Sheila McMahon addresses the prevalence of sexual violence on college campuses

On Tuesday afternoon, scholars and professors gathered in the Women’s Studies Research Center to listen to Brandeis’ Sexual Assault Services and Prevention Specialist Sheila McMahon discuss the intricacies of addressing the prevalence of sexual violence on college campuses. The discussion also explored prevention strategies and their effectiveness, responsibilities for faculty and staff at the university […]

Times columnist speaks about his passion for journalism and Israeli politics

When Thomas Friedman ’75 was a kid, he wanted nothing more than to be a professional golfer. He was the captain of his high school team at St. Louis Park High School in Minneapolis, and in 1970, he caddied for Puerto Rican professional golfer Chi Chi Rodriguez at the U.S. Open. Rodriguez placed 27th in […]

Brandeis Athletics coordinator tragically killed in car crash

She was 31 years old, and her colleagues described her as one of the warmest, most personable and most energetic individuals at Brandeis. Her coaches noted that she was a fantastic, graceful, all-around athlete who was a leader on the lacrosse field. Her family called her an absolute super human. Sadly, on Thursday, Feb. 12, […]

Alan Khazei delivers ’DEIS Impact keynote on social justice and civic engagement

On Tuesday evening, Feb. 3, despite icy roads and snow-filled walkways, members of the Brandeis community gathered in Levin Ballroom to listen to social entrepreneur Alan Khazei deliver the keynote address of the fourth annual ’DEIS Impact week titled “Social Change Through Civic Engagement and Pragmatic Idealism.” The talk was co-sponsored by the Eli J. […]

Memorial event to reclaim MLK’s legacy

On Monday evening, Jan. 19, members of the Brandeis community gathered in the fully packed Shapiro Campus Center Theater for the school’s 10th annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial. The event was co-hosted by Dean of Students Jamele Adams and Rabbi Elyse Winick ’86, and was also sponsored by the Dean of Students […]

Brandeis EMTs balance student leadership and training

BEMCo is an entirely student-run service; the two supervisors, Hannah Goldberg and Paul Schneider, are undergraduate students who have experience working both on and off campus. These two supervisors alternate being on call every other day and there are always a total of four people on call at all times. All calls that BEMCo receives […]

Sharing art with Ghanaian children

In the spring of 2009, Jessye Kass ’13 was another ordinary high school senior, anxiously awaiting acceptance letters from colleges. After the grueling process, Kass was accepted to Brandeis and decided to enroll shortly thereafter. “Ultimately, I ended up choosing Brandeis because of the midyear option,” Kass said. “I knew I wanted to be teaching […]