University of Haifa News

Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences Hosts Conference on Mediterranean Sea Research

Charney Story.jpgThe Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences and the Municipality of Haifa held the Second Haifa Conference on the Mediterranean Sea Research under the banner, "Deep Sea Research – The Next Challenge." The conference was held in the presence of Prof. Manuel Pinto de Abreu, Portuguese Secretary of State for Affairs of the Sea, who has dealt with many issues tied to deep sea research such...More...

Excitement in the Air as the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Library Launches Two Historical Initiatives

Haifa, 1937The Younes and Soraya Nazarian Library has recently launched two important initiatives.  First, it opened an exhibition commemorating the centenary of the beginning of the First World War.  Between the Trenches, displayed at the entrance to the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Library, is the fruit of a wonderful collaboration between the University of Haifa's School of Arts, School of History...More...

University of Haifa Alumnus is Next IDF Chief of Staff

Gadi EizenkotThe government on Sunday approved the nomination of Deputy Chief of Staff Maj. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot as the 21st commander in chief of the Israel Defense Forces. Eizenkot is expected to take office on Feb. 15, once IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz completes his four-year term. Former GOC Northern Command Maj. Gen. Yair Golan has been named as Eizenkot's deputy."Eizenkot is the right...More...

University of Haifa Scientist Uncovers Secrets of the Past in 7,500 Year-Old Well

7500 Year old well Photo 2  12-15-14A fresh-water well in the submerged Neolithic site of Kfar Samir in Israel is being investigated by a team including Ehud Galili of the Israel Antiquities Authority and the University of Haifa, and Jonathan Benjamin of Flinders University.“At the Kfar Samir site, the water well was probably abandoned when sea levels started to rise and the fresh water became salty so people threw food scraps...More...