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Univ. receives bomb threat

Brandeis community members were notified of a bomb threat on the Brandeis campus on Aug. 20 at 10:50 a.m. via phone call, text and email through the Brandeis Emergency Notification System (BENS). At 1:40 p.m.,… Read More...

Brandeis and Mass. travel protocols include restrictions; noncompliance could result in fines

As many students return to campus for the fall semester, they will face travel restrictions and quarantine requirements implemented by Brandeis University and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in order to contain the spread of the… Read More...

Instagram account shares ‘unheard stories’ from Brandeis community members, university releases statement about anonymous forums

The Unheard Stories at Brandeis Instagram page (@unheard_stories_deis), an account that shares anonymous stories of community members’ experiences on campus, according to an Instagram story highlight, has garnered nearly twenty thousand followers and has posted… Read More...

Univ. partners with Broad Institute for campus-wide coronavirus testing COVID testing partnership with Broad Institute University COVID testing plans for fall 2020

The university’s testing frequency for the coronavirus will be dependent on how often an individual is on campus per week, according to the university’s testing page. Members of the Brandeis community living on campus and… Read More...

Brandeis Rabbi responds to criticism of student union president

Rabbi and Executive Director of Brandeis Hillel Seth Winberg responded to social media criticism of Brandeis’ Student Union president’s Instagram comments about a New York Senate Bill—a bill that would require school children in the… Read More...

Model says Brandeis will ‘perish,’ analysts and economists say the conclusion is unscientific

New York University (NYU) Marketing Professor Scott Galloway said that hundreds of universities and colleges around the country, including Brandeis, will fail under current fall coronavirus reopening plans, but analysts and university administrations have refuted… Read More...

ICE rescinds guidance, international students can remain in U.S. with only online courses

Counsel for Harvard University, the Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) and the U.S. government announced today that they had come to a resolution—allowing international students with only online courses to remain in the U.S. for… Read More...

President announces new initiative to address systemic racism at Brandeis

UPDATED 7/10/20, 10 am President Ron Liebowitz announced an initiative where groups of administrative officials will come up with plans over the next 90 days to transform the campus and address systemic racism, according to… Read More...

Students to arrive early to self-quarantine on campus, administration still detailing plans for fall

Brandeis University plans to test over 1000 people per day for COVID-19 during the fall semester by testing students living on campus, faculty, staff and students who come to campus frequently twice a week. The… Read More...

University announces reopening plans for fall semester, classes mostly online, students with option to return to campus

Most classes will be online for the fall 2020 semester, announced President Ron Liebowitz in a June 30 email outlining Brandeis’ plan for the 2020-2021 academic year. Students will be allowed to live on campus,… Read More...
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