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“YU and the World of Tomorrow” Conference to Explore Transformational Opportunities for YU Community

“YU and the World of Tomorrow” Conference to Explore Transformational Opportunities for YU Community

October 22 Symposium Will Discuss Changing Conceptions of Values, Leadership, Education and the Marketplace “We live in a rapidly changing world: technology, medicine, education, and communications are progressing and shifting in fundamental ways,” said Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, fifth president of Yeshiva University, at his formal investiture on September 10, 2017. “This presents daunting challenges

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Meet YU’s Incoming Class

Bailey Frohlich of Boca Raton, Florida: From Tennis to Tanach In the coming weeks, Yeshiva University will welcome hundreds of new students to its undergraduate campuses from across the United States and countries around the world. Meet the incoming class as they share in their own words what excites them about beginning their academic journeys at

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At the Intersection of Physics, Math and Medicine

Daniel Lazarev ’16YC: Exploring a Lifelong Passion for Scientific Investigation Through Nanophysics When Daniel Lazarev ’16YC co-authored an article with Dr. Fredy Zypman, professor of physics at Yeshiva College, for a recent issue of the Journal of Electrostatics, it was the perfect expression of Lazarev’s lifelong passion for scientific investigation. “I was a nerdy kid,”

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YU Real Estate Executive Circle Marks Ascension of Brooklyn

All-Star Panel Discusses Emerging Real Estate Trends in the Borough On July 25, the Yeshiva University Real Estate Executive Circle, a membership-based organization that brings together real estate professionals who share a common interest in supporting YU and its values, held a panel discussion on emerging real estate trends in the borough of Brooklyn. The

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Shira Sheps ’09S Tells the Stories of Jewish Women

The Layers Project Blends Photographs and Words to Create Touching Portraits In 2015, Shira (Lankin) Sheps ’09S began a blog, “Emuna Balaylot” [Faith in the Evenings], as a way to come to terms with a five-year chronic illness. She began by writing, “I am starting this blog because after years of quiet illness, I have

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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

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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

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