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In Water‐Limited Landscapes, an Anthropocene Exchange: Trading Lakes for Irrigated Agriculture
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2017 U.S postdoc alumnus, Dr. Michael Wine, publishes an article in the transdisciplinary, Gold Open Access journal Earth's Future, based on his Fulbright research conducted at Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Read the full article HERE.

Saving Costs for Hospitals Through Medical Clowning
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2018 U.S post-grad alumnus, Jack Gomberg, publishes an article in the international peer reviewed journal, Clinical Medicine Insights: Pediatrics, based on his Fulbright research. Read the full article HERE.

Siona Benjamin: From Mumbai to Manhattan
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2016 Fulbright Senior Scholar to Israel, Siona Benjamin, was featured on CNBC-TV18 in anticipation of the publication of her new book ‘Growing up Jewish in India'. Read the full article here.

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Fulbright Alumni, Dr. Maha Alwadat won Exceptional English Teacher Award for 2019-2020
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Congratulations to our alumna, Dr. Maha Alwadat, on receiving the Exceptional English Teacher Award for 2019-2020, presented by the Ministry of Education, Pedagogical Secretariat - English Language Department. Maha was the only educator from the southern Bedouin sector to be awarded this prize and one of 36 exceptional teachers from all sectors across Israel. Maha is an English Coordinator at the Ort Kseifa Abu Rabe’a Junior High School in Kseifa and Beersheva.

 

The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching (DAI) Program call for applications is open now until March 4th - full details are on our website

 

Photo by Ministry of Education.

Fulbright Alumni, Professor Mohammed Wattad won the Zeltner Prize - Junior Researcher 2020
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Israeli alumnus, Professor Mohammed Wattad, was declared the winner of he Zeltner Prize - Junior Researcher 2020 for excellence in Legal Research, presented by Rotary Israel and the Law Faculty in Tel Aviv University. Professor Mohammed Wattad is the head of the Zefat Academic College Law School. He was a Fulbright fellow at Columbia University in 2004.
Photo: Zefat Academic College
 
Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program is Open for Applications
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The call for applications for the Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program  is now open. Full details are on our website

Submission deadline is January 20, 2020.

Good luck to everyone!

Fulbright International Writing Program is Open for Applications
IWP

The call for applications for the Fulbright International Writing Program is now open. Full details are on our website

Submission deadline is March 3, 2020.

Good luck to everyone!

Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program is Open for Applications
DAI 2021

The call for applications for the Fulbright Awards in Teaching Program is now open. Full details are on our website

Submission deadline is March 4, 2020.

Good luck to everyone!

3 Fulbright alumni among the winners of the 2019 ERC-Consolidator Grant
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This week the the European Research Council announced the winners of the 2019 ERC-Consolidator Grant.

37 researchers, among them 16 Israelis won awards worth total of €600 million.

Congratulations to our 3 Fulbright alumni among the winners: 

Professor Eran Halperin from the Department of Psychology at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Professor Yuval Nir from the Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine at Tel Aviv University and Professor Hagai Perets from the Department of Physics at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology  .

To read about the awards, click here.

 

 

Nobel Prize Day 2019
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Nobel Prize Day is today- we honor our two Fulbright Israel Alumni Nobel Prize Laureates, Felix Bloch & Aaron Ciechanover. Read their stories HERE.