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University announces reopening plans for fall semester, classes mostly online, students with option to return to campus

Most classes will be online for the fall 2020 semester, announced President Ron Liebowitz in a June 30 email outlining Brandeis’ plan for the 2020-2021 academic year. Students will be allowed to live on campus,… 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...

Prof. signs open letter opposing facial recognition on college campuses

Professor Bernadette Brooten (CLAS/WGS), the director of the Feminist Sexual Ethics Project and the emerita Robert and Myra Kraft and Jacob Hiatt Professor of Christian Studies, was one of 150 academics across the country that… Read More...

Community partner appreciation breakfast connects students with community

The university partners with multiple organizations in Waltham and and in the greater Boston area for volunteer opportunities for students. A community partner breakfast, in the Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) Multipurpose Room on March 5,… Read More...

Brandeis prof. comments on racial discrimination in standardized testing

The Education Records Bureau and the Boston Public School system decided to end their affiliations in the spring of last year, according to an article in The Boston Globe. Joshua Goodman, an Associate Professor of… Read More...

Framework for the Future approved by Board of Trustees, Framework initiatives to drive future projects

The Board of Trustees has approved the Framework for the Future, the strategic vision for Brandeis that was announced by President Ron Liebowitz in Nov. 2018, according to an email sent out by Liebowitz to… Read More...

Panel of Holocaust presentations tells victims’ stories to next generation

Eight presentations were given sharing the stories of victims of the Holocaust at the annual Holocaust Rememberance Panel at Brandeis Univeristy, held in the Liberman-Miller Lecture Hall on Feb. 6. “As the Holocaust recedes into… Read More...

Union fills nine empty election seats in winter elections

The Student Union filled nine seats in the Winter 2020 elections. A total of 503 students voted in the election. One of two candidates running for the position of Midyear Senator, Michelle Kleytman ’23, won… Read More...

Women’s suffrage teach-in celebrates centennial of 19th amendment

Various female speakers presented the history of women’s suffrage in a teach-in hosted in the Alumni Lounge on Thursday to celebrate the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment. “The right to vote has… Read More...

Professor seeks patent for probiotic-supplemented nut butters

A new method for adding probiotic supplements to nut and seed butters has been developed by Professor Dan Perlman ’68 (PHYS), according to a BrandeisNOW article. Perlman has filed a patent through the university for… Read More...
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