College News and Fun Facts: Brandeis University

The university was named for Louis Dembitz Brandeis (1856-1939), the first Jewish justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. One of the greatest minds to serve on the high court, Justice Brandeis made an indelible mark on modern jurisprudence by shaping free speech, the right to privacy and the rights of ordinary citizens. He exemplified the values of the new university through his dedication to open inquiry and the pursuit of truth, insistence on critical thinking, and his commitment to helping the common man. Source

Ever seen this new recreation activity Bubble Soccer? It’s actually an intramural sport at Brandeis! There were 18 teams who competed last year for the “Bubble Bursters” championship title.

  • Color: Brandeis Blue and White
  • Mascot: Ollie the Owl
  • Admit Rate: 34% (Class of 2022). Read more