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On August 31, students in the men\'s division of Touro\'s Lander College of Arts and Sciences gathered at the Flatbush campus to register for courses. Some students, like Gabriel Kaye, 24, of Edison, NJ, were signing up for their final classes before their graduation. Others, like Joshua Sheinbein, 21, of Toronto, were just beginning their academic journey.
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Inspiration often comes from unexpected sources. Fifty-five-year-old Brooklynite Rachel Cohan moved from Brazil to America when she was 14. Over the next four decades, she adjusted to our culture and language, got married, raised three daughters and excelled at a career in bookkeeping. The only thing she didn’t accomplish was earning a college degree.
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The Jewish community worldwide knows all about vigilance. But right in New Jersey, LAS alum and Bronx native Josh Pruzansky is serving as an emblem for that tireless community advocacy on a regional level. Ironically, the current NJ Regional Director of Public Policy for the Orthodox Union’s Institute for Public Affairs graduated with a B.S. in accounting, although his yen for public service slowly surpassed any desire to crunch numbers for a living.
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A group of nine undergraduate students, under the leadership of Touro Biology Department Chair and Professor Milton Schiffenbauer and Biology Department Coordinator and Assistant Professor Helene Ver Eecke, presented their published research abstract, The Antiviral Effect of White Tea Polyphenol on May 20th at the 113th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) in Denver, CO.
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Aaron Birnbaum said it was an easy decision to join the LAS family. “Everyone goes here,” he said.
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Isaac Kassin, of Brooklyn, spent five years in Mikdash Melech in Ramat Shlomo, Israel, after graduating high school. Eager to ensure his growth in learning continued, Kassin joined LAS and will be continuing his Jewish studies at Mikdash Melech’s Flatbush location.
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People helping people helping people: It may as well be Perella Perlstein’s mantra. After all, it’s implicitly guided her studies and career up to this point. The 2006 Lander College of Arts & Sciences (LAS) Psychology grad and current Adjunct Professor in Psychology at Touro—she also acquired a Masters in School Psychology and Doctor of Psychology in between—has been pursuing a greater knowledge of how anxious and personality disorders develop and get successfully treated. She’s also long yearned to work in academia, molding like-minded future peers’ sophistication about our scientific minds.
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On April 19, Touro College had the honor of hosting Dr. Simone Alter-Muri, Ed.D, ATR-BC, ATCS, L.M.H.C., for an enlightening lecture on the art of the Holocaust. This lecture was originally scheduled for March 1but was cancelled due to snow in Dr. Alter-Muri’s hometown. Extraordinarily, though, its final date was even more appropriate. The lecture, “Reviewing the Past to Empower the Future,” sponsored by the Art, Psychology, and History clubs, and arranged by Professor Grenadir, ended up taking place on Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) which also so happened to be the exact anniversary of the first Warsaw Ghetto Uprising – April 19, 1943.
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As a college career service veteran, I have heard a lot of different misconceptions and myths about careers and the job search. While I do hear an occasional myth that is way out there, there are some common misconceptions that seem to have gained traction and credibility. Let’s debunk those one at a time!
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Tzvi Scharf, of Brooklyn, said that LAS was recommended to him by a family member who had a positive experience at the college. Scharf intends to pursue a career as a nursing home administrator. “It’s a career where you can make a decent living but you’re not chained to your desk,” he said. “You’re helping people.”