Hackathon 2022

  This year’s hackathon, the seventh iteration of this annual event, kicked off its coding sprint on Motzei Shabbat, April 9, in the Heights Lounge on the Wilf campus, with 17 of the original 35 participants making it to the finish line 24 hours later on Sunday, April 10. Phil Goldfeder, Senior Vice President of […]

Students Hack, Give Back

YU Hackathon Combines Technology and Creativity to Support Nonprofit Organizations This weekend, Yeshiva University students held their fourth annual hackathon, a 24-hour technological innovation marathon that promotes creative thinking and partnerships. YU’s event provided a unique forum for observant Jews to connect, brainstorm and built projects together, as hackathons are typically held on Shabbat on other college […]

Hacking It

YU Inaugural Hackathon Draws Diverse Crowd for 24-Hour Computer Programming Event From 9 p.m. Saturday night to 9 p.m. Sunday night, the Heights Lounge on Yeshiva University’s Wilf Campus became the base of operations for YU’s first-ever Hackathon, an event that brings computer programmers together for hours and sometimes days of non-stop collaboration on computer […]