Brandeis Alumni, Family and Friends
Parent and Family Stories
Members of the Coburn family, whose allegiance to Brandeis is seven alumni strong, share what Brandeis means to them and why they give back.
Lizzy Topper ’21 and her experience at Brandeis inspired her parents to support the university's accessibility efforts.
Matthew Ginsburg and Joanna Fung, parents of Anna Ginsburg ’21, honor her grandparents and their reverence for education with a gift to Brandeis.
Vu Truong ’86, P’20, CEO and chief scientific officer at Aridis Pharmaceuticals, is expert at solving tough scientific problems.
The research of scientist Drew Weissman ’81, MA ’81, P’15, is the basis for several vaccines being developed to fight the pandemic.
Brandeis parent Sharon Himeno of Honolulu, Hawaii, shares why she's proud to have two daughters carrying on the Brandeis tradition.
David Wish ’90, P’21, founder of Little Kids Rock, gives children the power to express themselves through music.
For graduating senior Robin Donohoe ’19, Brandeis came with a very tangible connection to home: her dad, Leonard, P’19, works here as a staff plumber.
Aichuck Tripura ’22 and his father, Prashanta ’86, are both recipients of the Wien International Scholarship, launched 60 years ago.
Many universities claim that their students have unsurpassed access to leading faculty members, both in and out of the classroom. Mark Friedman, P’14, can attest that at Brandeis the assertion is not mere promotional fluff.