Read the latest edition of Brandeis Magazine online

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Read the latest edition of Brandeis Magazine online

Need a good read? The Spring/Summer issue of Brandeis Magazine is now online

A black and white headshot of alumnus Ha Jin, wearing a cap, in front of the Brandeis magazine logo in yellowPhoto/Mike Lovett

Novelist Ha Jin, MA’89, PhD’93, H’05, never set out to become a leading light in American letters. Somehow, he did.

May 14, 2019

The Spring/Summer issue of Brandeis Magazine is now online, with stories that take you to the far corners of the world and bring you back to campus. Read about immigrant novelist Ha Jin, MA’89, PhD’93, H’05, who discovered his literary voice writing in America. Meet stand-up comedian Noam Shuster-Eliassi ’11, who slays behind the mic to build a more peaceable Middle East. Get the inside skinny on the Global Game Jam, a planet-spanning event tens of thousands of people strong. Hear from Karen Uhlenbeck, MA’66, PhD’68, the first woman to win mathematics’ highest honor, the Abel Prize. Catch up on campus news, including the Framework for Our Future; find friends and classmates in Class Notes; learn about Brandeis research in the arts and sciences.