A report on Brandeis University

Seal of the former Middlesex University
Usen Castle, a building on campus
Brandeis University sign
Rabb Graduate Center (1965, Benjamin Thompson)
Brandeis's admissions building at night
Chapels Pond
Farber Library at left (1984, Abramovitz, Harris, & Kingsland); Goldfarb Library at right (1959, Harrison & Abramovitz)
Robert Berks' statue of Louis Brandeis stands atop the outcropping in Fellows Garden, in the center of campus (1956).
The Volen Center for Complex Systems (1994, CannonDesign)
Landsman Research Facility (completed 2005, dedicated 2008), home to a superconducting magnet.
Aerial view of campus in Waltham, Massachusetts
Carl and Ruth Shapiro Campus Center (2002, Charles Rose Architects)
Carl J. Shapiro Science Center (2009, Payette)
The Rose Art Museum (1961, Harrison & Abramovitz)
Slosberg Music Center
Women's Studies Research Center
Undergraduate Admissions Center
Shapiro Campus Center
Roderick MacKinnon (BA, 1978) won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2003.
Edward Witten (BA, 1971) received a Fields Medal.
Leslie Lamport (PhD, 1972) is a Turing Award-winning computer scientist.
Robert Zimmer (BA, 1968) is a mathematician and president of the University of Chicago.
Thomas Friedman (BA, 1975) won the Pulitzer Prize three times.
Margo Jefferson (BA, 1970) won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism.
V. Balakrishnan (physicist) (PhD, 1970) is an Indian theoretical physicist.
Angela Davis (BA, 1965) is an American political activist, philosopher, academic, and author.
Adam Cheyer (BA, 1988) is a co-founder of Siri and former director of engineering for the iPhone.
Christie Hefner (BA, 1974) is the former CEO of Playboy Enterprises.
Debra Messing (BA, 1990) is an Emmy Award-winning actress.
David Kertzer (PhD 1974) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning historian (2014).
Mitch Albom (BA) is a best-selling author known for writing Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Sidney Blumenthal (BA, 1969) is a journalist and political operative known for his association with President Clinton.
Guy Raz (BA, 1996) is a radio host for NPR.
Abbie Hoffman (BA, 1959) was a co-founder of the Youth International Party and one of the Chicago Seven.
Daniel B. Shapiro (BA, 1991) was the United States Ambassador to Israel under Barack Obama.
Jeffrey C. Hall, Professor Emeritus of Biology won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2017.
Michael Rosbash, Peter Gruber Chair in Neuroscience won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2017
Robert Reich, the United States Secretary of Labor, taught at Brandeis.
Anita Hill, an American lawyer, academic, and public figure, teaches at Brandeis.
John B. Anderson, a member of the U.S. House of Representatives and Presidential Candidate in the election of 1980, taught at Brandeis.
Frank Bidart, is a poet who has received the Pulitzer Prize as well as the National Book Award twice.
Pauli Murray was a civil rights activist and lawyer who taught at Brandeis.
Eleanor Roosevelt was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States as the wife of Franklin D. Roosevelt, the first U.S. delegate to the United Nations, and an advocate for women's rights and civil rights for African Americans.
Leonard Bernstein, acclaimed American composer and conductor, faculty member 1951 to 1956, and early supporter of the university<ref>{{cite web |title=Leonard Bernstein, Music Faculty Member |url=https://www.brandeis.edu/music/bernstein-at-brandeis.html |website=Brandeis University Music Department |publisher=Brandeis University |access-date=28 July 2021}}</ref>

Private research university in Waltham, Massachusetts.

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Waltham, Massachusetts

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City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, and was an early center for the labor movement as well as a major contributor to the American Industrial Revolution.

City in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States, and was an early center for the labor movement as well as a major contributor to the American Industrial Revolution.

Boston Manufacturing Company
Waltham, 1793
Map of Waltham, 1877
The Charles River in Waltham
Age Distribution
Waltham Supermarket on Main Street, established in 1936, was a large historic grocery store that closed in the 1990s. The building continues to be a supermarket, occupied subsequently by Shaw's, then Victory, and now Hannaford.
Brandeis University
Deena (Drossin) Kastor

The city is now a center for research and higher education, home to Brandeis University and Bentley University as well as industrial powerhouse Raytheon Technologies.

