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.
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.
Peniamina (Ben) Percival ’18 competed in judo at the Tokyo Olympics, representing his home country of Samoa.
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.
Steve Rabitz ’92 looks at the breadth and talent of the Brandeis network in the fields of law, finance and beyond.
Jazz bassist Chuck Israels ’59 reflects on a career playing with legends, the current state of jazz and his time at Brandeis.
Fulfilling a key part of its strategic plan, the alumni board now has a membership that looks a lot more like the Brandeis community.
For Black History Month, Black alumni leaders who are improving healthcare amidst a global pandemic shared their experiences and reflections.
Deborah E. Lipstadt, MA’72, PhD’76, H’19 is appointed as a special envoy to monitor and combat anti-semitism.
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.
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.
What was your favorite alumni story this year? Explore all our 2021 stories and let us know your favorite by tweeting us @BrandeisUAlumni.