Touro University receives grant

By From page A5 | July 20, 2014

FAIRFIELD — Touro University California’s College of Pharmacy will receive a $150,000 grant from the Joseph and Vera Long Foundation that will go toward increasing research and classroom space.

“This is about creating state-of-the-art technology for the study of health sciences and will help us apply high-tech courses that enhance diverse needs and interests of our students,” said Shelley Berkley, chief operating officer for Touro Western Division, in a press release.

Touro will use the grant to create 2,400 square feet of research space, changing four classrooms and meeting rooms into two research labs and two high-technology classrooms with digital imaging hardware and software.

The Joseph and Vera Long Foundation previously provided a $300,000 grant to create the Pharmacy Practice Center, which opened in 2013. Touro University California is located on Mare Island.

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Barry Eberling

Barry Eberling has been a reporter with the Daily Republic since 1987. He covers Solano County government, transportation, growth and the environment. He received his bachelors of art degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara and his masters degree in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.

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