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Beyond Israel: Jewish students explore the four corners of the world and themselves

Brandeis University and the State of Israel. What a combination. Both full of Jews, both established in 1948, both characterized by the colors blue and white. It’s like a match m… Read More...

A little less talk, and a lot more action

Imagine this: You didn’t show up to your first three weeks of classes this past semester or do any of the required reading for them, study for the tests, or introduce yourself Read More...

Then and now: Why so many Brandeis alumni keep coming back for more

Most students can’t wait to get out of school, but that’s not the case for the 164 odd Brandeis alumni who now work on the very campus where they once resided.

In true Brandeis alu… Read More...

Who are Carl and Ruth J. Shapiro?

Freshmen Jeremy Solomons and David Hanno eat at Einstein’s in the Shapiro Campus Center about once a day.

Jeremy lives in North Quad, and Hanno lives in Massel, so the two friends … Read More...

Meet the Author series introduces many prominent authors to Brandeis community

Four and a half years ago, Brandeis Media Relations and Communications staff members Dennis Nealon and Lorna Miles came up with a simple idea: bring authors to Brandeis to discuss … Read More...

Freshmen twins preform gymnastics on horseback

When the sport of volleyball was originally founded in 1895 in a nearby Massachusetts YMCA, it was hailed as an ingenious combination of tennis and handball. American football dr… Read More...

Brandeis introduces Lerman-Neubauer Fellowship for class of 2012

Beginning with this year’s Freshman class, Brandeis will offer a Lerman-Neubauer Fellowship each summer to 12 accepted prospective students who have demonstrated academic … Read More...

First-Years begin Brandeis with open minds

All high school students have pre-conceived notions about what university life will be like; the fears, the expectations, the stereotypes. But how is life at Brandeis really sha… Read More...

Leap of faith: Brandeis sophomore holds off conversion to judaism upon arrival on campus

As a sophomore in high school, Emily Dunning assumed that she would convert to Judaism once she went to college. Since arriving at Brandeis University last year, however, Dunning… Read More...

Forgotten, but hardly lost

As her eyes opened for the first time in four months, Tessa Venell ’08 had her very own Wizard in Oz moment. “Am I still in China?” she asked herself as she looked around, taking … Read More...

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