View from YU: August 9, 2019

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History Made by First Graduating Class

Twenty-six students earn the Katz School of Science and Health’s Associate Degree in Management.

A Vigil for El Paso and Dayton

Public officials, members of Yeshiva University and residents met to honor the victims of the two shootings.

Aliza Bloch, Mayor of Beit Shemesh, Visits YU

Ms. Bloch meets with University administrators and tours Innovation Lab.

YU’s Counterpoint Israel: a Summer Camp Makes a Difference for Israeli Teens

YU student volunteers devote time, energy and love to teaching English to Israeli youth.

An Internship Experience of a Lifetime

Twenty-two YU students perfect their research skills in the sciences at Bar-Ilan University.

A Stern Student Realizes Her Dream

Tamar Beer ’21S speaks about founding Bnot Sinai, a Beit Midrash for women.

A Stern Alumna with a Passion for News

Carmelle Danneman ’16S, an Emmy-nominated news producer and filmmaker, shares stories on both the big and little screens.

Creating a Startup State of Mind

EMBA students roll up their sleeves with Israeli startups to learn more about innovation and entrepreneurship.

Unearthing Goliath’s Hometown

YU students uncover the biblical past with an international team of archaeologists in ancient city of Gath.

How to Evaluate Tanakh Literacy

YU students present important research on assessing Tanakh reading skills.

A Summer Celebration of Social Work Graduates

Wurzweiler’s 42nd Block Program commencement honors new members of the profession.

Dr. Catherine DeLazzero Receives Fulbright Specialist Award

Katz School professor to teach writing at the Suranaree University of Technology in Thailand.

Dr. Emil Prodan Secures a Three-Year NSF Grant

Research from YU physics professor focuses on new horizons in materials science.

Dr. Elizabeth Seng Wins Early Career Award for Research

Ferkauf professor’s paper deemed “the best written by an early career author.”

New Site Showcases YU Faculty Authors

YU Books presents fascinating topics from the history of the synagogue to post-modern American fiction.

YU Pathways Pave the Way to Greater Success

Programs offer training, mentorship and support for emerging STEM leaders.

Tisha B’Av To-Go

The Center for the Jewish Future provides multiple resources for reflection and learning.

In the News

Ari Lamm Examines Jesus and the History of Anti-Semitism

The special adviser to the president of Yeshiva University answers the question “Is Jesus Good for the Jews?” (Wall Street Journal).

Sam Weinstein Discusses the Sprint/T-Mobile Merger

“There is a lot of criticism of the agencies,” says the Cardozo professor, “that they are not doing enough about big tech, and this is a way to respond to that criticism” (Wall Street Journal, New York Times).

David Schwed Discusses Blockchain

The director of the cybersecurity program at the Katz School of Science and Health explains “Crypto Education for the Next Generation” (BLOCK TV).

Dr. Sharon Poczter Weighs in on the Politics of Startups

Sy Syms professor comments on how Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s proposals for funding R&D may impact startups (Inc.)

Dr. Lata K. McGinn Counsels Parents on Childrens’ Anxiety

Ferkauf professor gives advice for helping a child deal with the anxiety often associated with returning to school (Patch).

Dr. Henry Huang Analyzes the Effects of a Weaker Yuan

Designating China as a “currency manipulator” may give the United States leverage during trade talks, says Sy Syms professor (