University hosts panel on sexual harassment in the workplace

The panel, “From #MeToo to #nomore,” addressed ways in which students can respond to issues of sexual harassment in the workplace now and in the future. The panel was sponsored by the Brandeis Rape Crisis Center, the Hiatt Career Center and the Gender and Sexuality Center and took place Monday, March 13. The #MeToo movement […]

ISSO Office and Grad suffer storm damage

A nor’easter that passed through New England on Monday caused damage to a Brandeis building and a power outage at the Charles River (Grad) apartments. The storm brought high winds, heavy rain and flooding to the New England area. The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO), which is in Kutz Hall, was forced to close […]

Sarna gives Univ. Prof. lecture on Jewish political identity

On Monday, Professor Jonathan Sarna ’75 (NEJS) spoke about the history of Jewish political identity in America at a lecture celebrating his appointment to University Professor, the highest designation awarded to Brandeis professors. Sarna first came to Brandeis University at the age of 10 when his father Professor Nachum Sarna became a part of the […]

“All the Rivers” talk discusses Israel-Palestine relations

This past Wednesday, the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies, the Creativity, the Arts and Social Transformation Program (CAST), the Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies and the Hebrew Language Program co-sponsored an event titled “A Doomed Israeli-Palestinian Love Story,” which featured Dorit Rabinyan, the author of the controversial Israeli novel “All the Rivers.” The […]

Panel recounts JFK’s revolutionary policies concerning people with intellectual disabilities

This past Monday, Oct. 23, the Heller School hosted a panel titled “JFK and Another Civil Rights Movement: People with Intellectual Disabilities” to discuss how John F. Kennedy’s administration changed public policy surrounding people with intellectual disabilities. Members of the panel also assessed what steps communities should take to further promote their inclusion. The first […]

How Brandeis’ new gen. ed. proposal compares to Boston-area colleges

For the first time in 23 years, Brandeis is fully revising its General Education Requirements. If the new plan is approved the number required courses will change from 11 to 13, with the addition of requirements in Digital Literacy and Diversity Equity and Inclusion in the U.S. The new requirements would take effect in 2019 […]

Crown Center for Middle East Studies hosts six speakers to discuss Arab-Israeli conflict

This past Sunday, the Crown Center for Middle East Studies at Brandeis hosted the “Looking Back, Looking Forward” event centering the Israeli-Arab conflict. The panel featured six speakers from diverse backgrounds who addressed three topics: Zionism and the Arab World, the future of Palestine and the future of Israel. The event emphasized several landmark developments […]