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Brandeis outfits classrooms with reinforced locks, plans for new security measures in wake of stabbings

Over 95 classrooms were outfitted with reinforced locks and deadbolts this summer, and Brandeis intends to install new security cameras and upgrade existing cameras. These changes to campus safety—announced in a Student Union Senate meeting… Read More...

Former Chair of Federal Reserve shares economic concerns

Janet Yellen, former chair of the Federal Reserve and the first female to ever hold the title, said that she has concerns with the current state of the economy during Brandeis International Business School’s (IBS)… Read More...

Brandeis students strike for climate justice

Among the thousands of people gathered in Boston City Hall Plaza for a national climate strike on Sept. 20 were close to two hundred Brandeis students—some skipping class for the day to show their support… Read More...

In the Senate 10/2

The Senate passed an amendment to allow senators to enforce the Union code of conduct on Tuesday. The amendment allows senators to vote to punish Union members who violate the code of conduct, and if… Read More...

American Jews and Israel: authors in dialogue

Though rifts between Israeli and American Jews have possibly never been higher, the tensions are anything but new or simple, according to a dialogue between Director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies Dr. Jonathan… Read More...

Administrators update community on accessibility

Several student and faculty groups informed the community about the changes in the university’s accessibility in the Shapiro Campus Center on Thursday. Representatives from these groups each spoke for five minutes about the updates and… Read More...

In the Senate 9/22

Senior Representative to the Board of Trustees Zosia Busé ’20 gave an update about the Brandeis Board of Trustees meeting held last week Sunday, Sept. 14 through Tuesday night, Sept. 17. Though she is under… Read More...

Self-study reflects on student experience

Brandeis analyzed its student population in the third part of a September 2018 self-study conducted as part of the university’s reaccreditation process by the New England Commissions of Higher Education (NECHE). The fifth standard focuses… Read More...

Taste is more complicated than we think, says Dr. Kathrin Ohla

Taste, as we think of it, doesn’t really exist, according to human gustation researcher Dr. Kathrin Ohla. Our expectations, past social experiences, other sensory systems and the sequence in which food comes into our mouths… Read More...

Board of Trustees update highlights diversity committee, Framework for Our Future

The Board of Trustees formed a new ad hoc board committee, the Committee on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) during their September meeting, according to an email sent out by President Ron Liebowitz on Oct.… Read More...
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