From the Press
Monday, May 7, 2018
New partnership with Zuckerman Institute brings Alan Alda Center training to Israel's scientific community
In a country of just 9 million people, Israel has quickly become one of the world’s true scientific powerhouses. The country ranked 10th in this year’s Bloomberg’s Innovation Index.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
עשרות בתר-דוקטורנטים מארה"ב ייקלטו בישראל
במל"ג אמרו כי גובה המלגה לכל בתר-דוקטורט שיגיע לישראל מצפון אמריקה הוא 100 אלף דולרים לשנתיים. המלגה תיועד בין השאר למימון דמי קיום, מגורים, מסגרות חינוך לילדים, טיסות ועוד
Monday, March 5, 2018
Israel wants to lure U.S. scientists with $100,000 grants
Israel partnered with media magnate Mortimer Zuckerman to finance a program aiming to convince dozens of post-doctoral students in American universities to relocate to Israel.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
Launch 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.
Monday, January 16, 2017
Zuckerman 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.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
Joint 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.
Monday, August 15, 2016
Dr. 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.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Mortimer 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, 2016
Mortimer 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, 2016
George 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, 2016
Bibi, 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.