Monthly Archives: March 2005

Stern Professor Ladin Receives Research Fellowship from American Council of Learned Societies

Dr. J. Ladin, PhD, assistant professor of English at Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University’s undergraduate school of liberal arts and sciences for women, received a research fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. Ladin’s research will focus on American poetry, specifically the history of American poetry from 1850 to 1920 and the origins of modernist poetry.

YU Professor William Stenhouse Receives Research Fellowship

William Stenhouse, PhD, assistant professor of history at both Stern College for Women and Yeshiva College, Yeshiva University’s undergraduate schools of liberal arts and sciences for women and men, respectively, received a fellowship from The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America at Columbia University, which sponsors research relating to Italian history, society, and science.

Hillary Clinton, Henry Kissinger, Diplomats from Around the World Pay Tribute to YU Alum

More than 450 people, including Sen. Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, Israel Consul General Arye Mekel, and Israel Ambassador to the United Nations Dan Gillerman turned out at The Plaza Hotel March 20 to congratulate Rabbi Arthur Schneier on his 75th birthday.

Teens Discuss Balancing World Humanitarian and Jewish Communal Responsibilities at YU Leadership Conference

Yeshiva high school students from around the United States gathered March 13-15 in Houston, TX, for “If We are for Ourselves, Who are We?”, a student leadership development conference. One in a series sponsored by Eimatai, an initiative of Yeshiva University (YU), it addressed balancing responsibilities related to world humanitarian issues and Jewish communal needs.

Cardozo’s Moot Court Teams Take Top Honors at Prestigious Competitions

February was an extremely successful month for Cardozo’s moot court, as second-year students Rachel Lubert and Rebecca Hagenson of the Moot Court Honor Society won Vanderbilt University’s prestigious National First Amendment Moot Court Competition and Jeremy Sussman and Andrew Pak, also 2Ls, took top honors at George Mason University’s Henry G. Manne Moot Court Competition for Law & Economics.

YU Professor Richard Steiner Recognized by Israel’s Academy of The Hebrew Language

Yeshiva University professor Richard C. Steiner of Kew Gardens Hills achieved a once-in-a-lifetime recognition for his work as a Hebrew linguist this January, when Israel’s Academy of the Hebrew Language invited him to become one of the first two non-Israeli members in some 40 years.