10 days before the beginning of the semester, a team of orientation leaders helped welcome the incoming Midyear class onto campus. Through information sessions, group dances and campus tours, this team helped prepared the next generation of Brandeis students for college.
This is the third installment of “For Us by Us: The Untold Stories of People of Color on Campus.” I wanted to write this piece to highlight people of color on campus. To create a space for our accomplishments, hardships and experiences. To be recognized and acknowledged. To expose ourselves to other cultures, religions and to each other. To realize that we are not alone in our experiences or on this campus. To continue these forms of communication and to hopefully develop new ones. —Arlett Marquez ’20
Art historian and educator Annie Storr introduces a new approach to viewing artwork, one that requires the viewer to embrace the unknown.
A panel of experts discussed the HBO documentary "Warning: This Drug May Kill You" and what people can do to help loved ones recover from opioid addiction.
At the Hult Prize competition @ Brandeis, students competed in a startup business competition in an effort to win $1 million.
In the Seventh Annual Lurie Institute Distinguished Lecture in Disability, Dr. David Mandell spoke about the improvements in autism treatment and the challenges that lie ahead.
The German documentary "La Buena Vida- The Good Life" shows the struggle of a small tribe in Northeast Colombia as they fight to keep their homes from being taken by a neighboring coal mine.
Prof. Ramie Targoff (ENG) won a Guggenheim Fellowship and studied in Rome. During here time abroad, she researched the life of Vittora Colonna and translated her sonnets into English.
The film "Wasted! The Story of Food Waste," issues a warning about the crisis of food waste and offers solutions for how to solve the problem.
Allison Lewis '19 talks about the stresses and excitement of working for BEMCo
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.