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AUTUMN 2005

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Prof. Asher Koriat Is 1st Recipient of Prestigious German Award

Prof. Asher Koriat of the Dept. of Psychology and head of its renowned Institute for Information Processing and Decision-Making, is the first recipient of the Oswald Kulpe Award for the Experimental Study of Higher Mental Processes, given by Germany's University of Wurzburg.
To be presented biannually in a special ceremony at the German institution, the award is named for the founder of Wurzburg's School of Psychology. The ceremony will take place on November 4. The award itself, in recognition of outstanding research achievements in the field, carries with it a cash prize of Euro 4,000.
Koriat, an Israel Prize Laureate and member of the select Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities, also heads the University's Max Wertheimer Minerva Center for Cognitive Processing.

In This Issue:

The University Becomes a Little Like Annapolis (and West Point)

Supported Academic Learning Aids Students with Problems

Synagogue/Church Controversy and a Digestive Amulet
Mark University’s Dig at Hippos-Sussita

Golumbic Elected Israel’s 1st European Fellow

Prof. Asher Koriat Is 1st Recipient of Prestigious German Award

Intelligence Corps Wisely Chooses the University

Sweating Before an Audience—Working to Control a Phobia

Michael Wainer—University’s First Vice President for Finance
and Business Development

Prof. Eli Salzberger Elected Next Dean of Law Faculty

University Responds to Tulane Students' Needs

A Look Back at Graduation 2005

33rd Board of Governors Opens with Song and Story

University Honors Five with Honorary Doctorate
First Egyptian to Conduct in Israel Adds Highlight to Ceremony

Social Responsibility Reflected in a Wide Pool

New Recanati Lab Dedicated

 

 
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