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A summer with the diplomats

Maria Kulchyckyj ’20 spent her summer looking out of an emblematic skyscraper in East Midtown, Manhattan, overlooking Roosevelt Island and the East River. Across the street resided the United Nations’ New York headquarters, where Maria… Read More...

Professor Spotlight: Dr. Andrew Kolodny

The United States is in the middle of an opioid crisis. Dr. Andrew Kolodny, one of the nation’s leading experts on the prescription opioid and heroin crisis and co-director for the Opioid Policy Research Collaborative… Read More...

Meet the CORE Committee

Each year as a wide-eyed group of new first-year and transfer students descend upon campus in late August, they are greeted by energetic Brandeis students. Known to them as their Orientation Leaders (OLs), sporting anything… Read More...

An in-depth look at Brandeis’ religious identity—Part 1: The History

This year, The Hoot’s Features section began an examination of religion at Brandeis University. As Brandeis students, we have often heard that Brandeis is a nonsectarian institution with its roots in the Jewish community. What… Read More...

Brandeis admissions offer prospective students glimpse of life at Brandeis

Walking by Chapel’s Field on a Brandeis admissions tour on Wednesday morning, a prospective student and her mother discussed the aspects of college life different schools choose to emphasize on their tours. “Here, it really… Read More...

Senate Sustainability Committee hosts Meatless Monday

Waiting to swipe into Lower Usdan Dining Hall, students saw a colorful sign introducing “Now Serving: Meatless Monday with Red Lentil.” Upon entering the dining hall, students stood in line to be served butternut squash… Read More...

TRII provides legal aid to immigrants, opportunities for students

Undergraduate students, especially those without connections to professional lawyers, rarely have the opportunity to gain practical legal experience. Immigrants, even those as young as three and four years old, must represent themselves in immigration court… Read More...

Women’s Studies Research Center engages with campus community

Behind the Ziv Quad dormitories and across from the train station is the Women’s Studies Research Center (WSRC), housed in the Epstein Building. Professor Karen Hansen (SOC/WGS), the director of the WSRC, is in charge… Read More...

Brandeis Innovation: the intersection of entrepreneurship and research

UPDATED 4/18 at 2:11 p.m. “Brandeis Innovation is one of Brandeis’ best-kept secrets,” said Rebecca Menapace, the assistant provost for innovation as well as the executive director of the Office of Technology and Licensing and… Read More...

Lurie Institute conducts research on disability policy

The Lurie Institute for Disability Policy is a research center on campus dedicated to research that improves the lives of people with disabilities. Located within the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, The Lurie… Read More...
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