Alumni in the News

Spring issue of Brandeis Magazine online now

Brandeis magazine cover Spring '18
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"The Discovery of Nature's Master Timekeeper" offers a rich portrait of how two brash and creative biologists topped off a pioneering collaboration with a Nobel Prize for their research on circadian rhythms in the humble fruit fly. 

In "The Opioid Prophet," Heller senior scientist Andrew Kolodny responds to America's worst drug epidemic with a viable prescription to stem the opioid crisis, which claimed more than 49,000 lives in 2016.

Meet Anthony Stockard, MFA'08, a passionate theater professor and director at Norfolk State University who is reinventing theater while also teaching students life skills like collaboration and communication. And get an inside look at Brandeis' MakerLab, whose founder, Ian Roy '05, remade himself when he launched the popular makerspace.

Want an opinion? Read Ira Shapiro '69 on how the U.S. Senate devolved from an institution of reliable bipartisanship into an echo chamber of political polarization — and what can be done about it.

As always, catch up with friends in Class Notes, find out what faculty and alumni are publishing, and stay current on all the latest campus news.
Date: March 1, 2018