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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...

Trump’s solar panel tax threatens future generations

President Donald Trump has begun to tread into unmarked territories. Consistent with his reputation as a businessman rather than a politician, many of the recent executive decisions Trump has signed have been strictly business. A… Read More...

One day at a time: observations from a first-year

For me, 2017 was a whirlwind of a year. After finishing all my college applications, graduating high school and a stressful vacation to Europe, the most exciting point of my 2017 came halfway through the… Read More...

The future of chromosomal research

Students and faculty gathered in one of the lecture halls in the Gerstenzang Science Library on Tuesday, Jan. 16 for a joint biology/neuroscience colloquium with Dr. Job Dekker titled “Folding, unfolding, and refolding genomes.” Dekker… Read More...

Panel debates whether nuclear energy is clean energy

Members of the Brandeis community convened at the International Lounge on Monday, Nov. 27, where Professor Kerry Emanuel and Professor Christoph Stefes debated about whether nuclear energy should be considered clean energy. This event was… Read More...

Video conference call focuses on science and sustainability

Faculty and students gathered in the Faculty Club Lounge on Oct. 30 for a video conference call with Dr. Mandy Singer-Brodowski to discuss the ways that science can influence social change. Singer-Brodowksi was a founding… Read More...

Faculty vote to support univ. divestment

Faculty voted at their monthly meeting on a resolution supporting Brandeis’ Commitment to the Paris Climate Accords and encouraging the Board of Trustees to act on fossil fuel divestment. Committee members of Faculty Against Climate… Read More...
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