Featured Stories tagged with "LAS"

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The idea of a teenage politician might strike people as something riper for satire than a plausible, real-world government tenure. But for Avi Rosenberg, a recent graduate of Touro’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Brooklyn, the notion of holding office while barely old enough to vote is serious business. 
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So often, we’re defined by the negativity in our lives and/or the trauma we’re exposed to. Even more commonly, those experiences and emotions are dealt with strictly in terms of stress disorders and difficulty functioning within a stable and happy life. There is, however, a growing sentiment toward the study of Post-Traumatic Growth (PTG), which essentially posits that after confronting tragedy, one can transform their struggles into positive individual progress. In other words, trauma can be absorbed and worked through, and then potentially used as a catalyst for healing. 
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While earning his Psychology degree at Touro’s Lander College of Arts & Sciences, Shloime Fellig, the Miami native and current Brooklyn resident, founded Outgrow.me, which provides a unique platform to sell creations originally endorsed by Kickstarter, Indiegogo, and Rockethub. As a result, Outgrow.me is one of the only Web destinations to find, for example, Inna Jam’s spicy Fresno Chili or the revolutionary Ouya free-to-play game console. In essence, Outgrow.me both capitalizes on the growing crowdfunding approach to design and manufacture, and offers exciting goods and services that even Amazon doesn’t stock.
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A group of nine undergraduate students, under the leadership of Touro Biology Department Chair and Professor Milton Schiffenbauer and Biology Department Coordinator and Assistant Professor Helene Ver Eecke, presented their published research abstract, The Antiviral Effect of White Tea Polyphenol on May 20th at the 113th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) in Denver, CO.
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A recent Sunday at Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush was an eye-opening one for education majors, who learned to spot the signs of substance and child abuse, while also familiarizing themselves with child safety and violence prevention. 
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More than 45 pre-medical students from the Lander College of Arts and Sciences, the Lander College for Men, and the Lander College for Women participated in the third annual mentoring program at New York Medical College, last Friday, February 28, 2014.
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The art club at Lander College of Arts and Science recently visited the Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan to view the new exhibit “American Modern: Hopper to O’Keeffe.”
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More than 20 students from the Lander College of Arts and Sciences at Touro in Flatbush gathered to hear first-hand about working in the field of physical therapy (PT) from an experienced practitioner.
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It takes a young person with a special heart to spend their free time providing joy and relief to seriously ill children. Jeffrey Herskovits, a medical student at Touro’s Lander College of Arts & Sciences (LAS), has demonstrated that compassion for three summers at Camp Simcha, located in upstate New York. As Camp Simcha’s mission statement describes, they exist to provide “fun, friendship and hope” to kids who are facing debilitating or terminal illness. And for Brooklyn resident Herskovits, it represented a chance to satisfy his natural urge to give back.
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Turning the healing powers of creating art into a viable and rewarding profession was Deborah Elkis-Abuhoff’s topic when the visiting professor spoke at recent art therapy presentation at Touro College’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush (LAS).