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Third Year In a Row: Touro College Ranked #1 in NYS for Awarding Most Graduate Education Degrees to Minorities

December 10, 2015
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New York, NYFor the third year in a row, Touro College Graduate School of Education awarded more Master of Education degrees to minority students than any other college or university in New York State, according to the magazine, Diverse: Issues in Higher Education.

Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz Appointed to Faculty at Beis Medrash L’Talmud-Lander College for Men

December 09, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – Rabbi Aryeh Lebowitz was named senior Magid Shiur at Beis Medrash L’Talmud-Lander College for Men, Dr. Alan Kadish, Touro’s President announced today.

Touro’s New York Medical College Co-Sponsors Conference on Jewish Perspective of Reproductive Medicine

November 30, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – “The Future of Reproductive Medicine: a Jewish Perspective,” is the topic of a conference to be presented by the Medical Ethics and Humanities program of New York Medical College (NYMC), a division of Touro College, and the Columbia University Center for Bioethics. Touro College, NYMC, Columbia University and the Orthodox Union are co-sponsoring the event, which will feature four prominent experts on both Jewish law and the medical field. 

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine Dean Honored for Leadership and Service to Minority Community

November 25, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – Dr. Nadege Dady, Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) Dean of Student Affairs, received a Nubian Union Legend Award at the organization’s “Chasing Stars” Holiday Gala Monday evening in Greenwich Village.

Touro Students, Alumni Meet with Employers at Lander College Career Fair

November 12, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – More than a hundred and forty students and alumni met with prospective employers at the Touro College career fair at the Lander College for Women-The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School. 

Touro College of Pharmacy Vaccinates Seniors at Operation Immunization

November 11, 2015
Press Release

New York, N.Y. – Touro College of Pharmacy students recently participated in the school’s third annual “Operation Immunization,” a public health initiative organized by the approximately 70-member student chapter of the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP).

Roslyn Resident Wins Maimonides Award, Launches Career in Robotics

November 05, 2015
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New York, N.Y. –Matthew Stamm, of Roslyn, N.Y., was named  recipient of the Maimonides Award from Touro College School of Health Sciences during the School’s commencement ceremony at the Tilles Performing Arts Center on Long Island.  Stamm, who completed the School’s Physician Assistant (PA) Program in Manhattan, was one of nine graduates selected to receive the Award for demonstrating the highest professional ideals of a health sciences practitioner.  

Teaching Science to Autistic Students May Improve Social Skills, New Research Finds

October 29, 2015
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New York, N.Y. – New research suggests that an elementary school curriculum that focuses on the sciences might be particularly beneficial to individuals with autism, enhancing not only their classroom knowledge, but their social skills, as well. “Teaching Paleobiology to Children with Autism” will be presented at a poster session on November 1 at the 2015 Geological Society of America (GSA) annual meeting in Baltimore, Md. by Dina Beck-Billig, a senior at Touro’s Lander College for Women–The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW) in Manhattan, and Dr. Howard R. Feldman, a paleontologist and biology professor at LCW. 

Latest Social Mobility Index Ranks Touro College as a Top School in Facilitating Economic Opportunity for Underserved Students

October 20, 2015
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New York, N.Y.--The 2015 Social Mobility Index (SMI) ranks Touro College high in its contribution toward narrowing the economic gap in the U.S. Making the SMI top twenty for the first time, Touro College scored high on all SMI variables: number of low income students admitted and graduated, low tuition cost and high employment outcomes after graduation.

Lander College of Arts & Sciences to Host Free Community Lecture Series on Jewish History

October 19, 2015
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New York, N.Y.—Touro’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush (LAS) is introducing a weekly lecture series, “Jewish History @ Avenue J.” Presented by LAS academic dean Henry Abramson, the lectures will be open to the community and free of charge.