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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 their works, and make the… 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 drew inspiration from its British predecessor, rugby,… 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 excellence during high school. Funded by a generous donation by Jeanette Lerman,… 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 shaping up for the class of 2012 first-year?… 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, who is now a sophomore, has… 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...

New George Washington club teaches students about America’s History

Although a fair number of us Brandeisian(s) do hail from the Massachusetts area, there are plenty of us from other states, not to mention from other countries. Believe it or not, there are people for… Read More...

IIM allows students to choose their own paths

Each year, about thirty to thirty-five percent of the incoming freshman class arrives at Brandeis undecided about their major. Over the next 2 years, the amount of undecided majors decreases as each explores and finds… Read More...

Kicking AIDS to the sidelines

In a little high school in Massachusetts, Brooke Rosenbauer ’09 was showing a small group of students and their teacher a video depicting the impact of HIV/AIDS on the world. What had started out as… Read More...

The Art of Dorm Storming

The sounds of a first-year residence hall on a Monday evening: the tapping of laptop keys, the slow and reluctant flipping of an Economics book’s pages, the beeping of a printer as it comes to… Read More...
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