June 6, 2022
This past year, a new pilot program at Brandeis turned a few part-time office jobs for students into a robust peer-to-peer mentoring program for conversations about gender and sexuality.
May 31, 2022
May 27, 2022
Sienna Bucu '22 has been awarded a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant to take on an ambitious art installation project in the public schools of her hometown, Union, New Jersey.
May 27, 2022
Francesco Vischi wanted students in his Electronics Laboratory course to apply what they learned in the classroom to real-world technology. So, he decided to teach them how to create their own electronic games - from scratch.
May 17, 2022
At a career day during a summer camp when he was in high school in Marietta, Georgia, Joseph Coles '22 realized he wanted to be a foreign service officer.
May 13, 2022
With Commencement around the corner, five graduates who stood out — on the playing field and off — shared what made it work for them and what they are looking forward to in the future.
May 9, 2022
The Brandeis University chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society has announced the election of 90 new members this year.
May 6, 2022
Brandeis University and the City of Waltham honored the newest Stroum Family Waltham Scholarship recipients at a ceremony and breakfast on May 2. The scholarship – which provides full tuition to Brandeis for four years – is awarded annually to outstanding Waltham High School seniors.
March 30, 2022
As the pandemic surged in the spring of 2020, college students saw their lives disrupted by COVID-19’s sudden emergence. Their classes moved to Zoom, study abroad programs were canceled, and many summer internships fell through.
March 15, 2022
Since its founding in April 2021, the Disabled Students’ Network has provided a community for all disabled students on campus. At the same time, members have worked to educate the whole community on disabilities and ableism.
March 14, 2022
Based on the popular Virginia Woolf novel, 'Orlando' tells the story of a young nobleman drawn into a love affair with Queen Elizabeth I. Gender and gender preferences shifted regularly in this inspired, clever, funny tale about the importance of discovering oneself.
March 12, 2022
The Truman Scholarship, a prestigious $30,000 undergraduate award that chooses students across the country with an outstanding interest in public service, has selected Mesoud Awol ‘23 as a finalist.
February 17, 2022
A new program run by Brandeis professors and students helps people who have been incarcerated rejoin society.
February 22, 2022
Evan Israel '24 and Sami Winawer '23 are members of Hayden Select, a team of athletes looking to bring this unique form of skating to the winter Olympics.
February 2, 2022
After his first win in the Jeopardy! National College Championships, Joey Kornman '23 will be competing in the upcoming semifinals.
January 20, 2022
A select group of first-year students spent the fall semester studying abroad, taking courses, and carving their own path.
December 2, 2021
As the end of the semester draws near with its final exams, papers and projects, students are at higher risk of burnout than at any other time of the year. This feeling of exhaustion can not only affect academic performance, but also negatively impacts mental health.
November 22, 2021
A life dedicated to advocacy and a love for language brought Krupa Sourirajan to Brandeis University. Her passion for making a difference led her to become the Student Union president, an advocate for the entire student body.
November 1, 2021
Lachlan Elam ’22 revived the Brandeis Astronomy club and gave his fellow students a new view of the heavens.
October 4, 2021
The Brandeis Theatre Department's first production of the 2021 - 2022 season was an original, devised, movement theater piece inspired by the resiliency and power of the natural world.
September 23, 2021
As part of "Just Read It!" organized through the History of Ideas program, all first-year students at Brandeis received their own copy of the U.S. Constitution
September 17, 2021
The members of the Undergraduate Theater Collective and everyone who auditioned for Brandeis' annual 24-Hour Musical are gathered in the SCC theater to anxiously await the announcement of what show they would be performing the very next night.
September 3, 2021
Students traveled to Siena and Copenhagen this summer, and more than 50 are abroad this semester.
August 23, 2021
In high school, Max LeBlanc '22 worked afternoons in an ice cream shop in Kennebunk, Maine, his hometown. One day during a break, he wandered over to a nearby bakery known for their pies. Then he came up with the "pie cone."
August 19, 2021
Sarah Davidson ’23 believes there’s more to healthcare than having access to a doctor, medicine, or emergency services. That’s why she interned at the Coalition to Transform Advanced Care (C-TAC) this summer.
June 14, 2021
Three years ago, Claudiane Philippe ’13, MA’14, turned to social media for recommendations on where to find a hip cocktail in Boston. Surprised so few area bloggers were showcasing specialty drinks, she started documenting her own happy-hour discoveries.
April 26, 2021
Hayley Brown collaborates with Professor Daniel Breen on, “A Case for Secession: A Constitutional and Comparative Analysis,” a paper that examines the history and legality of secession, both in the United States and internationally.
