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Framework plan includes campus renovations

Administrators are beginning to plan updates to the university, expanding upon the President’s Framework for the Future, according to President Ron Liebowitz, who has been having “open discussions” with various groups on campus about status… Read More...

Renovations planned in Usdan Student Center

Usdan Student Center will be renovated to consolidate Chaplaincy and Hillel personnel and areas on the ground level and first floor respectively, according to blueprints obtained by The Brandeis Hoot. Robert Avalle Jr., vice president… Read More...

Climate survey illustrates rape, assault and harassment experiences at Brandeis

Brandeis released the results of its second ever campus climate survey on Thursday, which described respondents’ experiences with rape, sexual assault, harassment, intervention in those situations and reporting.  The survey asked 1,148 students—or about 22… Read More...

North Korean defector tells escape story

As a girl growing up in North Korea, Yeonmi Park didn’t know that the type of freedom that is found in the United States existed. Now a human rights activist and a student studying at… Read More...

Peacebuilder Dr. John Paul Lederach receives Gittler Prize

Dr. John Paul Lederach understood early on that listening to those who suffer in conflicts is key to ending the imperial pattern of U.S.-led peacebuilding. He had to “unlearn” overtly imperial peacebuilding methods—methods that don’t… Read More...

Brandeis University donor and entrepreneur dies

Morton Mandel (P’73, H’89) one of the university’s largest donors, died on Oct. 16 at age 98. Mandel and his two brothers used $900 to launch an auto-parts distributor, Premier Industrial Corp., in Cleveland in… Read More...

Student Union judiciary rules against Union President Simran Tatuskar ’21

The Student Union Judiciary ruled against Union President Simran Tatuskar ’21 in a case brought against her by two members of the Student Union. The ruling stated that she had violated the Union’s Code of… Read More...

15 admitted Heller graduate students denied visas

Following a trend marked in other Massachusetts schools, 15 Brandeis international graduate students were denied their visa applications to the U.S., preventing them from attending the Heller School of Social Policy and Management. All 15… Read More...

Brandeis outfits classrooms with reinforced locks, plans for new security measures in wake of stabbings

Over 95 classrooms were outfitted with reinforced locks and deadbolts this summer, and Brandeis intends to install new security cameras and upgrade existing cameras. These changes to campus safety—announced in a Student Union Senate meeting… Read More...

White House official under President Carter says Carter is underappreciated

Former Ambassador to the European Union and Chief White House Domestic Policy Adviser Stuart Eizenstat wants his new book to catalyze a reassessment of the Carter administration, as he believes that President Jimmy Carter’s presidency… Read More...
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