Entries from April 2012

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

#Occupy Brandeis: Great Teach-In on the Great Lawn

Come join us for Occupy Brandeis: The Great Teach-In on the Great Lawn   Tuesday, April 24th, 2012   10am-8pm   The teach-in is an opportunity to hear from many exceptional activists–student, faculty, and others. Speakers include Brandeis Professors and President Fred Lawrence!     (rain location: Shapiro Campus Center Atrium)

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Professor Bruce Link Discusses: Theory and Evidence Concerning Social Conditions as Fundamental Causes of Health Inequalities

Bruce Link is a Professor of Epidemiology and Sociomedical Sciences at the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University. His interests are centered on topics in psychiatric and social epidemiology. He has written on the connection between socioeconomic status and health, homelessness, violence, stigma, and discrimination. He is the director of the Psychiatric Epidemiology […]

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Lasting Social Change

December, 2011.¬† Two Waltham nonprofit organizations have been awarded $5,000 grants by undergraduate¬†students studying philanthropy at Brandeis University. The grants were awarded after a rigorous competitive process that mirrored the work of a grantmaking foundation. At the beginning of the semester, the students in the course Social Justice and Philanthropy chose homelessness and afterschool education […]

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