View From YU: January 23, 2019

View from YU Banner

News and Events

Stern College for Women Receives Major Grant

Stern College for Women has received a major grant from the Selma T. and Jacques H. Mitrani Foundation to renovate a space on the Israel Henry Beren Campus into a computer science collaboration lab. Read More»

Building The Airport of the Future

Naomi Levin Katlowitz ’12S is working with HOK, a world-renowned design, architecture, engineering and urban planning firm, on the redesign of Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport. Read More»

Top 10 Trends and Implications for Careers in Healthcare

The 37th J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference had unique implications for YU students interested in careers in healthcare and pharma, especially those in the Biotech Management and Entrepreneurship Program at the Katz School. Read More»

Alternative Careers on Wall Street

This Yeshiva University Career Center event featured four panel discussions to help students start their internship and job search and alumni to advance their careers within the financial industry. Read More»

A Week of Learning in Florida

The Rabbi Isaac Elchanan Theological Seminary sponsored a “Winter Week of Learning” at the Young Israel of Deerfield Beach in Deerfield Beach, Florida. Read More»

Rabbi Dr. Yosef Kalinsky Promoted to Dean

Rabbi Dr. Yosef Kalinsky, currently the associate dean for men’s undergraduate Torah studies, has been promoted to the dean of the program. Read More»

The Effects of Media on Adolescents

Carolina Herrera presented “Media Influences on Adolescent Development” to the parent community at IS528 Community School as part of the Wurzweiler School of Social Work’s Care Cafes on Parent Engagement series. Read More»

Progressive Education in California

Students in the PELE (Progressive Educational Laboratory Experience) program of the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration spent three days visiting progressive Jewish schools in California. Read More»

In the News

Dr. Berman on the Pivotal Link Between YU and Israel

Twenty undergraduate students from Yeshiva University are spending their winter break connecting with cutting-edge high-tech companies in Israel, part of Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman’s ongoing efforts to reimagine and transform the institution’s educational STEM programs by leveraging our deep ties with Israel (Jerusalem Post).

Kindertransport Exhibition

In an interview with Dr. Ruth Westheimer, the renowned expert on human sexuality, she spoke about escaping from Nazi Germany because of the rescue effort known as Kindertransport. Dr. Jacob Wisse, director of the Yeshiva University Museum, spoke about the current exhibition at the Museum, Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War (NY1).

The Lights are Bright on Broadway

Dr. S. Abraham Ravid, professor of finance and chair of the finance department at Sy Syms School of Business, discussed what made 2018 so successful for Broadway ticket sales (Marketplace).

“Org Design” Key to Startup Success

Dr. Sharon Poczter, chair of the strategy and entrepreneurship department at Sy Syms, wrote about how startup founders often overlook organization design choices that are key to success in scaling (Inc.).

Transportation Transformation

Mark Finkel, clinical associate professor of entrepreneurship at Sy Syms, described why an electric bike company decided to let a major transportation disrupter buy it (Corporate Innovation Report).

Music Expert Makes a Musical Prediction

Lyor Cohen,YouTube and Google’s Global Head of Music, spoke at an event hosted by The FAME Center and the Cardozo Entertainment Law Society of the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law about what he saw as the coming changes in the music industry (Forbes).

College Admissions

Univision Nueva York aired a segment about Wurzweiler’s recent Care Cafe on helping parents navigate the college admissions process (Univision).