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Wednesday | Daily Kos

The Strange Journey of Einstein's Brain

The brain of Albert Einstein produced insights which changed entirely the way we look at the universe and at space and time itself.

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Related Topix: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University, US News, Weird, Liberal Political News

Wednesday | Newswise

Investigators from Montefiore and Einstein to Present Data at 2014...

Researchers from Montefiore Medical Center and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University will present new findings at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference being held July 12 - July 17 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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Related Topix: World News, Denmark, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Six Fulbright awards

A University of Otago graduate, Anton Venter, of Wellington, has gained a Fulbright-Platinum Triangle Award in Business to support study for an MBA degree in the United States.

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Related Topix: Columbia University, State University, AR

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Lives Lived: Marty Samosh, 56

Family man, physician, athlete, nature enthusiast. Born on April 16, 1957, in Winnipeg; died on March 7, 2014, in St. Catharines, Ont., of brain cancer, aged 56. From a young age, Marty knew what he wanted to do when he grew up.

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Related Topix: Canada,

Tue Jun 24, 2014

Cape Breton Post

From merely awkward to truly troubling: Questions trans people face - and how they answer

At a party, in a checkout line or out to dinner, transgender model Arisce Wanzer has this to say about routine, uncomfortable questions from strangers and acquaintances: We asked Wanzer, 27, in Los Angeles and two other trans people - Janet Mock, 31, and Joy Ladin, 53, to share how they handle chance, intrusive encounters.

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Related Topix: Transgender

The Modesto Bee

Questions trans people face _ and their answers

"As an educator, I believe it's really important for people to ask questions, but at the same time I'm a person and not a public billboard," said Ladin, an English professor at Yeshiva University in New York and author of "Through the Door of Life: A Jewish Journey between Genders."

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Related Topix: Transgender

Mon Jun 23, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Jewish WorldYU Graduates Find Great Success After Commencement

More than 90 percent of YU graduates were employed, in graduate school, or both within six months of graduation, finds survey.

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Related Topix: Harvard University, University of Chicago, Columbia University, Northwestern University

The Times of Israel

YU finances: The facts

In recent days, various articles have made outlandish claims about Yeshiva University's investment performance, debt, and endowment over the last several years.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

Newswise

Investigators From Montefiore and Einstein to Present Data at the...

Researchers from the Montefiore Headache Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University will present new research at the 56th Annual Meeting of the American Headache Society being held June 26 - June 29 in Los Angeles.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Investigative report skewers Yeshiva U. for past investment practices

Headlined "How to Lose $1 Billion: Yeshiva University Blows its Future on Loser Hedge Funds," the article notes that contrary to conventional wisdom, the Madoff Ponzi scheme was a relatively minor factor in the school's current financial woes.

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Newswise

Tracking How Breast Cancer Spreads: Einstein receives $10M NIH Grant

The American Cancer Society predicts that 40,000 American women will die from breast cancer this year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, National Cancer Institute, Charitable Organizations, National Institutes of Health, Biotech, Healthcare Industry

Kansas City Jewish Chronicle

YU Interns take Lox & Learn on the road to the Mitzvah Garden

In addition to being called Chag Matan Torah - festival of receiving the Torah - Shavuot is also known as Z'man HaBikkurim, the time of the first fruits.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Kansas City, KS, Agriculture, Science

Wed Jun 18, 2014

Forward

Yeshiva U. Board's Culture of Risk-Taking Led to $500M Meltdown

A culture of high risk-taking among Yeshiva University trustees resulted in Y.U.'s investment portfolio losing more than $500 million in the 2008 financial crisis, according to a two-year investigation by The Jewish Channel .

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Related Topix: Bernie Madoff

Tue Jun 17, 2014

She Knows

New test can tell if breast cancer will spread

A new study has found out how to tell if breast cancer cells will spread or undergo metastasis.

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Related Topix: Health, Breast Cancer, National Cancer Institute, Charitable Organizations, Women's Health

Wed Jun 11, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Is kosher ethical?

Almost 40 years ago I spoke about "The Case for Judaism" to members of the tiny Jewish community of Moncton, in New Brunswick, Canada.

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Related Topix: Religion, Judaism

Newswise

$2 Million Grant to Educate Clinicians Who Prescribe Opioids Awarded...

The Center for Continuing Medical Education at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has received a $2 million grant from the Extended-Release/Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy Program Committee.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain, Chronic Pain, Food and Drug Administration

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