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YCWomensComm
February 26, 2024
This week marked the 100th anniversary of the premiere of George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue, which was part of the concert, "An Experiment in Modern Music," in 1924. The piece, which Gershwin described as “a musical kaleidoscope of America," captivated audiences. When the Yeshiva College Women’s…
Straus Center
February 22, 2024
In the spring 2024 semester, the Straus Center is offering numerous courses for Straus Scholars and Yeshiva University undergraduate students to study the great texts and traditions of Judaism and the West.
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February 22, 2024
Dr. Sai Praveen Kadiyala and colleagues are taking surface electromyography (sEMG) signals from the activity of arm muscles to build a framework for improved stroke rehabilitation.
Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman and Dr. Mauricio Karchmer
February 21, 2024
Dr. Mauricio Karchmer leaves a “campus without compassion”; inspired by YU’s values and elite education Dr. Mauricio Karchmer, an esteemed MIT computer science professor who resigned in December over the university’s pervasive, unchecked antisemitism, has found a new home: Yeshiva University. Rabbi…
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February 21, 2024
Dr. Honggang Wang, chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, received a $600,000 grant to create an artificial intelligence platform that would recognize patterns in longitudinal dietary data.
From left, Ira Mitzner, Chairman of YU’s Board of Trustees; Senator Joseph Lieberman, namesake of the newly announced Senator Joseph Lieberman-Mitzner Center for Public Service and Advocacy; and Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, President of Yeshiva University
February 20, 2024
Inspired by the living legacy of Senator Joseph Lieberman as a model of faith and civility across the political aisle, Yeshiva University has established the Senator Joseph Lieberman-Mitzner Center for Public Service and Advocacy. Founded with a $10 million gift from YU’s Chairman of the Board of…
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February 20, 2024
“As the world’s flagship Jewish university, our commitment to the values of the Jewish people is drawing students and families to us in record numbers,” said Rabbi Dr. Ari Berman, President of Yeshiva University. “At a time when college enrollment is declining nationally, when Jewish students and…
Dara Horn
February 19, 2024
On February 5th, 2024, the Straus Center hosted renowned author Dr. Dara Horn for a lecture co-sponsored by the S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program.
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February 13, 2024
Niranjan Kumar Kishore, left, and Tharun Prabhakar  won in the category of “College Student, Data Scientists or Comp Sci,” with Prabhakar completing his generative AI application just two minutes behind Kishore in the contest. Both were awarded $1,000.
Students at Broadway play
February 13, 2024
The Fall semester brought highly engaging programming for students in the S. Daniel Abraham Honors Program at Stern College for Women. Dr. Cynthia Wachtell, director of the Program, selects and organizes events and speakers designed to broaden the Honors students’ horizons in diverse areas and ...

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