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Liebowitz shares highlights of Board of Trustees Meeting

The Board of Trustees discussed four resolutions including the approval of a $50 million bond to begin construction of a new residence hall to replace the Castle, according to a campus-wide email sent out by President Liebowitz on Friday, Feb. Read More...

Amicus brief opposes Jan. 27 executive order

Brandeis is one of seven other private universities in Massachusetts that signed an amici curiae (friend of the court) brief on Feb. 3 in opposition to President Donald Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order.

The other signatories include Boston College, Boston Read More...

Union holds midyear elections, filling 10 seats

Students filled 10 vacant positions in the Student Union, according to midyear election results that the Student Union emailed to The Brandeis Hoot.

The closest race was between Alanna Levy ’19 and Winnie Zhao ’20  for the two semester A-Board Read More...

Task Force presents on revisions to general education requirements

Students and faculty asked questions and provided input on the outlines for a new format for general education at Brandeis during an open forum on Wednesday, Feb. 1.

The new format, which is still lacking specific details, divides general educations … Read More...

Library construction will resume in May

Construction on the Farber wing of the library will be halted until May 22, according to Interim University Librarian Matthew Sheehy.

The ongoing construction in Farber is a result of climate-control issues within the building. Piping will be extended from … Read More...

Rebecca Walker delivers ’DEIS Impact keynote address

“Even though we are discouraged, our work is not lost,” stated activist Rebecca Walker at her keynote ’DEIS Impact event, “The World in You and You in the World: Identity in Action,” discussing the actions of the new administration in … Read More...

First woman to achieve Grandmaster title in chess visits Brandeis

Five-time Olympic gold medalist and the first woman in history to achieve the Grandmaster title in chess, Susan Polgar spoke about her experience as a woman in the male-dominated sport of chess and her life as the descendent of Holocaust … Read More...

Immigration responds to executive order

Members of the Brandeis community attended a panel discussion on Wednesday evening to address President Trump’s Jan. 27 executive order on immigration. The audience, who filled over half of the Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) theater, consisted of not only undergraduate … Read More...

Politics professors speak on Trump presidency

Around 60 people attended the “What to Expect from the Trump Presidency” panel discussion sponsored by the politics department last Wednesday. The panel included politics professors Robert Art, Shai Feldman, Lucy Goodhart, Jill Greenlee and Jeffrey Lenowitz.

“The new administration’s … Read More...

Brandeis students turn out for Boston Women’s March

At least 50 Brandeis students attended a march of over 200,000 people that began in Boston Common last Saturday, according to the Boston Women’s March for America. The march, taking place one day after President Trump’s inauguration, called for a … Read More...

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