In a reading of her poetry, Alicia Ostriker '59 tackles immigration and the American dream through metaphors and vivid imagery.
Two Brandeis professors held a discussion about the history of Lyme Disease and what scientists could do to cure the epidemic.
Daniela Marquez '18 talks about coming to Brandeis from the Dominican Republic. In a candid conversation with the Justice, she reflects on the personal struggles she has overcome, the opportunities Brandeis has provided her and her search for identity.
The Brandeis Campus Activities Board hosted their first event: X-Lawn. Despite the rain, the event coordinators were determined to make the event a success.
The Right to Immigration Institute is training undergraduates to represent refugees in Boston courts.
A screening of the documentary "Never Again: Forging a Convention for Crimes Against Humanity" prompts discussion about how to hold world leaders accountable.
Adam Cheyer ’88 talks about his career in tech, from creating Siri to co-founding Change.org.
Students and Faculty met to discuss the measures Brandeis can take to become more sustainable.
At a startup mixer, Brandeis students had the opportunity to pitch their ideas for new companies.
The Brandeis Society for International Affairs aims to educate students on global issues by hosting international relations lectures.
Jack Peters ’20 is a typical sports-loving student with an exceptional accomplishment; he is the 2017 champion of the division three North American Scrabble Championships. Though most people consider Scrabble to be a casual if slightly dated board game, for Peters it has been a passion that has taken over his life.
On March 22, an attacker drove his car into crowds of people on Westminster Bridge in London. On April 7, four pedestrians died when a man drove his truck into a crowd in Stockholm.
The aroma of Guatemalan pastries filled the Multipurpose Room in the Shapiro Campus Center on May 3 as Marci McPhee, director of campus programs at the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life, opened this semester’s Immigrant Practicum Presentation with an explanation of its purpose.
After picking up a book about coffee, Max Keilson ’13 came across a short paragraph describing how coffee grows inside a fruit on a tree.
Fast fashion is a phenomenon that has recently gained a great deal of media coverage for its negative effects, but for Amanda Zehner M.A.’11, it’s something she’s been aware of for much longer.
In the midst of incoming freshman, Guy Raz ’96 took his first step onto the Brandeis campus. But instead of locating his dorm, Raz headed straight to the Usdan student center, into a grungy, subterranean office where he began his undergraduate journalism career by writing an op-ed column for the Justice. Since graduating from Brandeis, Raz, has worked as a host for NPR’s “All Things Considered,” as a CNN foreign correspondent and as a professor of journalism.
The creative, thoughtful and innovative minds of Brandeis University were on display on Saturday, April 22 at the University’s first ever TEDx event, during which five speakers delivered talks about topics ranging from research and education to psychology and life experience.