The Fate of Our Pharmaceuticals

Stern College Student Melissa Kramer Examines The Effects of Pharmaceutical Contamination in Summer Internship Up to 90 percent of a pharmaceutical can leave the body in its active form, meaning that drugs we ingest every day enter the environment via waste water. What happens to those chemicals left behind after waste water processing, and can they […]

YU Post-Doc Wins Scholar-in-Training Award

Dr. Anya Alayev Recognized by the American Association of Cancer Research; Will Present Research at Upcoming Conference The American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) has selected Dr. Anya Alayev to receive the AACR-Aflac Incorporated Scholar-in-Training Award. The award will support her attendance and presentation of a poster of her work at the “Targeting the PI3K-mTOR Network in […]

Opening Kennus Kicks Off Zman

President Joel and Rabbi Penner Address Undergraduate Torah Studies Students on Wilf Campus Undergraduate Torah Studies on the Wilf Campus officially kicked off on Monday, August 25 with an opening kennus to mark the beginning of a new zman at the Yeshiva University. The kennus, which took place in the Lamport Auditorium, featured remarks from President […]

Remembering Rabbi Gershon Yankelewitz

Yeshiva University and RIETS Family Mourn Passing of Rabbi Gershon Yankelewitz zt”l Yeshiva University and its affiliated Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) are saddened by the loss of Rabbi Gershon Yankelewitz, who passed away on August 19. The longtime senior Rosh Yeshiva was 104. “Rabbi Yankelewitz by his nature and learning so represented both our history and our […]