Archive for January, 2012

Ari Zoldan ’99SB and Dani Zoldan ’99YUHS Keep Family and Friends in Business

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

As CEO of Quantum Networks, Ari Zoldan ’99SB travels the globe looking for the next big thing in high-tech. He also holds press credentials for the United Nations, the US Senate and House of Representatives, contributes to a Washington, D.C. newswire called Talk Radio News Service, and to national news outlets. And to think, for […]

Faculty Fast Facts

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

Dr. Alexander Kushnir ’06YC received a PhD from Columbia University in 2010 and is working toward an MD from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, expected in 2012. He has been an adjunct professor of biology at Yeshiva College since he was 21 years old (he is currently 26) and has received numerous grants, […]

People of the Book: YU Alumni Who Write, Publish and Sell

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Jews are people of the book—and thus, many can be found in the book and magazine publishing industry. Though publishing is a notoriously difficult and often cutthroat profession to break into, especially in New York, many YU alumni have found a way to succeed and make their mark in the industry. The Writer Dr. Erica […]

Unique Networking Event Brewing in February: Scotch Tasting for Young Alumni

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

A young alumni scotch tasting will take place the evening of Thursday, February 23, at the Roger Smith Hotel in Manhattan. Aron Ritter ’03SB, founder of the Kosher Wine Society, will have an assortment of scotch (and wine) samples, along with a tasty assortment of meat and fish hors d’oeuvres, for alumni in their 20s […]

Antiquity, Live in Times Square: Dead Sea Scrolls Event Invites Alumni to Explore Jewish History

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

On Wednesday, February 15, alumni will have a chance to step back in time at the Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit and Reception hosted by the Office of Alumni Affairs and featuring Professors Lawrence Schiffman, Moshe Bernstein, and Joseph Angel. The evening will include unique access to YU faculty experts who will be on-hand to share […]

Live with Nachum Segal ’84YC: Former WYUR Radio Host Makes Good

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Morning talk show enthusiasts may have lost the now-retired Regis Philbin to retirement this past fall, but those in the Jewish community still have Nachum Segal, the gold standard for Jewish talk radio and music since 1983 when Segal was still a senior at Yeshiva University. Segal, who hosted a show at WYUR (Yeshiva’s radio […]