Archive for November, 2012

Nov 29 2012

Life on campus during security-related events in Israel

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Click here to see the President’s letter to administrative and academic faculty and students.

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Nov 29 2012

A Memory on Display

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Over the course of 30 years, the well-known Swiss art collector Dr. Oscar Ghez de Castelnuovo, collected works by people who perished in the Holocaust. In 1978 he donated 137 of those works by 18 different artists to the University of Haifa. The collection is on display at the University’s Hecht Museum.

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Nov 29 2012

Continuing the Connection

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The University’s Friends & Alumni Association held a launch event at the University, attended by guest of honor Prof. Manuel Trajtenberg, Chairman of the Council of Higher Education’s Planning & Budgeting Committee, and hundreds of University of Haifa alumni, including Ruben Eblagon, Chairman, Rosario Capital; Sharon Nissim, General Director, Kishon River Authority; Yossi Elbaz, CEO, Domino’s Pizza Israel; Gil Dankner; business leaders; and others. Continue Reading »

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Nov 12 2012

Scientists’ work enhanced by new pavilion

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Introducing some of the scientists to be participating in the new Ronson Science Pavilion at the University of Haifa

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Nov 08 2012

Gas Leaks Off Coast

sea-rocks1 The terms “gas” and “sea” for many will invoke associations of reserves, business, and a lot of money. Whatever the association, most of the efforts in Israel’s energy field are being directed at gas buried deep under the Mediterranean seabed. Now a new geophysical study, the first of its kind in Israel, has uncovered a system of active gas springs in the Haifa Bay seabed, at relatively shallow depths, only a few dozen meters below the surface. Continue Reading »

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Nov 08 2012

Celebrating 40 in London

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Gerald Ronson CBE receives University’s Carmel Award of Merit

gerald-ronson-event-london-john-rifkin-internetSome 200 people attended a celebration of the University of Haifa’s 40th anniversary dinner at Claridge’s in London. The event, hosted by Sir Maurice and Lady Hatter together with Isaac and Myrna Kaye, is the launch of a new fundraising initiative to bring the wealth of top Israeli scientists back to Israel’s Universities. Gerald Ronson CBE received the University’s Carmel Award of Merit for his tremendous contribution to education, and speeches were made by keynote speaker Ed Balls MP, the Shadow Chancellor, Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks and Israeli Ambassador Daniel Taub. Continue Reading »

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Nov 08 2012

Canadian minister honored in Toronto

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jason-kenney-with-award-internetMore than 550 guests filled the Concert Hall at Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York on November 4th, to pay tribute to Jason Kenney, Canada’s Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism. Minister Kenney received an Honorary Doctorate degree from the University of Haifa in recognition of his dedicated leadership; his steadfast position against antisemitism, racism and intolerance; his solidarity with the State of Israel; his condemnation of Israel Apartheid Week; and his friendship with the people of Israel. Continue Reading »

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Nov 08 2012

British, Canadian communities for U of Haifa

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Recent events in Toronto and London supported the University of Haifa’s programs and growth.

CANADIAN CABINET MINISTER HONORED IN TORONTO

CELEBRATING 40 IN LONDON

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Nov 06 2012

Going Green

The University of Haifa has dedicated Israel’s first research center for Green Roofs Ecology, which will focus on research and development of non-irrigated green roofs; improving biological diversity with green roofs; and developing ecological and evolutionary theories. The center has been established thanks to a generous gift from a British expert in the field, and was facilitated by VP for External Relations and Resource Development Amos Gaver. Continue Reading »

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