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Hazmat teams respond to sodium cyanide found in Foster Mods Residence

Students were evacuated due to the presence of sodium cyanide on Friday, Oct. 12 from the Foster Mods, which houses 177 students. A hazmat team responded to the scene along with BEMCo, Brandeis PD, Department… Read More...

First Nations educator challenges Columbus’ legacy on Indigenous Peoples’ Day

Arawak indigenous peoples representative Claudia A. Fox Tree disputed popular notions of Christopher Columbus’ societal contributions at an Intercultural Center (ICC) teach-in presentation on Monday, Oct. 8. The Arawak are a group of indigenous peoples… Read More...

Trustees pass Free Speech Principles, no vote on issues of divestment

The Board of Trustees unanimously voted to adopt Brandeis’ Principles of Free Speech and Free Expression and discussed but did not vote on “proposed new guidelines for socially responsible investment” in a meeting with President… Read More...

Sodexo workers protest hours

Sodexo workers crowded into the Lower Usdan dining office to protest their hours being cut on Monday, Oct. 1. The workers were joined by some students, including those from the Brandeis Labor Coalition. Many workers… Read More...

Administration urges Brandeis community to stand together

In an email released to the Brandeis community on Tuesday, Oct. 9, President Ron Liebowitz reflected on the recent events in Washington, D.C. that have provoked serious arguments in the U.S. Liebowitz emphasizes that even… Read More...

21st annual Gabbay Award celebrates accomplishments in stem cell therapy

Dr. Lorenz Studer, MD, gave his award lecture for the Jacob and Louise Gabbay Award in Biotechnology and Medicine to a crowd of students, faculty and visitors at the Carl. J. Shapiro Theater Tuesday afternoon.… Read More...

Brandeis hosts vigil for survivors of sexual assault

Faculty, staff and students gathered for a vigil in support of victims of sexual assault in the Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) atrium on Thursday night. The vigil featured statements and poems from Dean of Students… Read More...

Town hall discusses China-U.S. relations

The 12th annual CHINA Town Hall was streamed at the Brandeis International Lounge on Tuesday, Oct. 9. CHINA Town Hall is a platform that allows people in the United States to have a conversation about… Read More...

Center for German and European Studies celebrates its 20th anniversary

The Center for German and European Studies (CGES) celebrated its 20th anniversary with guest speaker, Emily Haber, the German Ambassador to the United States. Members of the Brandeis and German communities gathered to celebrate this… Read More...

Students stand in solidarity with sexual assault survivors

Students dressed mostly in black and wearing strips of purple duct tape—some over their mouths—gathered on the Rabb steps on Monday in a demonstration advocating for survivors of sexual assault. Between class periods, students traveling… Read More...
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