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Day 1394: What drives us

Yesterday morning, I was driven to write a post about my first day of driving after my open heart surgery.

Soon after I drove that post into publication, I noticed my friend Eleanor was wearing a drivingly appropriate t-shirt while she and I were both driving our heart rates up at a cardiac rehab program: 450 more words

Personal Growth

Study finds consumer confusion in look-alike Smart Snacks

There may be consumer confusion if packaging of less nutritious snack food sold in schools is altered to look like their healthier counterparts—such as the Smart Snacks—which may compromise student nutrition and safety as well as affect perceptions on the food brands and the schools. 316 more words

Brandeis University

Brandeis study: Northwestern University now hot spot for anti-Semitism

NY, California universities among ‘hotspots’ of anti-Israel, anti-Semitic activity
by Staff
October 24, 2016

The City University of New York in Brooklyn, Northwestern University and many of the schools in the University of California system are among the most hostile campuses for Jewish students, with high rates of anti-Semitic harassment and anti-Israel activity, researchers have found.  91 more words

Israel & Middle East

Fifth Annual Municipal Finance Conference

On July 12, this year’s Municipal Finance Conference will be held for the first time at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.   The other sponsors are the Brandeis International Business School and the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. 105 more words


Massachusetts Federal Court Throws Shade at Brandeis, Office for Civil Rights

The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts issued an 89 page decision that took aim not only at private higher educational institutions’ use of the increasingly popular investigatory model for processing cases of sexual assault, but the court also called into question aspects of the sexual harassment/assault guidances that have been issued by the U.S. 1,510 more words

Higher Education

Everything you need to know before you watch HBO's 'Confirmation'

Kerry Washington, you may have heard, is playing yet another character based in Washington, D.C. But this time, her portrayal is not rooted in fiction. 390 more words