Archive for the ‘February 2011’ Category

Otteson Publishes New Book On Adam Smith

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Dr. James R. Otteson, joint professor of philosophy and economics at Yeshiva College, has published a new book titled Adam Smith, (Continuum, 16, 20 Jan., 2011). The book is a part of a series entitled “Major Conservative and Libertarian Thinkers,” which aims to introduce these thinkers to a wider audience, providing an overview of their […]

Shires Named to Victorian Advisory Board

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Dr. Linda M. Shires, professor and chair of English at Stern College for Women, has been named to the Advisory Board of Victorian Literature and Culture (Cambridge University Press). VLC “encourages high quality original work concerned with all areas of Victorian literature and culture, including music and the fine arts. The journal presents work at […]

Nissel Named to Suicide Prevention Board

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Dr. Chaim Nissel, director of YU’s Counseling Center and associate dean of students for health affairs, has been named to the board of “Elijah’s Journey,” a grassroots organization started to educate the Jewish community about mental health and suicide prevention. Elijah’s Journey recently partnered with Uri L’Tzedek and The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention NYC […]

Caputo's Book on Welfare Reform Released by Springer Press

Tuesday, February 8th, 2011

Nearly half a century after Lyndon Johnson coined the phrase, America continues to fight the war on poverty, especially as such modern realities as the global economy, job outsourcing, and the recession contribute to the numbers of the unemployed and the working poor. As social welfare and reform efforts are debated in Congress and local […]

February 2011

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Rabbi Yona Reiss Max and Marion Grill Dean, Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary Helping rabbis set boundaries amid pressures New Jersey Jewish News, Feb. 28, 2011 Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Gene Doodling Tames Bug MedPage Today, Feb. 25, 2011 Prof. Marci A. Hamilton Paul R. […]