At the 88th annual Academy Awards last Sunday, Brandeis alumus Michael Sugar ’95 stepped onto the stage at the Dolby Theater to accept the Academy Award for “Spotlight,” which won Best Picture as well as Best Screenplay that night. “Spotlight” follows the true story of the Boston Globe’s Spotlight Team of journalists who investigated the Boston Catholic Church sex abuse scandal.
While studying abroad in Ghana as an undergraduate student at the University of California at Santa Cruz, Prof.
As the 2016 Presidential elections approach, politics are at the forefront of many people’s minds.
From proposals on the Massell bridge to meeting for the first-time at alumni events, Brandeisians have been coming together since the University’s inception — and each story is different from the last.
Early on in Gabriele Koch’s research into prostitution, she found that many of her initial beliefs were challenged by what she observed of the lives of Japanese prostitutes.
Rosemary Rodriguez ’83 has been fascinated with films since childhood, but it wasn’t until her senior year at Brandeis that she realized that she wanted to pursue a career in filmmaking.
According to Moroccan-born Israeli anthropologist and author André Levy, “In my eyes, anthropology, more than any other discipline in the social sciences, aspires to be present in life itself, in order to make sense of it and to give it meaning.
Like many Brandeis students, David Benger ’14 was a first-year with diverse interests and no intention of settling on one life path — at least not before exploring where each of his passions might lead.
A new club that aims to support and empower women worldwide has materialized here at Brandeis. The club is a local chapter of the GirlUp campaign of the United Nations Foundation, a foundation separate from the United Nations itself that aims to connect the U.N.
It’s finally 2016, and for many people the start of the New Year means it’s time to set some new goals.
It’s midnight. You’re about to go to sleep when a sudden panic strikes. In the back of your mind, you have the strangest nagging feeling that something is due tomorrow.
Leroy Ashwood ’71 has always been social by nature. During his first year at Stevens Business College, he spent his weekends visiting friends at Brandeis until they convinced him to transfer in 1968 as a sophomore.
In his 52 years at Brandeis, Professor Gordon “Gordie” Fellman (SOC) has witnessed some major campus activism, from Ford Hall 1969 to Ford Hall 2015.
Pearlman Hall On April 29, 1975, a group of 75 students marched around the Usdan Student Center to Pearlman Hall in protest of University policies regarding equality on campus.
The Bernstein-Marcus sit-in that went on for 12 days in late November and early December of this year drew inspiration from other movements, most obviously from the movement that took place in Ford Hall in 1969.
On a warm fall afternoon inside a classroom in Waltham High School (WHS), six high school students talk about their own petri-dish experiments using sunscreen and yeast.
Brandeis students exhibit talent in all areas — including music. With a trek to Slosberg Music Center, a night at Chomondeley’s Coffee House or a walk by the chapels, that becomes clear.
“The themes — the human pain, suffering, passions and desires that we have in our world — are the very same ones that the ancient Greek and Romans had,” Professor Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow (CLAS) explained in an interview with the Justice.
On Veterans Day, students and faculty packed into the Rapaporte Treasure Hall to commemorate the launch of the Civil War Letters Project, a joint exhibition website created with Wellesley College.
A fully packed room in Mandel 303 on Thursday evening saw a dramatic one-woman performance and a featured talk back with actress Nancy E.