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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...

Brandeis discourages international travel over spring recess

Brandeis University will comply with Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker’s request for schools, colleges and universities to cancel international travel by groups of students planned between now and April 30, according to an email sent by… Read More...

University was ranked #136 in College Risk-Reward Indicator study

Brandeis University was ranked #136 in the annual College Risk-Reward Indicator (CRRI) study, with a score of 4.42. Princeton University in Princeton, NJ ranked first with a CRRI score of 47.44. The study defines the… Read More...

Community partner appreciation breakfast connects students with community

The university partners with multiple organizations in Waltham and and in the greater Boston area for volunteer opportunities for students. A community partner breakfast, in the Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) Multipurpose Room on March 5,… Read More...

Brandeis prof. comments on racial discrimination in standardized testing

The Education Records Bureau and the Boston Public School system decided to end their affiliations in the spring of last year, according to an article in The Boston Globe. Joshua Goodman, an Associate Professor of… Read More...

Professor writes book on relationship between secular and religious law in Israel

There’s an increasing trend toward theocratic nationalism with an ethnic character in both Israel and the world at large, according to Professor of Israel Studies Alexander Kaye (NEJS) who spoke about his new book, “The… Read More...

Framework for the Future approved by Board of Trustees, Framework initiatives to drive future projects

The Board of Trustees has approved the Framework for the Future, the strategic vision for Brandeis that was announced by President Ron Liebowitz in Nov. 2018, according to an email sent out by Liebowitz to… Read More...
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