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New BUP Release — Collection of Essays in Honor of Jehuda Reinharz

August 24th, 2015 · No Comments

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“A solitary youth with dark wavy hair gazed out at the sea of curious faces in the auditorium of the Essen-Werden Gymnasium.”  This opening line introduces The Individual in History: Essays in Honor of Jehuda Reinharz, a Festschrift published by Brandeis University Press to celebrate the scholarly work and institutional leadership of the former president of Brandeis University.
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New Service: Lynda @ Brandeis

August 20th, 2015 · 1 Comment

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After working in collaboration with university partners this summer, we are enthusiastic to announce that lynda.com —a leading online learning company that helps people build their business, software, technology and creative skills— is now available campus wide to all Brandeis faculty, students and staff! Keep reading →

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Molecules of Life — 3D Printing Program

August 19th, 2015 · No Comments

Brandeis Professor Daniel Krummel and Ian Roy—from the Brandeis LTS MakerLab —holding a 3-D printed DNA strand.

Brandeis Professor Daniel Krummel and Ian Roy—from the Brandeis LTS MakerLab —holding a 3-D printed DNA strand.

Three years ago, Vivekanand Pandey Vimala former Waltham High School teacher—created a summer outreach program focused in providing Waltham High School students with experience in STEM research lab environments. This summer, with the support of the LTS MakerLab and staff from the Academic and User Support Services (ASUS) unit, Vimal, along with Professor Daniel Krummel, Anique Olivier-Mason and Eduardo Beltrame, piloted In 3D: Molecules of Life—a 12 session instructional course—in partnership with Waltham High School.  Keep reading →

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Newly Launched: Mandel Lectures in the Humanities

August 4th, 2015 · No Comments

Mandel Lectures in the Humanities Publications

Recently the Mandel Lectures in the Humanities, a new book series with Brandeis University Press, was launched to critical acclaim with books by James Wood and David Nirenberg. Following this launch, the New York Review of Books also featured a full-page ad highlighting this series. Keep reading →

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#CharlestonSyllabus Display in Farber Library

July 28th, 2015 · No Comments

Farber Library — Charleston Syllabus Display

Farber Library — Charleston Syllabus Display

#CharlestonSyllabus, created by Brandeis Professor Chad Williams, is a very exciting development for educators across the country and has been a trending hashtag across social and news media. The #CharlestonSyllabus is a list of readings educators can use to broach classroom discussions around the tragic events in Charleston, South Carolina on the evening of June 17, 2015 and the subsequent response in the weeks following.

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