March 2021

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Shattering the Glass Ceiling

For the first time ever, a woman will be the next Chair of the Tel Aviv University Board of Governors (BOG). Dafna Meitar-Nechmad, currently co-Chair of the Global Campaign and a TAU alumnus, has been unanimously recommended to the position. The BOG plays an integral role with oversight and control functions in the University's fundraising and development. READ MORE

Vaccinations & Breastfeeding

A joint study conducted by TAU and Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center found that vaccinating breastfeeding mothers against COVID-19 promotes the production of important antibodies in the breast milk, potentially contributing to the protection of their nursing babies. The antibodies in the breast milk hold the potential to neutralize the virus. READ MORE

Computer Science Impact

Congratulations to Professor Zvi Galil, former President of TAU, who has been named the seventh most influential computer scientist of the past decade by Academic Influence. Galil is a groundbreaking researcher whose graph algorithms have been called the best possible mathematically speaking. READ MORE

Do Not Call

A new study from the Dental Faculty at TAU shows that excessive use of smartphones and social media is likely to lead to teeth-grinding, problems sleeping, drowsiness, and fatigue during the day as well as pain in the mouth and jaws. READ MORE

Leading the Way in Artificial Intelligence and Data Science

TAU's newly-launched Multidisciplinary Center for Artificial Intelligence and Data Science will train a new generation of researchers and industrialists who will take Israel to the forefront of the global AI revolution with a program that encourages multidisciplinary research using the most advanced methods of AI and DS. READ MORE


Taking Inspiration: Women in Media, Science and Entrepreneurship

Monday, March 22, 2021, 1:00 p.m. Eastern time

A celebration of International Women's Month, with Professor Milette Shamir, TAU VP, International Academic Collaboration; Dikla Barkai, Executive Producer of Shtisel; Professor Tova Milo, Dean of the Faculty of Exact Sciences; and Inbal Orpaz, TAU management alumnus. Register here

Innovations in Learning

Thursday, April 22, 2021, 11:00 a.m. Eastern time

Featuring Professor Liat Kishon-Rabin, Dean of Innovation in Teaching & Learning and Professor of Communication Disorders. Register here

Summer Session: Israel, the Middle East and Beyond

June 21–July 1, 2021

INSS's virtual summer program examines a new perspective after a decade of upheaval in the Arab World. Register here