Brandeis Alumni, Family and Friends
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."
Simon Sinek '95 reflects on the power of positivity
Richardson is the founder of The Historymakers, an expansive archive of first-person interviews documenting the Black experience.
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.
Brandeis mourns the loss of a talented photographer and dear friend.
Four Brandeis researchers investigate how memory works and how we can protect it.
How Ruth Bader Ginsburg revolutionized gender equality law in the 1970s.
A professor at the University of San Diego, Andrew Tirrell ’02 wins "Jeopardy!" on December 6 and returns for a rematch on December 7.
Give your Brandeis pride a boost with this look back at our most popular alumni stories of 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.
In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, we look at Indigenous artists with a Brandeis connection who channel their culture through artistic expression.
Five individual gifts, which were part of an outstanding fundraising year, will bolster academic departments across various disciplines.
Recent donations of artifacts by the descendants of Justice Brandeis bring his life and legacy into sharper view.
Distinguished awards recognize remarkable alumni volunteers with big hearts and high impact.
The Brandeis Alumni Association Board of Directors welcomes seven new members with distinct professional, academic, cultural, and creative insights.
The award recognizes Steyaert’s work in nanobody technology.
The new trustees bring expertise from the fields of law, higher education, and philanthropy.
Distinguished Brandeis Faculty Chair in Business to support a scholar from a historically underrepresented population.
Funded by a generous gift from the Raymond Frankel Foundation, the chair’s incumbent will be the Crown Center’s founding director, Shai Feldman.
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.
Is intermarriage threatening American Judaism or renewing it? Contemporary Jews confront an age-old question — and discover surprising answers.
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.
Musical minds meet in the Henri Lazarof New Music Brandeis Annual Concert.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
The classes of 2020, 2021, and 2022 took part in the first in-person commencement exercises in three years.
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.
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.
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.
After his first win in the Jeopardy! National College Championships, Joey Kornman '23 will be competing in the upcoming semifinals.
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.
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.
Give your Brandeis pride a boost with this look back at our most popular alumni stories of 2021.
Reggie Sapp ’73, MA’05, overcame many obstacles to attend Brandeis and advocate for change.
Drew Weissman ’81, MA’81, P’15, along with fellow scientists whose work led to the development of COVID-19 vaccinations, has been named one of 2021's "Heroes of the Year" by Time Magazine.
Terris co-founded Simulate, a plant-based food start-up that raised a $50 million series B this summer.
These sweet offerings from Brandeis alumni will delight the senses this holiday season.
Anne-Marie Asner, MA '96, teaches children about the Eastern European Jews' mother tongue in such books as ” “Shmutzy Girl,” “Noshy Boy” and “Klutzy Boy.”
That itchy sweater you got for Hanukkah that's two sizes too small? That kitchen gadget you know you'll never use? Comedian Josh Gondelman '07 writes about what NOT to do when you get a lousy holiday gift.
Giving DEISday the Brandeisian version of Giving Tuesday, had another banner year, exceeding one million dollars in donations and surpassing targets.