Jackie Saxe of San Diego, a senior at Yeshiva University’s (YU) Stern College for Women (SCW), was one of four students nationwide appointed to the executive committee of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).
Six Yeshiva University (YU) undergraduates, who were given Activist of the Year awards by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) at their annual policy conference in Washington DC last week, were recognized by YU’s Office of Student Affairs and YU’s Center for the Jewish Future (CJF) at a reception last Thursday night in Belfer Hall. Both offices supported and subsidized the students’ trips to the policy conference.
The fall semester will begin with new quarters for many of the deans and administrative offices at Stern College for Women.
Benjamin Galper, a fourth-year student at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, has been elected national chair of the American Medical Association Medical Student Section for 2006-2007.
While Yeshiva University’s undergraduate men’s school, Yeshiva College (YC), geared up for its 75th anniversary, the student newspaper began chronicling its history through a section that resulted in the publication of a unique book: My Yeshiva College: 75 Years of Memories. The volume is a collection of personal essays by former students, faculty, and friends of the school that was the precursor of Yeshiva University.
Yeshiva University (YU) students have launched a campaign to raise awareness of widespread poverty in Israel. The grassroots, student-run campaign called L’man Achai (for the sake of our brothers) will educate and strive to enable the American community to alleviate poverty in Israel. University President Richard M. Joel endorsed the initiative and commended the students for undertaking this effort.
Avishai Chelst is spreading the virtues of good health to his peers at The Marsha Stern Talmudical Academy/Yeshiva University High School for Boys.
Research papers on how adult children cope with divorce, together with aspects of adolescent behavior and obesity and myths about marriage, highlighted Yeshiva University’s first annual conference on behavioral sciences hosted by the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology on April 22.
Organized and run by students, the Annual Awards Dinner of the Sy Syms School of Business honoring the 2004 graduates, was held at the Marriott Marquis Hotel. Ari Spodek, a junior, led the festivities as MC and Sy Syms, founder of the school and Bernard Madoff, chairman of the board, greeted students and guests.
Stephen Massimi, a first-year student at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has received the National Italian American Foundation’s Carmela Gagliardi Fellowship. The $5,000 scholarship is awarded annually to medical students who are of Italian heritage, and/or have a major or minor in Italian language or studies, and who demonstrate academic merit.