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Posts Tagged ‘UMich’

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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During Go Blue and White Day in support of Israel at U-M, these students show their enthusiasm.

Jewish@edu – Learning Firsthand

Michigan Hillel chair grows from experiences on campus with anti-Semitism. I was fortunate to grow up in what my friends and I endearingly call “the Jewish bubble” of West Bloomfield. Growing up in an area with a large Jewish population, I had the opportunity to come to love and be proud of my Jewish identity,…

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The late Eugene Applebaum

Applebaum Family Announces New Philanthropic Strategy

From the JN Staff The family of Eugene Applebaum announced its strategic direction to continue and build upon his important philanthropic work in new, collaborative ways. Applebaum, who died last year at age 81, was the founder of what became the nation’s eighth largest drugstore chain. “What meant the most to my dad during his…

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JFS Grant for Chronic Care Management

Jewish Family Service received a $20,000 grant from the Jewish Women’s Foundation of Metropolitan Detroit that will go toward testing a new interdisciplinary approach to supporting community members through chronic care management. A JFS care manager will be placed in a primary care practice to serve more vulnerable older adults. This partnership relies on an…

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Professor Shachar Pinsker with Kingsville Ontario resident Cathy Basskin, who attended the event

Jewish Coffee Culture

Café society played central role in Jewish intellectual life. Ron Stang Special to the Jewish News Windsor, Ontario Jewish café culture played a seminal role in the nurturing and transmission of Jewish ideas and, indeed, provided a refuge for generations of Jewish intellectuals in Europe and beyond, through the early part of the 20th century.…

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New Enhancements

JN Foundation’s Davidson archive now part of U-M’s Bentley library. It has happened again. The Detroit Jewish News Foundation, via its William Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History, has taken another step forward in its mission to preserve and make available the history of Detroit’s Jewish community, that is, your history. It is hard…

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Judy Eder, 100 years young

A Will To Succeed

Judy Eder overcomes childhood hardship and celebrates a century of life. Photos by Jerry Zolynsky The love and support parents give their children is integral to their becoming happy, well-adjusted, productive adults. But what if a child is abandoned by not one, but both parents in childhood, is made homeless by relatives and is shuffled…

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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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At Hart Plaza: Jacobs (second from left and above) and Oak Park-native Marshall Crenshaw (second from right).

Never Too Old To Rock ’N’ Roll

The inside scoop with National Radio Hall of Fame Inductee Fred Jacobs — as told by his daughter. One of our own local radio experts, Fred Jacobs, is being inducted into this year’s National Radio Hall of Fame on Nov. 15 in New York City. Jacobs will accept his award alongside Mike & Mike of…

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Collaborative Work

Kahn Foundation gift will expand Michigan-Israel research partnership. Consider a future in which robots work alongside humans to search for disaster survivors and seniors monitor their response to bacterial infections in real time. A $20 million gift from the D. Dan and Betty Kahn Foundation will expand collaboration among researchers at the University of Michigan,…

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