Senior immigration attorney speaks about DACA changes

Elizabeth Badger, a senior immigration attorney, gave the annual Joshua A. Guberman Lecture on how to protect protect Dreamers—young people given legal protection under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Speaking to more than 30 students and faculty, Badger described how changes in DACA policies could impact the Dreamers. The event was sponsored […]

Professor and former Obama administrator appointed dean of Heller School

David Weil, a former administrator appointed by President Obama, has been named the new dean of the Heller School for Social Policy and Management and a full professor beginning Aug. 14, 2017. Working as an economics professor for the majority of his career, Weil has always had his research focus on social policies. Speaking of […]

ICC celebrates 25 years of cultural diversity

The Brandeis Intercultural Center (ICC) is celebrating its 25th anniversary on Friday, April 28 and Saturday, April 29. First started by a group of students named the Push Committee, the ICC has served as an umbrella organization for cultural clubs since 1992. The two-day event will focus on celebrating the impact the ICC has had […]

Middlebury sociology professor lectures on racism within the gay community

Chong-suk Han, a sociology professor from Middlebury College, spoke about gay racism to an audience of about 70 students and alumni on Monday, March 13. People see white gay men as normal, while overlooking the existence of gay people who are minorities, according to Han. “White men are universally desirable,” he said. By giving examples […]

UC prof. addresses changing gender ideology in India

Women are the ideal candidates for employment in cities in India, according to University of California, Berkeley professor Raka Ray. The gender ideology in India must change to account for an economy that is shifting away from farming and toward the service sector, she told a room of around 70 students on Wednesday, March 1. […]