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In “Waltzing with the Enemy,” A Mother’s Story of Survival Inspired Her Daughter’s Search For Identity

November 07, 2014
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The struggle for survival and the search for identity are the compelling themes woven into a powerful true story “Waltzing With The Enemy: A Mother and Daughter Confront the Aftermath of the Holocaust,” by Helen Mitsios —a professor of languages and literature at the New York School of Career and Applied Studies, a division of Touro College— and her mother, Rasia Kliot.  The book’s release this week on Kindle coincides with Kristallnacht (November 9 and 10), which commemorates the attacks against Jews that occurred throughout Nazi Germany and Austria and is considered one of the defining events leading up to the Holocaust. 

Touro Law Names Director of Solo & Small Practice Initiatives

November 06, 2014
Press Release

Central Islip, N.Y. – Touro Law Center Dean Patricia Salkin is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Meredith R. Miller as the Director of Solo & Small Practice Initiatives. In this new role, Professor Miller will provide support to the existing Touro Law post-graduate incubator, continue to develop Touro Law’s hands-on solo & small practice concentration and develop synergies between the incubator and the concentration curriculum.

School of Health Sciences' Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Holds White Coat Ceremonies

November 05, 2014
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New York - N.Y. –Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) Doctor of Physical Therapy program held annual White Coat ceremonies in October at both its Manhattan and Bay Shore campuses.  The ceremonies marked the transition for the DPT Class of 2016 from the classroom to the clinic, as students were about to embark on their first clinical experiences after spending three semesters in the classroom.

"Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology, Sixth Edition" Edited by Dr. Edward Halperin, Receives Book Award From British Medical Association

November 05, 2014
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Touro College and University System is pleased to announce that “Principles and Practice of Radiation Oncology, Sixth Edition,” a comprehensive reference work on cancer treatment, co-authored and edited by Edward C. Halperin, M.D., chancellor and CEO of New York Medical College (NYMC), was ‘highly commended’ by the British Medical Association (BMA) at the organization’s 2014 Medical Book Awards ceremony in London on Sept. 22.

Touro University California’s Global Health Program Celebrates 10 Years of Excellence With a Robust Round of Speakers

October 24, 2014
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Jesse Rohde, 2008 Touro University California alum, created a nonprofit foundation for health care in rural Africa after his experience in the University’s Global Health Program. It’s a program that helps students learn and provide health care to the underserved population while producing competent and compassionate students.

Queens Courier’s “Kings of Queens” Event Honors Advertising Director Dennis Weinstein

October 13, 2014
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Dennis Weinstein, director of advertising at Touro College in New York City, was honored at the 2014 Kings of Queens dinner and awards ceremony sponsored by The Queens Courier at Terrace on the Park in Flushing Meadows on Sept. 18.

Touro Partners with Ellucian to Introduce New ERP System

October 06, 2014
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FAIRFAX, VA.The New York-based Touro College and University System has chosen Banner® by Ellucian, the leading software and services provider for higher education institutions, to replace its current Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system, aiming to create a more seamless experience for the staff and students of the growing multi-campus institution.

SHS Prepares Graduates for Careers in Booming Field of Healthcare

October 02, 2014
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Equipped with the knowledge and skills to succeed in their chosen professions, graduates of the Touro College School of Health Sciences (SHS) gathered for a joyous commencement ceremony Sept. 9 at the Tilles Center for the Performing Arts in Brookville, Long Island. 

Dr. Osnat Zaken Joins Editorial Board at Journal of Education Finance

September 30, 2014
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Touro College in New York City is pleased to announce that Dr. Osnat Zaken, associate professor at Touro’s Graduate School of Education, has recently been appointed to the editorial advisory board of the Journal of Education Finance (JEF), a leading resource in the study of public school funding.

Dr. Milton Schiffenbauer and Research Team Prove Health Benefits of Tea

September 11, 2014
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New York, N.Y. – Dr. Milton Schiffenbauer, a microbiologist and deputy chair of the biology department at the New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS), a division of Touro College in New York City, and his students, presented their abstract, "The Antiviral Effects of Natural Botanic Extracts" at the American Society for Microbiology during a general meeting in Boston last spring.