Former United States Senator Joseph Lieberman has been appointed the Joseph Lieberman Chair in Public Policy and Public Service at Yeshiva University for the 2014-2015 academic year. During that time, he will teach one undergraduate course and give three public lectures, on topics ranging from Judaism and public service to the Middle East, at […]
Frenkel Receives $375,000 NSF Grant to Support Three Years of Joint Research with Hebrew University
Dr. Anatoly Frenkel, professor of physics at Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women, will serve as principal investigator on a three-year $675,000 grant by the National Science Foundation (NSF) for internationally collaborative study of colloidal semiconductor nanocrystals, tiny […]
Liora Haibi, Hebrew language instructor at the Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy (MTA)/Yeshiva University High School for Boys, has been selected as a regional recipient of the Grinspoon Award for Excellence in Jewish Education.
Presented by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF), the award is designed to recognize, honor and support outstanding classroom Jewish educators worthy […]
Tablet Magazinehas a great article out today about a particularly fierce battle in the Chidon HaTanach, the International Bible Contest, back in 1988. Two American teenagers were serious contenders to win the contest, and both happened to go on to become superstars in their respective fields. One was Noah Feldman, now professor at […]
Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, Bronx, NY, have named Mark Schoenberg, MD, professor and university chair of the department of urology. He will assume his new position in April 2014.
“I am pleased to welcome Dr. Schoenberg to Montefiore as chair of urology. He is a distinguished leader […]