On Sept. 13, 41 candidates ran in the Student Union election for 19 open seats in the Senate, Allocations Board, CEEF Board, Alumni Board and Undergraduate Curriculum Committee. Biographies of the candidates were released by the Student Union prior to the election, and the winners were announced in a Sept. 14 email to the Brandeis community.
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Nicole Carter, the newly appointed head coach for Brandeis University’s men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams, arrived on campus last Monday ready to dive into work.
Researchers at the University’s Fraden Laboratory have made a breakthrough discovery in their efforts to create an entity that follows the rules of living matter while being made out of only artificial materials — a major step toward accomplishing a scientific goal set more than a decade ago.
Student coordinators of the Brandeis #NeverAgain movement held a rally for gun control legislation at the Light of Reason on Friday.
During this round of Student Union elections, 19 candidates faced off for 14 open seats in the Senate and Judiciary. This week, some of the candidates spoke to the Justice about their aspirations and the issues they consider most important.
“It’s a really nice thing to learn and develop something. It doesn’t have to be boxing; it just turned out that way,” said Brandeis Boxing Club president, Sonor Sereeter ’19, in an interview with the Justice. Sereeter is not the only Brandeis student for whom the boxing club plays an important role. Throughout the years, the club has found a special place in the hearts of many Brandeis students.
At noon on Wednesday — exactly one month after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida — hundreds of students assembled around Chapels Pond, choosing to stand in solidarity with victims and silently call for reforms to gun control policies.
In September of 2017, Dr. Seymour S. Bluestone left Brandeis an $8.4 million bequest in his passing. Several small donations, one visit to campus and a long-lasting relationship with Prof. Laurence Simon (Heller) had forged a deep connection between Bluestone, nicknamed “Sy,” and the University.
The winter 2018 Student Union Elections saw 17 candidates compete for 10 positions. Voting opened just after midnight on Jan. 25, and results were in by early morning on Jan. 26.
On Nov. 28 — Giving Tuesday, the International Day of Philanthropy — Brandeis #MadeItGrand. By Wednesday morning, the University had raised $391,045.
“The phone call at 5:10 this morning destroyed my circadian rhythms,” Prof. Michael Rosbash (BIOL) joked of the phone call telling him he had won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.
In 1966, Rosaline Cohn marked her future gift to Brandeis as “something.” Fifty years later, that “something” emerged as a $50 million bequest, the largest single donation in the University’s history.
Brandeis graduate students secured the first graduate student unionization at a Boston-area private institution on May 2.
There will be a 3.75 percent increase in undergraduate comprehensive charges for the 2017 to 2018 academic year, University President Ronald Liebowitz announced in an email to students on Friday.
Students and panelists from the University and beyond gathered for one of Brandeis’ first student-led healthcare conferences on Friday afternoon.
“Brandeis, Brandeis, you can’t hide. We will find your greedy side!” protesters chanted on April 4, rallying in support of Brandeis adjunct faculty. The rally, hosted by the Brandeis Labor Coalition, began at Hassenfeld Conference Center and headed toward the Shapiro Campus Center and the Bernstein-Marcus Administration Center.
On a warm, sunny Sunday that seemed to indicate that spring had finally arrived, seniors Akilah Elie ’17 and Megan Boateng ’17 celebrated a new beginning by unveiling the website for Diversity Exchange, an online platform connecting students of color with opportunities to succeed in their career fields.