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June 13, 2024

Program has enabled nearly 500 students to pursue internships

June 11, 2024

The Network is one of 10 shared interest and identity groups for Brandeis alumni.

May 29, 2024

Lizbeth Sandoval ’24 is the founder of Melody Mentors, the president of Basement Records, and a mentor to students on campus.

May 22, 2024

Congratulations to the undergraduate and graduate students who make up the Brandeis University Class of 2024!

May 21, 2024

With excitement and anticipation in the air, the Class of 2024 participated in their long-awaited Commencement ceremony among friends, family, and mentors.

May 21, 2024

Graduates from 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 participated in the afternoon ceremony.

May 20, 2024

Heller graduates were celebrated during a joint Brandeis University Graduate Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 19.

May 20, 2024

International Business School graduates reflect on their personal journeys, urged to build their careers through innovation and compassion.

May 20, 2024

Brandeis Stories caught up with members of the Class of 2024 one last time as they exited their graduation ceremony.

May 20, 2024

Ianna Gilbert, a dual major in computer science and environmental studies, offered remarks to her classmates at Brandeis’ 73rd Commencement.

May 20, 2024

Renowned documentary filmmaker Ken Burns delivered the keynote address to undergraduates at Brandeis’ 73rd Commencement exercises.

May 20, 2024

President Ron Liebowitz delivered remarks to undergraduates at Brandeis’ 73rd Commencement.

May 20, 2024

Peter Thabet, who received his MBA, offered his classmates advice derived from his studies at Brandeis International Business School.

May 20, 2024

Higher education pioneer Ruth Simmons delivered the keynote address to graduate students at Brandeis’ 73rd Commencement exercises.

May 20, 2024

President Ron Liebowitz delivered remarks to graduate students at Brandeis’ 73rd Commencement.

May 19, 2024

Campus was alive with jubilant celebration as Brandeis held its 73rd Commencement Exercises for more than 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students on May 19.

May 14, 2024

Every year, alumni, friends, students, families, faculty, and staff come together to participate in challenges that support Brandeis. The 2024 edition of Giving DEISday, which took place April 10, was another success, raising more than $1 million for Brandeis.

April 24, 2024

One has led some of the country’s biggest consumer brands, while the other has dedicated three decades to volunteerism.

April 22, 2024

President Liebowitz announced that the transfer application deadline for the Fall 2024 semester has been extended to May 31.

April 19, 2024

Brandeis was named one of only two institutions to receive an ‘A’ from the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) for work responding to antisemitism and for promoting a positive climate where Jewish students can feel comfortable being themselves.

April 1, 2024

Through their generosity, a professor, entrepreneur, and an undergraduate alumnus and Brandeis parent are creating a host of new opportunities for students.

March 27, 2024

Brandeis University has received a $6 million gift from the Blavatnik Family Foundation to support two new graduate research fellowships in life sciences.

February 7, 2024

A look back at a few of the standout musical acts that performed on campus with reflections from alumni who witnessed musical greatness.

January 31, 2024

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.

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.

December 22, 2022

Brandeis mourns the loss of a talented photographer and dear friend.

December 15, 2022

Four Brandeis researchers investigate how memory works and how we can protect it.

December 15, 2022

How Ruth Bader Ginsburg revolutionized gender equality law in the 1970s.

December 6, 2022

A professor at the University of San Diego, Andrew Tirrell ’02 wins "Jeopardy!" on December 6 and returns for a rematch on December 7.

December 1, 2022

Give your Brandeis pride a boost with this look back at our most popular alumni stories of 2022.

November 2, 2022

Nominations are now open for the next class of BOLD 9 honorees! Which young alums are blazing new trails in their chosen fields? Could it be you? Let us know by December 9.

November 1, 2022

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, we look at Indigenous artists with a Brandeis connection who channel their culture through artistic expression.

September 7, 2022

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

September 6, 2022

Recent donations of artifacts by the descendants of Justice Brandeis bring his life and legacy into sharper view.

September 1, 2022

Distinguished awards recognize remarkable alumni volunteers with big hearts and high impact.

August 31, 2022

The Brandeis Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomes seven new members with distinct professional, academic, cultural, and creative insights.

August 12, 2022

The award recognizes Steyaert’s work in nanobody technology.

August 11, 2022

The new trustees bring expertise from the fields of law, higher education, and philanthropy.

August 1, 2022

Distinguished Brandeis Faculty Chair in Business to support a scholar from a historically underrepresented population.

July 28, 2022

Funded by a generous gift from the Raymond Frankel Foundation, the chair’s incumbent will be the Crown Center’s founding director, Shai Feldman.

July 28, 2022

The gift from Berger ’83 and her husband Dr. Tom Leighton will help the Department of Mathematics broaden its offerings and prepare for continued growth.