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NuDay Syria founder delivers ’DEIS Impact keynote

NuDay Syria founder and activist Nadia Alawa delivered the keynote speech for ’DEIS Impact, discussing her own humanitarian action and how she came to found a non-profit to hel… Read More...

Poet, activist Amal Kassir performs at ‘DEIS Impact

Amal Kassir, a Syrian-American slam poet and activist, spoke to a crowd of students gathered in the SCC on Saturday, Feb. 3 as part of the annual ’DEIS Impact festival of social ju… Read More...

Liebowitz writes open letter supporting former colleague

President Liebowitz wrote an open letter expressing his support for Ithaca College President Shirley Collado, who in 2001 pleaded no contest to allegations of sexual assault. L… Read More...

Flooding damages East residence hall

The fifth floor of East Residence Quad’s Hassenfeld Dormitory flooded Jan. 25 around 9 p.m., leaving some of its residents with damaged property. The sprinkler systems in East … Read More...

Muhammad Xhemali appointed Muslim Chaplain

Muhammad Xhemali, Brandeis’ new Muslim chaplain, was officially welcomed to the Brandeis community in an email by Rabbi Elisabeth Stern, the director of Religious and Spirit… Read More...

Liebowitz discusses financial, infrastructure constraints in presentation on future direction of Brandeis

President Ron Liebowitz convened the first open meeting on Brandeis’ direction as an institution, including discussion of self-reflection reports produced by schools, dep… Read More...

Univ. responds to FIRE letter, clarifying ‘Buyer Beware’ situation

In response to a letter written by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), President Ron Liebowitz stated that “Buyer Beware,” a play by an alum, was neithe… Read More...

BCC enacts change to account for high demand

The Brandeis Counseling Center (BCC) is adding staff, expanding hours and increasing group therapy sessions to meet increased demand for counseling center resources this semeRead More...

Faculty pass new Gen. Ed. Requirements

Faculty voted at their Nov. 3 meeting to pass the new General Education Requirements, which, if the Board of Trustees also votes to approve, will go into effect for the class enteriRead More...

Flagel to leave Brandeis

Andrew Flagel, the senior vice president for students and enrollment, is leaving Brandeis this month for a research fellowship at the National Research Center for College and Un… Read More...

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