The US Department of Energy awarded an $900,000 grant to Dr. Anatoly Frenkel, associate professor of physics at Stern College for Women. The grant is for $300,000 per year for three years.
SCW Class of 1980 alumnae living in Israel held a reunion at the home of Bat-Sheva (Vegh) Pava of Hashmonaim to parallel the one held for members of the class at Abigail’s restaurant in Manhattan on May 25.
As part of Stern College’s Women in Public and International Affairs speaker series, Rep. Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-14th District) spoke to students May 9 about her life in politics.
Students from Yeshiva College and Stern College for Women lobbied congressmen to support Israel in Washington, DC, March 6.
Through a partnership announced recently between Stern College for Women and New York University’s Sackler Institute, Stern students will receive opportunities to conduct research at NYU Medical Center.
“Love Thy Neighbor As Thyself: Confronting Contemporary Challenges,” the sixth in a seven-part lecture series commemorating the 50th anniversary of Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University, will be held on Sunday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 pm at the home of Anita and Richard Grossman in West Hempstead, Long Island. Mrs. Grossman is a 1989 graduate of Stern College.
What started four years ago as an attempt for Stern College for Women students to get to know New York City, each other, and their professors, the Metropolitan Experience is now one of Stern’s most popular programs.
The political science departments of both Yeshiva College and Stern College for Women have been revamped for next fall to include more course offerings and programs, and three new full-time professors.
While some students escaped the cold weather during winter break or went home to visit family, another group chose to spend their vacation in Israel, visiting Hebron and organizing a concert that raised $20,000 for families of terror attack victims, and travelling to sunny Florida – not to hit the beach but to create a Modern Orthodox community.
Karen Bacon, PhD, dean of Stern College for Women, will receive the inaugural Presidential Medallion at the university’s 79th Annual Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation on Sunday, December 14, at The Waldorf=Astoria.