About 200 YU students, faculty, and guests packed Gloria and Jesse Weissberg Commons in Belfer Hall on Nov. 19 to hear author Tim O’Brien speak as part of Yeshiva College’s 2003 Book Project.
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Students Best Faculty in “MAC Madness” 2003
Yeshiva University president Richard M. Joel helped jump-start the winter sports season at the 7th annual “Mac Madness” night on Nov. 19 at the Max Stern Athletic Center. The president welcomed the crowd and tossed up the ball for the opening tap of the student-faculty basketball game, the centerpiece of the night’s activities.
Prospective Students Sample College Life at Midtown Campus
To Brachie Krausz, a 17-year-old high school senior from Flatbush, Brooklyn, choosing a college is akin to establishing a second home where one can grow and blossom.
Forging Links Between Religion and Science
Almost a half century ago, C.P. Snow delivered his famous “Two Cultures” lecture lamenting the void between scientific and literary intellectuals. A similar case could have been made for scientists and theologians, two cultures that had been growing apart since at least the Renaissance.
YU Chronicles: Louis Feldman – Classics Professor Seeks Beauty in Ancient History
Louis Feldman carefully straightens piles of tattered books and files that smother his tiny formica desk as if each formed a time capsule. On the desktop piles of syllabi, nearly 2 feet high, abut stapled lexicons of ancient Greek and Latin—handouts he prepares for classes that often number one or two students. Nearby, a refrigerator, rusty from disuse, seems just another artifact in Feldman’s universe.
Advertising Executive Milton Weinstock to Speak at Sy Syms School of Business November 14
New York, NY, Nov 10, 2003 — Milton Weinstock, executive vice president of account management for Grey Worldwide, will meet with students from Sy Syms School of Business Prof. Deborah Cohen’ marketing classes on Friday, Nov. 14 at 215 Lexington Avenue from 10 am to 12 pm. As part of the Inside Advertising Speakers Program […]
Anatoly Frenkel: The Poetry of Nanoscience
New York, NY, Nov 10, 2003 — In his essay, “An Absurd Reasoning,” Camus expressed his dismay that science could not depict the universe at its most fundamental level. “[Y]ou tell me of this invisible planetary system in which electrons gravitate around a nucleus,” he wrote. “You explain this world to me with an image. […]
Peninnah Schram: Talking in Technicolor
It is said that stories shape our lives. And for Peninnah Schram, associate professor of speech and drama at Stern College for Women, the stories her parents told her as a child influenced her life—and her profession.
Revel Host to Four Visiting Faculty
Jenna Weissman Joselit, Marsha L. Rozenblit, Moshe Bar-Asher, and Zvi Arie Steinfeld have joined the Bernard Revel Graduate School of Jewish Studies faculty as visiting professors during the 2003-2004 academic year. Jenna Joselit, who is teaching “The Making of American Jews” during the fall 2003 semester, taught as a visiting professor of American and Jewish […]
Students, Faculty, and Administration Engage President at Town Hall Meetings
Nov 4, 2003 — In two town hall meetings on November 4 at the Midtown and Wilf campuses, President Richard M. Joel addressed faculty, students, administrators, and staff on an array of issues important to university life and the community at large. The sessions, the first of their kind for YU, underscored the president’s stated […]