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Turns Out Fitness Apps Really Do Help You Exercise More — Here's Why

Touro in the News
September 30, 2015

Dr. Leib Litman, assistant professor of psychology at Lander College for Men, coauthored a study published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research which found that participants who used fitness apps were more active compared to nonusers.


How to Combine Career and Religion

Touro in the News
September 04, 2015

Dean Robert Goldschmidt of the Lander College of Arts & Sciences in Flatbush discusses some of the challenges--and solutions--for Orthodox Jews who join the workforce.

Arutz Sheva

5 Sweet Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Touro in the News
September 01, 2015

Dr. Milton Schiffenbauer of the New York School of Career and Applied Studies (NYSCAS) and his students have conducted research suggesting that consumption of cinammon can fight off harmful viruses in humans. 

Real Simple Home & Lifestyle Network

Touro University Nevada Opens New Student Affairs Division

Touro in the News
August 21, 2015

Touro University Nevada held a ribbon cutting ceremony for it's new, 5,000-square-foot-center student affairs division, which will better accommodate the university's growing student population.

KTNV-Las Vegas

Pop Music In Touro Poli Sci Class

Touro in the News
August 19, 2015

How does Lander College professor Tom Rozinski teach students about Plato, Machiavelli, Rousseau and other political theorists? Why, through the music of Billy Joel, Les Miserables and Supertramp, of course.

The Jewish Week

Learning From Life

Touro in the News
August 14, 2015

In this profile of Dr. Steven Huberman, the dean of Touro's Graduate School of Social Work says that his difficult childhood and humble origins inspired him to pursue a career to help others like him.

The Jewish Standard

Different kind of brilliance: Med schools seeking nontraditional candidates

Touro in the News
July 09, 2015

The revamped MCAT and initiatives at several schools signal a new desire for students with varied interests - something DO schools have long valued.

What do these changes mean for osteopathic medicine and medicine in general? The message of osteopathic medicine is clearly spreading outside of the osteopathic medical profession, says Nadege Dady, EdD, the dean of student affairs for Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harlem. And that’s good news for patients.

The DO

NYC Nepali Community Pushing for Earthquake Aid

Touro in the News
June 23, 2015

Touro students, staff and alumni have been front and center in relief efforts for victims of the devastating earthquake in Nepal. 

USA Today

A Sunburn can Take All the Fun Out of a Kid’s Summer Vacation

Touro in the News
June 14, 2015

Dr. Noah Kohn, an assistant professor of pediatrics and assistant dean for clinical faculty development at Touro University Nevada College of Osteopathic Medicine, offers some basic home remedies to treat sunburns. 

The Las Vegas Review-Journal

One Daily Tablespoon Of THIS Spice Could Fight Off A Cold

Touro in the News
June 10, 2015

NYSCAS professor Dr. Milton Schiffenbauer recently presented his reasearch at the American Society for Microbiology's annual meeting. Dr. Schiffenbauer and his team of student researchers learned that cinnamon may have the ability to ward off certain viruses, including those which cause colds, the flu and even herpes. 

Prevention Magazine

3-D Holographic Imaging Takes Medical Students Inside the Human Body

Touro in the News
June 10, 2015

The new Middletown campus of the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine features state-of-the-art-technology, like robotic simulators and a digital anatomy lab that allows students to get an inside look at the human body with 3-D holographic imaging.

Fox News

Top Five Messages for Graduates

Touro in the News
May 04, 2015

With commencement season upon us, Touro President and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish offers five tips to graduates as they prepare for the next phase of their lives.

The Huffington Post

Using Education to Eradicate Hate

Touro in the News
April 13, 2015

As the Nazis corrupted the educational system to increase the spread of anti-Semitism, Touro President Dr. Alan Kadish writes in the Huffington Post that it stands to reason that the diversity on college campuses can stem the flow of racism.

The Huffington Post

Merging the Personal and Professional - Social Work Leads the Path to Change

Touro in the News
March 23, 2015

Tina Atherall, MSW, Director of MSW Recruitment, Outreach and Enrollment Management at the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work, reflects on how her life and career as part of a military family have intersected with social work and led her on a path to change, not only her life, but those of others. 

The New Social Worker

The Harlem Times Honors Nadege Dady, TouroCOM’s First Female Dean for Women’s History Month

Touro in the News
March 20, 2015

"Getting here has been an amazing journey, but to be acknowledged in The Harlem Times for Women’s History Month is a recognition that I don’t take lightly,” said Dr. Dady. “Once again, I am grateful.”

The Harlem Times

What Is the Duty of Public Colleges?

Touro in the News
March 02, 2015

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker set off a firestorm by proposing that public colleges emphasize classroom instruction over academic research. In a Huffington Post op-ed, Touro President Alan Kadish weighs in on the debate.

The Huffington Post

Hurricane Sandy Victims Say Damage Reports Were Altered

Touro in the News
February 16, 2015

More than two years later, homeowners are still fighting to recoup losses from Hurricane Sandy. Now come allegations that insurance carriers doctored damage reports to deny claims. Benjamin Rajotte, director of Touro Law's Disaster Relief Clinic, says victims may never know what happened.

The New York Times

True Freedom in Honor of Black History Month

Touro in the News
February 06, 2015

As we celebrate Black History Month, Touro College president and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish considers an unsung hero of the civil rights movement: education.

The Huffington Post

New Year's Resolution -- Let Colleges Lead the Way to a New Normal in Cuba

Touro in the News
January 05, 2015
How should the U.S. go about developing a relationship with Cuba? Touro President and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish writes that higher ed should play a key role.


The Huffington Post

The 2014 Best and Worst in Higher Education

Touro in the News
December 24, 2014

2014 was an up-and-down year in higher ed. Every time colleges and universities took two steps forward, they seemed to take one back, or maybe the other way around. Before we turn the page to 2015, Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of the Touro College and University System, examines some of highs and lows of the year that was. 

The Huffington Post