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March 4, 2021

Mark your calendars for Alumni Weekend. Here's a preview of what's in store.

March 3, 2021

This Women’s History Month, the Brandeis Alumni Association showcases perspectives from alumnae in the STEM fields who are inspiring the next generation of scientists.

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.

February 17, 2021

Rosenstiel award winners Katalin Karikó and Drew Weissman '81, MA'81, P'15, pioneered much of the science underlying the COVID-19 vaccines and were honored at a recent Zoom ceremony featuring remarks by Dr. Anthony Fauci.

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.

February 3, 2021

Join an exclusive Brandeis online community. With B Connect you can find a mentor (or become one), expand your network, search for new career opportunities, reconnect with old friends and make new ones. Sign up today.

February 2, 2021

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

January 27, 2021

Papers from the Jewish anti-Nazi underground are among materials being made virtually available to scholars by the Brandeis National Committee’s Honoring Our History campaign.

January 25, 2021

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

January 19, 2021

Speaking to Brandeis audience ahead of the January 20 inauguration, New Jersey’s Democratic governor predicts new Biden administration will bridge sharp divide in America.

January 15, 2021

On Martin Luther King Day, as ground is broken virtually for a new MLK monument on Boston Common, a Heller alumna helping lead the memorial effort describes why the King legacy is so important at this time in our nation’s history.

January 5, 2021

To celebrate 60 years of study abroad at Brandeis, we’re asking alumni to share your favorite memories from your study abroad experiences as Brandeis students!

December 22, 2020

In a year many may wish to forget, there have been some unforgettable Brandeis stories.

December 22, 2020

Throughout his life, Hemingway was committed to furthering the cause of social justice, fighting racial prejudice and advocating for the poor.

December 10, 2020

Otis Johnson, PhD’80, is one of 15 alumni to receive a 2020 Florence G. Heller Alumni Award.

December 9, 2020

Using machine learning techniques, Brandeis students are creating a model to help predict the spread of COVID-19.

December 8, 2020

When the pandemic hit, these members of the Brandeis International Business School community stepped up with PPE donations.

December 3, 2020

As a journalist covering the Trump-Biden contest in Pennsylvania, Dan Hirschhorn ’07 has had a front row seat on history.

December 2, 2020

The Brandeis community rallied on December 1 to support the university and surpass goals.

November 30, 2020

The internationally recognized biochemist will begin her tenure on January 1, 2021.

November 17, 2020

Join us on Giving Tuesday to raise vital funds for Brandeis students. Help us reach 1,948 donors to unlock an additional $100,000 for the university.

November 12, 2020

The former chairman of the Brandeis Board of Trustees and his wife see themselves as “links in a chain of helping” others who will do likewise.

November 10, 2020

Brandeis alumni who were past contestants on the popular quiz show took to Twitter to remember the long-time host and share memories of their appearances on the program.

November 8, 2020

A century later, the notorious case of Leo Frank still reverberates. Letters he sent to his family from prison are among holdings in the university archives the Brandeis National Committee is raising funds to make available to scholars online.

November 4, 2020

Read up on little-known facts about the 60s counterculture icon from alumni who knew him at Brandeis.

November 4, 2020

Hoping to indulge your nearest and dearest (or yourself) as a challenging year draws to a close? Check out these sure-to-please ideas from inventive, out-of-the-ordinary alumni-owned businesses.

November 2, 2020

Three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tom Friedman ’75, H’88 joined University President Ron Liebowitz for a virtual conversation on a range of subjects including the election, the economy, COVID-19 and U.S. foreign policy.

October 29, 2020

In the run-up to the presidential election, BrandeisNOW asked university faculty to provide analysis and insight by answering questions on pressing issues facing the country.

October 26, 2020

Brandeis Professor Jonathan Sarna gives a history on the importance of the Jewish Vote and its impact.

October 24, 2020

The Brandeis University Department of Athletics has announced the next class of Hall of Famers, who will be inducted formally at the next in-person Homecoming in the fall of 2021. The newest members of the Hall of Fame will be a quartet of legendary coaches who have recently retired after 30 or more years with the Judges.

October 19, 2020

Three Brandeis professors of literature selected an apt book to read prior to the 2020 election. Read their suggestions.

October 15, 2020

Lecturer Lucy Goodhart discusses political ads and their potential effects on those that view them.

October 9, 2020

The biological chemist who explores how bacteria communicate and interact with other organisms has received a MacArthur Fellowship, one of the nation’s most prestigious honors.

October 8, 2020

In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Brandeis Alumni Association invited alumni to reflect on the inspiration they have drawn from their Latinx heritage in their life’s work, and how their Brandeis experience helped shape their path.

October 7, 2020

Learn who Allan Lichtman ’67 predicts will win in 2020.

October 6, 2020

As today's students experience a fall semester unlike any other, members of the Class of 1952 reflect on Brandeis' beginnings.

September 25, 2020

Home-school expert Ali Kaufman ’97 shares practical advice on how to help your kids succeed while they learn from home.

September 25, 2020

Through her work as a pioneering disability rights advocate, Deidre Davis Butler ’77 improved the quality of life for millions.

September 23, 2020

Merle Carrus, P’12, and Bing-Le Wu, PhD’91, were elected at a meeting of the Board of Trustees on July 27.

September 18, 2020

Brandeis Hillel and alumni faith leaders say the pandemic presents both challenges and opportunities.

September 9, 2020

The significant digits behind the university's health and safety protocols for the campus community this fall.

September 8, 2020

Michelle Miller ’11, creator and host of “Mentors on the Mic,” interviews industry execs — including several Brandeisians — about their career paths in entertainment.

September 3, 2020

The activist icon was interviewed by filmmaker Ava DuVernay for the September issue of the magazine.

August 21, 2020

Brown wrote and performed "That's Something to Be" for the DNC audience. Read about her experience and watch the performance.

August 7, 2020

Legendary rock promoter Larry Magid and his wife Mickey honor longtime friend and rock producer Jon Landau ’68, H’19, with a bequest to the Jonathan Landau ’68 Endowed Scholarship at Brandeis.

August 1, 2020

To show their appreciation for Anita Hill’s hiring and the university’s founding values, Robert and Charlotte Joly established an endowed scholarship fund to support Brandeis graduate students, with a preference for women pursuing doctorates in mathematics.

July 31, 2020

Five new board members draw on diverse experiences to bolster Brandeis connectedness.

July 27, 2020

Awardee Sasha Manus ’22 has been an advocate for students with disabilities on campus and is the first director of advocacy and accessibility for the Brandeis Student Union.

July 27, 2020

Linda Heller Kamm was the first woman appointed as general counsel to a US cabinet department and has demonstrated an enduring commitment to social justice and to Brandeis.

July 16, 2020

Alumni are invited to submit gift ideas from Brandeisian-owned businesses to be featured in a Holiday Gift Guide this fall.