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Students discuss experiences volunteering with immigrants in Waltham

On Wednesday, Dec. 3 in the Hassenfeld Conference Center, 11 Brandeis students discussed their experiences working with immigrants in the Waltham community, through the program, “The Immigrant Experience in Waltham: ...

‘After the Launch’ features Boston-area start-ups

This Wednesday, Dec. 3, in the Hassenfeld Conference Center, WINC (Women, Inc), a Brandeis initiative for women to support business and politics, organized “After the Launch.” The event was sponsored ...

Savonen ’15 excels on the field and in the classroom

Tyler Savonen ’15 has been an instrumental part of the Brandeis men’s soccer team and an accomplished student since the beginning of his time at the school. As one of ...

Pres. Lawrence discusses rising tuition costs

University President Frederick Lawrence joined Jim Braude and Margery Eagan of Boston Public Radio on Nov. 20 to discuss the cost of a higher education and what makes Brandeis a ...

Brandeis organizations unite for Stanley Family Night

On Wednesday, Dec. 3, the Stanley Elementary School in Waltham hosted its annual Stanley Family Night. The event is set up like a carnival, and various organizations and clubs from ...

2014 Mike Epstein Award given to Prof. Blake LeBaron

Professor Blake LeBaron, the Abram L. and Thelma Sachar Professor of International Economics at Brandeis International Business School (IBS), was honored with the 2014 Mike Epstein Award from the Market ...

Prof. Conrad studies medicalization of ADHD

“I was the kind of kid who would get up and walk around, look at the goldfish, read the encyclopedias in the back of the room, talk to neighbors,” Peter ...

Connerty sponsors special needs sports clinic

On Jan. 10, Ed Connerty, former special education teacher in the Tewksbury Public Schools and founder of SPARK (Special People, Athletes, and Remarkable Kids), will be hosting a free basketball ...

Brandeis community expresses solidarity with MO protests

Nearly 200 members of the Brandeis community covered the Rabb steps Monday, Dec. 1, in protest of the Nov. 24 decision by a grand jury in Ferguson, MO, to not ...

Brandeis community actively involved in combating Ebola

Since the World Health Organization declared the Ebola outbreak a “public health emergency of international concern” in August, alumni, researchers and students at Brandeis have been instrumental in developing an ...

French and German campus organizations combine to host Franco-German unity party

The Brandeis French and Francophone Club teamed up with the Center of German European studies to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of World War I by hosting the Franco-German Unity Party ...

Peer-to-peer language program engages students

As an initiative implemented to provide students with access to languages not normally taught at Brandeis, the Student Language Exchange Program is a unique asset to the Brandeis community. Elyse ...

Cheerleaders fundraise for Dana-Farber

To support the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, the Brandeis Cheerleaders held a bake sale in Upper Usdan on Nov. 4-6. All baked goods were homemade with vegan and gluten-free options for sale ...

Prof. researches gene mutation in fruit flies

Brandeis professor Nelson Lau (BIO) and his lab published two studies on the P-Element Induced Wimpy testis pathway (PIWI) this September, a pathway that, when blocked in fruit flies, results ...

Hassenfeld Family Innovation Center founded at IBS

The Hassenfeld family donated $2.5 million to the Brandeis International Business School (IBS) to establish the Hassenfeld Family Innovation Center. The center will work to foster connections between outside corporations ...