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Wurzweiler Student’s Essay Wins Award

Rina Ben-Benyamin ’16S Discusses Complexity of Ending Client Relationships An essay by Rina Ben-Benyamin ’16S, a student at Yeshiva University’s Wurzweiler School of Social Work from Brooklyn, New York, has won the 2017 Diana List Cullen Memorial First Year MSW Student Writing Scholarship Award. The award, bestowed by the Metropolitan Chapter of the New York

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Students Hack, Give Back

YU Hackathon Combines Technology and Creativity to Support Nonprofit Organizations This weekend, Yeshiva University students held their fourth annual hackathon, a 24-hour technological innovation marathon that promotes creative thinking and partnerships. YU’s event provided a unique forum for observant Jews to connect, brainstorm and built projects together, as hackathons are typically held on Shabbat on other college

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The Future of Data Science

At Yeshiva College Computer Science Department Event, Industry Experts Share Insights and Experience On Wednesday, October 25, the Yeshiva College Department of Computer Science presented two back-to-back executive lectures in Weissberg Commons featuring Dr. Erick Brethenoux and Steve Demuth, renowned experts in the fields of big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). Judah Diament,

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Introducing YU Ideas

New Web Series Harnesses YU’s Interdisciplinary Resources to Frame Conversations About Crucial Issues Facing Society Yeshiva University’s Office of the President has launched a new initiative that will present the YU community with new tools to consider and discuss the most pressing issues facing society today. Called “YU Ideas,” the website will leverage the University’s

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