Monthly Archives: July 2007

BUDDING SCIENTISTS CONDUCT INNOVATIVE RESEARCH AT ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE

Twelve Yeshiva University (YU) undergraduate science students are taking advantage of an exciting opportunity. They are spending the summer doing research with top scientific scholars at the university’s Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AECOM) in the Bronx. It is one of two programs that allow undergraduates with interest in science to participate in ongoing research projects.

YU Alumnus Shalom Stone Nominated for Third US Circuit Court of Appeals by President Bush

President George W. Bush has nominated New Jersey attorney Shalom David Stone ’84Y, for a seat on the Third US Circuit Court of Appeals. If the appointment is confirmed, Mr. Stone—who graduated magna cum laude from Yeshiva College, and three years later earned a law degree from the New York University School of Law—would fill the vacancy created when Samuel A. Alito Jr. became a Supreme Court justice early last year.

Michael Ginzberg, Nationally Prominent Information Technology Expert, Named Dean of Sy Syms School of Business

Dr. Michael Ginzberg, a nationally prominent expert and prolific author on management information systems and the international aspects of business, who helped build both the University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management into world-class institutions, has been named dean of Sy Syms School of Business at Yeshiva University.

Yeshiva University Appoints Michael Ginzberg, Nationally Prominent Information Technology Expert, as Dean of Sy Syms School of Business

A nationally prominent expert and prolific author on management information systems and the international aspects of business, who helped build both the University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics and Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management into world-class research, teaching, and training departments, has been named dean of Sy Syms School of Business at Yeshiva University.

Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski of Einstein College of Medicine Elected Fellow of American Academy of Microbiology

Liise-anne Pirofski, MD, professor of medicine, microbiology and immunology, and Mitrani Professor of Biomedical Research at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has been elected a fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology. The honor recognizes Dr. Pirofski’s contributions to the field of microbiology.

Women’s Sports Granted NCAA Status with Addition of Soccer, Cross Country, and Volleyball

Female athletes at Yeshiva University are about to score big: over the next two years, the athletics department will add women’s soccer, cross country, and volleyball to its sports offerings, reaching NCAA status for women’s athletics for the first time and achieving full membership in the Skyline Conference, the New York City conference that competes in the NCAA’s Division III.

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