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Brandeis University's Community Newspaper — Waltham, Mass.

July 2011 Issue

Myra Kraft ’64, Brandeis board member and philanthropist, dead at 68

Myra Hiatt Kraft ’64, who helped govern the university for 25 years as a trustee and became, of its alumni, one of the most influential as a philanthropist in Massachusetts and around the world, died of cancer early Wednesday.

With settlement reached, art to remain at Rose Museum

Brandeis will not sell any artwork from The Rose Art Museum as part of a settlement agreed to with Rose benefactors, university President Fred Lawrence announced last month. “The Rose plays a key role not just in the creative arts, but throughout the curriculum,” Lawrence said in a phone interview. “It’s very hard to understand […]

An end of an era: ‘Deathly Hallows Part 2’

An end of an era: ‘Deathly Hallows Part 2’