Brandeis Alumni, Family and Friends
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.
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.
Alumni from a variety of fields shared how their Brandeis experiences shaped the trajectory of their lives and careers.
Thousands of proud alumni, students, and families filled campus Oct. 13-15 to celebrate the university's 75th anniversary.
“Black Rain” is visual artist Arghavan Khosravi’s first comprehensive museum survey.
Weissman and collaborator Katalin Karikó altered the course of the COVID-19 pandemic with their pioneering research.
Student organizes 240 students to contribute 7,500 hours of public service to local nonprofits.
Woodruff is being recognized for her outstanding achievements in journalism and public service.
He was crowned after eight episodes of competition against eight others in PBS’ “The Great American Recipe.”
The new members, who attended Brandeis across four decades, are business leaders, scientists, activists, and more.
Meet the young alumni changing the world, all within 10 years of graduating from Brandeis.
This year's awardees have wide-ranging talents and expertise, but share a commitment to their alma mater.
A new fellowship named for the late Ariel Weissmann will provide a stipend for research conducted under a Brandeis faculty member.
Brandeis President Ron Liebowitz addressed degree recipients from graduate schools.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning historian delivered the keynote address to graduate students at Brandeis' 72nd Commencement.
Gutierrez Popoca, who received his PhD in English, was the student speaker during the ceremony for Brandeis' graduate schools.
Guests of the graduates went all out to show their support. They came prepared with custom-made t-shirts, posters, cheers, and hugs.
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.
The neuroscience major offered remarks to her classmates at Brandeis' 72nd Commencement.
President Liebowitz offered recognition and encouragement for the Class of 2023.
The Class of 2023 formally received their Brandeis degrees in front of throngs of friends and family.
The immunologist whose research paved the way for the COVID-19 vaccination delivered a keynote speech during Brandeis' 72nd Commencement.
Students from the class of 2023 take a look back on their experiences at Brandeis
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Alt's experience at Brandeis set him up for an illustrious science career. Now, he’s creating those opportunities for others.
Beginning in April, a new gallery in the Wien Faculty Club will showcase the talents and range of alumni artists.
The 2023 Lighting the Way ceremony honors Detlev Suderow ’70, a scholarship recipient who gave back.
Biochemist Katalin Karikó and real estate developer and philanthropist Donald “Don” M. Soffer ’54 will receive honorary degrees along with Gordon-Reed and Weissman.
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."