Alumni articles


Dr. Alec Miller ’93F to Receive Distinguished Alumni Award

A Quarter-Century of Helping Adolescents and Their Families Find Emotional Health On March 30, 2017, Dr. Alec L. Miller will receive the second annual Distinguished Alumni Award from Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology for the work he has done over the last twenty-five years with multi-problem suicidal adolescents. He will have a scholarship created in his name


Healing the Body and the Spirit

Refuat Hanefesh Seeks to Destigmatize Mental Illness in the Jewish Community Despite the tremendous gains made in recent decades in destigmatizing mental illness, the term “mental illness” still carries a great weight of shame and humiliation, forcing people to hide their afflictions and not seek the help they need. Ariel Mintz ’11YC wants to change


Celebrating Those Who Celebrate YU

Four Honorees Receive Awards at Inaugural Volunteer Appreciation Event The enthusiasm and devotion of volunteers are often the elements that make the difference between a good and a great institution. On Tuesday, January 10, the offices of Alumni Affairs, Annual Giving, the Career Center and the President organized the inaugural Volunteer Appreciation Reception to celebrate


Azrieli Announces Rolling Admissions

Jewish Educators Can Now Begin Advanced Degrees During Any Semester To make its graduate programs even more accessible to Jewish educators worldwide, Yeshiva University’s Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration recently announced that students will be able to enroll in its programs during any semester. Previously, prospective students would have to wait until