News at TUC

 

What's in a name? An increase in enrollment, when a college becomes a university

In a 15-year period beginning in 2001, more than 120 four-year colleges made a small but significant change: they dropped "college" from their name and added "university." And in many cases, this change has paid off, according to an article published online Tuesday by the newspaper. Economics of Education Review.

Read More...04/14/22

 

Senior programming grand opening set in Suisun City

SUISUN CITY -- The grand opening of seniors programs at the Joseph A. Nelson Community Center is scheduled April 14. All senior programming going forward will be located at the Nelson Center, 611 Village Drive.

Read More...04/14/22

 

Solano Covid numbers inch up; 1 death added to total

FAIRFIELD -- Solano County experienced a slight increase in its coronavirus case numbers since Monday, with one additional death to take the Covid-related total to 413.

Read More...04/14/22

 

Solano Covid Hospitalizations Hit Lowest Level in Nearly 9 Months

FAIRFIELD -- The number of Solano County residents in the hospitals having tested positive for the coronavirus dropped below double figures for the first time since July 2, 2021, when there were nine.

Read More...04/14/22

 

What's in a Name? An Enrollment Increase, When a College Becomes a University

In a 15-year period starting in 2001, more than 120 four-year colleges made a small but significant switch: They dropped "college" from their name, and added "university." And in many cases, that change has paid off, according to a paper published online Tuesday by the journal Economics of Education Review.

Read More...04/14/22

 

Tip of the Week: Patient-Centered Communication Fuels Trust

If the pharmacy profession is to embrace an expansion in pharmacists' roles and duties, then we must acknowledge that pharmacists are in a unique position to impact patients' health care outcomes in positive and meaningful ways. To fulfill their professional and ethical duties and responsibilities, pharmacists need to adopt patient-centered communication that enables patients to become more careful stewards of their own health outcomes.

Read More...04/14/22

 

How We Taught our Faculty to Teach Online

Touro's online education team created a comprehensive program to educate educators. It included a series of courses, along with curricular materials.

Read More...04/14/22

 

Touro Professor Honored with Leadership Award

VALLEJO -- The American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians has honored Dr. Natalie Nevins with the Outstanding Female Leader Award.

Read More...04/14/22

 

Second Booster Eligibility Expanded in Solano County

FAIRFIELD -- Those who are eligible for a second Covid-19 booster shot has been expanded in Solano County to include anyone who is 50 or older, and anyone 12 or older with immunocompromising health conditions.

Read More...04/14/22

 

Tip of the Week: Capital Budgeting Can Help Reconcile Conflicting Goals

Budgeting is among the management topics you will not often find in the pharmacy, because many budgeting processes are proprietary in nature and assumed to be undertaken only by corporate executives. However, budgeting is critically important.

Read More...04/14/22

 

Bill in Congress to bring $10.8M to 5th District: $1.9M targeted in Solano

VALLEJO -- Rep. Mike Thompson has voted to secure more than $10.8 million in Community Project Funding for the 5th Congressional District, with $1.9 million targeted to Vallejo.

Read More...03/28/22

 

Detroit launched its own virtual school. Here's how it's doing.

Virtual learning has been part of student life since the pandemic began in 2020. So when the Detroit district elected to open its own virtual school this year, Victoria Haynesworth decided it was a no-brainer to enroll her son.

Read More...03/28/22

 

Drug Topics® Responds: AMA Statement on Test to Treat Initiative

The AMA objects to pharmacy-based clinics as an access point for COVID-19 treatments. Members of the Drug Topics® Editorial Advisory Board joined together to respond to the recent statement1 released by the American Medical Association (AMA) president Gerald E. Harmon, MD, criticizing the Biden Administration's plan to include pharmacists as points of access in the Test to Treat initiative.2

Read More...03/28/22

 

Commentary: Is Diabetes a Cardiovascular Risk Equivalent?

Jay H. Shubrook, DO, FAAFP, FACOFP: Hi. I'm Jay Shubrook, a board-certified family physician and fellowship-trained diabetologist at Touro University California.

Read More...03/28/22

 

Little evidence on how psilocybin therapy interacts with existing psychiatric treatments, review finds

As Oregon embarks on a voter-approved initiative to permit psychoactive mushrooms in clinical use, a new systematic evidence review from Oregon Health & Science University reveals a lack of scientific research describing the interactions between widely used psychiatric medications and psychedelics like psilocybin and MDMA.

Read More...03/28/22