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
The Homeric textual tradition recognizes that no one person is responsible for the Iliad or the Odyssey.
From where Jianfeng Lin was born and raised, he could gaze across the six-mile wide Taiwan Strait and make out the skyline of Taipei, the capital of the sovereign Chinese territory and island Taiwan. His hometown, Xiamen, is a coastal metropolis of three-and-a-half million people in southeastern China.
Schools such as Brown University or Bennington College champion the right of the student to design an individualized course of study within a strong advising network of faculty and student advisors.
During his senior year, Jesse Appell ’12 was awarded a Fulbright fellowship, that sent him to China to study Chinese comedy.
Aaron Fischer ’15 writes, acts and directs for the Undergraduate Theatre Collective and loves watching Woody Allen films.
The Hassenfeld family name is one that Brandeis students are quite familiar with. It can be found written in silver lacquer on the front of a handful of buildings around campus.
In spring 2015, Brandeis English Prof. Dawn Skorczewski (ENG) will teach an innovative class that combines her interest in Holocaust writing and passion for collaborative learning in a course titled “The International Legacy of Anne Frank.” The course is designed to allow Brandeis students to interact directly with students and faculty in the Netherlands.
Although enthusiastic about his budding career in the fashion world, Shota Adamia ’15 refuses to let it define him.
Last Wednesday, J Street U Brandeis hosted the event “Turn on the Tap for Gaza” to raise awareness for the current water crisis in Gaza and to campaign for the J Street U national fundraiser to support environmental groups on the ground in Gaza addressing the crisis.