Seven Americans To Receive University of Haifa 2016 Honorary Doctorates

sirlifMs. Herta Amir (USA)The honorary degree is being awarded in recognition of her contribution to higher education arising from recognition of the importance of education in general, and higher education in particular, for building excellence in the future generation for the State of Israel and for...More...

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University of Haifa National Security Expert Dan Schueftan Shares His Views with Audiences in Five States

Dr. Dan Schueftan, left, with host Henry Rosenberg, following his informative lecture.Dr. Dan Schueftan shared his insights about the security of Israel with enthusiastic audiences at American Society of the University of Haifa events in the Midwest and Northeast in late March.Following a speaking appearance at the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, D.C., Dr. Schueftan was off on a whirlwind series of lectures, debates, conversations and meetings with friends of the...More...

University of Haifa Program on Innovation and Startups a Success Despite Surprise Spring Snow Storm in Boston

mintzSpeakers at the "Ready for Launch" program included, from left, Elka Nir, me, Carolyn Keller, Ben Sigel, Nadav Efraty, Omri Shor and Prof. Edi Barkai.In spite of a spring snow storm on April 4 the University of Haifa "Ready for Launch" program about bringing exciting new ideas developed at the University to market attracted a large audience.Elka Nir, CEO of Carmel Ltd, the...More...

University of Haifa Community Mourns the Passing of Honorary Chairman Leon H. Charney

Leon Charney Photo 2Leon H. Charney, the Honorary Chairman of the Board of Governors of the University of Haifa and a respected leader and loyal friend of the American Society, passed away on March 21, 2016.Leon Charney was an American original. The son of a sewing supply salesman who left him just $34, he became a self-made billionaire, a leading philanthropist in the United States and Israel, and Honorary...More...

ASUH Hosts Celebration for University of Haifa Honorary Degree Recipient Professor Carol Padden

Carol Padden - Best PhotoProfessor Carol PaddenThe American Society of the University of Haifa hosted a celebration to honor Professor Carol Padden, Dean of the Division of Social Sciences at the University of California, San Diego, for her acceptance of a Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa, from the University of Haifa at the Board of Governors’ Meeting last summer.More than forty friends and colleagues of...More...

University of Haifa Students Participate in Global Leadership Conference at Tufts University

Tufts Delegation Feb 2016 Better CROPPEDNine University of Haifa undergraduates participated in the 31st Annual Norris and Margery Bendetson Education for Public Inquiry and International Citizenship (EPIIC) conference hosted by the Institute for Global Leadership at Tufts University in Medford, MA in late February.The theme of this year’s 5-day conference, “Europe in Turmoil”, attracted more than 70 students from 16 countries...More...