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A New Method Will Enable the Early Detection of Parkinson’s Disease Through Handwriting

Sep 20, 2013

A new joint study by researchers at the University of Haifa and Rambam Hospital that compared the handwriting of 40 sick and healthy subjects suggests an innovative and noninvasive method of diagnosing Parkinson’s at a fairly early stage.


Twitter Fights Transport Problems

Sep 20, 2013

Researchers from Israel, Britain and Italy are suggesting a new method to collect information on transportation problems following mass events, like football matches, using the tweets made by citizens on Twitter, according to a new study...[More]

Dr. Sharon Nazarian Appointed Vice Chairman of the ASUH Board

Sep 4, 2013Dr. Sharon Nazarian, whose philanthropic philosophy is focused on education and public policy, has been appointed Vice...[More]

A New MA Program at Haifa U: The Ruderman Program for American Jewish Studies

Sep 3, 2013The University of Haifa is proud to announce the opening of a new program, first of its kind in Israel: The Ruderman Program for American Jewish...[More]

Against all odds: Male Holocaust Survivors Have a Longer Life-Expectancy

Sep 3, 2013Male Holocaust survivors have a longer life expectancy compared to those who didn’t experience the Holocaust, according to a recent study conducted at the...[More]

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ASUH Celebrates Leadership on October 23 Gala at The Jewish Museum in New York City

Sep 3, 2013

The American Society of the University of Haifa (ASUH) will “Celebrate Leadership” at its annual Gala at  he Jewish Museum in New York City on Wednesday, October 23rd.


Join Us as ASUH Honors Ruth Ziegler on October 27th at SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills

Sep 3, 2013

Ruth Ziegler, one of the leaders of the Jewish community in Los Angeles, will be honored at the 2013 ASUH Gala at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hill on Sunday, October 27.


Launch of New Mediterranean Sea Research Center Celebrated at New York Reception

Jul 19, 2013

Israel’s new Mediterranean Sea Research Center at the University of Haifa was symbolically launched at a standing-room-only reception co-hosted by ASUH and Steve Forbes, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media, on May 22 at the Forbes Gallery in New York City.


Professor Alfred Tauber Named Chairman of the Board of Governors of the University of Haifa




Professor Alfred I. Tauber, a distinguished physician, medical ethicist and philosopher of science, was elected Chairman of the Board of Governors of the University of Haifa at its annual meeting in early June 2013. He succeeds Leon H. Charney, who served with distinction for six years.

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President Shapira:" “We respect the diversity of Israel in a way no other university does.”







On his visit to the U.S, President Amos Shapira discussed the importance of creating an educational melting pot for the University's diverse populations:" Israel will not be able to survive if we don’t learn to build a shared experience,” said Shapira in an interview to the LA Jewish Journal

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