Colors: Blue Color

MTA commemorated Yom HaShoah with a meaningful program, which began with opening remarks from Head of School Rabbi Joshua Kahn, followed by Senior Nadav Heller, who talked about his experience interviewing a Holocaust survivor as part of MTA’s Names, Not Numbers program. The introduction closed with Senior Gavriel Iskhakbayev lighting a candle in memory of the six million Jews who perished during the Holocaust.

The MakerSpace at NYU Tandon School of Engineering became a shark tank of sorts on Tuesday, April 30, when high school students dove into entrepreneurship to pitch their robotic inventions to a panel of experts. The event was the finale of the second annual NYU ITEST InnoVention competition, a National Science Foundation-funded project aimed at showing metropolitan-area high schoolers and their teachers how robots can turn STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) into a scintillating team sport with real-world applications.