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Understanding ADHD and the associated medication

While it is typical of the college experience to procrastinate, be unable to concentrate or be restless when the time comes to focus on a necessary task, millions of young adults undergo these daily experiences on a chronic level, as Read More...

Investigating the use of study medication

From electronic textbooks to online documents that multiple students can view and edit simultaneously, the academic experience has changed drastically from the days of typewriters and volumes of library reference books. With university administrators, faculty and students on the lookout Read More...

Prof. Conrad’s take on biomedical enhancements

Prof. Conrad of the sociology department at Brandeis has extensively studied and published on the topic of the medicalization of society, particularly the sociology of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) and how it can affect college students.

Conrad said that Read More...

The neurological ADHD experience and its effects

Coffee doesn’t work after a cup and a half, you’re falling asleep as the clock strikes 11:30 p.m. and you’ve only finished about half a page out of seven of your essay. However, you can take some study drugs, whizz Read More...

Club Spotlight: Active Minds

Active Minds, a national club with a chapter on the Brandeis campus, is hard at work raising awareness and combating stigmas surrounding the topic of mental illness.

The vice president of Brandeis’ chapter, Frankie Marchan ’19, said that while mental Read More...

The artist hero trope in Faulkner’s works

During her last semester at Brandeis, Sarah Levy ’17 is in the midst of writing her senior honors thesis. An English and creative writing major and art history minor, Levy is involved on campus as a tour guide for admissions, Read More...

Elana Kennedy’s senior recital

Music performance majors all have to perform in a senior recital, similar to a thesis, to graduate. Not only do they organize, practice and perform an hour of music their senior year, they do it their junior year as well.Read More...

Independent study proposal turns senior thesis

Sam Sano is a sophomore politics major. Thoughtful, well spoken, intellectually ambitious and, once you get to know him, idiosyncratically sarcastic, Sano, like many students on the Brandeis campus, was not mentally idle during the latest presidential election. During the Read More...

Adhikari pulls from background to fuel thesis

Somewhere at Brandeis, two sociology professors and an economics professor are reading over a 94-page thesis discussing the impact and importance of a large-scale infrastructure project that begins in China and extends through to Eastern Europe and into countries in Read More...

UTC restructures for coming school year

This article has been updated for accuracy.

The way undergraduate theater has worked at Brandeis up until this year will be restructured in the fall of 2017.

“Up until this year, the UTC [Undergraduate Theater Collective] was comprised of six Read More...

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