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AUTUMN 2005

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New Recanati Lab Dedicated (3rd from r.) dedicated a maritime lab in his mother’s honor. Sharing the moment are
(from r.) Vice President Prof. Ada Spitzer, Recanati Institute Head Prof. Ehud Spanier, Mr. Recanati,
and University President Prof. Aaron Ben-Ze’ev.

New Recanati Lab Dedicated  recalled his family’s continuous support of the University over the past 32 years as he dedicated the newest lab of the Leon Recanati Institute of Maritime Studies in honor of his mother. These labs, he noted, had been on the Institute’s “wish list” for a long time. “I am glad I am able to fulfill the needs and wishes of this Institute,” he said. “They will enable improvement of the quality of work produced by this Institute.” The laboratories will enable preservation of marine mammals and better investigation of underwater finds, according to the Institute’s Head, Assoc. Prof. Ehud Spanier. The dedication ceremony took place as one of the events of the 33rd Board of Governors Meeting.

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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