University Researchers Find Chameleons’ Eyes Are Not So Independent

Charlemon PhotoThe chameleon’s eyes can move independently, giving the scaly predator two views of the world at once.But it’s been unclear whether the creature’s brain processes information from each eye separately or together, until now.Scientists think a chameleon’s brain can coordinate its eyes to...More...

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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...

More than 50 Guests Attend ASUH Reception In New York City

Hosts Richard and Carol Kalikow with Ambassador Ido Aharoni -20150506_kalikow_016.jpgAmbassador Ido Aharoni, Consul General of Israel in New York, delivered a direct and compelling message to the more than 50 guests at an ASUH Reception hosted by real estate leaders Carol and Richard Kalikow in New York City on May 6, 2015. Ambassador Aharoni explained that in this time of so much disinformation about Israel, the story of the...More...