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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.

July 25, 2022

Is intermarriage threatening American Judaism or renewing it? Contemporary Jews confront an age-old question — and discover surprising answers.

July 18, 2022

This year’s Linda Heller Kamm ’61 Prize winner Nathalie Vieux-Gresham ’23 wants to provide for and inspire a community who provided for and inspired her.

July 7, 2022

Musical minds meet in the Henri Lazarof New Music Brandeis Annual Concert.

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.

June 15, 2022

Brandeisians and their families gathered for a festive Alumni Weekend for the first time in three years.

June 8, 2022

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.

May 31, 2022

Watch as the classes of 2020 and 2021 receive long-overdue recognition and celebration at [Re]Commencement 2022.

May 31, 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.

May 26, 2022

President Ron Liebowitz addresses the classes of 2020 and 2021 at [Re]Commencement.

May 26, 2022

[Re]Commencement Class of 2020 speaker Victoria B. Richardson ’20 reminded students of all they have overcome.

May 26, 2022

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.

May 26, 2022

[Re]Commencement graduate student speaker Jainaba Gaye, Heller MA’21, asked graduates to remember that time is one of their most precious resources.

May 24, 2022

"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.

May 24, 2022

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.

May 24, 2022

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.

May 24, 2022

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.

May 24, 2022

Harish delivered Commencement's graduate student speaker address.

May 23, 2022

Frank and Ann Gilbert donate Justice Brandeis mementos to the university — and make a gift establishing an endowed scholarship.

May 23, 2022

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.

May 23, 2022

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.

May 22, 2022

We asked this year's undergraduate speaker Haley Brown '22 to add up her Brandeis experience.

May 22, 2022

At first in-person Commencement in three years, Brandeis International Business School graduates reflect on ‘unprecedented’ journey

May 22, 2022

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.

May 22, 2022

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.

May 20, 2022

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.

May 20, 2022

President Liebowitz hosted the Malkin and Morse families to thank them for their "generational family philanthropy."

May 20, 2022

Brandeis mourns the loss of a cherished friend.

May 17, 2022

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.

May 13, 2022

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

May 10, 2022

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."

May 9, 2022

The Brandeis University chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa honor society has announced the election of 90 new members this year.

April 29, 2022

For Mental Health Awareness month, we look at how the Brandeis community is taking steps to address the mental health crisis.

April 26, 2022

The recently established Science Advisory Council, along with a host of other initiatives, confirms Brandeis' commitment to leadership in STEM disciplines.

April 21, 2022

Last fall the Brandeis National Committee reached its fundraising campaign goal in record time to digitize thousands of documents of historical significance from the Brandeis Library.

April 19, 2022

Join Brandeis Athletics May 3-4 for a crowdfunding campaign to make it a reality.

April 19, 2022

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.

April 19, 2022

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.

April 12, 2022

Yaron Dori ’92 shares how transformative the Brandeis alumni network can be.

April 6, 2022

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.