The Leonard and Bea Diener Institute of Jewish Law at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and the Rebecca Ivry Department of Jewish Studies at Stern College for Women will host an international conference, “Between Rashi and Maimonides: Themes in Medieval Jewish Law, Thought, and Culture,” November 21-23.
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.
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.
Research papers on how adult children cope with divorce, together with aspects of adolescent behavior and obesity and myths about marriage, highlighted Yeshiva University’s first annual conference on behavioral sciences hosted by the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology on April 22.
Yeshiva University’s (YU) inaugural Behavioral Sciences Research Conference will take place Thursday, April 22 from 1-4 pm at the University’s Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Louis E. and Dora Rousso Building, 1st floor, 1165 Morris Park Ave. on the Jack and Pearl Resnick Campus in the Bronx.
Some 800 years after his death, Moses Maimonides remains one of Judaism’s most enduring icons. And according to scholars attending a conference sponsored by Yeshiva University and New York University, his works remain relevant in addressing today’s moral and ethical challenges, including the causes and treatments for common depression.
YU STUDENTS ATTEND NATIONAL HILLEL CONFERENCE ON SOCIAL JUSTICE
Ellen Schrecker, professor of history at YU, will speak at a social research conference in New York City on Saturday, Feb. 7, as part of a three-day conference entitled, “Fear: Its Political Uses and Abuses.” Vice President Al Gore will open the conference on Feb. 5 with a keynote address.
Yeshiva University sophomore Alex Kushnir participated in a major conference of leading scientists and doctors in October in Eilat, Israel, of the International Academic Friends of Israel (IAFI). Co-sponsoring the conference, “Frontiers of Cardiovascular Science,” were Columbia University, The Cardiovascular Foundation, and the Israel Atherosclerosis Society.