In 2012, when Eric Haavind-Berman ’15 and James Hayward ’16 arrived on campus, Haavind-Berman as a transfer and Hayward as a first- year, they were disappointed to find that their favorite sport, lacrosse, did not have a club team.
Stephanie Kolin '01 always knew she was interested in becoming a rabbi.
Imagine being asked to become a pen pal with a prisoner on death row. Would you accept the offer, or shove it off as a ridiculous suggestion? This question became real for those in Levin Ballroom last Thursday night as a result of the experiences and thoughts shared by Sister Helen Prejean, a nun from New Orleans, during a lecture titled "Dead Man Still Walking: A First Hand Account of Death Row." The Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism along with 12 other campus groups sponsored the event as a part of this year's 'Deis Impact.
Home to former President Bill Clinton as well as nine African-American students who would break racial barriers, Little Rock, Ark.
Many people simply eat their food and don't know or understand where it comes from. Jennifer Mandelbaum '14 has planned an initiative she hopes will cultivate an appreciation among the campus community for locally grown and home grown products. The initiative, co-sponsored by Health, Science, Society and Policy Department and the Brandeis Pluralism Alliance, with additional help from 'DeisBikes and Sodexo, is known as Brandeis Garden Week.
A new program has arrived on campus this semester that is certainly unique to the Brandeis campus.
Everyone knows Joan Crawford as the famous American actress who appeared in over 80 movies. However, to Brandeis, she was more than just an actress. Crawford first arrived on campus in the 1960s when she showed her support for the arts program and the dance program through the donation of a dance studio to the University's recently built Spingold Theater Center.
The Irving and Edyth Usen Castle is one of the most well-known buildings on campus.