FL: The Brandeis character is a commitment to inquiry.
justFeatures: Let’s start at the beginning. What inspired you to accept the presidency back in 2010 after Jehuda Reinharz had first stepped down? Frederick Lawrence: I think a couple of things.
Bethany Adam ’15: Commencement Speaker From the graduation podium to international humanitarian work, Bethany Adam ’15 hopes to impact as many people as she can.
“What are the flowers for?” was a common question or thought for most students who happened to walk through the Fellows Garden on Friday afternoon.
While some Brandeis students will be spending their summer months working jobs and internships or enjoying sunny vacations, Betsy Hochman ’17 will be training to compete against triathletes from around the world. A relative newcomer to triathlons, Hochman has quickly risen in the national ranks in her age group.
“I won this stupid crown for something,” Linor Abargil says playfully, captivating the audience with great composure in the Wasserman Cinematheque. This stupid crown—the Miss World crown—has helped empower Linor Abargil to tell her story.
Many people believe that meditation is used to improve one’s self. Noel Coakley, a counselor at the Psychological Counseling Center, believes that reducing meditation to a self-improvement tool misses the essence of why meditation is important.
How often have you found yourself torn between choosing an apple or a bowl of ice cream? The struggle between choosing to eat healthy and indulging in your favorite treats is a difficult one, but Michael Shoretz ’09 doesn’t believe that you have to compromise.
Although Brandeis’ campus is just beginning to thaw out from the harsh winter, some students have been planning for the onset of spring for months.
Last Tuesday night, the International Business School was bustling with students, faculty and community members from the greater Boston area who came to see the screening of Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem with a special talk by human rights attorney Susan Weiss. The Israeli-French drama directed by Ronit and Shlomi Elkabetz addresses a growing human rights issue in Israel by depicting how difficult it is for a Jewish woman to get a divorce.
Last Monday in the dimly lit dining room tucked in the back of Solea Restaurant & Tapas Bar, Prof.
At the top of the Farber Library stairs, a high-top table is lined with boxes of free Monster energy drinks and coffee dispensers.
Over the past few days, you may have seen the NEDAwareness hash-tags online and body-positive messages, or even participated in a social media campaign to raise awareness for Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW). EDAW is a national movement sponsored and organized by the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) on the last week of every February.
Travelling for 10 weeks through 10 countries on three continents may seem like a dream trip to some, but for Kevin Dupont ’16, it has become a reality.
The preschoolers at Lemberg Children’s Center are practicing drawing hearts, pouring glitter and contemplating the question we all do this time of year—what does love mean to you?
According to the National Center for Women and Information, 37 percent of Computer Science undergraduate degree recipients in 1985 were women.
This week, justFeatures sat down with Dan Truong ’15, who is starting Brandeis’ newest campus publication—a magazine called Jaded. The magazine’s first issue, forthcoming this semester, will feature works of art and creative writing by students, faculty and staff centered around the theme of the immigrant experience.
Prof. David Cunningham’s (SOC) book Klansville, U.S.A., inspires a documentary
With a new cohort of students recently chosen as recipients of the Sorensen Fellowship, the Justice sat down with two of last year's fellows to talk about their summers abroad.
Heather Spector ’17 looks to this year’s ’DEIS Impact for social change