Monthly Archives: December 2018

The Effects of Media on Adolescents

The Effects of Media on Adolescents

Addressing Parents’ Concerns About Media Influence on Children On Dec. 20, 2018, Carolina Herrera presented “Media Influences on Adolescent Development” in Spanish to the parent community at IS528 Community School (located at 180 Wadsworth Avenue) as part of the Wurzweiler School of Social Work’s Care Cafes on Parent Engagement series. Her presentation focused on the

The YU Shield

Stillman Lectures at Stern College

Celebrated Scholar Speaks About Jews in the Islamic World On Dec. 11, 2018, the Rabbi Arthur Schneier Program in International Relations (Dr. Ronnie Perelis, director) hosted the world-renowned scholar Dr. Norman Noam Stillman at Stern College for Women. Dr. Stillman is Schusterman/Josey Chair in Judaic History Emeritus at the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Stillman drew

Saturday night Melave Malka with the Roshei Yeshiva and Rabbanei Hayeshiva.

The Fourth Annual Melave Malka

The fourth annual University-wide Melave Malka brought an already popular event to an entirely new level. To accommodate the more than 400 students, rabbinic faculty and friends of Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) and the undergraduate Torah studies programs who participated, the Max Stern Athletic Center Gym was chosen as the new venue for

NFP/Year of Service Career Fair

Career Center Hosts Unique Networking Event

Students Meet Organizations for Opportunities to Serve the Social Good On Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018, the Yeshiva University Career Center hosted the annual Non-Profit / Year of Service Career Fair at the Koch Auditorium at Stern College for Women, where 130 students, both men and women, networked with 22 non-profit, healthcare, social service and educational

Stern College Dramatics Society Presents The Game’s Afoot

The Ken Ludwig Comedy Truly Has Something For Everyone On Dec. 16, Dec. 17, Dec. 19 and Dec. 20, the Stern College Dramatics Society (SCDS) will perform The Game’s Afoot, the 2012 Edgar Award-winning whodunit comedy by Ken Ludwig and directed by Prof. Reuven Russell. The play promises to have the audience leaving the theater with

Where Have the Women Gone?

Advocate Shoshanna Keats Jaskoll Speaks to Yeshiva University Students About the Importance of Including Women On Wednesday, October 31, Kol Hamevaser (which bills itself as “the Jewish thought magazine of the Yeshiva University student body”) and the Yeshiva University Feminists Club hosted an event titled “Where Have All the Women Gone?” The speaker, Shoshanna Keats

Poverty in NYC: A Panel Discussion

On Tuesday, Nov. 27, The Yeshiva University College Democrats hosted a panel titled “Poverty in New York City” to discuss both this growing problem sweeping our city and potential solutions. The panel consisted of New York State Assemblymember Andrew Hevesi (D28), David G. Greenfield, CEO of the Met Council, and Dr. Daniel Kimmel, assistant professor