April 23, 2021For Anderson Stinson III ‘21, changing course is nothing new.
April 21, 2021
The Minority Association for Pre-Medical Students aims to increase the number of underrepresented groups in health care.
March 18, 2021
Faced with limitations on socializing, students came up with new and unexpected ways of getting together and enjoying campus life.
March 15, 2021The COVID-19 pandemic has upended just about everything over the last year, including how Brandeis students will celebrate Passover, one of Judaism’s most sacred holidays, in late March.
February 28, 2021Not long after the Ford Hall 2015 protests at Brandeis, a group of students who were part of the 13-day sit-in connected with the Robert D. Farber University Archives and Special Collections.
February 19, 2021
Quinn Weiner ’21 uses they/them pronouns. This is just one of the ways they're challenging society's ideas about gender.
February 12, 2021Kendal Chapman '22 advocates for her fellow students as Student Union President.
February 8, 2021
Ido Dinnar is one of 12 students who work as site managers at Brandeis University’s COVID-19 campus testing centers.
January 25, 2021BrandeisNOW asks undergraduates to share pieces of advice for fellow returning students and newly-arriving midyear students who will have to manage university life under similar circumstances as last fall.
November 19, 2020
Every week, Joseph Gelfinbein '21 co-leads an after-school activity session in Waltham where he helps elementary-school age kids conduct experiments that result in fun end products like lava lamps, malleable putties or a gooey substance fondly called “elephant toothpaste."
September 22, 2020
A new resource created by two Brandeis undergraduates serves as a central place for connections between Brandeis and its home city.
August 14, 2020
Jason Frank '22, an anthropology major and queer and sexuality studies minor is authoring the study, “Fairies and Funnies: Gay Men in Standup Comedy.”
June 21, 2020
Marissa Torelli '22 is an intern in the office of Boston Mayor Marty Walsh. The internship, which is funded by the Hiatt Career Center’s World of Work program, provides an opportunity to receive hands-on experience outside of the classroom.
June 17, 2020
Jay Collay '22 got started with the Queer Oral History at Brandeis Project after spotting a listing for an undergraduate research assistant position in the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program.
May 15, 2020When Ana Sazonov, MA/MBA’21 learned there were frontline healthcare workers in Boston-area hospitals who did not have access to Passover meals because of their long hours, she jumped into action.
February 28, 2020Journalist, filmmaker and activist Jose Antonio Vargas will be the keynote speaker at this year's Deis Impact, Brandeis University's annual festival of social justice.
August 15, 2019
Arts and sciences undergrads present the findings of their scientific research at annual event.
August 6, 2019
This summer, Kate Laemmle, a double major in environmental studies and politics, made some new friends: Etch-A-Sketch, Sprinkles, Owl and Shuffleboard, to name a few. They're all humpback whales.
July 25, 2019
Business student Elan Kawesch '20 organizes trip to Auschwitz-Birkenau for Boston-area college students.
April 26, 2019
Avi Hirshbein ’19 realized what he wanted for a career early in his first year at Brandeis: He set his sights on the music industry. Brandeis didn’t have a major or program specific to the music industry, but it did offer resources and a community that served as a canvas for him to create his own vision.
April 18, 2019
When she’s not on the fencing strip, Joanne Carminucci ’19 — a politics and economics double major from Brewster, New York — is likely working with professor Jill Greenlee on research related to political and gender socialization in children.
April 17, 2019
Growing up in Jacksonville, Florida, Alli Steinberg ’19 always felt a little out of place. That all changed at Brandeis, where the art history and business double-major has found a home as a gallery guide and cutorial intern at the Rose Art Museum.
March 27, 2019
Of the new members, 81 come from the class of 2019 and eight hail from the class of 2020. They will be recognized in a ceremony during commencement weekend.
March 18, 2019
She’s a student union representative to the board of trustees, an undergraduate departmental representative for the peace, conflict and coexistence studies program, and has served as a student ambassador for the Brandeis National Committee. But her heart and soul lies with '
March 15, 2019
He's gone to the Hague for an internship at the International Criminal Court, participated in clubs like the Brandeis Immigration Education Initiative, and worked at the Sillerman Center for the Advancement of Philanthropy. During all these experiences, Santiago Montoya Palacios '19 has had one central question in mind: Will this help make a positive change in the world?
March 5, 2019
Like his father before him, aspiring computer scientist Aichuck Tripura '22 has turned his educational dreams into reality as part of Brandeis' renowned Wien Scholarship Program, celebrating its 60th anniversary this year.