Meet Arielle Hochberg, Bio-Medical Sciences Student

Arielle Hochberg was born in New Zealand and grew up in Australia. Her family maintained strong ties to Israel. During her undergraduate studies at the University of Sydney, Arielle received a scholarship that enabled her to spend a semester at the Rothberg International School at the Hebrew University. It was there she discovered the research internship program and met Prof. Tal Burstyn-Cohen.

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Meet Karthikeyan Pandi, PhD Dental Student

Karthikeyan Pandi is a PhD student in the Faculty of Dental Medicine. Hailing from India, he chose to study at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem because it would best prepare him for a career conducting dental research.

Before arriving at the Hebrew University, Karthikeyan had been exposed to HUJI research and publications, which helped solidify his decision to pursue graduate studies in Jerusalem.

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Meet Dr. Smita Todkar, IMPH Graduate

Dr. Smita Todkar, MD graduated from the International Master of Public Health (IMPH) Program at the Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine in 2017. With a commitment to “reaching the most marginalized people”, Smita returned to India where she is currently focused on maternal and child health for “Ekjut”, an NGO in Jharkhand.

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Meet Sarah Angabo, Dental Student

Studying Dental Science in Jerusalem

Sarah Angabo came to Jerusalem from Nigeria and is close to completing her master’s degree in bio-medical sciences at the Faculty of Dental Medicine.

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Meet Arthur Berrou, PhD Student

Border-Crossing Brain Science

Arthur 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.

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Glocal: Making a Difference On the Ground

The Glocal Masters program at the Hebrew University is helping making a difference on the ground, helping impoverished villages across South-East Asia to improve their residents’ nutrition, provide clean water, and create basic decent human living conditions for housing, health and education.

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SESAME: Scientific Progress and Diplomacy

Eliezer Rabinovici, professor of Particle Physics at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, recently received the 2019 Award for Science Diplomacy from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his outstanding scientific and diplomatic contributions to SESAME (Synchrotron-light Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East), founded in Jordan in 2017.

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Celebrating an Exciting New School Year

The Hebrew University looks forward to a fruitful and challenging year ahead


Welcome back to school! Before diving into another year of studies, students at our Mt. Scopus Campus celebrated the new school year in style today with live music and fun in the sun. We warmly welcome our returning students and wish our new students the best of luck in the first steps of their academic journey!


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Schulich Leaders Enjoy Round Table with HU President Asher Cohen

Students excelling in STEM felds who are part of the Schulich Leader Scholarship Program were celebrated this week in an event with Hebrew Univerity President Prof. Asher Cohen.

The event was kicked off by Ram Semo, Director of the Division for Advancement and External Relations who welcomed the University's elite Schulich Leaders.

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Albert Einstein Heads to Taiwan

Einstein's Nobel Prize, Theory of Relativity, Letters to Lovers and Vinyl Record Collection on Display at First-Ever Asia Exhibit

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