Featured Stories tagged with "Lander college of arts and sciences"

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It takes a person with a special heart to spend his or her free time providing joy and relief to seriously ill children. Jeffrey Herskovits, a pre-medical student at Touro’s Lander College of Arts & Sciences (LAS), has demonstrated that compassion for three summers at Camp Simcha, located in upstate New York. As Camp Simcha’s mission statement describes, it exists to provide “fun, friendship and hope” to kids facing debilitating or terminal illness. And for Brooklyn resident Herskovits, it represented a chance to satisfy his natural urge to give back.
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As an established leader and successful professional, Yossef Newman came back to the place where it all began.
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On Monday afternoon, June 27, 2016, twenty-three students from the Lander Colleges—Lander College for Men (LCM), Lander College for Women-The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School (LCW), and Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS) were formally inducted into Touro College\'s Psi Chi Chapter.
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In her senior year, Sara Friedman did research in the Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering laboratory at Rutgers University. Her team was trying to turn red blood cells into induced pluripotent stem cells (also known as iPS cells) to help treat cardiac diseases, and the discoveries she made were groundbreaking. 
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“Back when MySpace was still big,” muses Shalom Slavin, a 2012 graduate of the Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS) in Flatbush, “I was the guy who would take the time to figure out how it works…I’ve always been geared toward computers,” he remembers. 
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New York, N.Y. – You might think that there would be a playful rivalry between Avi Jacob and his brother, Moshe. After all, each of them was at the top of their respective classes at Touro’s Lander College of Arts & Sciences in Flatbush (LAS). But Avi thinks he’s got the upper hand: Moshe graduated with a 3.97 grade point average. Avi? A perfect 4.0.
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New York, N.Y. – If Aidel Ezagui’s motivation for going to college was not unique, it was, at very least, particularly unusual. 
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More than $500,000 dollars. Three-hundred low-income New Yorkers. Invaluable tax preparation practice for 26 accounting students from Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush and other Touro undergraduate programs. And one colossal Kiddush Hashem.
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Looking for a Shomer Shabbat residency? Look no farther than New York Medical College (NYMC), part of the Touro College and University system.
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For the third year in a row, Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS) students have been volunteering to assist low-income taxpayers file their taxes through VITA, the national Volunteer Income Tax Assistance IRS program. This year, VITA’s LAS volunteers recovered $320,000 in tax refunds—$80,000 more than what they were able to recover in 2013, and more than double what they recovered in 2012.