Brandeis Alumni, Family and Friends
News from 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.
Brandeisians and their families gathered for a festive Alumni Weekend for the first time in three years.
The Brandeis Board of Trustees welcomes new member Susan K. Feigenbaum ’74, P’08, P’17, a tenured professor of economics at the University of Missouri.
Watch as the classes of 2020 and 2021 receive long-overdue recognition and celebration at [Re]Commencement 2022.
Resilient, adaptable, motivated: the undergraduate and graduate students who make up the Brandeis University Class of 2022 have had a college experience like no other.
President Ron Liebowitz addresses the classes of 2020 and 2021 at [Re]Commencement.
[Re]Commencement Class of 2020 speaker Victoria B. Richardson ’20 reminded students of all they have overcome.
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (GSAS) graduated 265 students on Sunday, May 22 at Commencement. They include future data scientists, journalists, teachers, professors, postdoctoral researchers and software engineers.
[Re]Commencement graduate student speaker Jainaba Gaye, Heller MA’21, asked graduates to remember that time is one of their most precious resources.
"America needs you to put your cynicism and your frustration down, and to overwhelm the inconveniences and outright barriers thrown up to frustrate you and make you cynical," former Gov. Deval Patrick told the Class of 2022 in his Commencement address.
The co-creator of the hit sitcoms “Friends“ and “Grace and Frankie“ delivered the keynote remarks at Brandeis' [Re]Commencement celebration, stressing the importance of Brandeis connections.
The undergraduate Commencement speaker reflected on Admitted Students Day in 2018, which occurred during an unexpected spring snowstorm. It was not the last time the Class of 2022 would have to weather a storm.
In his opening address, Liebowitz told the graduates and their families that Brandeis’ successful launch and improbable rise to prominence as a major research university stems from its unique character.
Harish delivered Commencement's graduate student speaker address.
Frank and Ann Gilbert donate Justice Brandeis mementos to the university — and make a gift establishing an endowed scholarship.
Renowned television producer Marta Kauffman ’78, H’20, addressed the classes of 2020 and 2021 at the first-ever [Re]Commencement, urging graduates to hold on to their Brandeis friendships.
As the Class of 2022 gathered outside the Gosman Sports and Convocation Center ahead of the start of their Commencement ceremony, jittery anticipation and excitement were in the air. In these moments before their undergraduate experience officially came to an end, they took in the day and pondered their hopes for the future.
We asked this year's undergraduate speaker Haley Brown '22 to add up her Brandeis experience.
At first in-person Commencement in three years, Brandeis International Business School graduates reflect on ‘unprecedented’ journey
Heller held its first in-person diploma ceremony in three years for its class of 2022 graduates on Sunday, May 22. The graduates — 195 master’s degree recipients from 2022 and 41 doctoral degree recipients from 2020, 2021 and 2022 — represent seven programs and more than 40 countries, speaking over 35 languages.
The Class of 2022 celebrates - in person! - with family and friends in a toasty return to Gosman followed by exercises for the classes of 2021 and 2020 in the evening.
Students from this year's graduating class reflect on their experiences at Brandeis, through the pandemic, connecting to the community and accomplishing their goals along the way.
President Liebowitz hosted the Malkin and Morse families to thank them for their "generational family philanthropy."
Brandeis mourns the loss of a cherished friend.
Members of the class of 2022, moving to the big apple after graduation, share their excitement for the future and how Brandeis has prepared them for what lies ahead.
These young alumni artists, activists and entrepreneurs are already changing the world. And they're just getting started.
When the pandemic began John-Andrew Morrison ’95 was on the brink of his Broadway debut. Now he's regained momentum with his first Tony nomination for "A Strange Loop."
The Brandeis University chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society has announced the election of 90 new members this year.
For Mental Health Awareness month, we look at how the Brandeis community is taking steps to address the mental health crisis.
The recently established Science Advisory Council, along with a host of other initiatives, confirms Brandeis' commitment to leadership in STEM disciplines.
Why digitizing Brandeis library archives is an act of social justice.
Join Brandeis Athletics May 3-4 for a crowdfunding campaign to make it a reality.
A retired marketing executive and a Brandeis trustee since 2012, Kranc is the first woman to lead Brandeis’ board. She has held the role since May 2021.
Reid is a senior investigator at the Allen Institute, where he studies how information is encoded and processed in neural networks of the visual system.
Yaron Dori ’92 shares how transformative the Brandeis alumni network can be.
Dan Rueven ’09 brings expertise in sustainable and green investing, along with a long-standing commitment to Brandeis, as the newest member of the Board of Trustees.
The former Massachusetts governor will inspire the Class of 2022, and the visionary "Friends" co-creator will address the Classes of 2020 and 2021 at [Re] Commencement on May 22. Honorary degrees will also be awarded.
Six things you need to know about the sustainability work being done on campus and by alumni in their own communities.
Missing your Brandeis bestie after too much time in quarantine? Make plans to reunite at Alumni Weekend, June 10-12.
Stephanie Tilenius ’89, MA’90, is awarded the Asper Prize for her work in delivering a more holistic telehealth experience.
At long last, it's time to step away from Zoom and reunite with your favorite Brandeisians on campus at Alumni Weekend 2022, June 10-12. Register today.
Ukraine-based alumni share first-hand accounts of the strife there, and how the Brandeis community can help.
A scientist who developed a groundbreaking cancer drug and the current inspector general for the US Department of Justice are this year's Alumni Achievement Award winners.
In celebration of Black History Month, a look back at the activists, politicians, writers, educators, scholars and others who have received Brandeis’ highest alumni distinction.
The two-year provisional gift from the Kapor Center will build student and faculty capacity and establish a research prize on racial bias in tech
The Brandeis University Board of Trustees is delighted to announce that it has elected Todd Soloway ’88 as its newest member.
The Brandeis community remembers the impact and legacy of professor emerita and former university provost Marty Wyngaarden Krauss, PhD’81.
Brandeis University will celebrate its 75th anniversary in 2023, and we invite members of the community to contribute ideas and suggestions on how to make it a memorable and momentous year.
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.