Dr. J. Ladin, PhD, assistant professor of English at Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University’s undergraduate school of liberal arts and sciences for women, received a research fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies. Ladin’s research will focus on American poetry, specifically the history of American poetry from 1850 to 1920 and the origins of modernist poetry.
On the third day of Hanukkah, a team of YU students brightened the day of children ages 2-10 in New York-Presbyterian Hospital’s children’s ward.
Stern College for Women students from the Cleveland area had the opportunity to have dinner Tuesday with Morry J. Weiss, chairman of the Board of Trustees, to discuss their experiences at Stern.
An analysis of how Jewish law and ethics affect scientific advances and research formed the backdrop of an October 24 panel discussion “When Man Creates Man: Assisted Reproduction, Cloning, and Stem Cell Research through the Prism of Halacha and Ethics.”
As Stern College for Women celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, the Yeshiva University Museum (YUM) is marking the school’s milestone with an exhibit that highlights its growth and achievements. “Five Decades. One Dream,” the history of YU’s undergraduate women’s college through photos and artifacts, opens October 21 and will run at YUM until January 9, 2005.
More than 250 women, members of the Stern College for Women classes of 1958 through 2004, honored their alma mater July 2 at a brunch held at Jerusalem’s Renaissance Hotel. Stern Celebration in Israel was part of a year-long series of events in the US and Israel marking the school’s 50th anniversary.
More than 700 Yeshiva University leaders gathered Sunday evening (Dec. 14) at Manhattan’s Waldorf=Astoria for YU’s 79th Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation. The combined events recognized prominent philanthropists, recorded the success of YU’s $400 million capital campaign, and unveiled several major gifts.