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Sarah Magda Zainelabdin
The Brandeis Scientific Method
Sarah Magda Zainelabdin ’18 has discovered the Brandeis trifecta of science, social justice and friendship.
Tom Doherty
Reel to Real
Film historian Tom Doherty helps his students land more than cameo roles in the entertainment industry.
Debbie Berebichez
Debbie Berebichez ’96
Physicist, fashionista and STEM advocate, this Brandeis alum has broken all kinds of barriers. Now she’s helping other women and minorities change the face of science.

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The interior of the Shapiro Science Center

A beautiful place to learn

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Nelson Figueroa
World-Class Athletes

Since graduating from Brandeis in 1998, Nelson Figueroa has played professional baseball all over the world. Brandeis is proud to graduate not only world-class students but world-class athletes. Brandeis is also proud of three-time Olympian fencer Tim Morehouse '00.


100 buildings. 1 amazing community.

Brandeis University: 69 Years Young

Challenging the status quo since 1948

  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Brandeis Then: Eleanor Roosevelt

    Brandeis Board member. Feminist. Force to be reckoned with.

  • Anita Hill. Photo by Tony Cenicola/The New York Times/Redux
    Brandeis Now: Anita Hill

    University Professor. Feminist. Force to be reckoned with.


“The most important political office is that of the private citizen.”

Louis D. Brandeis

The Waltham Group was founded in 1966 in response to student activism and in recognition of the university's responsibility to be engaged in the community. Habitat for Humanity is one of 20 student-led community service initiatives that are part of the Waltham Group.