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Elie Bochner, a senior at Yeshiva University High School for Boys/The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy, was designated a semi-finalist in the 2007-2008 Intel Science Talent Search for research he conducted at the State University of New York at Stony Brook during the Simons Summer Research Program.
Jackie Saxe of San Diego, a senior at Yeshiva University’s (YU) Stern College for Women (SCW), was one of four students nationwide appointed to the executive committee of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).
Are Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations a necessary component to finding a comprehensive solution to the war in Iraq? Two experts on Middle East issues – David Makovsky and Raghida Dergham – will discuss “Does the Road to Peace in Iraq Go Through Jerusalem?” on Monday, February 26 at 8 pm at the Schottenstein Cultural Center of Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, 239 East 34th Street.
Shalom Sokolow of Manhattan, a senior at Yeshiva University High School for Boys (YUHS) in Washington Heights, received a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship for his performance on the 2003 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test.
Avishai (Isaac) Chelst, a Southfield, MI, native and senior at The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy – Yeshiva University High School for Boys (MSTA) in New York City, was one of 236 students nationwide to be named a Distinguished Finalist of the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards for his community service project Aliyat Regel, an eight-week exercise program.
Dr. Jacob J. Schacter has been appointed University Professor of Jewish History and Jewish Thought and also Senior Scholar at Yeshiva University’s (YU) Center for the Jewish Future by President Richard M. Joel, effective this fall. University Professor is a special faculty position that allows Dr. Schacter, working in association with the deans, to teach and develop multidisciplinary initiatives at various academic units of the university. The position of Senior Scholar will enable Rabbi Schacter to play a prominent role in the new Center’s development.
For most students, summer internships mean long hours pecking away at a computer. For Yonatan Goetz, however, it’s a chance to hone his nautical know-how.
Sy Syms School of Business senior Reuben Kerben received an honorable mention and $100 for his business plan at the Palo Alto Software 2004 Business Plan Competition.