Following the Israeli government’s recent decision to cut NIS  263 million from higher education, university leaders, including University of Haifa President Amos Shapira, decided to fight back;  ‘After all, Iran’s bomb is not built by the farmers working in the field,’ Shapira warns.    Read more now

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Karen Berman Named Chief Executive Officer of the American Society of University of Haifa

Karen Berman Photo - 8-5-15Karen Berman, a dynamic leader and experienced philanthropic professional with more than two decades of expertise leading non-profit and for-profit organizations with ties to Israel, has been named Chief Executive Officer of the American Society of the University of Haifa (ASUH) and will start in mid-September. She succeeds National Executive Director Yefet Ozery who, after four years at the...More...

Busy Day in Boston for Chair of UH Human Biology Department

Ariel presenting  - CROPPED -8-18-15Dr. Amiram Ariel, Chair of the Department of Human Biology at the University of Haifa and Head of The Laboratory for Molecular Pathways in the Resolution of Inflammation, made the most of his one day visit with friends and supporters on August 12.  Read more ...More...

Perspectives on Israel Security and a Good View of the Ice at ASUH Chicago Spring Dinner

Dan-Schueftan 5-20 Photo CROPPEDThere were at least two important events in Chicago on Monday, June 15, 2015, where the hometown crowd was not disappointed. The first was the Stanley Cup clinching Blackhawks win at the United Center. The second, just a few miles away at The Standard Club, was the American Society of the University of Haifa’s Spring Dinner.With featured speaker Professor Dan Schueftan providing insightful...More...

Arab and Jewish Leaders in Chicago Launch Arab Student Scholarship Fund at the University of Haifa

Chicago Arab Scholarsip Launch Event PhotoArab and Jewish donors in Chicago have launched a pioneering scholarship fund designed to support Israeli Arab students at the University of Haifa in Israel.Under the leadership of Ali Ata and Talat Othman, a committed group of supporters has raised nearly $100,000 in the past few months from a variety of Chicago area benefactors.The University of Haifa has the most diverse student body of any...More...