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Testing program is “a well oiled machine,” says head of admissions testing site

After rapidly transitioning to online learning last spring in response to the coronavirus pandemic, the big question for colleges and universities this summer was whether or not institutions would be able to reopen their campuses… Read More...

ITS announces changes to LATTE, including significant decrease in file sizes

Information Technology Services (ITS) announced changes to LATTE, Brandeis’ online learning platform and the cornerstone of the university’s system of remote and hybrid classes during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an email sent to the… Read More...

Student Union elections conclude with all but one race uncontested

After being delayed last spring due to the coronavirus, the first round of elections to elect new members of the 2020-2021 Brandeis Student Union were elected, with all but one of the elections with only… Read More...

Brandeis and Mass. travel protocols include restrictions; noncompliance could result in fines

As many students return to campus for the fall semester, they will face travel restrictions and quarantine requirements implemented by Brandeis University and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in order to contain the spread of the… Read More...

President announces new initiative to address systemic racism at Brandeis

UPDATED 7/10/20, 10 am President Ron Liebowitz announced an initiative where groups of administrative officials will come up with plans over the next 90 days to transform the campus and address systemic racism, according to… Read More...

Panel addresses history of voting and voter suppression

We get the democracy that we deserve and demand, according to Jay Koffman ’68, MA ’73, the founding director of Beacon Leadership Collaborative and a former member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives and moderator… Read More...

In the Senate 3/8

The Senate discussed the student petition for classes to be held online in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. Executive Senator Scott Halper ’20 said that this was “not happening as far as I know. It’s… Read More...

Univ. hears presentations from prospective dining providers

The university is currently in the process of selecting a new dining contractor, with the university’s current contract with Sodexo ending this June. As part of the process for responding to Brandeis’ Request for Proposals… Read More...

Professor Anita Hill named ‘Woman of the Year’ for 1991

TIME Magazine has named University Professor Anita Hill (AAAS/LGLS/HS/WGS) “Woman of the Year” for 1991, as part of a new series recognizing the contributions of influential women. The series, titled “100 Women of the Year,”… Read More...

Professor writes book on relationship between secular and religious law in Israel

There’s an increasing trend toward theocratic nationalism with an ethnic character in both Israel and the world at large, according to Professor of Israel Studies Alexander Kaye (NEJS) who spoke about his new book, “The… Read More...
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