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Brandeis University

There is no other place like Brandeis. As a medium-sized private research university with global reach, we are dedicated to first-rate undergraduate education while making groundbreaking discoveries.

Our 235-acre campus is located in the suburbs of Boston, a global hub for higher education and innovation.

Our faculty are leaders in their fields, as passionate about teaching and mentorship as they are about pushing the boundaries of knowledge. Our students are motivated, compassionate, curious and open to exploring new and challenging experiences.

At Brandeis, you will discover a community rooted in purpose, guided by our founding values, poised to lead in education and research in the 21st century.

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An international consortium of scientists who are part of the Event Horizon Telescope project announced that they have imaged the magnetic fields around a black hole. Brandeis Professor John Wardle explains the significance of the new image.
Virologist Tijana Ivanovic's lab is looking at how the virus infects cells. Computer scientists Pengyu Hong and Hongfu Liu are using machine learning to map its genetic code.
Brandeis researchers ditched scientific orthodoxy to document how protein molecules move in realtime.
New research by senses expert Don Katz shows that what happens in our mouths while we eat causes us to like the smells of certain foods.

At the center of our galaxy lies a swirling, energy-spewing supermassive black hole called Sagittarius A* or Sgr A*, for short. For billions of years, surrounding gas and dust have been falling into it. Every 10,000 years or so, it swallows a nearby star.

Researchers have discovered a novel treatment for reducing seizure activity in the brains of rodents, a discovery they hope might one day help people living with epilepsy.
Physicist Seth Fraden is developing a new generation of machines modeled on living creatures. His latest invention might one day treat disease by swimming its way through our blood.
Just a single visit from a trained, unbiased academic can lead to safer opioid prescribing behavior of a physician, according to a new study.
A new study demonstrates a powerful business case for providing medical respite care to hospitalized patients experiencing homelessness.
Do red and yellow candies really taste different? Does anyone actually like beer or coffee? Psychologist Don Katz explains that when it comes to your senses, nothing is as it seems.