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An interview with Brandeis University’s most recognized alum

Having graduated 35 years ago this May, Thomas Friedman ’75 is not only one of Brandeis’ most famous alumni, but also one of the world’s foremost columnists, journalists and authors. One of the few journalists… Read More...

JBS: Sneak Peak

On Nov. 6, Dean of Arts and Sciences Adam Jaffe approved eight Justice Brandeis Semester (JBS) programs for. Below is an overview of the JBS programs that have been approved for summer 2010. Specifics about… Read More...

A meditation on death

My high school theater teacher died Tuesday, and I found out on Facebook. I couldn’t believe my eyes as I scanned down my news feed. I quickly opened a new tab in Firefox and typed… Read More...

American Studies administrator discusses department’s evolution

Angelina Simeone, known as Angie, has been at Brandeis since 1972, but she’s not a student, and she’s not a professor. As academic administrator for the Department of American Studies, Simeone ensures classes are in… Read More...

Making a difference from behind the scenes

When Jenn Eddy walks into a room, you pay attention. There’s something about Eddy that commands your respect, and it’s not her stature. At a mere 4 feet 11 inches tall, Eddy is petite even… Read More...

Former theater arts student combines passion with service

Like most seniors, Gabrielle Young ’09 had no idea what she was going to do with herself after graduation. “I was having one of those classic ‘I’m a senior and don’t know what I’m doing… Read More...

Shining the spotlight on teamwork

The day Supervisor of Grounds and Vehicles Dennis Finn was awarded the 2004 Lou Ennis Staff Award, President Jehuda Reinharz made a speech to honor his accomplishments. Reinharz told the story of an email that… Read More...

Commemorating 50 years of knowledge advancing social justice

Last weekend marked The Heller School for Social Policy and Management’s 50th anniversary. The weekend was not only a time of nostalgia for the school as it sponsored speeches, discussions and events focusing on the… Read More...

Admissions counselor shares love for Brandeis

When Luigi Solla applied to Fairfield University in his native Connecticut, he did so because of a suggestion from his English teacher. The youngest child of Italian immigrants, Solla had been schooled on the value… Read More...

Facilitating positive energy on the job

It’s a cool, Monday morning; 11:15 a.m., Columbus Day. Most Brandeis employees have the day off. Those who have been here have been at work a mere two hours and 15 minutes. Not facilities worker… Read More...
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