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Wolfgang Baumeister was named the winner of the 53rd Lewis S. Rosenstiel Award for Distinguished Work in Basic Medical Research in 2023 for his pioneering work on the development of a microscopy technique called Cryo-electron...
On Thursday, April 11, a keynote speaker event took place in Heller-Brown, delving into two pressing topics: the “weaponization of antisemitism” featuring Dr. Maura Finkelstein and “the war on Palestinian journalism” led by Amahl Bishara....
Springfest, one of the biggest annual events that almost every Brandeisian looks forward to, took place last Sunday this semester. This year’s headliner was Flyana Boss, and Isabella Lovestory and Lyn Lapid were their openers....
On April 18, Brandeis President Ron Liebowitz sent out an email to the Brandeis community, detailing the results of the April Board of Trustees meeting. In this email, Liebowitz revealed that student tuition, room and...
On April 9, Stew Uretsky, Executive Vice President for Administration and Finance and Carol Fierke, Provost, Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs sent out an email to the Brandeis community, announcing that “independent investigators from...
On Tuesday, April 16, union and non-union Brandeis workers as well as students gathered and spoke outside the Bernstein-Marcus Administration Center. In attendance were between 40 and 60 people, the majority of whom are current...
Brandeis University has recently been awarded with an “A” grade on the Anti-Defamation League’s (ADL) Campus Antisemitism Report card, making it one of only two universities nationwide to attain this top rating. The accolade recognizes...
The Gosman Sports and Convocation Center weight room renovation project is progressing well, and renovations are expected to take place just after classes end for the semester. Additionally, a new bikeshare project is coming to...
On April 4, journalist and screenwriter Matt Bai spoke at a talk held by the Journalism department moderated by Journalism Program Director Neil Swidey. Bai is a former chief political correspondent for New York Times...
On March 27, Brandeis’ Student Union sent an email to the Brandeis community announcing that voting was open for “proposed Student Union constitutional amendments.” There were several proposed amendments, including changes to Senate composition, the...
Brandeis Professor of Physics Seth Fraden recently delivered a talk at the Rapaporte Treasure Hall titled “En busca del camino de la totalidad,” or “In search of the path of totality.” During his lecture, Fraden...
On March 14, Brandeis President Ron Liebowitz, Provost Carol Fierke and Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration Stewart Uretsky sent out an email to the Brandeis community titled “Planning for Brandeis’ Long-Term Sustainability.”’ In...
“Wolf Play” by Hansol Jung explores the meanings and boundaries of family in contemporary society, delving into the complex dynamics of transnational adoption with as much raw emotion and introspective nuance. Directed by Sarah Shin,...
In an email to the Brandeis community, Brandeis President Ron Liebowitz recently announced award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns and higher education leader Ruth Simmons as the 2024 Commencement speakers. The 73rd annual Commencement will feature...
On March 19, Professor Seth Fraden (PHYS) PhD ’87 spoke with The Hoot about the upcoming eclipse. Highlights of the conversation included Professor Fraden’s description of the free eclipse glasses he’s giving away to students...
On March 18th, the Brandeis Pre-Law Society and Legal Studies Undergraduate Department Representatives (LGLS UDRs) hosted a Legal Studies Fair at Lurias Conference Center in Sherman from 5 p.m. to 5:40 p.m. This event was...
Brandeis alumna Janice Burgess ’74 passed away recently on Saturday, March 2, reportedly due to breast cancer. Burgess was an executive of children’s television channel Nickelodeon, and was best known as the creator of “The...
From Feb. 29 to March 14, Brandeis has hosted and will continue to host Unissued Diplomas, a “global exhibition that honors the memory of 40 Ukrainian students who will never graduate because their lives were...
On March 6, more than 200 Brandeis community members gathered in the Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) to hold a vigil to mourn “30,543 martyrs in Gaza.” A group of attendees gathered at 7 p.m. and...
On March 7, journalists Evan Allen and Adrian Walker spoke at Brandeis in a talk sponsored by the Brandeis Journalism department. Walker is an Associate Director at The Boston Globe, having worked there since 1989....

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