Brandeis Alumni, Family and Friends
News from 2019
Reyes-Stone is the fifth Brandeisian to win the prestigious scholarship.
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.
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.
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.
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.
His was a rags-to-riches tale crowned by remarkable generosity.
The new facilities at Brandeis will have a major impact on current players, new recruits and fans.
The former Wall Street Journal tech columnist teamed up with the co-founder of Siri and Change.org to chat all things tech at an event in Beverly Hills last month.
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.
The award recognizes alumni for leadership in the field of education through their teaching, research and volunteer efforts.
Peters will oversee fundraising activities in the institutional advancement division at Brandeis and implement strategies to ensure achievement of fundraising goals across the university.
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.
Brandeis alumnae and friends in New York City will strengthen their connection with Brandeis and each other through this newly formed shared interest group.
Remembering Andy Jick ’74, a celebrated Boston Celtics’ public address announcer who started his career at Brandeis.
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.
Three distinguished Brandeis alumni have joined the Brandeis University Board of Trustees as new members.
Brandeis media luminaries shed light on the states of media and government in the U.S. during keynote addresses at Alumni College 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.
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.
The luncheon, held April 30, gave scholars the opportunity to spend time with the supporters who helped make their Brandeis educations possible.
The sports information director for Brandeis athletics came $18 short of taking down the greatest champion in the show's history.
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.
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.
The Dorot Professor of Modern Jewish History and Holocaust Studies at Emory University writes powerfully on the Holocaust and contemporary Jewish life.
Two distinguished Brandeis alumni will receive 2019 Alumni Achievement Awards at Alumni Weekend May 31-June 2.
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.
Upon accepting the award, the independent filmmaker spoke with President Liebowitz about her work as a visual anthropologist and how Brandeis influenced her career.
This is his first trip to the area as the president of Brandeis. Events will be held in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The March 9-10 celebration will also include panel discussions with current Wien scholars and alumni.
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.