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July 30, 2021

Longtime friend of Brandeis Harold Grinspoon brings his artistic vision to the Brandeis campus.

July 27, 2021

Peniamina "Ben" Percival ’18 does Brandeis proud by becoming only the second Brandeis alum to compete in the Olympic games.

July 26, 2021

New exhibition celebrates the Rose’s 60th anniversary and highlights the radical roots from which the museum grew, while showcasing the potential for future transformations.

July 14, 2021

From The Guardian: The trilingual performer was rapidly gaining ground – and then Covid hit. A new documentary follows her time in quarantine, where compassion bridged cultural divides

July 7, 2021

Peniamina (Ben) Percival ’18 will compete in judo at the Tokyo Olympics, representing his home country of Samoa.

June 22, 2021

Alumni Weekend 2021 was unlike any other, but remained full of memorable moments and meaningful connections.

June 21, 2021

From The Boston Globe: Reverend Miniard Culpepper ’77 is helping feed his community with the help of fellow Brandeis alumni.

June 17, 2021

To mark the occasion, a university-hosted virtual discussion with renowned scholar and author Annette Gordon-Reed will be released on Saturday, June 19 - Juneteenth.

June 16, 2021

President Ron Liebowitz presented Patricia Hill Collins ’69, PhD’84, Susan Reich Weiss ’71 and Drew Weissman ’81, MA’81, P’15, with the university's highest form of recognition bestowed exclusively on alumni at a virtual ceremony as part of Brandeis Alumni Weekend.

June 15, 2021

Horowitz, the Inspector General for the Department of Justice, spoke with the legendary journalist in an Alumni Weekend event on June 11.

June 7, 2021

Don't miss Alumni Weekend, starting this Friday, June 11. Take a moment now to learn more about the exciting lineup and to register.

June 2, 2021

This year’s Linda Heller Kamm ’61 Prize winner Rooa Abdelmagid joins a decade-long succession of those with career commitment to social justice.

May 27, 2021

The Brandeis University Board of Trustees has elected Lisa Kranc ’75 as its new chair, the first woman to serve as chair of Brandeis’ board.

May 14, 2021

Gelpi has been nominated by the Biden administration to the second-highest level of court, following only the Supreme Court.

May 14, 2021

Leonard Lauder shared reflections on his career and beyond during a recent event hosted by President Ron Liebowitz and wife Jessica.

May 11, 2021

Ancell Professor of Physics Emeritus Stanley Deser received one of the highest honors in the sciences.

April 30, 2021

Two alumni from inside the beltway share perspectives on the first 100 days of the Biden administration.

April 29, 2021

Lois Foster will be inextricably linked with Brandeis and the Rose Art Museum for her leadership, patronage and enthusiastic support.

April 27, 2021

Ioannis Angelakis, a Greek composer of acoustic music, is the winner of the Henri Lazarof International Commission Prize honoring the late classical composer Henri Lazarof, MFA’59.

April 22, 2021

Thanks to his vision and support, Earle Kazis ’55 made it possible for alumni to launch successful careers in real estate.

April 5, 2021

Join your friends for Alumni Weekend at home. Register today!

March 24, 2021

Brandeis Alumni Rabbis Reflect on the Connections between COVID-19 and Passover.

March 23, 2021

For the first time in university history, students on campus will have the opportunity to commemorate the Israelites’ exodus from Egypt together.

March 19, 2021

Three alumnae share their stories of faculty mentorship which enabled them to launch promising careers in research and medicine.

March 9, 2021

Brandeis’ most generous donors, he and wife Ruth left indelible mark.

March 4, 2021

Time to 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.