3 hrs ago
Brandeis Honors Myra Kraft by Dedicating a Program in Her Name
Providing youth with the tools needed to succeed was long a cause of Myra Kraft, so naming a program that helps prepare students for a four-year college seemed fitting for Brandeis University officials.
7 hrs ago
The Jewish Journal
One of the profound changes in American popular culture that emerged during the 1960s was the willingness of famous Jews to openly embrace their Jewishness rather than hiding it behind phony names and personas.
RiverFest Comes to Sudbury, Concord, Assabet Rivers June 21-23
The 12th Annual RiverFest arrives on the Sudbury, Concord and Assabet Rivers June 21-23, 2013.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
How phytosterols lower cholesterol levels in humans
Why do phytosterols lower cholesterol levels in humans? The answer is because phytosterols in plants and cholesterol molecules in animals and humans are highly similar, and when both are dispersed together they are attracted to one another.
VIDEO: Barbra Streisand receives PhD
The performer was presented the award in recognition for her human rights work and dedication to Israel and the Jewish people.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
The American Scholar
I am continually trying to convince people at the higher levels of my university of the value of a humanities education .
Sat Jun 15, 2013
BHCC President Receives Achievement Award
Bunker Hill Community College President Mary L. Fifield received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Massachusetts National Network of Women Leaders at the 2013 President's Dinner and Leadership Award Ceremony on June 11. The ceremony was held at Brandeis University in Waltham.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Combined Jewish Philanthropies
On Tuesday, June 11, members of the Boston Jewish Community Women's Fund gathered to celebrate another successful year of grantmaking.
9 Students Awarded Grants From Rockville Scholarship Foundation
Nine students were awarded grants by the Rockville Scholarship Foundation and were honored at the Rockville City Council meeting Monday.
Emerging Leader - Jabes Rojas
Jabes Rojas Title: Senior director of corporate partnerships, Year Up Boston Age: 37 Education: Bachelor of Arts, Latin American history and minor in peace and conflict studies, Brandeis University, 1998; Master of Science, health policy, planning, and financing, London School of Economics, 2001; MBA, Boston College, 2005 Residence: Boston As a ... (more)
Transitional Year Program named in memory of Myra Kraft '64
"Myra was a humanitarian in both a personal sense and a community sense, and she believed that young people with motivation, determination and focus shouldn't be held back because they lacked opportunity," said Brandeis President Frederick M. Lawrence.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
5 Things You Need to Know Today: June 13
More information on the endurance club is available in the Patch event listing. 2. There's a Gelatin Printing Class tonight at the New Art Center .
Turner's your watchdog in Washington
If you do business in the United States of America, then you better be concerned about the decisions that are being made in the halls of government in Washington, D.C. Regardless your size or the trade in which you compete, your success or failure will be affected by the legislation working its way through Congress and the regulations being adopted ... (more)
Bunker Hill Community College
BHCC President Mary L. Fifield Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Bunker Hill Community College President Mary L. Fifield received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Massachusetts National Network of Women Leaders at the 2013 President's Dinner and Leadership Award Ceremony on June 11. The ceremony was held at Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Birthright Women Marry Later, Tend To Wed Jews
New research shows that participants in Taglit-Birthright are inclined to marry later than their Jewish peers.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
5 Unusual Ways to Pay for College
Just how desperate are people getting about saving for college? Last month, an anonymous parent in the Boston area posted an ad on Craigslist offering to sell his body parts to pay for his kids' $200,000 in student loans.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Democrats hit the road to sell public on Obamacare
Lawmakers, armed with tool kits and fact sheets, are fanning out across the nation to tout the law's benefits.
Eve Marder to receive the $500,000 Gruber Neuroscience Prize
Eve Marder, PhD, a professor of neuroscience at Brandeis University, is the recipient of the 2013 Neuroscience Prize of The Gruber Foundation.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
Women Up - Susan Windham-Bannister
Up Close Title: President and CEO, Massachusetts Life Sciences Center Education: Bachelor of arts, Wellesley College, 1972; Ph.D., health policy and management, Heller School, Brandeis University, 1977 Age: 61 Residence: Carlisle THE INFLUENCE FACTOR BY YOU How would you describe your leadership style? I hope people would say I'm inclusive in my ... (more)
Research council honors Hadassah-Brandeis Institute
The National Council for Research on Women has given its Research and Scholarship Award for 2013 to the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute.