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Anatoly Frenkel Receives NSF Grant

Anatoly Frenkel Receives NSF Grant

International Research Project Will Study Electromechanical Actions Dr. Anatoly Frenkel, co-chair of the department of physics, has received a three-year grant of $447,438 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to study how to create a new class of what are called “electrostrictors.” These materials experience strong deformation (known as electrostriction) when an electric field is

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Building Toward The Future

Three Yeshiva College Students Accepted in Master of Architecture Programs This fall, three graduates of Yeshiva College‘s architecture program—Mordechai Friedman, Jordan Miodownik and Isaac Telio, all from Yeshiva College—will be enrolled in master in architecture programs. Friedman and Telio will be attending the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture at City College of New York,

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Rabbi Taubes Named RIETS Rosh Yeshiva

Appointment Follows Years of Service at MTA and RIETS Rabbi Michael Taubes has been appointed a rosh yeshiva at the Yeshiva University-affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS). Rabbi Taubes will be teaching Yoreh Deah next year in the school’s semicha program, following years of service at RIETS and the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High

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Kanarfogel Appointed to Prestigious International Advisory Board

Role Will Provide Scholarly Expertise on Behalf of Jewish Communities of Rhineland Professor Ephraim Kanarfogel, the E. Billi Ivry University Professor of Jewish History, Literature and Law, has been appointed to an international academic advisory board that will provide scholarly expertise to the Rhineland region in Germany, which is seeking to have the Jewish communities of

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