Press Release tagged with "Institute"

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All-Star Professors from Carnegie Mellon and Northwestern to Join Touro\'s New \'Software Institute\'.
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New York, N.Y. - Touro College’s Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust commemorated Holocaust Remembrance Day with a panel discussion on anti-semitism that included some of the world’s most distinguished scholars, activists, and human rights authorities. Participating in the panel, which was held at the United Nations in Geneva, were writer Elie Wiesel, Jon Voight, Alan Dershowitz, Natan Sharansky, Shelby Steele and Father Patrick Desbois, a French Catholic priest who leads a team of interviewers through Ukraine and Belarus in search of Jewish mass graves from World War II. Over 150 people attended the event, which was titled “Anti-semitism in the Here and Now.”
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New York, N.Y. – Touro College’s Graduate School of Education (GSE) today announced that Dr. Brenda Strassfeld, chair of the GSE’s Mathematics Education Program, has been selected to be a Feinberg Foundation Visiting Faculty Program Fellow at the world-class Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel.
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Touro College’s Graduate School of Education (GSE) today announced that Dr. Brenda Strassfeld, chair of the GSE’s Mathematics Education Program, has been selected to be a Feinberg Foundation Visiting Faculty Program Fellow at the world-class Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, Israel.
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New York, N.Y. – Prof. Irina Berman of the Touro College Graduate School of Technology (GST) helps teachers develop desktop, mobile and online games to be incorporated into their curriculums. Using GameSalad Creator software, Prof. Berman showed educators how they can create games for use in the classroom during the first of two workshops for GST’s Summer Institute for Teachers.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center’s Aging and Longevity Law Institute (ALLI) held a conference on Monday, October 7 that identified a growing capacity crisis amongst our nation’s seniors. The conference “The Capacity Crisis, What Lawyers Need to Know and Do for Their Clients, the Public and Themselves” brought together experts, including members of the academy, bar and bench, and addressed the role of the legal profession to recognize and address America’s capacity crisis. The innovative and unprecedented program began the process of educating the legal community and helped facilitate a national dialogue as to why society, including the legal profession, must address the capacity crisis.
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New York, N.Y. - The Touro College Graduate School of Technology (GST) sponsored a one-day Mobile App Design Institute that offered participants an overview of the app-development process. Andrew Deck, a professor of web and multimedia design, worked with the participants to help them conceptualize potential mobile apps before providing them with step-by-step instructions to produce their own prototypes. 
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New York, NY, – The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) honored Professor Anne Bayefsky, the director of the Touro College Institute on Human Rights and the Holocaust, with the Ben Hecht Award for Outstanding Journalism at the 115th annual Louis D. Brandeis Award National Dinner in Manhattan.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center’s Jewish Law Institute will host Rabbi Dr. Meir Y. Soloveichik as the Fall 2014 Distinguished Lecturer on September 4, 2014 at 6:30 pm at the Lander College for Women – the Anna Ruth & Mark Hasten School located at 227 West 60th Street in New York. Rabbi Soloveichik, who is widely known as a leading Jewish thinker, theologian and public intellectual will deliver an address titled, “Jews, Christians and the Hobby Lobby Decision.”