Yeshiva Students Pitch In at Local NYC Public School Science Labs The students of the Yeshiva University Chapter of the American Chemical Society, along with other chemistry, biology, physics and engineering majors, have partnered with YU professors and researchers of various disciplines to form Project START (Students, Teachers and Researchers Teach) Science! As part of the […]
Yeshiva College Chemistry Club Brings Magic of Science to Local School Addressing an avid fifth-grade class at PS 366 Washington Heights Academy, Chanan Reitblat posed a philosophical question: “What is chemistry?” A hand shot up in the front row. “Like when you make potions!” “Like Harry Potter?” Reitblat laughed. “Almost!” Reitblat is president of Yeshiva […]
Sep 1, 2009 — Groups of incoming undergraduate men descended upon the streets of Washington Heights during Orientation Week on Aug. 25 to explore its culture and colorful history. Upperclassman tour guides trained by Dr. Tim White, former assistant professor of history at Yeshiva College, led 320 students in all of the First Year Writing […]
As Yeshiva University (YU) embarks on its Fall 2009 semester, it is opening the first new building on its Wilf Campus, its main campus in the Washington Heights section of Manhattan, in 20 years. The Glueck Center for Jewish Study, a 60,000 square foot, modern, glass and stone multi-use facility that will serve as a new intellectual hub for students and faculty, will be officially dedicated in ceremonies on Sunday, September 13, 2009 beginning at 9:30am on the Wilf Campus, 185th St. between Audubon and Amsterdam Avenues.
A group of Yeshiva College students and Dominican high school students from the neighborhood of Washington Heights discovered some unexpected common ground on a recent visit to “Sosúa: A Refuge for Jews in the Dominican Republic,” an exhibit at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Battery Park, New York City.
For their most recent academic study, Associate Professor David Strug and Professor Susan Mason of Wurzweiler School of Social Work chose a subject close to home: the Hispanic immigrant community of Washington Heights, the northern Manhattan neighborhood.