Recent Graduates Prepare to Make a Difference at Schools and Departments Across the University

Sep 4, 2009 — A group of 16 Yeshiva University (YU) graduates from the class of 2009 have decided to extend their stay on campus for another year to experience the University from another perspective: as Presidential Fellows. The top graduates will build their professional skills while assisting in programmatic and organizational roles at various […]

Four New Jersey Graduates Among Those Selected For Presidential Fellowship Program At Yeshiva University

A group of 13 Yeshiva University (YU) graduates from the class of 2008 enjoyed their studies so much that they will stay on for a year after graduation, serving as Presidential Fellows. The prestigious group includes New Jersey residents Abigail Atlas, Highland Park; Danit Golubtchik, Paramus; Meyer Laniado, Oakhurst; and Victoria Stone, Teaneck.

Laurie M. Tisch Donates $5 Million to Help Public Service Graduates at Cardozo Pay Back Loans

Thousands of law school graduates mired in considerable educational debt are shunning jobs in public service law because these jobs pay considerably less than those in the private sector. Indeed, a 2006 report from Equal Justice Works confirms that the double burden of high debt and low salaries affects recruitment and retention in the government and non-profit workforce and threatens to strike “a debilitating blow to the future of full-time public service.”

Abraham Foxman, Director of the Anti-Defamation League, Addresses Graduates and Rabbi Zevulun Charlop Receives Presidential Medallion

Calling “Never Again” the 11th commandment “etched in the aftermath of Auschwitz,” Abraham Foxman—national director of the Anti-Defamation League and keynote speaker at YU’s 77th Annual Commencement Exercises Garden on May 22—exhorted the graduates gathered at the WaMu Theater in Madison Square to turn that message into a universal mandate to speak out and act against bigotry in all its forms. Foxman, a world-renowned leader in the fight against anti-Semitism received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from YU President Richard M. Joel.