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Recordings of Brandeis alumnus given to archives

Brandeis alum and activist Abbot “Abbie” Hoffman ’59 may have been a prominent protestor against the Vietnam war in the 1960s, but his work went largely undocumented in the Brandeis Archives. That was until August… Read More...

University developing new financial system for clubs

Brandeis is developing a new financial system for clubs that the university hopes will be installed by the end of the year. University admissions has used the software, called Slate, for seven years. Now, the… Read More...

White House official under President Carter says Carter is underappreciated

Former Ambassador to the European Union and Chief White House Domestic Policy Adviser Stuart Eizenstat wants his new book to catalyze a reassessment of the Carter administration, as he believes that President Jimmy Carter’s presidency… Read More...

Brandeis students participate in climate strike

Brandeis students are joining the national outcry over climate change, with some planning to board a bus this morning to attend the Boston climate strike. Ahead of the strike, students gathered Tuesday evening to create… Read More...

Philanthropist discusses work in Heller’s 60th anniversary celebration

Dr. Carmen Rojas spoke about her lifetime spent fighting for the rights of working people in a keynote address to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Heller School for Social Policy and Management. David Weil,… Read More...

Lower Usdan gains vegan action station, changes coming to Brandeis dining

Students, faculty and staff dining at Brandeis can now enjoy a permanent vegan action station in one of its dining halls, Lower Usdan, which opened Monday and is here to stay, according to the Student… Read More...

Self-study looks at governance, academic programs

Brandeis analyzed their organization, governance and academic programs in the second part of a Sept. 2018 self-study conducted as part of the university’s reaccreditation process by the New England Commissions of Higher Education (NECHE). This… Read More...

Changes in agricultural practices raised disease rates in rural populations in Egypt in the 20th century says UC-Santa Cruz professor

As agricultural practices in Egypt changed under the British occupation, the new flooding cycle of the Nile River marked the lives of the rural farmers with more river borne diseases like hookworm, creating a new… Read More...

Workday to replace PeopleSoft

Human resources, payroll and other finance operations have shifted from the software PeopleSoft to Workday, Chief Information Officer Jim La Creta told The Brandeis Hoot in an email. Brandeis has used PeopleSoft since 2002 and… Read More...

Brandeis ranks in U.S. News top universities, drops from last year’s rankings

Brandeis dropped in the U.S. News and World Report Best National University rankings from a tie for number 35 in 2019 to a tie for number 40 in the 2020 edition. Brandeis also ranked number… Read More...
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