Brandeis Alumni, Family and Friends

News from 2019

May 19, 2021

Watch or read the 2019 keynote address by Deborah E. Lipstadt, MA’72, PhD’76, H’19.

December 9, 2019

Reyes-Stone is the fifth Brandeisian to win the prestigious scholarship.

November 25, 2019

Alexander Kaye delivered the Stoll Family Chair Lecture on Nov. 12 on the theme of "galut" before being presented with the chair by Provost Lisa Lynch.

November 25, 2019

Jules Bernstein ’57 was the guest of honor at the annual Louis D. Brandeis Legacy Fund WOW Fellows luncheon which brought together 30 student interns to reflect on their summer experiences working at mission-driven organizations.

November 22, 2019

Mandel was one of the university’s most dedicated supporters as well as one of its greatest benefactors; she died just over a month after the death of her husband, Morton Mandel, P’73, H’89.

November 19, 2019

Maya Pramod, one of two inaugural recipients of the Bluestone Rising Scholar Award, describes life among India's 'untouchables' in an article to be published in a new Brandeis journal that gives voice to the voiceless.

October 17, 2019

His was a rags-to-riches tale crowned by remarkable generosity.

October 17, 2019

The new facilities at Brandeis will have a major impact on current players, new recruits and fans.

October 2, 2019

The former Wall Street Journal tech columnist teamed up with the co-founder of Siri and to chat all things tech at an event in Beverly Hills last month.

September 10, 2019

Actor, writer and radio broadcaster, Stuart "Hutch" Hutchison developed close relationships with celebrities and activists, and recorded interviews with many of them in the 1980s. Snippets from these audio recordings made their way into “Dear Abbie,” a radio special he put together.

September 4, 2019

The award recognizes alumni for leadership in the field of education through their teaching, research and volunteer efforts.

August 27, 2019

Peters will oversee fundraising activities in the institutional advancement division at Brandeis and implement strategies to ensure achievement of fundraising goals across the university.

August 13, 2019

Evan Stark ’63 has created a scholarship to support Brandeis students interested in pursuing a career in civil rights law, public service or social and gender justice.

July 31, 2019

Brandeis alumnae and friends in New York City will strengthen their connection with Brandeis and each other through this newly formed shared interest group.

June 6, 2019

Remembering Andy Jick ’74, a celebrated Boston Celtics’ public address announcer who started his career at Brandeis.

June 6, 2019

The second annual Brandeis Alumni Weekend May 31-June 2 drew more than 1,000 alumni and friends back to campus to reconnect with Brandeis and each other.

June 5, 2019

Three distinguished Brandeis alumni have joined the Brandeis University Board of Trustees as new members. 

June 5, 2019

Brandeis media luminaries shed light on the states of media and government in the U.S. during keynote addresses at Alumni College 2019.

May 16, 2019

President Ron Liebowitz traveled to Greater China April 4-13 for the first time as the president of Brandeis to celebrate the growing relationship between the Brandeis constituents in the country.

May 10, 2019

Elizabeth Dabanka ’20 was recently awarded the Linda Heller Kamm ’61 Prize, an honor given each year to an undergraduate demonstrating strong leadership as a social justice advocate.

April 30, 2019

The luncheon, held April 30, gave scholars the opportunity to spend time with the supporters who helped make their Brandeis educations possible.

April 30, 2019

The sports information director for Brandeis athletics came $18 short of taking down the greatest champion in the show's history.

April 29, 2019

The chief executive officer of United Family Healthcare was honored with the award at a Brandeis community event in Beijing for her visionary work in transforming healthcare delivery in China.

April 3, 2019

Jonathan Cordish ’90 and Melissa Cordish ’90 made a lead gift to establish the Cordish Tennis Center at Brandeis. The project will involve a complete overhaul of the outdoor courts and the development of a new outdoor facility.

April 2, 2019

Lipstadt and six other distinguished individuals will be awarded honorary degrees

April 2, 2019

The Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University writes powerfully on the Holocaust and contemporary Jewish life.

April 1, 2019

Two distinguished Brandeis alumni will receive 2019 Alumni Achievement Awards at Alumni Weekend May 31-June 2.

April 1, 2019

Lipstadt and six other distinguished individuals will be awarded honorary degrees, including alumni Jon Landau ’68, Perry Traquina ’78, and Susan Windham-Bannister, PhD’77.

April 1, 2019

Upon accepting the award, the independent filmmaker spoke with President Liebowitz about her work as a visual anthropologist and how Brandeis influenced her career.

March 26, 2019

This is his first trip to the area as the president of Brandeis. Events will be held in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.

March 19, 2019

The Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters awarded the Abel Prize, known as the "Nobel Prize" of mathematics, to Karen Uhlenbeck, MA'66, PhD'68.

March 12, 2019

The weekend featured distinguished alumni, students and faculty who spoke about the legacy of the program which to date has brought nearly 900 students from over 110 countries to Brandeis.

March 12, 2019

The Japanese entrepreneur and philanthropist was presented with the university's highest form of recognition at a March 9 gala celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Wien International Scholarship Program.

February 11, 2019

The American literary critic, black feminist scholar and the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Professor of English at Vanderbilt University was honored with the award at the Brandeis AAAS 50th Anniversary commemoration.

February 11, 2019

The weekend featured Angela Davis '65, Julieanna Richardson '76, H'16, Hortense Spillers, PhD'74 and more

February 7, 2019

At 'deis IMPACT! 2019, four alumni who apply social justice to their legal careers addressed the failings of the justice system and the hope for change.

January 29, 2019

The pioneering American literary critic, black feminist scholar and educator will receive the award during the African and African American Studies (AAAS) 50th Anniversary Commemoration on Feb. 8-9.

January 29, 2019

The March 9-10 celebration will also include panel discussions with current Wien scholars and alumni.

January 2, 2019

The untitled 12-and-a-half minute 16mm film is a significant addition to the university's existing collection of the comedian's work and materials.

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