Portable device that detects fentanyl in street drugs

After conducting a study on the amount of fentanyl in street drugs, lead researcher Dr. Traci Green, an appointed director of Brandeis University’s Opioid Policy Research Collaborative in the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, says she is “pleased” with the success of new portable devices to detect the quantity of different substances in […]

Professors from Berklee School of Music discuss sexual assault on their campus

After the #MeToo movement erupted in November of 2017, the Berklee School of Music in Boston started to notice sexual violence on its own campus, according to a developmental psychologist at the university who spoke at Brandeis on Wednesday in Epstein.  Professor Alicia Bower showed charts and demographics of the student population broken down into […]

Panelists discuss humans’ climate change response

A lot of people are aware that climate change exists, but many of them don’t do anything about it, according to a panelist on Tuesday in Sherman Function Hall. After news last year from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change came out that stated that humans only have about 12 years to attempt to reverse […]