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For Five-Towns native Aharon Rubel, attending Lander College for Men was “a given” after attending Shaalvim in Israel. Although he has yet to declare a major, the DRS alumnus said he was “excited about the awesome learning environment, with great rebbeim—you can’t really get this combination anywhere else.” 
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Merion Station, PA High school: Ner Yisrael, Baltimore Yeshiva: Yishrei Lev Major: Biology Future Career:  Dentist. "I had a hard mouth to work with as a kid: I broke my two front teeth at age seven and I had braces for almost 6 years. I had to fix a tongue thrust and had multiple dental appliances put in… let’s just say I had lots of experience with dentists.”
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By her own admission, Ann E. Shinnar is a tough professor. She even sees it as a “badge of honor,” because in her mind, that means her students are well prepared for a life in science and “understanding how they can take observation and make conclusions.” As a Lander College for Men associate professor of chemistry and deputy chair of the chemistry department, Dr. Shinnar’s main goal is to show those in her lab “what kind of mastery they need to accomplish” to find order amid the universe’s randomness, in the hopes of their doing groundbreaking work. That’s why Dr. Shinnar takes such pride and responsibility in her job. “The mark of a teacher is someone who not only knows the material, but can explain it in detail and convey the important and beauty and excitement of that particular discipline.” 
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By Micha Milgraum There are a disproportionate number of Jews who have won the Nobel Prize in general. This year there were five Jewish Nobel Prize winners for research, following the trend of having a disproportionate number of Jews counted among those who have won the Nobel Prize. Maybe to educate us, or maybe to encourage us, three faculty members presented some of this year’s Nobel prize winning research by this year’s Jewish winners:
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Sure, it’s not March Madness, but we can still hoop it up. The team of Ezra Bookbinder, Avraham Young, Jonathan Yousefzadeh, Ilan Attar, Shlomo Shasha, Yosef Zelka, Nachum Twersky and Joseph Gomez emerged victorious during the annual LCM intramural basketball tournament, coming back from a 38-point deficit with just over six minutes left in the finals and winning 62-38 in overtime.
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High school: MTA Yeshiva: Shaalvim Major: Math/actuarial studies Future Career: Actuary/engineer
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The LCM Alumni Council and the Student Government teamed up to run a series of dinners where students had the opportunity to pick the brains of successful alumni. The career advice is always helpful and the connections to those already working in an industry they’re interested in can be invaluable to their career. There were seven alumni dinners, each focusing on a different field: finance/accounting, dentistry, medicine, law, physical therapy, psychology and computers.
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When Raphael Gal was selected for an internship this summer at Israeli software development company Tobeweb (which builds websites, mobile apps, and databases for other companies), he was assigned to the three-person Android team. His main task? Creating an Android app for one of their clients, real estate company Tashuv—a start-up that offers property management and rental services for residents of Israel.
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What’s the best spot on campus? Is there something I can find to improve the living experience in the dorms? What would make Rabbi Shmulewitz proud? No, these are not the idle thoughts of students waiting for class to begin, but some of the items Lander students needed to find for the annual LCM scavenger hunt.