Featured Stories tagged with "las"

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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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While many people travel over the summer, not everyone gets the incredible opportunity to assist in providing free healthcare to underserved communities in Nepal. Yet, this August, I did just that when I joined 17 other Touro College pre-health students to participate in a special Nepali program.
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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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Rachel Tabi speaks quickly; she always sounds ready for the next question. Her ability to do math just as quickly and accurately has made her a top student and the valedictorian of the Women’s School at Touro’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS). While at Touro, she earned an annual academic scholarship and was recognized by Who\'s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.
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At 30, Rachel Freier, a legal secretary in a venerable Manhattan firm, came to a stunning realization. “My brain,” she says, “was bored.”  
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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.
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With her flair for fashion and spirited personality, Professor Yael Krumbein’s animated history classes more often resemble theater productions than typical college lectures. 
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Here are the three things you (probably) never knew about Judah the Maccabee and the story of Chanukah…