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Liebowitz refuses one-year extension on current contract

President Ron Liebowitz will not be accepting a one-year “dead-end” contract proposed by the Board of Trustees six months before the end of his current contract, which is set to expire June 30, according to… Read More...

Univ. prof. receives $300,000 to document sacred spaces

The project Boston’s Hidden Sacred Spaces, a program which supports spiritual missions in secular places in the greater Boston area according to their website, has received a $300 thousand award from the National Endowment for… Read More...

Univ. benefactor Carl Shapiro dies at 108

Carl Shapiro H’03 passed away on March 7 at 108 years old. Shapiro and his family were benefactors of the university since the founding of Brandeis and have donated more than $72 million to the… Read More...

Univ. COVID-19 updates: intrastate travel resumed, green passport for gosman

The university has revised its travel policy for students, which now allows travel within the state of Massachusetts, according to an email sent by Dan Kim to the student body on March 5.  Prior to… Read More...

Univ. responds to open letter drafted by alumna on increased violence against AAPI

In response to the increase in anti-Asian violence across the nation, current students and alumni signed a letter sent to President Ron Liebowitz on March 1 encouraging him to make a statement to stand in… Read More...

For the original Jojo rabbit

My family was not a “pet family” when I was growing up. And like most kids in an anti-pet household, I desperately wanted a dog. I wanted that instant best friend connection people had with… Read More...

Univ. COVID-19 updates: virtual commencement, changes to capacity limits

President Ron Liebowitz announced the cancellation of the class of 2021’s in-person commencement ceremony in an email sent out to the student body on Feb. 23. The decision comes in response to the continuation of… Read More...

Univ. releases COVID Amnesty Policy

The university has implemented the COVID Amnesty Policy at the beginning of the spring 2021 semester, which protects students who are proactively seeking help after violating the university’s policies relating to COVID-19. In order to… Read More...

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...
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