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Will you make a difference?

You’ve most likely walked past them countless times. You’ve probably been the recipient of their kind words or helpful gestures over and over again. Maybe you work in an office with one of them or… Read More...

Tender love and Brandeis care

Gwenn Smaxwill had always dreamed of having an office with both a door and windows. Getting one seemed like enough of a reason for thanks, but when she found herself with a door and not… Read More...

Tête à tête with the new EVP/COO Jeffrey Apfel

The Brandeis Hoot: You’re currently serving as Senior Vice President for Administration and Finance. When do you officially step into the position as executive vice president? Jeffrey Apfel: At the board meeting coming at the… Read More...

Room vacancy, new roommate not wanted

If you’re an upperclassman, you probably recall the days when arranging for on-campus housing after returning from study abroad wasn’t a concern. You participated in the housing lottery, hoped for a good number and filled… Read More...

H1N1 absences lead to creative teaching methods

Dealing with the occasional sick student’s absence from class is no new phenomenon for many college professors, so much so we often don’t even give it a second thought. Fall arrives, bringing with it a… Read More...

Sillerman Center introduces competition to encourage philanthropy

Sometimes the best ideas come to us when we’re in transit. At least, that was the case for Dean of the Heller School for Social Policy and Management Lisa Lynch. It all started about a… Read More...

Great Expectations

With a new curriculum and fresh faculty, the Arabic program is poised to become a star attraction at Brandeis. The effort is being spearheaded by Senior Lecturer in Arabic Studies and Director of the Arabic… Read More...

To tweet or not to tweet?

There’s a famous song that goes, “I always feel like somebody’s watching me, and I have no privacy.” Sound familiar? Do you ever get the feeling someone’s following you? Or are you the one doing… Read More...

Brandeis Tweets

Want to read the twitter pages featured in this article? Here are some links: Shannon Ingram http://twitter.com/Ladysaw731 Sahar Massachi http://twitter.com/sayhar Prof. Mark Auslander http://twitter.com/MuseumMark Wayne Marshall http://twitter.com/wayneandwax Brandeis Pages http://twitter.com/BrandeisU (main) http://twitter.com/BrandeisGSAS (GSAS) http://twitter.com/HiattatBrandeis (Hiatt)… Read More...

All in the Family: Dr. Howard Sachar and the Jacob Hiatt Institute

At first glance one may not realize that Dr. Howard Sachar’s connection to the field of modern Jewish history extends beyond the 16 books he has published on modern Europe and the history of Israel.… Read More...
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