Archive for July, 2012

Jul 26 2012

Transatlantic studying

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A new and specially designed course at the University of Haifa is offering a transatlantic study opportunity, enabling students on the University of Haifa campus and students at the University of Georgia (UGA) in the United States to learn together in real time, via video conferencing. “This is an exciting experience. I feel like a tourist in my own university!” said Shani Alkushi, a graduate student studying at the University of Haifa who is participating in the course. Continue Reading »

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Jul 16 2012

University to lead Mediterranean Sea research

A consortium of universities, headed by strategically-located University of Haifa, has won the tender to establish the Israel Center for Mediterranean Sea Research.

Israel’s Planning and Budgeting Committee (PBC; a sub-committee of the Council for Higher Education) adopted the recommendation of a special Israel Academy of Sciences committee and announced that a consortium headed by the University of Haifa has won a tender to establish Israel’s national Center for Mediterranean Sea Research. Continue Reading »

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Jul 15 2012

Inviting you…. Study Abroad

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The University of Haifa’s International School believes every student has a story. Come to the University to make our story here part of yours….

Meet study-abroad students and International School staff

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Jul 15 2012

Professional vitality peaks in your 50s

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Managers demonstrate their highest levels of professional vitality in their 50s, reveals a new study conducted at the University of Haifa, Israel, which examined the functionality of high-tech, engineering, and infrastructure executives. “The advantages and disadvantages of taking on mature employees have been widely debated over the past few years. This new study now shows that in terms of vitality, advancing age plays a significant role,” note Dr. Shmuel Grimland, Prof. Yehuda Baruch, and Prof. Eran Vigoda-Gadot, who conducted the study. Continue Reading »

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Jul 12 2012

EC President José Manuel Barroso honored

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President of the European Commission José Manuel Barroso received an honorary doctorate at the University of Haifa on July 10, 2012, in recognition of his efforts to promote intercultural dialogue; his firm stance against anti-Semitism; and his commitment to advancing innovation through research, science and technology.

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Jul 10 2012

University honors European Commission President Barroso

President of the European Commission, José Manuel Barroso, related to the EU’s standing and to some of the burning issues relating to Syria, Iran and the Middle East in his address at the University of Haifa, upon receiving an honorary doctorate from the University. Continue Reading »

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Jul 05 2012

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Jul 05 2012

EC President Barroso to receive honorary doctorate

barroso-photoThe University of Haifa will be honoring President of the European Commission and former Prime Minister of Portugal (2002-2004) José Manuel Durão Barroso with an honorary degree on Tuesday, July 10, 2012. Barroso will be receiving the honor in recognition of his efforts to promote intercultural dialogue; his firm stance against anti-Semitism; and his commitment to advancing innovation through research, science, and technology. Continue Reading »

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Jul 05 2012

Medical Clowning: First international summer seminar

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chamutal-andi-dudi-barashi-in-haitiMedical clowning is a growing professional discipline, gaining extensive authority and recognition around the world, and in many locations is considered an indispensible part of the medical system. A unique blend of professional training and academic studies with some of the world’s leading experts - from Canada, the USA, Russia, Holland and more - will be comprising the “First Advanced Medical Clowning International Summer Seminar” at the University of Haifa.

The workshops, lectures, round-table discussions, and hospital visits will enable professional participants (who have been advised to bring along their red noses and tricks) to polish their technique and reflect on key issues in the field, while learning about methods and approaches employed by clown doctors around the world.

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