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TRII advocates and their stories: Sarah Abdulghani

The Right to Immigration Institute (TRII) founded at Brandeis is a unique organization that trains undergraduates to become accredited representatives in immigration courts and to gain legal experience firsthand. It allows for immigrants to receive… Read More...

GirlUp raises awareness for human rights

In 2010, GirlUp was founded by the United Nations Foundation as a global movement of young leaders. As their website explains, the empowered young women go through leadership development training to transform themselves, their communities… Read More...

Skunkworks assists students with software projects

For innovative students at Brandeis, ideas run freely and have great potential. The problem? Sometimes, the technical details are too difficult for students to figure out on their own, especially if their major lies outside… Read More...

Brandeis professor wins 2018 National Jewish Book Award

Brandeis professors, like their students, are hard at work during the school year. If they are not teaching classes or giving talks on campus, they can often be found working on their own independent projects… Read More...

Rebelle brings Afro-Caribbean dance to campus

Brandeis is home to many different types of dance groups of various genres and cultures. One such group is Rebelle, an Afro-Caribbean dance team that uses the universal languages of music and dance to share… Read More...

Platinum Step Team brings rhythm to campus

Ever wanted to try out dancing, but feel you have no rhythm or coordination? One club on campus can help you with that: the Platinum Step Team. Platinum is a relatively new dance group on… Read More...

Annual hackathon engages college students from the Boston area

Since 2014, Brandeis Initiative for Technology, Machines, Apps and Programming (BITMAP) has hosted Codestellation, Brandeis’ beginner-friendly 24-hour hardware and software hackathon. This year, it is taking place Nov. 10-11 in the Shapiro Science Center. Briana… Read More...

German grammar and baking combine in new course

When learning a new language, some of the hardest skills to master are that of pronunciation and perfecting grammar. Professor Sabine von Mering (GER) has created a new course for the Spring 2019 semester titled… Read More...

LimeBikes provide new way to get around campus

Every year, students request that Brandeis offer some sort of bike-sharing program. In March 2009, DeisBikes was created as an initiative between students in the Student Union and Environmental Studies Professor Laura Goldin’s “Greening the… Read More...

Gender and Sexuality Center engages community

Located on the first floor of the Usdan Student Center, the Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) is a space on campus for all members of the LGBTQ community and their allies. Ryan Mishler, the Program… Read More...
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