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- StudentsHe's joined by Irv Epstein and several current and past students.
- GivingClass of 2013 finishes second in the competition among the 10 most recent graduating classes.
- Campus NewsIn actress Joan Crawford, Brandeis found an unlikely patron.
- Campus NewsThe daughter of Carl and the late Ruth Shapiro practiced a type of personal philanthropy that brought her close to many students.
- Campus NewsHarvard professor Richard Masland, whose research has yielded important insights into cell organization and the functioning of higher visual centers, will deliver a public lecture on March 12.
- Donor ProfileAlex Heckler '98 establishes internship to recognize former Texas Gov. Ann Richards, who inspired him to pursue a career in public service.
- GivingBrandeis' senior vice president of institutional advancement wins Quarter Century Award for distinguished professional achievement from CASE.
- Donor ProfileLisa Keller and Saky Yakas, P ’07, make gift in support of Olga Broumas, the director of Brandeis' Creative Writing Program.
- GivingGift establishes professorship in Jewish education research and funds continuing operations of the Mandel Center for Studies in Jewish Education.
- Alumni in the News
Gustav Ranis '52, dedicated alumni leader and valedictorian of Brandeis' first class, dies at age of 83The professor emeritus at Yale was the first Brandeis grad to earn a PhD and serve on the Board of Trustees.
- GivingLopater foundation commitment one of the largest in University history designated for scholarships.
- GivingFormer trustee's gift honors his wife, Frances Taylor Eizenstat '65.
- GivingThe New England Patriots star quarterback makes a surprise appearance at team owner Robert Kraft’s home to meet students and alumni.
- GivingDespite never having visiting campus, Beverly Shayne Winthrop embraced what the University represented and believed it was worthy of her support.
Grateful for the opportunity Brandeis gave him, James Polite '15 is already giving back to the UniversityThe formerly homeless teen, who was abandoned by his family for being gay, celebrated his 21st birthday by organizing a fundraiser for the Myra Kraft Transitional Year Program.
- StudentsNearly 80 students participate in poster session at third annual Summer Scifest.
- Alumni in the News
Usman Hameedi '12, a member of the first Science Posse, shares his inspiring story with readers of the Huffington PostAn aspiring doctor and accomplished poet from Brooklyn, he now works as a research technician at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York.
- ReunionThe Class of 1963, which observed its 50th Reunion, leads the way by raising $1.3 million.
- GivingThanks to a gift from the Blazeman Foundation, Brandeis scientists will utilize a novel approach to search for a cure to amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
- GivingThe Myra Kraft Transitional Year Program represents the perfect marriage of an individual and an institution, both deeply committed to providing opportunities to the disadvantaged.
- GivingA total of 76 percent of the recent graduates made a gift, topping the 2012 record of 75 percent.
- FriendsThe group, which was elected by the Board of Trustees, includes five alumni couples.