Archive for the ‘Meet Our Students’ Category

YU Welcomes IDF Vets, Now Students, To Campus

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

YU students come from all over the world and with diverse backgrounds and experiences. For several new students to campus this year, their background was serving Israel – as soldiers in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Suddenly makes the rigorous dual curriculum look a little less daunting, doesn’t it? YU News reports: One night, as […]

Cardozo Book Loan Program Makes 1,800 Textbooks More Affordable for Students

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Now in its second year, Yeshiva University’s Cardozo Book Loan Program has been a resounding success. It all started when, at the end of the fall 2012 semester, Cardozo students Matthew Kriegsman and Kenneth Renov noticed that a lot of their peers were dumping the extremely expensive textbooks they’d just purchased that summer in the […]

Student-Athletes Answer: Why YU?

Monday, August 4th, 2014

Why YU? For student-athletes, the question has several answers, including the opportunity to observe Shabbos without compromise while competing at the NCAA level. In our latest promotional video “Why YU?”, Yeshiva University student-athletes Daniel Benchimol (men’s soccer), Rena Genauer (softball), Stephanie Greenberg (women’s basketball and cross country), Isaac Markel (men’s cross country) and Rebecca Yoshor(women’s […]

YUHSG Senior Wins First Place at New York State Science and Engineering Fair

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Michal Leibowitz of White Plains, a senior at Samuel H. Wang Yeshiva University High School for Girls (YUHSG) won first place at the New York State Science and Engineering Fair for her project, “Engineering A Novel Cimex Lectularius (bedbug!) Trapping Mechanism Utilizing Electrospun Recycled Polymers,” which was chosen out of 200 other submissions. The project, […]

Alexander Lukhtman Announced as First Recipient of the Joshua H. Gortler and Sarah B. Gortler Scholarship Fund in Geriatric Social Work

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Joshua H. Gortler and Alexander Lukhtman ’10YC might be from different generations and different parts of the worlds, but their dedication to helping the elderly—and the determination to embrace a new language, culture and opportunities after emigrating to the United States—are shared values.  Now, with Lukhtman officially announced as the first recipient of the Joshua […]

YU Seniors Look Back on an Unparalleled Education and Experience

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

On May 22, some 600 new graduates will march across the stage at the Izod Center to receive their diplomas during Yeshiva University’s 83rd Commencement Exercises, completing a foundational chapter in their educational journeys and moving on to exciting new opportunities. Before they toss their caps in the air, members of the Class of 2014 […]

Stern College Class Charity Campaign Goes Viral

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

it’s not only Yeshiva University fundraisers who can raise funds for worthy causes. For the final project in his “Social Media to Drive Business Results” course at YU’s Stern College for Women, Adjunct Instructor Rob Longert gave students a simple assignment: raise money for a charitable cause by crowdfunding—collecting small amounts of money towards a […]

YUHSB Senior Awarded 2014 National Merit Scholarship

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Ori Putterman, a senior at Yeshiva University’s High School for Boys/ Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy (YUHSB), has been named a winner of the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program. He is one of just 2,500 designees nationwide chosen from a talent pool of more than 15,000 outstanding finalists who were judged to have the strongest combination […]

Sy Syms Gala Celebrates Students, Faculty, and Academic Progress

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Yeshiva University’s Sy Syms School of Business celebrated its 27th anniversary and the graduating class of 2014 with a gala awards dinner on April 30 at the Museum of Jewish Heritage. The evening honored students and faculty who excelled academically and professionally, demonstrated exceptional character and exemplify the significant strengthening of Sy Syms. The accomplishments of […]

YU and Einstein Students Volunteer as Part of Project TEACH for Children in Hospitals

Thursday, April 24th, 2014

Explosive milk fireworks, bridges built from gumdrops and suspenseful egg drop competitions: they may sound like wacky science experiments gone awry, but these are all fun and educational activities for children that may soon be coming to a hospital near you. Welcome to Project TEACH – Together Educating All Children in Hospitals, a joint initiative […]