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Howard C. Stevenson named 2020 Gittler Prize winner

Nationally recognized clinical psychologist and researcher of racial stress, Howard C. Stevenson, is the winner of the 2020 Gittler Prize, according to a BrandeisNOW article.  “Not only has Howard Stevenson brought a better understanding to… Read More...

Son of Brandeis’ first chairman of the Board of Trustees, Baba Ram Dass, dies at 88

Richard “Baba Ram Dass” Alpert, son of the first chairman of the Brandeis Board of Trustees George Alpert, died at age 88 on Dec. 22, 2019 at his home in Maui, HI. His death was… Read More...

Brandeis alumnus testifies in ‘Crossfire Hurricane’

Inspector General Michael Horowitz ’84 gave testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on December 11, two days after releasing a 434-page report reviewing an investigation opened by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in July… Read More...

Study shows walking more leads to better sleep

Increasing the number of steps an individual walks every day has been linked to deeper sleep, Alycia Sullivan Bisson (GRAD) found in a recent Brandeis study that looked at the effects of exercise on a… Read More...

President Liebowitz condemns anti-Semitism, emphasizes safety of Brandeis campus

Over winter break, University President Ron Liebowitz condemned anti-Semitism and affirmed the safety of the Brandeis campus in a statement issued via email on Jan. 3. Liebowitz began by acknowledging “the recent rash of violence… Read More...

Professor comments on Dep. of Labor rule

The U.S. Department of Labor released a final Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) rule on Sunday to replace the one joint employer guidance that the Trump administration rescinded in 2017. Dean of the Heller School… Read More...

Mitch Albom ’79 talks about his new memoir

Best-selling author of “Tuesdays with Morrie,” Mitch Albom ’79, said that his life was transformed by the child that he raised, Chika Jeune, in a book talk for his new book, “Finding Chika,” on Thursday… Read More...

Professor comments on tensions between Iran and US

Tensions between the United States and Iran have been escalating after a series of airstrikes killed both Iranian and American people. Brandeis Professor Nadar Habibi (ECON) commented on the current situation in an article from… Read More...

Survey shows extracurricular participation affects academic performance

Participation in extracurricular activities is among the top five factors that affect individual academic performance at Brandeis, a survey conducted through the American College Health Association (ACHA) in fall 2018 found. Leah Berkenwald ’07, the… Read More...

Board of Trustees update highlights infrastructure condition, campus climate survey

The Brandeis Campus Operations team and outside consultants are currently assessing the physical condition of more than 100 campus buildings and the ability for those buildings to meet the university’s needs, according to President Ron… Read More...
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