Posts Tagged ‘grant’

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Farber Hebrew Day School Receives Grant

From the JN Staff Farber Hebrew Day School – Yeshivat Akiva has received a $1.3 million multi-year grant from the William Davidson Foundation, the second grant from the foundation in support of Farber HDS’s academic achievement. The first grant was a multi-year grant in the amount of $2.25 million awarded in 2015. “The William Davidson…

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U-M Researcher Dr. Eva Feldman Announces $1.5 Million Grant

The University of Michigan Program for Neurology Research & Discovery (PNR&D) has received a $1.5 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as announced by Eva Feldman, M.D., Ph.D., director of the PNR&D on Wednesday (November 21). The three-year grant supports research into environmental risk factors for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS),…

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School professionals are trained in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to help students cope with mental health challenges.

Mental Health Help Coming To 100 Michigan Schools

Sponsored by our community partners Pain Free Life Centers TRAILS program will help students with depression, anxiety and other challenges. Jennifer Lovy Contributing Writer It happens all too often; school professionals return from a workshop completely energized and ready to implement their newly acquired skills only to realize that they need ongoing guidance to most effectively…

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Dr. Feldman (right) with Charlene Handleman (left).

Handleman Grant Furthers Research Into Alzheimer’s

Above: Charlene Handleman (left) with Dr. Feldman (right). Credit: Michigan Medicine Alzheimer’s disease research at the University of Michigan Program for Neurology Research and Discovery (PNR&D) received a significant boost Sept. 21 in the form of a $150,000 gift from Charlene Handleman of Bloomfield Hills. This contribution will create the Handleman Emerging Scholar, which will…

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Abby Calef worked at Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County in the food pantry for her summer internship

Jewish@edu – A Summer Spent Sharing Apples

Abby Calef } jewish@edu writer Summer Internships! When I’m asked what I study, I’m met with blank stares or worse, the dreaded question: “What are you going to do with that?” While it seems almost impossible to incorporate English, Jewish studies and psychology into one summer internship, Jewish Family Services of Washtenaw County was the…

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Lending Talents

Louis Finkelman Contributing Writer YIOS earns grant for women’s leadership program. During its inaugural year, the Orthodox Union’s Department of Women’s Initiative called for synagogues to apply for a challenge grant of up to $5,000 to fund new creative programs for women and girls. Dr. Adina Shmidman, founding director, reported that 93 synagogues across the…

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DLIVE founding team members: Calvin Evans, Dr. Tolulope Sonuyi and Ray Winans.

Taking Action

Natalie Savale Special to the Jewish News Teen board gives grant to Connect Detroit. Hearing from young adults in Detroit who have experienced violence and trauma firsthand moved members of the Jewish Fund Teen Board to act. The Teen Board awarded a $19,000 grant to Connect Detroit, a nonprofit organization that strives to address community problems by…

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