Author Archives: Michael Bettencourt

Azrieli PELE students in California

Azrieli Students Visit California Schools

Azrieli Students Visit California Schools

A Three-Day Exploration of West Coast Progressive Schools From January 7-10, students from the Azrieli Graduate School of Education and Administration’s PELE program embarked on a three-day trip to California to learn more about progressive schooling models and about Jewish educational opportunities and experiences across the country. PELE (Progressive Educational Laboratory Experience) is a one-year

JP Morgan Global Health Conference

J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference

Top 10 Trends and Implications for Careers in Healthcare By Lorraine Marchand, adjunct professor, Biotechnology Management and Entrepreneurship Program, Katz School This year, the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference, held in San Francisco, California, from January 7-10, 2019, had unique implications for Yeshiva University students interested in careers in healthcare and pharma—especially those in the Biotech

Winter Week of Learning in Deerfield Beach, Florida

A Winter Week of Learning

Scholars and Learners Gather for Seven Days of Discussion and Sharing From Jan. 3 to Jan. 9, 2019, the Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary (RIETS) sponsored a “Winter Week of Learning” at the Young Israel of Deerfield Beach in Deerfield Beach, Florida. The series of lectures and events, titled “Praying with Purpose in the 21st

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

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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