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All in the Family: Dr. Howard Sachar and the Jacob Hiatt Institute

9 Ethiopia Street, Jerusalem: The Hiatt Institute in Jerusalem marked Brandeis’ first foray into the world of study abroad. <br /><i>Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections, Brandeis University</i>

9 Ethiopia Street, Jerusalem: The Hiatt Institute in Jerusalem marked Brandeis’ first foray into the world of study abroad.
Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections, Brandeis University

At first glance one may not realize that Dr. Howard Sachar’s … Read More...

From classroom to common room

Floor plan of Middlesex Castle.

IMAGE COURTESY OF Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections, Brandeis University

Writing an article about the history of the Usen Castle is a bit daunting considering its many uses and modifications over the … Read More...

So what are the Sakharov Archives?


If one looks closely at the floor diagrams on the walls of Goldfarb 1, the area of the library currently occupied by the Brandeis University Women’s Committee is labeled “Sakharov Archives.” Until 2004, Brandeis University housed a collection of papers … Read More...

The story behind the name:

Many prominent figures throughout Boston, New York and other parts of the country lent their time and energy towards organizing, publicizing, and eventually creating the Brandeis we know today. It remains an amazing example of successful organization and working with … Read More...

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