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Dr. Brock’s Team-Building Workshop in Mumbai Reveals Obstacles to Gender Equality

April 21, 2015
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While driving around Mumbai, Dr. Sabra Brock spied a gas station owned by the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (HPCL) –at whose offices she had been conducting a workshop in team building skills. The station appeared relatively modern, she thought, until a neighborhood goat casually wandered onto the scene!

Leading New York Practice Scholar Plans to Visit Touro Law in the Fall–Professor Patrick Connors Appointed Scholar in Residence

April 15, 2015
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Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce that Professor Patrick Connors has been appointed Scholar in Residence for the Fall 2015 semester. Professor Connors will be teaching New York Practice.

Jewish Business Community Joins Forces for 2015 Parnassah Expo

April 02, 2015
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Faculty and alumni from Touro College contributed their expertise in job searching and career development at the 2015 Parnassah Expo Nationwide Business Networking Event, sponsored by the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce. The event was held at the Edison Convention and Exposition Center in Edison, N.J. March 17 and 18.

Touro Law Receives $100K Grant for Immigration Law Clinic from the Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program

April 01, 2015
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Central Islip, NY – Touro Law Center is the recipient of a $100,000 grant from the Unitarian Universalist Veatch Program at Shelter Rock Dean Patricia Salkin announced today. The grant will enable the Immigration Law Clinic to provide legal representation to unaccompanied minors related to their legal status under the Immigration and Naturalization Act.

Touro to Commemorate Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day

March 31, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – The Touro College and University System will host “Commemorating Yom HaShoah: A 70-Year Perspective,” in observance of Holocaust Remembrance Day.

The event will feature several survivors who will recount their personal experiences during the war, and whose testimony and insight will provide invaluable lessons for meeting the challenges of our time. They include Dr. Mark Hasten, chairman of the Touro College Board of Trustees; Mrs. Ruth Zimbler, a kindertransport survivor; Mr. Baruch Gross, a former prisoner of Auschwitz-Birkenau; and Ms. Orly Gross, who accompanied her grandfather to Auschwitz earlier this year. Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of Touro College, will deliver remarks, as well.

Wellness Fair Offers Wealth of Health Tips For Touro Employees

March 27, 2015
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Scores of Touro College employees who had questions about their cholesterol, blood pressure, or back pain, among other health concerns, came to the right place on March 25 for Touro’s first annual Employee Spring Wellness Fair, sponsored by Human Resources. The purpose of the event was to  integrate tools for education, fitness, sickness prevention, and healthy living to encourage everyone to make smarter choices.

Touro Law Names New Director of Digital Legal Education

March 24, 2015
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Professor Jack Graves to Oversee Digital Lawyering Curriculum and Content

Lander College for Men Holds Second Annual Model Beis Din Competition

March 23, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – Consider: A pilot in the Israeli air force is sent on a mission to destroy an enemy platoon. As he is en route and outside the range of communications, the air force learns that the intelligence was flawed and the target is actually an area populated by civilians.

Lander College for Men Dedicates Beis Medrash in Honor of Touro Founder Dr. Bernard Lander ZT”L

March 22, 2015
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New York, N.Y. –The Lander College for Men (LCM)-Beis Medrash L’Talmud dedicated its beis medrash in honor of the fifth yahrzeit of Rabbi Dr. Bernard Lander ZT”L, founder and first president of The Touro College and University System. The dedication was made possible by a generous donation from Zvi Ryzman, his wife Betty and their family. 

Graduate School of Social Work Students Join Forces for March Legislative Action Day in Albany

March 20, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – Brenda Davis, 64, and Aris Johnson, 52, joined 19 of their social work classmates, several faculty and alumni on a trip to Albany last week to meet with elected officials to advocate for loan forgiveness, and the passage of the New York State “Dream Act.”