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Star Chemistry Student Pursues PhD in Materials Science, With a Little Help From an NSF Fellowship

When Sam Blass began studying protein crystallization with Dr. Neer Asherie, assistant professor of physics and biology, the Yeshiva College undergraduate became so enamored with nanotechnology that he decided to major in chemistry instead of his previous pre-med track.

YU and National Science Foundation Fund Major International Physics Conference to Foster Scientific Collaboration

“Organizing an international conference is a big, big thing,” said Gabriel Cwilich, PhD, associate professor of physics at Yeshiva College, before leaving in early December for the Pan-American Scientific Institute in Mar del Plata, Argentina, which he and YC physics professors Fredy R. Zypman, PhD, and Sergey Buldyrev, PhD coordinated.

SCW Presents “The Secret of Prayer” with Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, PhD, on May 13 in Beverly Hills

Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, PhD, visiting lecturer at The London School of Jewish Studies, will deliver a May 13 lecture sponsored by Yeshiva University’s Stern College for Women. “The Secret of Prayer” will take place at 7:30 pm at Beth Jacob Congregation, 9030 West Olympic Blvd., Beverly Hills.