Brandeis University alumni returned to campus to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Waltham Group, a partnership that has changed the lives of both Brandeis students and the Waltham residents that they have helped for over half a century. Turning 50 means 50 years working in partnership with our community and 50 years of dedicated volunteers and coordinators who have poured so much of themselve...
In the basement of the Brandeis University Rabb Graduate Center, there's a hulking, rotating chair being used to test how humans react to changes in motion and orientation. Fighter pilots and astronauts are very interested in the results, and the experiments performed there support medical research. Read more: http://www.brandeis.edu/now/2016/september/mart-spatial-orientation.html
The Brandeis MakerLab is the University’s hub for cutting-edge emerging technology such as 3D printing and laser cutting. The award-winning lab invigorates teaching and learning, speeds the pace of research, and positions Brandeis as a thought leader in higher education. Innovation at Brandeis: https://www.brandeis.edu/global/innovation/
Corneas can develop deformities that inhibit and eventually eliminate sight in many individuals. A Brandeis team has developed a prototype that can quickly map deformed corneas and digitize them to make custom lenses more easily accessible, restoring sight to those who have lost it due to these mutations. Learn more about Innovation at Brandeis: http://www.brandeis.edu/innovation
To reflect the spiritual and religious diversity among Brandeis students, faculty and staff, the Office of the Provost sent a campus wide invitation for individuals to submit a benediction or blessing to be shared at the Inauguration of Brandeis' ninth president, Ronald D. Liebowitz. A selection of these blessings was filmed to a create a culturally and religiously diverse cross section of the Bra...
Ronald D. Liebowitz, former president of Middlebury College, was inaugurated the ninth president of Brandeis University on Thursday November 3, 2016. Read more: http://www.brandeis.edu/now/2016/november/liebowitz-inauguration.html
Provost and former Interim President Lisa Lynch's speech at Brandeis University's 9th Presidential Inauguration. Read more: http://www.brandeis.edu/now/2016/november/liebowitz-inauguration.html
Christine Ortiz, Morris Cohen Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, speaks at Brandeis University's 9th Presidential Inauguration. Read more: http://www.brandeis.edu/now/2016/november/liebowitz-inauguration.html
Larry Kanarek '76, chair the Board of Trustees, speaks at 9th Brandeis Presidential Inauguration. Read more: http://www.brandeis.edu/now/2016/november/liebowitz-inauguration.html
Stephen Donadio '63 speaks at Brandeis University's 9th Presidential Inauguration. "The roar of activity and the clash of ideas were audible everywhere. Brandeis had given up football and intellectual argument had replaced it on campus as the principle contact sport." - Stephen Donadio '63, John Hamilton Fulton Professor of the Humanities, Middlebury College Read more: http://www.brandeis.edu/no...
President Liebowitz addressed an enthusiastic crowd of students, faculty, staff, alumni, the Board of Trustees and delegates from universities across the country. Learn more: http://www.brandeis.edu/now/2016/november/liebowitz-inauguration.html
Free-speech pioneer. Satirist. Cultural Icon. Comedian Lenny Bruce’s legacy was the focus of a two-day conference on Oct 27-28, 2016 at Brandeis University. http://www.brandeis.edu/lenny-bruce
Free-speech pioneer. Satirist. Cultural Icon. Comedian Lenny Bruce’s legacy was the focus of a two-day conference October 27-28, 2016 at Brandeis University. Kitty Bruce, in conversation with Steve Krief http://www.brandeis.edu/lenny-bruce
Free-speech pioneer. Satirist. Cultural Icon. Comedian Lenny Bruce’s legacy was the focus of a two-day conference October 27-28, 2016 at Brandeis University. http://www.brandeis.edu/lenny-bruce Special Presentations Martin Garbus, attorney representing Lenny Bruce in 1964 New York obscenity trial Arlan Ettinger, president of Guernsey's William Karl Thomas, author of "Lenny Bruce: The Maki...
Deborah Lipstadt, MA'72, PhD'76, was presented the Brandeis Alumni Achievement Award in a ceremony followed by a screening of the film "Denial," based on her legal battle against Holocaust denier David Irving. http://www.brandeis.edu/now/2016/september/lipstadt-award-screening.html