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Spring 2015 offers academic ‘Hidden Gems’

Although registration for spring 2015 classes is well underway, students can still take advantage of some of Brandeis’ “Hidden Gems” courses. These classes come from a wide variety of departments, and Academic Services selected them… Read More...

Spike in alcohol-related incidents

According to the Brandeis University Police Department Media Log, this past weekend alone, BEMCo responded to a total of 10 incidents involving intoxicated students. There were 21 medical emergencies reported in the media log release… Read More...

Chess Club wins big at regional tournament

Seven of 12 members of the Brandeis Chess Club scored victories at the 81st Greater Boston Open last week. Brandeis student and chess master Misha Vilenchuk ’16 also earned the championship, beating two chess experts… Read More...

Heller presentation indicts the death penalty

The 30th Anniversary Joshua A. Guberman Lecture took place on Monday, Nov. 3, in the Glynn Amphitheater of the Heller School of Social Policy and Managment. About 75 people were in attendance, including undergraduate and… Read More...

Prominent Israeli figures speak on campus

Ayal Beer, former Israeli soldier, and Gideon Meir, head of the Israeli Foreign Ministry’s public affairs directorate, visited Brandeis on Tuesday, Nov. 4, to discuss their experiences with the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and other… Read More...

Fleitman ’17 celebrates a love of language

Many college students across the country experience difficulties finding their passions, and moreover, finding a subject of study to pair along with it. Tali Fleitman ’17 is the exception. With a double major in Health:… Read More...

Students voice concerns at roundtable with administration

On Wednesday evening, Nov. 5, students gathered at a round table discussion in Sherman Function Hall with members of the administration. Students asked questions regarding major issues within the Brandeis community. The event was sponsored… Read More...

Journalist Foreman advocates more attention for chronic pain

On Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 28 in the Women’s Studies Research Center (WSRC), a group of senior scientists, lecturers and students gathered to listen to nationally syndicated medical journalist Judy Foreman. She delivered a lecture titled… Read More...

Kennedy School prof. reflects on Ukraine crisis

On Tuesday, Oct. 30, Dr. Karl Kaiser of the Kennedy School of Government spoke at the “The Ukraine Crisis: Implications for German Foreign Policy, the European Union and Transatlantic Relations.” The event was sponsored by… Read More...

Walter Benjamin’s ideas brought to campus by lecturer

On Thursday, Oct. 30, the Brandeis community had the unique opportunity to listen to Howard Eiland speak about the works and life of Walter Benjamin, a renowned 20th-century philosopher. The event complemented a conference held… Read More...
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