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Son of Brandeis’ first chairman of the Board of Trustees, Baba Ram Dass, dies at 88

Richard “Baba Ram Dass” Alpert, son of the first chairman of the Brandeis Board of Trustees George Alpert, died at age 88 on Dec. 22, 2019 at his home in Maui, HI. His death was… Read More...

Brandeis alumnus testifies in ‘Crossfire Hurricane’

Inspector General Michael Horowitz ’84 gave testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee on December 11, two days after releasing a 434-page report reviewing an investigation opened by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in July… Read More...

Study shows walking more leads to better sleep

Increasing the number of steps an individual walks every day has been linked to deeper sleep, Alycia Sullivan Bisson (GRAD) found in a recent Brandeis study that looked at the effects of exercise on a… Read More...

Professor comments on tensions between Iran and US

Tensions between the United States and Iran have been escalating after a series of airstrikes killed both Iranian and American people. Brandeis Professor Nadar Habibi (ECON) commented on the current situation in an article from… Read More...

Hoot’s winter in …

Iceland  Sabrina Chow Don’t get me wrong. I love being from the Midwest. The overly-polite stereotypes, flat lands and four lane highways are some of my favorite things to return to after being in Massachusetts… Read More...

‘Little Women’ on the big screen should not be missed

“Little Women” was written by Louisa May Alcott 150 years ago, and her novel has been passed down generation after generation due to its relevant themes and relatable characters. Now the story has been brought… Read More...

Director of Accessibility Support candidates seek to increase accessibility

The University hosted three finalists for the new Director of Accessibility Support for Student Accessibility Services, after the retirement of the previous director, Beth Rodgers-Kay.  The search committee, led by Dean of Academic Services Erika… Read More...

Senator Warren misquotes IASP study in Democratic debate

During the fifth Democratic Presidential Debate held on Nov. 20, Senator Elizabeth Warren misquoted a study from the Institute of Assets and Social Policy (IASP) in the Heller School at Brandeis regarding the statistics on… Read More...

Task Force on Campus Sustainability established

A new Task Force on Campus Sustainability has been created to help revise the university’s Climate Action Plan, according to an email sent out by President Ron Liebowitz. The university created its first Climate Action… Read More...

The Hoot celebrates winter holidays

Hanukkah: Rachel Saal  It would be a lot harder to be a self-hating Jew if Hallmark would make just one Hanukkah movie. Christmas gets all of the good songs and all of the decorations and… Read More...
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