touboul joined the mathematics department as an associate professor and one of the three faculty members at the Volen National Center for Complex Systems. Prior to his… Read More...
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