Alumni articles

Yitzhak Shmalo, a student working on K-Theory with Professor Marian Gidea

Master’s Student Presents at International Chaos Theory Conference

Master’s Student Presents at International Chaos Theory Conference

Yitzchak Shmalo Shares Original Research on Dynamical Systems In June, Yitzchak Shmalo ’16YC presented original research at a key international conference in the field of chaos theory, an area of mathematics that studies nonlinear topics that are effectively impossible to predict or control because of the complexity of the systems involved (for example, the weather or the

Dani Waxman

Reducing the Trauma of Dementia

Dani Waxman ’99YC ’99BR Creates New Technology to Improve the Lives of Seniors The orthodox household where Dani Waxman ’99YC, ’99BR, grew up in the Queens, New York neighborhood of Bayswater always had strong ties to Yeshiva University. Waxman’s maternal grandfather, Rav Dovid Lifshitz, was appointed a distinguished Rosh Yeshiva at the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan

Gruss Institute Entrance

YU in Israel: A Whirlwind of Action

Dynamic Campus in Jerusalem Links Yeshiva University to the State of Israel The Caroline and Joseph Gruss Institute in Jerusalem has had a busy and exciting spring and early summer, with reunions, graduations, major events and recognitions of important alumni. This year’s reunions for the classes of 1957, 1967 and 1977 on May 7 had


Board of Trustees Welcomes New Members

Dr. Lewis J. Rubin and Andrew Herenstein Appointed to Yeshiva University Board of Trustees The Yeshiva University Board of Trustees confirmed the appointments of Andrew Herenstein and Dr. Lewis J. Rubin to the Board at its June 13 meeting. Herenstein is a co-founder and co-portfolio manager of Monarch Alternative Capital, a New York-based private investment

Neal Soss and Tracey Massey

What “Made in America” Means in a Global Economy

YU Wall Street Group Explores the Manufacturing Sector in the US Economy On Monday, June 19, the YU Wall Street Group hosted a panel discussion titled, “The Promise of ‘Made in America,’” concerning the role of manufacturing in the American economy. The event took place at Hodgson Russ LLP and was organized by the Office of


Connecting Alumni to Shapers of the NYC Skyline

YU Real Estate Professionals Hosts Presentation by Marc Holliday On June 15, the YU Real Estate Professionals hosted a presentation by Marc Holliday, CEO of SL Green Realty Corp, titled “One Vanderbilt: A Transformational Development Project with Private and Public Benefits.” The presentation took place at Morrison & Foerster LLP and was sponsored by Meridian


YU Welcomes New Advancement VP

Alyssa Herman Appointed Vice President for Institutional Advancement Yeshiva University President Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman has announced the appointment of Alyssa Herman ’92S as vice president for institutional advancement. An alumna and accomplished chief development officer, Herman brings more than 25 years of leadership experience to the position, including a successful track record in raising major


YU Wall Street Group Hosts Talk with Paul Singer

Famed Investor Discusses Politics, Investments and Philanthropy at Alumni Event  On Tuesday, June 6, the Yeshiva University Wall Street Group hosted “A Conversation with Investor Paul Singer.” Singer is the founder and co-CEO of Elliott Management Corporation, which manages approximately $32 billion in funds. The event was held at Schulte Roth & Zabel, thanks to Dan


Marketing the Movies

Aryeh Katz ’08SB Marries Business Expertise With Passion for Film Industry As a multi-platform marketing coordinator at 21st Century Fox (FX Networks) in Los Angeles, Aryeh Katz ’08SB works through multiple channels using an array of assets to promote the studio’s productions. This kind of work covers such things as promos, graphics, voice-overs, teasers and