Brandeis Alumni, Family and Friends

The Top 10 Alumni Stories of 2021

December 21, 2021

Our top stories of 2021 celebrated a number of accomplished Brandeis alumni and explored how our graduates are tackling today's most pressing challenges.  

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January 25, 2021

The 2021 BOLD 9 list recognized up-and-coming Brandeis alumni who, during a year unlike any other, used social media to spark creativity, conversation and change in their fields and beyond.

July 7, 2021

Peniamina (Ben) Percival ’18 competed in judo at the Tokyo Olympics, representing his home country of Samoa.

March 2, 2021

In celebration of 60 years of Brandeis Study Abroad, take a journey with Brandeis alumni as they reflect on the amazing experiences they gained while very far from home.

October 26, 2021

Steve Rabitz ’92 looks at the breadth and talent of the Brandeis network in the fields of law, finance and beyond.

August 23, 2021

Jazz bassist Chuck Israels ’59 reflects on a career playing with legends, the current state of jazz and his time at Brandeis.

August 19, 2021

Fulfilling a key part of its strategic plan, the alumni board now has a membership that looks a lot more like the Brandeis community.

February 2, 2021

For Black History Month, Black alumni leaders who are improving healthcare amidst a global pandemic shared their experiences and reflections.

August 3, 2021

Deborah E. Lipstadt, MA’72, PhD’76, H’19 is appointed as a special envoy to monitor and combat anti-semitism.

June 7, 2021

As one of few out trans rabbis in the United States, alum Lily Solochek ’11 shares their perspectives on recent anti-trans legislation and violence.

February 4, 2021

The recipients of this year’s Alumni Achievement Award are at the forefront of issues facing the United States and the world: the coronavirus pandemic and racial injustice.

More 2021 stories

What was your favorite alumni story this year? Explore all our 2021 stories and let us know your favorite by tweeting us @BrandeisUAlumni