Tuesday, March 14, 2017Launch of the “New York-Israel Commission”
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of the “New York-Israel Commission,” which will be responsible for creating a framework to strengthen economic, academic and cultural ties between New York and Israel. Mort Zuckerman will serve as h
Monday, January 16, 2017Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program Launch
The Mortimer B. Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program was launched at the official residence of the President of Israel. The first cohort of 14 Zuckerman Scholars began with the 2016–2017 academic year. Over the next twenty years, the program intends to
Wednesday, December 7, 2016Joint Us-israeli Academic Work Jumps 45%
Academic collaboration between US and Israeli institutions increased by some 45% over the course of the last 10 years, according to a study released this week by the Israel on Campus Coalition.
The report, conducted in collaboration with the Samuel N
Monday, August 15, 2016Dr. Ivo Spiegel on Nature vs. Nurture
Neurobiologist Dr. Ivo Spiegel arrived on campus in May, the first Zuckerman Scholar to join the Weizmann Institute as a new tenure-track scientist. Mortimer B. Zuckerman Scholars Program in STEM Leadership was kicked off last January with a gift of
Tuesday, November 15, 2016Mortimer B. Zuckerman honored with the Technion medal
Mortimer B. Zuckerman was presented with the Technion Medal, the highest honor of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, at a dinner in New York City on November 14, 2016.
Tuesday, May 31, 2016Mortimer B. Zuckerman awarded an honorary doctorate by Hebrew University
Mortimer B. Zuckerman was awarded an honorary doctorate by The Hebrew University of Jerusalem in recognition of his support for the work of outstanding researchers at Israel’s four leading universities, including The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Tuesday, May 17, 2016George S. Wise Medal awarded by Tel Aviv University to Mortimer B. Zuckerman
The George S. Wise Medal was awarded by Tel Aviv University to Mortimer B. Zuckerman, entrepreneur and international opinion leader.
Monday, January 25, 2016Bibi, Cuomo, Nobel Laureates Welcome Zuckerman STEM Program
American business leader and philanthropist Mortimer Zuckerman announced the launch of the Zuckerman STEM Leadership Program, a transformative initiative designed to support future generations of leaders in science, technology, engineering and math.