Posts by: David Defusco

For Julia Agosto, a speech-language pathologist and Katz School clinical assistant professor, life on the front lines of COVID-19 has been an unrelenting series of challenges that have tested the limits of her strength, patience and resilience.

The stress of being thrust into a chaotic and sometimes maddening environment can be all consuming. There is […]

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By William Wedo

Growing up in Mumbai, Himali Katti, a Katz School Digital Marketing and Media student, was a dreamer. The self-described introvert recalls “getting lost in my own world while classmates played around me.” My teachers and parents constantly chided me to get my head “out of the clouds.” So, for a time, she […]

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The Katz School’s M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology has received approval for a distance education program from the New York State Education Department. It will begin accepting students in the fall of 2022.

The curriculum of the 55-credit program is identical to the residential program, being one of just a few programs in the country specializing […]

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A Katz School student team’s analysis confirmed that climate change threatens the value of S&P Global’s real estate investments along the East Coast.

“We showed S&P that the public real estate companies they’re tracking are at a growing risk due to the increasing intensity of hurricanes,” said Atreish Ramlakhan, a master’s candidate in the

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Yeshiva University surged to 68th among Best National Universities in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings on best colleges, rising from 76th in 2021 and 97th in 2020.

The university also placed 33rd in the Best Value Schools category, up from 54th last year. This distinction recognizes the colleges and universities that offer […]

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The amount of playtime that children get during a school day has been an ever-present concern among parents, educators and public health officials. Parents who grew up outside worry that their children are missing out on something special and important to their lives. Educators fret that play, an essential part of learning, is being squeezed […]

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Katz School Biotechnology Professor Lorraine Marchand, who contributed this blog post as part of a series on Women in STEM, is author of The Innovation Mindset: Eight Essential Steps to Transform Any Industry, which will be published by Columbia University Press in August.

Edison, Tesla, Jobs, Musk. Four iconic names in innovation. Four inventors […]

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Dr. Pablo Roldan, an assistant professor of mathematics and an accomplished researcher in mathematics, statistics and computer science, has been appointed director of the Katz School’s M.S. in artificial intelligence program.

“Pablo is tasked with expanding research opportunities in artificial intelligence that complement the extraordinary work already being done by Andy Catlin, Wonjun Lee, Brandon […]

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Katz School Mathematics Professor Marian Gidea has been appointed to the National Science Foundation (NSF) as a program director in the Mathematical Sciences Division.

“This distinction is awarded only to the most accomplished researchers in their respective fields,” said Dr. Paul Russo, dean of the Katz School and […]

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Tom Balga, an adjunct professor in Yale University’s PA program, has joined the faculty of the Katz School’s Physician Assistant Studies program. A physician assistant for 22 years, Balga is an experienced clinician in emergency medicine, pediatrics, sports medicine and surgery, as well as in developing and implementing simulation laboratories for emergency medicine clinicians. In addition, […]

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