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News from 2023

December 11, 2023

The immunologist, along with research partner Katalin Karikó, H’23, received the prize for research that led to the COVID vaccines.

October 30, 2023

One has been described as “the foreign minister of the Jewish people;” the other served as the first Black commanding officer of the USS Constitution.

October 25, 2023

Pioneering neuroscientist Eve Marder ’69 and Professor of Biochemistry and Chemistry Emeritus Greg Petsko have each received the National Medal of Science, the highest recognition the nation bestows on scientists and engineers.

October 18, 2023

Alumni from a variety of fields shared how their Brandeis experiences shaped the trajectory of their lives and careers.

October 17, 2023

Thousands of proud alumni, students, and families filled campus Oct. 13-15 to celebrate the university's 75th anniversary.

October 12, 2023

“Black Rain” is visual artist Arghavan Khosravi’s first comprehensive museum survey.

October 2, 2023

Weissman and collaborator Katalin Karikó altered the course of the COVID-19 pandemic with their pioneering research.

August 28, 2023

Student organizes 240 students to contribute 7,500 hours of public service to local nonprofits.

August 16, 2023

Woodruff is being recognized for her outstanding achievements in journalism and public service.

August 9, 2023

He was crowned after eight episodes of competition against eight others in PBS’ “The Great American Recipe.”

August 1, 2023

The new members, who attended Brandeis across four decades, are business leaders, scientists, activists, and more.

June 26, 2023

Meet the young alumni changing the world, all within 10 years of graduating from Brandeis.

June 5, 2023

This year's awardees have wide-ranging talents and expertise, but share a commitment to their alma mater.

June 1, 2023

A new fellowship named for the late Ariel Weissmann will provide a stipend for research conducted under a Brandeis faculty member.

May 23, 2023

Brandeis President Ron Liebowitz addressed degree recipients from graduate schools.

May 23, 2023

The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian delivered the keynote address to graduate students at Brandeis' 72nd Commencement.

May 23, 2023

Gutierrez Popoca, who received his PhD in English, was the student speaker during the ceremony for Brandeis' graduate schools.

May 22, 2023

Guests of the graduates went all out to show their support. They came prepared with custom-made t-shirts, posters, cheers, and hugs.

May 22, 2023

The Heller School for Social Policy and Management, the International Business School, the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and the Rabb School of Continuing Studies all joined in to celebrate their newest alumni.

May 22, 2023

The neuroscience major offered remarks to her classmates at Brandeis' 72nd Commencement.

May 22, 2023

President Liebowitz offered recognition and encouragement for the Class of 2023.

May 22, 2023

The Class of 2023 formally received their Brandeis degrees in front of throngs of friends and family.

May 22, 2023

The immunologist whose research paved the way for the COVID-19 vaccination delivered a keynote speech during Brandeis' 72nd Commencement.

May 21, 2023

Students from the class of 2023 take a look back on their experiences at Brandeis

May 21, 2023

Immunologist Drew Weissman ’81, GSAS MA’81, P’15, keynoted the undergraduate ceremony in the morning, while Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Annette Gordon-Reed addressed graduate students in an afternoon ceremony.

May 20, 2023

Ahead of Commencement, soon-to-be graduates headed to Gosman Sports and Convocation Center on Friday, May 19 for ‘Commencement Capture,’ — a chance to celebrate and snap photos in the Commencement venue.

May 3, 2023

Time Magazine has chosen Deborah Lipstadt, GSAS MA’72, PhD’76, H’19, as one of the 100 most influential people of 2023 for her efforts to combat rising anti-Semitism.

April 24, 2023

Dr. Alt's experience at Brandeis set him up for an illustrious science career. Now, he’s creating those opportunities for others.

April 18, 2023

Beginning in April, a new gallery in the Wien Faculty Club will showcase the talents and range of alumni artists.

April 13, 2023

The 2023 Lighting the Way ceremony honors Detlev Suderow ’70, a scholarship recipient who gave back.

April 4, 2023

Biochemist Katalin Karikó and real estate developer and philanthropist ​​Donald “Don” M. Soffer ’54 will receive honorary degrees along with Gordon-Reed and Weissman.

March 21, 2023

Visiting campus for the first time in over 25 years, the Tony-nominated actor shared his experiences in the industry, challenges facing type-casting, and favorite moments performing in the now-acclaimed musical, "A Strange Loop."

March 10, 2023

Simon Sinek '95 reflects on the power of positivity

February 20, 2023

Richardson is the founder of The Historymakers, an expansive archive of first-person interviews documenting the Black experience.

February 1, 2023

In honor of Black History Month, we look back at black activists who have visited campus and had a profound impact on the Brandeis community and beyond.

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