Yeshiva University students will have the opportunity to interact with author Salman Rushdie during his visit to campus on November 10. Mr. Rushdie will participate in a class as well as give a lecture at the university’s Wilf Campus in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan at Weissberg Commons in Belfer Hall, 2495 Amsterdam Avenue at 184th Street.
Four scholars will examine the Vietnam War’s lasting effect on American culture and history, US-Asia relations, and this year’s presidential election at a symposium, “The Vietnam War in Perspective,” at Yeshiva University on Thursday, April 22. The 8:15 pm program will take place on the university’s Wilf Campus, Furst Hall, Room 535, 500 West 185th Street, Manhattan.
Taking part in an innovative cancer research study conducted at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and its Cancer Center, six women enter a chapel that has been temporarily transformed into a different type of sanctum. Chairs have been moved to the walls, where the women seat themselves awaiting direction from yoga instructor Ricardo Sisco. He greets each woman with a silent nod and a smile while making sure they each have a rolled mat or folded blanket for doing the yoga exercises.