Articles by Geffie Kornhauser

New Weekly Minyan Strengthens Beren Shabbat Community


This semester, TAC vice president of Shabbat, Jen van Amerongen, and president of the Shabbat Enhancement Committee, Avital Habshush, have spearheaded a weekly Shabbat minyan on the Beren campus of YU to bring together members of the Beren community during all-women Shabbatot on campus. The initiative began with a trial run last semester, and after […]

Three Psychology Professors to Leave Stern in the Fall

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The psychology major is one of the most popular at Stern College, and has, in the past, offered three unique tracks for students to choose from: the general track, the neuroscience track, and the developmental track. This semester, however, as a result of several teachers’ decisions to retire and/or leave the school, the psychology department […]

English Course Options for Spring Explained


During club hour on December 7th, associate professor of English Dr. Ann Peters and assistant professor Dr. Seamus O’Malley led a majors meeting where they introduced the English classes that will be offered at Stern College in the spring 2017 semester. After a brief presentation, Drs. Peters and O’Malley opened up the floor for questions […]

YU Hosts Bone Marrow Drive for Father with Cancer


On November 7th and 8th, the YU Cancer Society ran a bone marrow drive on both the Wilf and Beren campuses. The drive aimed to contribute to the search to find a donor match for Adam Krief, a thirty-one-year-old father of two from Los Angeles, who has been diagnosed with a rare form of blood […]

Renovations on 185th Street: Integrating the YU and Local Washington Heights Communities?


On September 28th, Yeshiva University Senior Vice President Rabbi Dr. Josh Joseph joined the Department of Design and Construction (DDC) Associate Commissioner of Infrastructure Tom Foley and New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) Manhattan Borough Commissioner Luis Sanchez to strike ground on the renovation of the pedestrian plaza outside 185th Street between Audubon and […]