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Interim Dean Maria Madison welcomes new students to Heller

Heller News Release
September 12, 2023

Interim Dean Maria Madison welcomes new students to Heller

The text of Interim Dean Maria Madison's welcome to the Heller community for the Fall 2023 semester.

A Summer Review: Projects, work placements, and achievements from Heller students

Heller News Release
August 21, 2023

A Summer Review: Projects, work placements, and achievements from Heller students

A roundup of the activities of Heller students over the previous months, featuring work placements and projects from the U.S. and around the world.

Anita Hill remembers the life and legacy of Charles Ogletree

Heller in the News
August 08, 2023

Anita Hill remembers the life and legacy of Charles Ogletree

Anita Hill joins WBUR for an interview to remember the life of Charles Ogletree.

Illegal child labor is on the rise in a tight job market

Heller in the News
July 30, 2023

Illegal child labor is on the rise in a tight job market

In WSIL-TV, David Weil is quoted discussing the increase in child labor seen during tight labor markets and the systems that continue to perpetuate child labor.

Labor Made Peace With UPS, but What About UPS’s Chief Competitor?

Heller in the News
July 27, 2023

Labor Made Peace With UPS, but What About UPS’s Chief Competitor?

In The New Republic, the author references David Weil's "The Fissured Workplace", in arguing why UPS's competitors can't unionize around worker rights.

Fentanyl in Drug Supply Spurs Community Response

Heller in the News
July 12, 2023

Fentanyl in Drug Supply Spurs Community Response

In The Provincetown Independent, Traci Green, discusses the increase of drugs contaminated with fentanyl in Provincetown and the Cape Cod area.

Why Racial Remedy Still Matters

Heller in the News
July 11, 2023

Why Racial Remedy Still Matters

In The American Prospect, Robert Kuttner argues the need to continue considering race in higher education, employment, and promotion decisions amidst the Supreme Court's decision on affirmative action.

The U.S. Supreme Court Overturned Affirmative Action. Now What?

Heller in the News
June 30, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court Overturned Affirmative Action. Now What?

In The Juggernaut, Associate Professor Rajesh Sampath is quoted on the implications of the Supreme Court's decision.

Q&A: Meet Bawi Mang Lian, MS GHPM/MA SID’23

Heller News Release
June 27, 2023

Q&A: Meet Bawi Mang Lian, MS GHPM/MA SID’23

Bawi Mang Lian, MS GHPM/MA SID’23, was a civil servant in Myanmar’s Ministry of Health in 2021 before the military deposed the democratically-elected government in a violent coup. He talks about navigating political unrest to provide critical health care.

Summer Jackson, MA SID’13: Studying organizational inequality

Heller News Release
June 27, 2023

Summer Jackson, MA SID’13: Studying organizational inequality

Different organizations across professions have their own unique symbols and rituals, from logos and industry lingo to hiring processes and corporate retreats. Summer Jackson, MA SID’13, studies these cultural markers as an organizational ethnographer.

Letter from the Interim Dean

Heller News Release
June 27, 2023

Letter from the Interim Dean

Interim Dean Maria Madison congratulates recent graduates who are prepared to re-enter a world of new challenges and opportunities, and looks ahead to celebrating the 75th and 65th anniversaries of Brandeis and Heller, respectively.

Morgan Crossman, PhD’15: One of Vermont’s Rising Stars

Heller News Release
June 27, 2023

Morgan Crossman, PhD’15: One of Vermont’s Rising Stars

When Morgan Crossman, PhD’15, was named a member of Vermont’s Rising Stars Class of 2022, she knew she had Heller to thank. VermontBiz chose 40 winners under the age of 40 to serve as examples of professional excellence and community service.

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