It was a busy three days at the 41st Annual Meeting of Board of Governors, the 200 member international body responsible for the management and leadership of the University of Haifa, which convened in early June.[More]
2406 undergraduates and a record number of 2473 Master’s candidates received their degrees during conferment ceremonies held at the University of Haifa in early July.[More]
Now readers of Best Colleges Online know what all University of Haifa students, faculty and alumni know – the Hecht Museum is a truly outstanding institution.[More]
Meeting with Los Angeles area supporters of higher education in Israel, new University of Haifa President Amos Shapira outlined an ambitious program to make conditions in Israel so appealing to scientists that more than 100, now working in the U.S. and other countries, will return to Israel over the next four years.
It is part of a broader initiative in which UH will continue to play a leadership role in research to take full advantage of Israel’s natural resources while serving as a social model and example of the value of diversity in Israeli education and society.[More]
Dr. Shulamit Paz and her University of Haifa research team have linked global warming to the spread of West Nile Virus in Europe, Israel and other regions.
“We used statistical tools,” Dr. Paz explained, “and found that as a result of heat waves a dramatic increase in the number of cases resulted from increased activity of the virus and a growth of the mosquito population.”[More]
Professor Alfred Tauber, a distinguished physician and expert on medical ethics, was appointed Chairman of the Board of Governors of the University of Haifa at its annual meeting in early June. He will officially resume his responsibilities in October.
Professor Tauber will be succeeding Mr. Leon Charney, who served with vision and distinction as the Chairman of the Board for the last six years.
Professor Tauber expressed his pride in taking on a leadership position in a university that creates such an academically outstanding, tolerant and multi-cultural learning experience.[More]
Dan Schueftan,Director of the University’s National Security Studies Center, currently the Goldman Visiting Professor at Georgetown University, was interviewed and quoted in two USA Today articles about President Obama’s visit to Israel.
A University of Haifa (UH)-led consortium won the Israeli government's bid to establish the country’s first National Center for Mediterranean Sea Research. The Center will also be the first comprehensive marine research facility anywhere in the southeastern Mediterranean.[More]