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God 'Beneath the Ordinary'

January 01, 2014

Lander College Professor Yehoshua November discusses his poetry and the life experiences that inspire it.

The Challenge of Training Teachers to Teach -- and Students to Learn

January 01, 2014

Are American students falling behind the rest of the developed world because of an unhealthy obsession with popular culture? Dr. Alan Kadish writes that to improve performance, teachers must address the shifting priorities of their students.

Collateral Damage: Combat Vets, PTSD and How to Get Help

December 31, 2013
Prof. Melissa Earle, associate dean at the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work, writes that not all soldiers returning from a tour of duty exhibit signs of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder right away. But that doesn't mean it's not there.



Incentives and Training

December 18, 2013
The transition from traditional to online educational is a complex process that colleges can't afford to take lightly. Marian Stoltz-Loike, dean of the Lander College for Women and Touro’s vice president of online education, addresses several of the challenges institutions of higher education face by offering online courses.

The Future of Higher Ed

December 11, 2013

On his syndicated radio show, host Zev Brenner spoke with Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of Touro, about the college's rapid growth, how the Affordable Care Act could affect medical education going forward and the future of higher education.

Touro College Orange County Partnership Award

December 03, 2013

The Orange County Partnership recently honored the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine with the Quality of Life award recognizing excellence in leadership involving  the creation, maintenance or enhancement of life in Orange County. TouroCOM will be opening a new campus in Middletown, N.Y. which will result in approximately 1000 new jobs in the area.

Punching Attacks in Several States Investigated for Links to 'Knockout Game'

November 25, 2013

Dr. Jeff Gardere, assistant professor of behavioral medicine at the Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, discusses the disturbing new trend where strangers punch unsuspecting bystanders at random before running away.

Two Women from ‘Lost’ Tribes Find a Home

November 22, 2013

When Michael Freund, a Jerusalem Post columnist and the founder of Shavei Israel, spoke at Lander College for Women, he introduced the audience to two women, one from India and the other from China, who were members of “lost” groups of Jews who had returned to Israel. Freund, who once served as deputy communications director under Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, established Shavei Israel after discovering that there were many "lost Jews" from around the world who wished to come to Israel.

Where Were You: The Day JFK Died

November 19, 2013

"Where Were You: The Day JFK Died," a documentary marking the 50th anniversary of the death of President Kennedy, includes an interview with Dr. Joseph T. English, professor and chairman of the department of psychiatry and behavior health at New York Medical College. Dr. English, who was appointed the Peace Corps’ first chief of psychiatry by Kennedy, talks to NBC's Tom Brokaw about his experience on that fateful day, as well as the days that followed.

When the Buck Doesn't Stop

November 13, 2013

Could the failure of the Affordable Care Act rollout been prevented? Dr. Alan Kadish writes that a change in management style might have made all the difference.

Zev Brenner interviews LCM Dean Moshe Sokol

November 12, 2013

Talkline radio's Zev Brenner recently interviewed Moshe Sokol, Dean, Lander College for Men and Beis Medrash L’ Talmud, about LCM's core mission and the outstanding education that it provides to its students.     

FDA Considers Nationwide Trans Fat Ban

November 07, 2013

With the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ruling that trans fats are potentially harmful,  Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of the Touro College and University System, tells NBC 4 New York why.

Elmhurst social worker joined the Navy to better understand challenges of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans

October 16, 2013

Carla Giglio, a student in a specialized program at the Touro College Graduate School of Social Work focusing on helping former soldiers, decided to get on-the-job training by enlisting in the Navy.

Physician assistants fill in at the fringes of health care

October 14, 2013

There's projected to be a shortage of 90,000 medical doctors by 2020 as the population increases and ages. Vicki Chan-Padgett, director of physician assistant studies at Touro University Nevada, says that physician assistants are already seeking expanded roles to help fill those gaps in medical care.

Primary care doctors key to Obamacare

October 10, 2013

Dr. Robert Goldberg, dean of Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine, says that under the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”), primary care physicians will see a boom in patients, most of whom have gone long periods without health insurance.

Forgotten L.I. Cemetery To Get New Upkeep

October 09, 2013

The Touro Law Center reached an agreement with the State Office of Mental Health to renovate a cemetery of a now-closed mental hospital that had fallen into disrepair after years of neglect.

Ranking Colleges by Student Earnings Doesn't Make the Grade

October 04, 2013

Should a college be judged by the number of investment bankers it produces, or by the quality of the education? Touro president and CEO Dr. Alan Kadish writes that using salary expectations as a measuring stick--a part of President Obama's plan to rein in the cost of college tuition--is a poor way to determine the value of higher education.

An interview with LCW Dean Marian Stoltz-Loike

October 02, 2013

Talkline radio's Zev Brenner recently interviewed Marian Stoltz-Loike, vice president of online education at Touro College and dean of Lander College for Women/The Anna Ruth and Mark Hasten School, about the ways the school has grown and the outstanding education that it provides to its students.   

Supreme Court Justice Sotomayor visits Touro

September 10, 2013

Patricia Salkin, dean of the Touro Law Center, presented U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor with the Bruce K. Gould Book Award, bestowed annually to the author of an outstanding publication related to the law, legal profession or legal system, for her memoir, "My Beloved World." 

The Truth About MOOCs

September 04, 2013
In his first entry as a contributing blogger for the Huffington Post, Dr. Alan Kadish, president and CEO of the Touro College and University System, discusses Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) as they relate to President Obama's recent proposal to make college courses accessible to more people, and what institutions of higher education need to do to prepare students for the workforce.