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2009-02-11 17:15:45

Friends of Brandeis University's Rose Art Museum vowed to keep the museum stocked and open after the university said it would close because of financial woes. Nearly 300 people -- including students, professors, members of the community and Waltham Mayor Jeanette McCarthy -- attended a town meeting Tuesday to discuss how to save the collection from being sold and keep the museum open, The Boston Globe reported Wednesday. Last week Brandeis University Jehuda Reinharz apologized for the abrupt...

2009-02-01 14:43:49

The Rose Art Museum in Waltham, Mass., will soon close as Brandeis University trustees have decided to sell the site's art collection, a Rose official says. Rose director Michael Rush said the museum is currently facing the possible loss of its estimated 6,000 modern and contemporary works, which would

2009-01-29 08:21:52

Older Americans have experienced huge, negative financial shifts that now make it more difficult to enter retirement with sustainable economic security, a new study finds.

2009-01-28 12:13:14

Financially-strapped Brandeis University in Massachusetts has announced plans to shutter its Rose Art Museum this summer and sell off about 6,000 objects. The Boston Globe said the university's board of trustees Sunday voted unanimously to close the 48-year-old museum due to a financial crisis brought on by endowment losses and a drop in fund-raising. The collection the university plans to sell is estimated to be worth about $350 million and includes works by Roy Lichtenstein, Andy Warhol and...

2009-01-01 09:10:28

A novel Brandeis study published in Academic Medicine this month pulls back the curtain on the dominant environment of academic medicine from the perspective of faculty, the providers of medical education in medical schools.

2008-11-27 09:50:41

In a novel study appearing this week in Neuron, Brandeis researchers identify for the first time a specific set of wake-promoting neurons in fruit flies that are analogous to cells in the much more complex sleep circuit in humans.

2008-10-01 12:00:24

Louis and Barbara Perlmutter have given $5 million to Brandeis University's International Business School (IBS) to establish the Perlmutter Institute for Global Business Leadership, the University announced today.

2008-09-28 12:00:15

For years, I have reported on many cases of college and university administrators infected with "political correctness," punishing students and faculty members as if there were a constitutional right not to be offended. I have now found the most outrageous case of all.

2008-09-09 15:00:34

New Concentration Builds on Core Principles Brandeis International Business School Matthew Parillo, 781-736-5206 parillo@brandeis.edu Logo: http://www.brandeis.edu/global Brandeis International Business School (IBS) announced today a new "Global Green MBA" that will help it fulfill its core vision.

2008-09-03 18:00:32

Brandeis International Business School (IBS) announced today a new "Global Green MBA" that will help it fulfill its core vision. The new concentration, the MBA in Socially Responsible Business, strengthens the position of IBS as a leading global business school.

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