Yeshiva University received an Eddy Award from “Pensions & Investments,” an international newspaper that focuses on money management, at the newspaper’s 17th annual Defined Contribution Conference in Miami Beach, Fla., on February 9. The Eddy Awards recognize the highest caliber investment education programs of defined contribution plan sponsors — corporate, union and not-for-profit — and service providers.
Four faculty members at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University were awarded a five-year, $10 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study autophagy, a fundamental cell process that may hold the key to aging.
Women who have more years of fertility (the time from first menstruation to menopause) have a lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease than women with fewer years, according to a large new study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University.
Dr. Jacob Wisse has been appointed director of the Yeshiva University Museum, as announced by Yeshiva University Provost Morton Lowengrub, PhD. Dr. Wisse, a tenured Associate Professor, has been head of the art history program at Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University since 2005. His appointment follows the retirement of Sylvia A. Herskowitz, who served as director for 33 years.
The Yeshiva University (YU) Center for Jewish Law and Contemporary Civilization (CJL) at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law will present their Annual Ivan Meyer Lecture in Jewish Law on Wednesday, March 18 at 6:30 PM at the Jacob Burns Moot Court Room, 55 Fifth Avenue at 12th Street, New York, NY. Professor Gerald J. Blidstein, the Ivan Meyer Visiting Scholar in Comparative Jewish Law, will speak on the subject of “Human Dignity as a Norm of Jewish Law.”
High school students from across North America will hone their leadership skills at the bi-annual Eimatai Leadership Development Conference on March 1 – 3 at the Pearlstone Conference and Retreat Center in Reisterstown, MD. The conference is sponsored by Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF).
Yeshiva University was named one of 10 North American winners of the Climate Crews Contest in recognition of its effort to promote environmental awareness on campus.
Four students at The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy /Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB) were named finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program after performing extremely well on their Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Tests (PSAT/NMSQT). Toronto’s Aaron Yevick was one of the academically talented seniors named.
While the current harsh economic conditions have led to a bleak employment market, there are industries and professions that have job openings, including those in the Jewish communal and educational fields. For all those aspiring to such careers, the Yeshiva University Center for the Jewish Future is holding its inaugural Jewish Job Fair this Thursday, February 26 at 6 p.m. at YU’s Wilf Campus at 500 West 185th Street.
Four students at The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy /Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHSB) were named finalists in the National Merit Scholarship Program after performing extremely well on their Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Tests (PSAT/NMSQT). Three of the academically talented seniors are New Jersey natives Yosef Kornbluth and Moshe Shulman of Teaneck and Eli Putterman, of Bergenfield.