Featured Stories tagged with "LAS"

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Philosophically, root-generating plant stems known as rhizomes are metaphors for how thought and action can spring from unlikely sources and seamlessly intertwine. In that sense, Dr. Chaim Neuhoff’s work as a clinical psychologist and community leader could be described as fundamentally rhizomatic.
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This is the first semester for Aaron Sauber. He plans on becoming an architect.
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When her AP teacher told her about forensic psychology, Sarah was hooked. After graduation, she’s taking a year off (“not everything can be learned in a classroom,” she says) to work as a paralegal and get her feet wet in the law industry. Then she’ll be off either to law school, where she plans on specializing in mental health, or to graduate school for psychology, where she’ll specialize in forensics. 
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After interning at PR firm Michael Rogers in Manhattan, where one of her clients included innovative cleansing product WineWipes, Tarynn is now a project manager for Clive-NY, a branding agency for small to midsized companies (such as new gourmet supermarket Breadberry in Boro Park.) Her responsibilities cover everything from researching, copywriting, creating mood boards, organizing photoshoots, and coordinating launch parties.
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Hometown: Monsey, NYHigh School: Breuer in MonseySeminary: Ateres Bnos Yerushalayim
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"I came to New York for Touro," Sheinbein explained.
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Hometown: Lakewood, NJHigh School: Bnos Yaakov of LakewoodSeminary: Machon Bnos Yehuda [BYA]
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To paraphrase a well-worn cliché, there’s more than one way to test a scientific hypothesis. Researchers can spend endless hours in what Columbia University Clinical Psychiatry Assistant Professor Dvora Sanders refers to as “wet lab” experiments. Or, in laymen’s terms, the scenario most of us picture when thinking about clinical trials: people in white coats implementing fancy equipment and conducting a trial-and-error process with myriad variables. Conversely, there’s Sanders’ preferred execution of data analysis, which she describes as a more “straightforward” way to arrive at hopefully similar conclusions.
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Assistant Professor of Languages and Literature Yehoshua November is a fascinating guy. There’s just no way around it. As a kid, he and his family bounced around virtually every corner of the country (“I don’t know why we moved around so much,” he says). His father, an obstetrician, was always in search of a Jewish community where he could raise a family and ply his trade. 
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LAS student Manny Marcos isn’t one for light-reading. The last book he read for fun? The collected works of the philosopher and logician Ludwig Wittgenstein. “It showed me how language and logic are connected,” Marcos explained. Marcos attended Shaare Torah for high school and is currently learning at Mikdosh Melech.