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Deborah E. Lipstadt, MA’72, PhD’76, will deliver address at Brandeis’ 68th Commencement

From left to right, first row: Jon Landau, Susan Winham-Bannister, Cixin Li, second row: Barbara Mandel, Deborah Lipstadt, third row: Perry Traquina, Rivka Carmi

Historian and author Deborah E. Lipstadt, MA’72, PhD’76, will deliver the Commencement address at Brandeis University’s 68th Commencement on Sunday, May 19. Lipstadt and six other distinguished individuals will be awarded honorary degrees at the ceremony in the Gosman Sports and Convocation Center.

Brandeis’ other honorary degree recipients will be Rivka Carmi, pediatrician, neonatologist, medical geneticist, and former president of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev; Jon Landau ’68, music executive, writer, and visionary; Chinese novelist Cixin Liu; philanthropist Barbara Mandel, P’73; financier and former Brandeis Board of Trustees chair Perry Traquina ’78; and Susan Windham-Bannister, PhD’77, innovation executive, and the former president and CEO of the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center.

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Date: April 1, 2019