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Summer issue of Brandeis Magazine out now

Going to the beach? Don’t forget to pack the summer issue of Brandeis Magazine.

You’ll find lots to catch up on in University news, including the appointment of Ron Liebowitz as president, full Commencement and Reunion coverage, and jam-packed Class Notes.

Recognize the guy on the cover looking over his shoulder? It’s one of many photographs of pioneering satirist Lenny Bruce in the treasure trove of personal papers the University recently acquired. Alexander Wohl ’83 pens a fascinating profile of Bruce and his trailblazing comedy in this issue, capturing his iconic influence on subsequent generations of comics, including many of today’s top performers.

A feature about last fall’s 12-day student occupation of the Bernstein-Marcus administration building explores some of the issues that have roiled college campuses across the country as they grapple with student demands for more diversity and inclusion.

If you’re one of the countless people increasingly concerned about being a target of hackers, you’ll want to read the profile of information-age beat cop Marc Goodman ’87. He believes we are totally unprepared for our hackable future. The story, by Gregory Zuckerman ’88, explores the emerging cyber threats all around us. Luckily, Goodman offers steps on how to prevent digital disaster in an era where the bad guys always seem to be one step ahead.

Read, enjoy and send your comments to magazine@brandeis.edu.

Categories: Campus News
Date: June 28, 2016