From the press

Monday, March 5, 2018

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

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

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

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.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

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.

Monday, August 15, 2016

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, May 31, 2016

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

The George S. Wise Medal was awarded by Tel Aviv University to Mortimer B. Zuckerman, entrepreneur and international opinion leader.

Thursday, January 21, 2016

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.

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