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A Message from the Honors Program Director

The mission of the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program is to enhance education throughout Yeshiva College by providing an exceptionally broad, deep, rigorous education for our most talented students.

To fulfill those aims, we emphasize research, intensive writing, and sophisticated thinking: critical, analytic, quantitative, scientific, interdisciplinary, and creative.

Students who take honors courses commit themselves to hard work, a challenging search for understanding, and intellectual excellence.

Students who pursue the Jay and Jeanie Schottenstein Honors Program will experience especially rewarding interactions with faculty members through honors courses, individual mentoring, advanced work, and senior honors theses.

Upon graduation, honors students should feel confident that they can fulfill their potential through advanced training, lifelong learning, and leadership within their various communities.

Sincerely,
Dr. Gabriel Cwilich
Director
cwilich@yu.edu      

Honors Program Staff

 
Dr. Gabriel Cwilich, Director
Furst B02
212.960.5400, ext. 6886

 

 
Dr. Sam Gellens, Assistant Director
Furst B026b
212.960.5400, ext. 5412
 
Hannah Rozenblat, Program Coordinator
Furst B024.18
212.960.5432
 
Ben Katz, Publicity

 

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