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Aging may make it tougher for our brains to “take out the trash,” according to new research being presented here today.
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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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Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce several new named and endowed scholarships for students including the Bethpage Federal Credit Union Scholarship funded by the Heart of Bethpage Charitable Giving Program, the Mario and Lina Capobianco Scholarship funded by the Capobianco family, the Meltzer, Lippe, Goldstein & Breitstone, LLP Scholarship, the Posner & Gaier Scholarship, and the Stephanie Estevez ’00 Memorial Scholarship. Additionally, a new $100,000 scholarship has been established from the Claire and Samuel Mozel Charitable Trust. These scholarships, totaling $225,000, will be awarded to students based on individual criteria set by the donors.
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NYC Council Majority Leader Joel Rivera, Harlem Hospital, and the National Stroke Association Partner with Touro to Inspire Future Health Practitioners.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center is the recipient of a grant from the David A. Berg Foundation, Dean Patricia Salkin announced today. The grant, in the amount of $48,000, will be used to fund David Berg Public Interest Fellows for the summer of 2015.
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Central Islip, NY - Touro Law Center’s 22nd Annual Goods and Services Auction, held on March 16th at the law school, raised a total of $84,000. All proceeds from the auction benefit Touro Law’s Public Interest Law Fellowship Program, awarding stipends to students who are dedicated to helping others through public service work during the summer. In addition, nine attorneys were honored for their dedication to public interest and pro bono work through the Public Interest Attorney of the Year Recognition Program, led by auction co-chair Lois Schlissel, Esq., managing partner of Meyer, Suozzi, English, Klein, P.C. 
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Erica Edwards-O’Neal has been appointed Director of Diversity and Inclusion. In her new role, she will provide leadership and training on matters relating to valuing diversity and cultural competence, and she will assist the dean in guiding the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan focused on embedding effective diversity and inclusion practices for the law school. Edwards-O’Neal will continue in her role as Senior Director of Career Services as well.
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Rodger Citron will serve as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs starting on July 1, 2014. He succeeds Deborah Post, who served for three years and will return to the faculty full time. 
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Central Islip, NY –Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the newly created Judge Sol Wachtler Veterans Scholarship at Touro Law Center, funded by the Judy and Fred Wilpon Family Foundation Inc. The endowed scholarship fund will be awarded annually to students who are  U.S. military veterans and meets specific academic and financial criteria.