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In the Senate 3/8

The Senate discussed the student petition for classes to be held online in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. Executive Senator Scott Halper ’20 said that this was “not happening as far as I know. It’s… Read More...

Brandeis sends students home due to growing concerns over COVID-19, all events cancelled

All Brandeis classes with more than 100 students will move online by Monday, March 16 and the last day of in-person instruction for all classes, regardless of size, will be Friday, March 20, according to… Read More...

COVID-19: Pathway to a Pandemic?

Panelists from across the United States gathered for an online-panel about various aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic.   The panelists included Elanah Uretsky (IGS/ANTH), Katherine A. Mason, a Professor of Anthropology at Brown University, Jennifer Bouey,… Read More...

Students petition to have classes online days before announcing online transition

A petition started going around Brandeis to move classes online days before the university announced that classes would be moved online. Started by student Hange Zhu ’22 on March 8, the petition was an effort… Read More...

Univ. hears presentations from prospective dining providers

The university is currently in the process of selecting a new dining contractor, with the university’s current contract with Sodexo ending this June. As part of the process for responding to Brandeis’ Request for Proposals… Read More...

In the Senate 3/1

An Asian American and Pacific Islander minor is coming to Brandeis, according to Director of Academic Affairs Jacob Diaz ’20. The Club Support Committee voted to give the club “Period” another probationary period. They will… Read More...

Professor Anita Hill named ‘Woman of the Year’ for 1991

TIME Magazine has named University Professor Anita Hill (AAAS/LGLS/HS/WGS) “Woman of the Year” for 1991, as part of a new series recognizing the contributions of influential women. The series, titled “100 Women of the Year,”… Read More...

Rose Art Museum acquires significant art

The Rose Art Museum received 50 works from collector Stephen Salny, according to a press release sent to The Hoot on Feb. 28.  The gift has pieces from Ellsworth Kelly, Anni Albers, Josef Albers, Sonia… Read More...

Prof. signs open letter opposing facial recognition on college campuses

Professor Bernadette Brooten (CLAS/WGS), the director of the Feminist Sexual Ethics Project and the emerita Robert and Myra Kraft and Jacob Hiatt Professor of Christian Studies, was one of 150 academics across the country that… Read More...

American artist awarded Brandeis Creative Arts Award

American Artist Fred Wilson was awarded this year’s Brandeis Creative Arts Award on Tuesday, March 3, in the Wasserman Cinematheque of the International Business School. Wilson, a Bronx, NY native, attended the High School of… Read More...
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