Celebrating 100 Years of Knowledge, 2018 Board of Governors

This year, the Hebrew University of Jerusalem is gearing up to celebrate the centennial anniversary of the laying of the cornerstones, with the theme: 100 Years of Knowledge. BOG 2018 Highlights:

Friend or Foe? How the Unconscious Mind Picks Out Faces in a Crowd

Hebrew University Researcher Discovers Dominance and Threat Top the List of Faces a Brain will Quickly Register Within a Crowd

Honorary Doctorate Ceremony for His All Holiness

On December 6, 2017 His All Holiness Bartholomew I, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople received an Honorary Doctorate from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The event was attended by a wide array of religious leaders, ambassadors and dignitaries. The presentation of the honorary degree was followed by an address from His All Holiness:

Tzameret Student Awarded Outstanding Military Medicine Cadet in the US

Ofek Arieli, a student in the military doctors' training course at the Hebrew University and the Medical Corps, was chosen as the outstanding cadet in an international course of military medicine in the United States. "To help soldiers is my mission," Arieli said after winning the prize. The following is based on an article translated from Ynet on December 4, 2017.

12 Alumni Making Headlines!

Hebrew University is extremely proud and honored to congratulate 12 of its alumni, who are featured in TheMarker's 40 Under 40 list of promising young individuals.  TheMarker is a Hebrew-language daily business newspaper, and the following is a translation based on the 40 Under 40 feature.

HU Grads are 62nd Most Employable in the World

International survey ranks Hebrew University among the world's best at preparing students for workplace An analysis published by Times Higher Education (THE) has ranked Hebrew University of Jerusalem students as the 62nd most employable graduates in the world, placing the Hebrew University among the world's top 100 universities at preparing its students for the workplace.

AFHU's Bubby Goes Viral

The American Friends of Hebrew University launched a new marketing campaign, and their bubby films have gone viral. Meet Judith Cohen, once you meet her, you won't forget her! Watch the clip below.

Mrs. Lily Safra Dedicates the New Home of ELSC

Mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat, British Architect Lord Norman Foster, and more than 400 friends and supporters joined the gala celebration and naming ceremony of Israel's largest neuroscience center

The Beginning of a New Year

Hebrew University has opened its doors to a new school year, marked by growth and renewal. Over 900 new courses will be launched this year, offering students a large variety of new fields of study.  The following are among the new and interesting courses that are being offered:

Reducing endocannabinoid system's activity may help protect the kidney health of individuals with obesity

New study provides insight on the mechanisms behind the development of kidney damage due to obesity, points to a potential target for protecting the kidney health of individuals with obesity