Border-Crossing Brain ScienceArthur grew up in Brittany, France, awash in science. While he was initially torn between studying medicine and conducting scientific research, he was able to reconcile his interests through the MD-PhD program in the biology department at the École Normale Supérieure in Ulm. That’s where he first encountered neuroscience.
Hebrew U. Team Brings Hope to Patients with Life-Threatening, Drug-Resistant Infections
First Year Not AloneFirst Year Not Alone is a program run jointly with the Hebrew University Student Union, connecting incoming students with a second- or third-year student in their field. The mentors provide guidance, help students get their bearings, and help the newcomer acclimate to student life.
Soha Jiryes is a third year undergraduate in the chemistry department, with a minor in education. She grew up in Kafr Yasif in northern Israel, one of 4 siblings. Her father is in a wheelchair and relies heavily on her mother, so Soha and her siblings began working at an early age.
Maayan Bamidbar (trans. a wellspring in the desert) builds bridges between Arab and Jewish students, helping Arabic-speakers succeed in their studies, while introducing Jewish students to Arabic language and culture.
We extend warm congratulations to Professors Hanah Margalit and Guy Stroumsa for winning the prestigious 2020 Rothschild Prize. The Rothschild Prize is awarded once every two years (in Sciences) and once every four years (in Humanities and Social Sciences), and is considered one of the top three prestigious prizes that is awarded to academic researchers in Israel.
Keren Dinur is enrolled in the Advanced Graduate Studies Program (AGSP) where she is on the direct doctoral track in political science. She explains the uniqueness of the program because it “allows me a special relationship with the faculty of my department, they have a huge belief in me and provide a real feeling of wanting to push us forward and help us along”.
Uncovering the TruthGuy Mor is in the midst of his Master’s degree in the Advanced Graduate Studies Program (AGSP) after finishing his BA in Political Science and Philosophy Summa cum Laude.