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The university’s hospitality group—Harvest Table—hosted a ‘Welcome Home’ event for community members in Fellows Garden on Sep. 15.  Allison Deyo—Harvest Table’s Sustainability Manager on campus—talked with The Hoot about the hospitality group’s hopes to increase...
The Brandeis History of Ideas Program held a panel discussion with the focal question of “Can individuals make history?” featuring faculty and student speakers. Director of the History of Ideas Program David S. Katz moderated...
What changes do you plan to make to Brandeis this year?    There are quite a few that we are looking at implementing on campus. One of our primary initiatives is the free menstrual product...
Erich Schumann, a professor at the Brandeis International Business School (IBS), alongside a team of students, recently developed a mobile app to better protect individuals and their private data, according to a press release from...
The university announced that they have shifted from a Yellow to a Green COVID-19 status level effective Sept. 9, according to an email sent to community members by Carol Fierke, Provost and Executive Vice President...
University president Ron Liebowitz sent an email to the Brandeis community discussing the Boston area group known as the Mapping Project, according to an email sent on June 14. The Mapping Project is an initiative...
The Brandeis Sustainability Committee recently adopted new initiatives targeted at conducting campus maintenance in more sustainable ways and collecting data to make informed decisions regarding future infrastructure changes. These efforts are part of Brandeis’ intermittent...
The university announced the start of a new initiative—The Legacy of Louis: Inspiring Inquiry. The Brandeis National Committee made the release on their website talking about the initial stages of the project. The Legacy of...
The Brandeis Chief of Public Safety shared the Brandeis University 2022 Annual Security Report on Sept. 7 in an email to community members. The publication and collection of the data in the report is required...
Re:wild Brandeis, formerly known as Herbicide-Free Brandeis, met on campus and ventured to the nearby water reservoir to pick up trash, on Saturday, Sept. 3. The cleanup began around 1 p.m. and lasted approximately two...
Ron Liebowitz, university president, announced that the university received five separate donor gifts accumulating to $16.5 million in this fiscal year, according to an email sent to community members on Sep. 7. The money will...
The Student Union is currently hosting its fall elections; there are 24 open positions for the Senate, three Judiciary seats available and two Allocations Board seats open. Voting will be held on Sept. 14.   ...
Associate Professor of Politics Jill Greenlee was awarded the 2022 Lerman-Neubauer Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring. This award commends faculty members who provide exceptional support to students and positively impact student lives in...
  In July, Brandeis Ph.D. student Natasha Baas-Thomas and her thesis adviser, Donald Katz, were awarded the 2022 Gilliam Fellowship. The fellowship, which was created by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute in 2004 to honor...
The human brain acts as a control center for many basic and complex functions of the body, with many of these processes not fully understood, according to a ScienceDirect article. Eve Marder (BIOL) and her...
The university announced the start of a new initiative—The Legacy of Louis: Inspiring Inquiry. The Brandeis National Committee made the release on their website talking about the initial stages of the project.  The Legacy of...
The university announced that it has welcomed three new members to the Board of Trustees (BOT). The members recently elected to the board are Marjorie Hass, Leonard X Rosenberg ’89 and Jay Ruderman ’88 H’18. ...
David Housman ’66, PhD ’71 was named to a scientific advisory board for a biotechnology company—Thiogenesis Therapeutics Corp. (TSXV: TTI), according to a recent publication. The company’s main goal is focused on “developing proprietary thiol-active...
Brandeis alum Jonathan Peelle M’02, P’05 is one of Northeastern University’s newest faculty members. In his work at Northeastern, he is bringing his expertise in cognitive neuroscience from his former lab—the Peelle lab at Washington...
Colleen Collins, Medical Director at Brandeis’ Health Center, authored an email to the Brandeis University student body on June 24 which listed campus resources associated with reproductive health services. In the aftermath of the Supreme...

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