Dr. Jacqueline K. Barton, Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and a leader in DNA research, delivered the 2004 Ira Kukin Chemistry Lecture, “DNA Charge Transport: Chemistry and Biology,” on Monday, October 11.
About 750 seniors from Jewish high schools across the tri-state area flocked to Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus in Washington Heights on September 21 for an exciting afternoon of Torah learning that included shiurim (lectures), tefillah (prayer), a multi-media presentation, and musical performances. The student program was held for the first time as a component of the university’s Hausman/Stern Kinus Teshuva Lecture Series, given during the High Holiday season by YU faculty who are distinguished Talmudic scholars.
Sy Syms School of Business (SSSB) hosted more than 250 scholars, researchers, and academics from across the country at the 31st annual conference of the Northeast Business and Economic Association (NBEA). The event, held Sunday, September 26 and Monday, September 27 on the university’s Beren Campus, signaled the growing importance of Syms as a center for economic and business study.
Dr. Jacqueline K. Barton, Arthur and Marian Hanisch Memorial Professor of Chemistry at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and a leader in DNA research, will present the 2004 Ira Kukin Chemistry Lecture, “DNA Charge Transport: Chemistry and Biology,” at Yeshiva University on Monday, October 11.
Yeshiva University librarians and faculty made a strong showing at the 2004 Association of Jewish Libraries convention June 20-23 at the New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge.
The 2004 Yeshiva College Scholarship Dinner on Tuesday, June 15, pays tribute to four of the college’s distinguished alumni and launches the celebration of Yeshiva College’s 75th anniversary. The event, at the Marriott New York at the Brooklyn Bridge, also includes a 10-year reunion of the YC Class of 1994.
The Cantorial Council of America will honor the 50th anniversary of the Philip and Sarah Belz School of Jewish Music at its 44th Annual Convention June 1-3 at the Rye Town Hilton in Rye, NY.
The convention will honor graduates of the Belz School of Yeshiva University’s affiliate Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary, and will also feature presentations by nationally recognized scholars, musicologists, and Belz alumni and staff.
Medical breakthroughs, sound investment strategies, and challenges that confront the Jewish community will form the backdrop of Yeshiva University’s annual Month of Learning.
Seniors Ryan Almaleh and Eric Antes led Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy of Overland Park, KS, to victory at the 13th Annual Red Sarachek Basketball Tournament of Yeshiva University, as the Rams defeated top-seeded and previously unbeaten Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys (TMSTA), 50-34, in the championship game March 22.
The 13th annual Red Sarachek High School Basketball Tournament, named for Yeshiva University’s legendary men’s basketball coach, will take place Thursday, March 18 to Sunday, March 22 at YU’s Max Stern Athletic Center on its uptown Wilf Campus, 185th Street and Amsterdam Avenue in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan. The games will be broadcast live at www.yu.edu/sarachek.