An Exciting New Year for Honors Students

Intellectual Stimulation and Cultural Experiences Await Students in YU’s Honors Programs Rigorous coursework, cutting-edge research and immersion in the culture, history and excitement of New York City: new honors students are learning it’s all par for the course as they begin their first year on campus. “This is what we expect for them and from […]

Students Experience Both Sides of the Classroom

New Teaching Fellowship Program Allows Honors Students to Serve as Teaching Assistants This fall, the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program will offer senior honor students and newcomers alike a rare opportunity: to mentor and be mentored by their own. Dr. Gabriel Cwilich, director of the Honors Program, has announced a new teaching fellowship program in […]

Gabriel Cwilich Named Director of Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program at Yeshiva College

Dr. Gabriel A. Cwilich, associate professor of physics at Yeshiva College, has been appointed director of the college’s Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program. Cwilich, an expert on wave propagation in disordered materials and the physics of disordered systems, has taught physics at the college since 1991 and served in faculty leadership roles in the honors program for eight years.

Dr. James Otteson, Director of Men’s Honors Program, Wins 2007 Templeton Enterprise Award for Important Book on Ethics

Dr. James Otteson, professor of economics and philosophy and director of the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program at Yeshiva College, has been named the first place winner of the 2007 Templeton Enterprise Awards for his seminal book Actual Ethics (Cambridge University Press, 2006). The awards are among the largest in the publishing industry, with the top prize of $50,000 exceeding that of both the Pulitzer Prizes and the National Book Awards.