Archive for the ‘Meet Our Students’ Category

Stern College Student Named Goldwater Scholar

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Kayla Applebaum, a junior at Stern College for Women, has been awarded the Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship, a highly competitive grant that supports undergraduates who intend to pursue careers in science, math or engineering. Only 271 college sophomores and juniors across the country are selected for the scholarship, which covers the cost of tuition, fees, […]

Stern College Student Selected for Prestigious Undergraduate Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Honor Society

Monday, March 24th, 2014

Naomi Schwartz, a senior studying molecular biology at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women and president of the Stern College Biology Club, has been named as one of only 37 American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB) Undergraduate Honor Society members nationwide. The Honor Society recognizes exceptional undergraduate juniors and seniors pursuing a degree […]

YU Hosts National Model UN Conference

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Over 450 delegates convened from February 9-11 for the Yeshiva University National Model United Nations (YUNMUN) conference, held at the Stamford Plaza Hotel and Conference Center in Stamford, CT. YUNMUN XXIV brought together student ambassadors from 46 yeshivas and community day schools across three continents, hailing from 15 states and 39 cities around the world. In addition, […]

YU Students Spend Winter Break in Service of Community

Monday, January 27th, 2014

More than 90 Yeshiva University students spent this winter break engaged in the hands-on study of—and contribution to—vastly different Jewish communities around the world. As participants on winter missions organized by YU’s Center for the Jewish Future, students traveled to Kharkov and Sumy in the Ukraine; Kiryat Malachi, Kiryat Gat and Dimona in Negev region […]

RIETS Musmakh Celebrates Second Completion of Shas at YU

Monday, January 27th, 2014

The new semester is underway at Yeshiva University—and it began with the celebration of a milestone in Torah learning. Rabbi Ephraim Meth, a 2012 graduate of YU’s Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, who continues his studies in the beit midrash as a RIETS Kollel Fellow, shared his most recent completion of shas with the entire YU […]

Stern College Senior to Debut Solo Art Exhibition

Monday, January 27th, 2014

In the last year, Stern College for Women senior Yael Roberts has mailed 792 postcards and 144 letters. Some were addressed to old friends or people she barely knew, like famous writers and artists. Others she left in random places around New York City for anyone to find. Each one asked the same questions: “Who […]

YU’s Seforim Sale, North America’s Largest Jewish Book Sale, February 2 – 23

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014

The students of Yeshiva University will present their annual Seforim Sale, North America’s largest Jewish book sale, February 2 to 23, in Belfer Hall, 2495 Amsterdam Ave on YU’s Wilf Campus in Manhattan. The sale is operated entirely by YU students—from ordering to setting up the premises, marketing and all the technology the project entails. […]

YU’s Counterpoint Israel Program Doubles in Size

Tuesday, January 7th, 2014

Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future announced today that its “Counterpoint Israel” winter break program, a 10-day mission that aims to empower Israeli teens from low socio-economic backgrounds, has doubled in size with the addition of four new “Winter Camps” in Kiryat Gat and the expansion of the existing program in Kiryat Malachi. With […]

YU Professor Steven Fine’s Class Covered in New York Times

Tuesday, December 17th, 2013

The New York Times recently covered YU Professor Steven Fine and his Jewish History class as they attempted to discover the origins of an ancient Jewish tombstone. Read the fascinating NYT article here.

Shimra Barnett ’15S

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Shimra Barnett is well-known across the Yeshiva University campus. She is the Vice President of Student Council, the lead female anchor for the Shield News, a campus tour guide for prospective students, among taking a leadership role in many other campus activities. While Shimra’s extracurricular involvement is incredible, what really sets her apart is her […]