At Summer Internship, Stern College Junior Works to Preserve Thoreau’s Dreams “Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” This was one of the key philosophies of the American 19th-century poet Henry David Thoreau, a leading transcendentalist—but it could also describe Stern College for Women junior Miriam Renz’s pursuit…
Political Philosopher Michael Sandel to Discuss Economic Inequality and Morality at Apr. 7 Yeshiva University Robbins-Wilf Program Yeshiva University will host a discussion titled “Economic Inequality: What’s the Right Thing to Do?”, featuring Dr. Michael Sandel, host of the PBS program Justice, the first Harvard course to be made freely available online and on public…
“My motto is sapere aude, Latin for dare to learn,” said Jane Kitaevich, explaining her seemingly endless thirst for knowledge in multifarious spheres.
It is hardly surprising that Grace Charles, this year’s valedictorian of Stern College for Women, graduate of the S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program and recipient of the Professor Moses L. Isaacs Memorial Award for Excellence in Biochemistry, has a knack for science. Her mother studied medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and her grandfather is a chemical expert on the highly toxic chemical methyl isocyanate, who was sent to Bhopal, India in the 1980’s to investigate a poisonous gas leak.
In the 50 years he has taught psychology at Stern College for Women, Dr. Marcel Perlman has seen his department grow from a one-man show to a thriving department that boasts six full-time faculty members.
A select group of nine Stern College for Women students were inducted into Psi Chi, the National Honors Society in Psychology, in April.
What do dragons, unicorns, and mermaids have to do with Torah? Rabbi Natan Slifkin, affectionately known as the “Zoo Rabbi,” addressed the subject in a lecture as part of Stern College for Women’s first Torah Umadda Week, February 4-6.
Daphna ’97S and Shai Secunda ’07BR, PhD, are a perfect fit for their position as Stern College for Women’s “campus couple.”
Thanks to a new eruv (Sabbath boundary marker) in Midtown Manhattan that includes Stern College for Women, students and visitors to the Beren Campus can now carry books, keys, and food, and push baby carriages and wheelchairs on Shabbat, which all amounts to a more relaxed Shabbat experience.
Jackie Saxe of Great Neck, NY, a senior at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, was one of four students nationwide appointed to the executive committee of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).