- The 95th Hanukkah Dinner and Convocation will take place Sunday, Dec. 8, at the New York Hilton.
- The second edition of YU Today is available, featuring profiles of alumni and faculty.
- From five years to 40: YU celebrates University staff achieving employment milestones.
- Retiring professor Dr. William Lee receives a heartwarming send-off from Dr. Ari Berman and faculty.
- YU students come together with faculty, family and friends for a spirited shabbaton and Melave Malkah.
- The YU Political Action Club goes to D.C. to lobby Congress for Israel.
- YU alumni create $10 million VC fund to engage students in venture capital fundamentals.
- A conference hosted by Wurzweiler School of Social Work offers remedies for the opioid crisis.
- The Katz School and ScienceAbroad co-explore the excitement of biotech.
- Two Career Center events focus on working in Israel and in nonprofits.
- The Cardozo Black Asian & Latino Law Students Association raises a record $38,000 for scholarships.
- Sy Syms offers a new master’s degree program in real estate.
- YU’s international undergrads share a memorable shabbaton.
- Dr. Jeffrey Gurock brings to life a tale about race and ethnicity in the Bronx.
- Wurzweiler’s new master’s programs in special education lead to certification.
- Open houses introduce prospective students to a YU education.
- An annual tradition: Faculty members host Thanksgiving for YU students.
- Central holds their first-ever Talia Talks, their version of the TED Talks.
- In Chanuka To-Go, find articles by Rabbi Yaakov Glasser, Mrs. Chaya Batya Neugroschl and others.
- The YU Museum works with student artist Alisa Neugroschl on designing its holiday cards.
- Argentine Julian Ruggiero uses his Fulbright award to study data analytics at the Katz School.
- Jill Joshowitz and Jonathan Zisook have dual Fulbright awards to pursue their individual doctorates.
- Cardozo alumni take the lead at Terex, a global manufacturing company.
Faculty News of Note
- Dr. Kate Walsh at Ferkauf studies the biology and psychology of trauma.
- Yeshiva College English professors present at a SUNY conference on writing.
YU in the News
- David Schwed, director of the cybersecurity program at the Katz School of Science and Health, is quoted in a Forbes article on the “141 Cybersecurity Predictions For 2020.”
- Deborah Pearlstein, professor of law and co-director of the Floersheimer Center for Constitutional Democracy at the Cardozo School of Law, noted in The Atlantic that “Foreign Policy Isn’t Just Up To Trump.”
- YU alumni turn to students to manage new $10 million investment fund (Jerusalem Post).
- In “Building An Israel-US ‘Superhighway’,” NoCamels has a Q&A with Dr. Maria Blekher of Yeshiva University’s Innovation Lab.
- Dr. Ronnie Perelis, director of the Rabbi Arthur Schneier Center for International Affairs, is quoted extensively in a Jerusalem Post article on the 256th anniversary of the founding of the Touro Synagogue in Newport, Rhode Island.
- Dr. Chaim Nissel, Dean of Students at Yeshiva University, spoke about how making small shifts in Shabbat practices “will fundamentally transform the quality of interactions at our Shabbat meals” (Jewish Link of New Jersey).