PAX Graduation Reception

April 26th, 2013

PAX minor? Class of 2013? Then don’t forget to attend this year’s PAX RECEPTION! Your faculty will be there and they are looking forward to saying their farewells and meeting your families. This year’s reception will be held from 2:00 to 3:3opm, Friday, May 17th at Rapaporte Treasure Hall (at the Library). See you there, and get ready for your big day!





Kathryn Davis passes away at age 106

April 26th, 2013

Kathryn Davis, one of the United States’ most well-known philanthropists, passed away at age 106 at her home in Hobe Sound, Florida. Dr. Davis has made an everlasting impact at Brandeis University through her funding of the Davis Peace Projects. In 2007, for her 100th birthday, she pledged $1 million in order to provide 100 college students with the opportunity to develop peace projects that would be implemented throughout the world. She kept on providing grants for students all over the country since then. This year, Ardak Meterkulova ’13 and Mangaliso Mohammed ’13 were the recipients of the grant, and they will be implementing AIDS projects in Kazakhstan and Swaziland. Brandeis University is forever grateful for Dr. Davis’ generosity and kindness. Click here for more information regarding Kathryn Davis’ life and accomplishments.