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Brandeis study links stress to weight gain

Christine McInnis, a current graduate student at Brandeis University, recently authored a paper about a study she conducted on the relationship between stress and obesity. It was published in “Brain, Behavior, and Immunity,” which is… Read More...

Immigration awareness panel discusses acceptance

On Monday evening in the Mandel atrium, as part of Immigration Awareness week, the Brandeis Labor Coalition (BLC), the Brandeis Immigration Education Initiative (BIEI) and the Caribbean Cultural Club (CCC) co-sponsored a discussion panel on… Read More...

Community gathers to listen to Ghanaian President speak about the ‘Promise of Africa’

On Monday afternoon, the Carl J. Shapiro Theater was fully packed as the Brandeis community gathered to listen to John D. Mahama, President of the Republic of Ghana, deliver a speech titled “The Promise of… Read More...

Silhouettes vandalized across campus

In honor of Immigration Awareness Week, silhouettes were placed across campus to signify the struggles undocumented immigrants face trying to secure a chance at higher education. However, after the weekend, only two of the silhouettes… Read More...

Students protest univ meal options

A group of students entered Upper Usdan on Monday, Sept. 22 and began hanging signs near Louis’ Deli in order to express dissatisfaction with Sodexo, the food service provider for Brandeis. The group also set… Read More...

Ruderman scholars affect change for disabled

Inaugurated in 2013, the Ruderman Social Justice in Disability Scholars Program is the perfect scholarship for students who are passionate about working with people with disabilities. After being selected as Scholars, students participate in an… Read More...

Heller hosts anniversary gala and honors Robert Reich

Former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich received the first Heller Dean’s Medal at this past weekend’s Heller School of Social Policy and Management 55th Anniversary Gala. The medal is awarded to those who embody the… Read More...

Students embrace Hindu philosophy on relaxation

On the evening of Tuesday, Sept. 16, in the Swig Lounge of the Intercultural Center, was held on the subject of stress management and its relation to spirituality and Hinduism. The event was open to… Read More...

Rape crisis center to be implemented in near future

This summer, the Brandeis administration approved the creation of a rape crisis center on campus, a project first proposed by members of Brandeis Students Against Sexual Violence (B.SASV). B.SASV, one of the principal organizers of… Read More...

First psychology colloquium features research on long-term effects of stress

Nicolas Rohleder, Ph.D., of the Brandeis Psychology Department presented his research at the Psychology Colloquium on Thursday, Sept. 18. The presentation, entitled “Stress System Regulation of Inflammation,” was attended by about 40 undergraduates, graduates, faculty… Read More...
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