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A Tablespoon of Cinnamon a Day Could Keep Viruses at Bay

June 01, 2015
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New Orleans, Louisiana–– Two varieties of cinnamon have the potential to combat viruses that make people sick, according  to new research to be presented here at the American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting.

NYSCAS Midtown Celebrates 41st Commencement Exercises

June 01, 2015
Press Release

New York, NY – At the 41st Commencement Exercises of the New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) Midtown Campus, commencement speaker, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, spoke passionately about becoming a person of substance, choosing friends wisely, and overcoming life’s obstacles.  Adams cited the influx of European Jews, West Indians, and Puerto Ricans, who came to this country and “had to find a way to survive.” 

Moshe Jacob Named Valedictorian of Lander College of Arts & Sciences in Flatbush-Men's Division

May 29, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – For a long time, Moshe Jacob planned on becoming a lawyer. His strong analytical skills and ability to think critically were compelling indications that he would thrive in the legal field. 

Touro Law Center to Co-Sponsor International Conference on the Little-Known History of the Jewish Community in Shanghai

May 28, 2015
Press Release

Central Islip, N.Y. - More than 80 years ago, as the evils of Nazism spread across Europe, approximately 18,000 Eastern European Jews began fleeing to a most unlikely place – China – because while most European countries callously shut their doors to fleeing Jews, the open port city of Shanghai welcomed them.

Simcha Himmel Named Valedictorian of Lander College for Men

May 28, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – As far back as high school Simcha Himmel knew he wanted to pursue a career in marketing. He was fascinated by the approach companies utilized to gain brand recognition.

“I’ve always found the strategic side of business and marketing interesting,” he said. “Companies like Apple and Starbucks created brands that have become powerful icons, and everyone is walking around wearing five or six logos.”

Naomi Broker Named Valedictorian of Lander College of Arts & Sciences

May 27, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – As a volunteer at the Mount Sinai Beth Israel Hospital in Brooklyn, it pained Naomi Broker to see patients so afraid to fall that they refused to walk, eventually losing the ability to do so altogether and confining themselves to wheelchairs.

Jeffrey M. Rosengarten Named Senior Vice President of Operations at Touro College and University System

May 21, 2015
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New York, N.Y. — Jeffrey M. Rosengarten, of Woodmere, LI, was named Senior Vice President of Operations at Touro College and University System, the College announced today.  Rosengarten, who will launch his new role at Touro on July 6, has had a distinguished career spanning four decades managing facilities and infrastructure as well as directing campus planning, real estate acquisitions and capital improvements.

Lander College for Men Hosts First-Ever Back-To-Yeshiva Week

May 19, 2015
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New York, N.Y. More than 80 alumni returned to Lander College for Men-Beis Medrash L’Talmud (LCM) for its first-ever Back-to-Yeshiva Week, a four-day homecoming that included shiurim and opportunities to reconnect with rebbeim and former classmates. 

Former U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., MBA, to Give TouroCOM Commencement Address

May 12, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – Regina M. Benjamin, M.D., MBA, who served in the Obama Administration from 2009-2013 as the 18th U.S. Surgeon General, will be the keynote speaker at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Class of 2015 Commencement Ceremonies.

Field Instructors Receive Certificates At GSSW Appreciation Ceremony

May 11, 2015
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Faculty and administrators from the Graduate School of Social Work (GSSW) presented certificates to 20 dedicated social workers who completed the school’s Seminar in Field Instruction (SIFI), during an awards ceremony and appreciation breakfast on April 29 at the school’s midtown campus.