The Puzzling Case of Endangered Sharks on Israel’s Shores

Sandbar and dusky sharks have been sighted around the Hadera power plant in recent years, in what the university’s scientists are calling a ‚Äúlegitimate and rare phenomenon.‚ÄĚ This annual gathering is believed to be caused by man-made factors as well as the rising temperatures of the Mediterranean Sea. A recent study, published in the journal Nature‚Ķ


An Historic Encounter with Her Imperial Majesty Farah Pahlavi 

On 26th November, the University’s Ezri Centre for Iran and Persian Gulf Studies, hosted Her Imperial Majesty Farah Pahlavi in London at Maison Assouline to celebrate the launch of “Iran Modern: The Empress of Art” by Viola Raikhel-Bolot and Miranda Darling. Dr. Efrat Sopher, a University of Haifa UK Trustee who is at the helm‚Ķ


Caravan Orchestra Awarded 2018 Shimon Peres Prize

The Caravan Orchestra, a hybrid of the University’s Music Department and Yiddish Summer Weimar (Germany) has won the 2018 Shimon Peres Prize of the German Foreign Ministry for outstanding contribution to the shaping of German-Israeli relations. Dr. Abigail Wood, Head of the University’s Music Department describes the Orchestra as “one of the most exciting, creative and‚Ķ


New Downtown Campus Unveiled

The Dylan Tauber Educational Complex, part of the University‚Äôs new Lorry I Lokey City Campus has officially been unveiled during a festive ceremony on October 24th, marking a promising start to the new academic year. The City Campus will house Israel’s one-of-a-kind School for Data Science, located strategically in Haifa‚Äôs thriving downtown area where it‚Ķ


Tech Guru Mooly Eden Featured in London

Mooly Eden, Chair of the University’s Executive Committee was featured as a guest speaker at an event held in London by the University of Haifa UK in partnership with UK Israel Business, at the offices of White & Case law firm. Mooly gave a talk to near a hundred business professionals about the future of‚Ķ


UK Gala Dinner Raised Over $500,000

UK Co-Chairs, Lady Irene Hatter and Mr Peter Kadas hosted a gala dinner at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London to support Haifa‚Äôs International Holocaust Research Institute and to preview ‚ÄúThe Story That Had to Be Told‚ÄĚ, a film about WWII resistance hero, Sally Noach. The event included compelling guest speakers and was a wonderful‚Ķ


Growth Is Being Made Possible

The university plans to grow by 100,000 square meters till 2030, enabling a 50% increase in student capacity. This would mean growing from an 18,000 student capacity to 28,000 using an immersive approach; integrating with the city and promoting a much needed urban rejuvenation. Though it may sound far-fetched, it is possible and already happening…


The First University to Grant Degrees to Officers

The University of Haifa won the first ever Defense Ministry tender for military colleges which is expected to bring several hundred military officers, commanders and members of the public sector to the university in the next coming years. “These men and women, who are dear to our hearts, operate day and night for the sake…


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