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Univ. updates mask policy, gaiters no longer acceptable

The university has implemented a new mask policy to limit the spread of COVID-19 on campus with the start of spring 2021, according to an email sent by Senior Vice President for Communications, Marketing and… Read More...

Univ. panelists discuss transition of power

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy and Senior Advisor for the Biden for President Campaign Greg Schultz spoke about governmental transitions in the post-election, pre-inauguration period in a webinar hosted by the university on Jan. 13. … Read More...

Eleven seats filled in Student Union winter elections, all unopposed

UPDATED: 2/8/2021, 11:30 AM The 2021 winter Student Union elections filled five senate seats, five Allocations Board seats and one representative position. Of the eleven seats filled, all were unopposed. The Senate  Scarlett (Tong) Ren… Read More...

Black Action Plan creators propose alternative to public safety

Members of the Black Action Plan, Sonali Anderson ’22 and DeBorah Ault ’22, proposed a new “Campus Safety Alliance” as an alternative to the current Brandeis police department in an effort to defund the campus… Read More...

Brandeis alumna named provost

President Ron Liebowitz announced that Brandeis has hired Dr. Carol Fierke PhD ’84 as the new university provost and executive vice president, a role currently held by Provost and Maurice B. Hexter Professor of Social… Read More...

Univ. sets record in Giving Tuesday donations

The Brandeis community raised a record-breaking amount of donations this past Tuesday, according to the Giving Deisday page, raising over $1 million, with over 2121 donors on Tuesday alone.  The university unlocked an extra $100… Read More...

11 unprovoked attacks in Waltham, Public Safety issues warning

There have been 11 unprovoked attacks in Waltham over the past month, according to a CNN article. Director of Public Safety Edward Callahan advised students, faculty and staff remaining on campus and in the Waltham… Read More...

Prof. finds social media linked to decline in vaccination

Disinformation campaigns launched on social media platforms have been linked to a decline in vaccination, Professor Steven Wilson (POL) found in a study that looked at social media and vaccine hesitancy.  Previous studies have shown… Read More...

Univ. releases draft plan ‘to address systemic racism’ on campus

UPDATED 11/20/20, 7:40 a.m. The university’s draft plan to address systemic racism focuses on examining policing at Brandeis, student financial burdens and faculty and staff hiring, salaries and promotions, according to a Nov. 10 email… Read More...

Panel on Uyghurs in Xinjiang, China Zoombombed

A panel discussing the Uyghur people—a Muslim-Turkish ethnic population living mainly in the Xinjiang region of western China—was disrupted by Zoom users who wrote “FAKE NEWS” and “Bullshit” on a presenter’s slides and played China’s… Read More...
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