Home » Sections » News (Page 3)

Stein menu updated, RFP sent out

The Stein menu is being redesigned for this semester and will include vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options as well as more allergen labeling, according to the Chair of Dining Committee and Senator-at-Large Nancy Zhai ’22.… Read More...

Brandeis first American univ. to prohibit caste discrimination

President Ron Liebowitz announced on Dec. 17 that Brandeis now expressly prohibits discrimination based on caste, making it the first American university to do so, according to a WGHB article.  Caste discrimination will be included… Read More...

Professor arrested after protesting coal plant, charges dropped

Professor Sabine von Mering (GRALL/ENVS/WGS) was one of 12 people arrested in Ayer, MA for blocking a freight train delivering coal to a New Hampshire power plant on Dec. 8. The charges against von Mering… Read More...

Union reports on 2019, looks ahead to 2020

Brandeis Student Union President Simran Tatuskar ’21 and other Union representatives reported on their progress on various Union initiatives—including diversity training for Union officials and campus accessibility—in the student government’s State of the Union report… Read More...

Director of Accessibility Support candidates seek to increase accessibility

The University hosted three finalists for the new Director of Accessibility Support for Student Accessibility Services, after the retirement of the previous director, Beth Rodgers-Kay.  The search committee, led by Dean of Academic Services Erika… Read More...

Senator Warren misquotes IASP study in Democratic debate

During the fifth Democratic Presidential Debate held on Nov. 20, Senator Elizabeth Warren misquoted a study from the Institute of Assets and Social Policy (IASP) in the Heller School at Brandeis regarding the statistics on… Read More...

Univ. philanthropist and humanist dies

Barbara Mandel P’73, H’19, wife of the late Morton Mandel P’73, H’89 and vice-chair of Brandeis’ Board of Trustees passed away on Nov. 21, 2019 at the age of 93, just five weeks after her… Read More...

Task Force on Campus Sustainability established

A new Task Force on Campus Sustainability has been created to help revise the university’s Climate Action Plan, according to an email sent out by President Ron Liebowitz. The university created its first Climate Action… Read More...

Framework plan includes campus renovations

UPDATED: 12/11 2:18 p.m. Administrators are beginning to plan updates to the university, expanding upon the President’s Framework for the Future, according to President Ron Liebowitz, who has been having “open discussions” with various groups… Read More...

Union to wait on club advisor project because of unpopularity, says Club Support Committee Chair

A bylaw proposal that would require all chartered clubs to have a club advisor is misunderstood, according to Chair of the Club Support Committee Joseph Coles ’22. “It’s not being passed any time soon because… Read More...
Menu Title