START of Something New

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 […]

With A Little Magic, Chemistry Develops

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 […]

Incoming Students Explore Rich History and Vibrant Culture of Washington Heights on Orientation Tour

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 […]

Yeshiva University Dedicating First New Building on Wilf Campus in Washington Heights in 20 Years on Sunday, Sept. 13

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.