Brandeis Alumni, Family and Friends

The Top 10 Alumni Stories of 2022

December 1, 2022

This year's standout stories exemplify the generosity, talent, and perseverance of Brandeis alumni. See which stories made the list. 

"Top Alumni Stories of 2022" with photos on right and left sides from the featured stories

May 13, 2022

These young alumni artists, activists and entrepreneurs are already changing the world. And they're just getting started.

January 4, 2022

The Vic and Bobbi Samuels ’63 Center for Community Partnerships and Civic Transformation will support faculty, staff, students, and community partners in their efforts to repair the world.

June 16, 2022

The first endowed professorship for the department of African and African American studies is established thanks to a $4M pledge from "Friends" and "Grace and Frankie" co-creator Marta Kauffman ’78, H’20.

May 22, 2022

The classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022 took part in the first in-person commencement exercises in three years.

September 7, 2022

Five individual gifts, which were part of an outstanding fundraising year, will bolster academic departments across various disciplines.

March 7, 2022

Ukraine-based alumni share first-hand accounts of the strife there, and how the Brandeis community can help.

April 29, 2022

Jiahuan “Green” Xia ’15 is bridging cultural divides while building a streetwear empire.

February 1, 2022

The subject of a recent documentary, Pauli Murray was a pioneer of law, social justice and gender identity, at Brandeis and worlds beyond.

March 30, 2022

After heading off to dental school post-Brandeis, Daniel Levine ’94 pivoted to becoming a performer and now heads to the Grammys as a nominee.

June 28, 2022

In the cut-throat entertainment industry Josh Gondelman is known for being the nice guy of comedy.

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