Heller School for Social Policy and Management

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The Heller School for Social Policy and Management is one of the four graduate schools of Brandeis University located in Waltham, Massachusetts, United States.

"The Castle", originally the main building of Middlesex University

Middlesex University (Massachusetts)

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Middlesex University, known primarily for its medical and veterinary schools, operated from 1914 until 1947, first in Cambridge, Massachusetts, later in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Middlesex University, known primarily for its medical and veterinary schools, operated from 1914 until 1947, first in Cambridge, Massachusetts, later in Waltham, Massachusetts.

"The Castle", originally the main building of Middlesex University

In 1928, it moved to the Waltham campus, the present-day campus of Brandeis University.

Rose Art Museum

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Artist Howardena Pindell at The Rose for the Feb 2019 opening of What Remains to Be Seen

The Rose Art Museum, founded in 1961, is a part of Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, US.

Bernstein in 1977, taken by Jack Mitchell

Leonard Bernstein

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American conductor, composer, pianist, music educator, author, and humanitarian.

American conductor, composer, pianist, music educator, author, and humanitarian.

Bernstein in 1977, taken by Jack Mitchell
Leonard Bernstein and Benny Goodman in rehearsal, ca. 1940–1949
Carnegie Hall playbill, November 14, 1943
Radio announcement:1943 Nov 14 NYPhil Bernstein.ogg
Photo of Bernstein by Carl Van Vechten (1944)
Bernstein conducting the New York City Symphony (1945)
Bernstein, c. 1950s
Bernstein with members of the New York Philharmonic rehearsing for a television broadcast
Bernstein at the piano, making annotations to a musical score
Leonard Bernstein during a visit to Finland, 1959
Bernstein in Amsterdam, 1968
Leonard Bernstein by Allan Warren
Bernstein with Maximilian Schell on PBS Beethoven TV series (1982)
Conducting the Concertgebouw Orchestra, 1985
Bernstein's grave in Green-Wood Cemetery
Leonard Bernstein in rehearsal of his "Mass", 1971
Audio recording for CBS of the Symphony No. 3 by Danish composer Carl Nielsen in Copenhagen, 1965
Place Léonard-Bernstein, a square in the 12th arrondissement of Paris
Leonard Bernstein receiving the Edison Classical Music Award in 1968

Bernstein was a visiting music professor at Brandeis University from 1951 to 1956.

Arthur Berger (composer)

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American composer and music critic who has been described as a New Mannerist.

American composer and music critic who has been described as a New Mannerist.

In 1953 he left the paper to teach at Brandeis University where he was eventually named the Irving Fine Professor Emeritus.

Marcuse in 1955

Herbert Marcuse

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German-American philosopher, sociologist, and political theorist, associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory.

German-American philosopher, sociologist, and political theorist, associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory.

Marcuse in 1955
Herbert Marcuse and his first wife, Sophie Marcuse, in their New York apartment
Grave in the Dorotheenstädtischer cemetery, Berlin, where Marcuse's ashes were buried in 2003
This represents one of Marcuse's famous quotes

Marcuse worked at Brandeis University from 1954 to 1965, then at the University of California San Diego from 1965 to 1970.

Irving Fine

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American composer.

American composer.

From 1950, he taught at Brandeis University, where he was Walter S. Naumburg Professor of Music and founded the School of Creative Arts.

Bernstein in 1971

Trouble in Tahiti

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One-act opera in seven scenes composed by Leonard Bernstein with an English libretto by the composer.

One-act opera in seven scenes composed by Leonard Bernstein with an English libretto by the composer.

Bernstein in 1971

(He also wrote the lyrics for the 1950 production of Peter Pan.) Trouble in Tahiti received its first performance on 12 June 1952 at Bernstein's Festival of the Creative Arts on the campus of Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, to an audience of nearly 3,000 people.

Harold Shapero

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American composer.

American composer.

That same year, Brandeis University hired Shapero and he later became chairman of the department and founder of its electronic music studio with the day's most advanced synthesizers.