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PitchBook ranks TAU eighth in the world for alumni entrepreneurship

912 TAU undergraduate alumni, who have founded 761 companies and raised $26.8 billion in venture capital, make Tel Aviv University (TAU) eighth in the world and first outside the US among universities that produce successful entrepreneurs, according to the financial data company PitchBook. Topping the 2021 PitchBook list are four leading American universities: Stanford University… Read More

UAE Minister of Education visits TAU

Tel Aviv University (TAU) recently hosted a delegation headed by the Emirati Minister of Education, Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, for a historic visit. The visit took place in the presence of TAU’s President Professor Ariel Porat and Vice President of International Academic Affairs Professor Milette Shamir. The visit focused on promoting innovation and multidisciplinary… Read More

TAU to launch Center for Innovation Laboratories

Ahead of the opening of the 2021-2022 academic year, Tel Aviv University (TAU) is launching the Center for Innovation Laboratories. The center will join forces with industry along the goal of advancing groundbreaking research with potential applicability within a period of 3-7 years from the moment the research begins. At this stage, the center has… Read More

AFTAU hosts virtual gala on October 7, 2021, raising funds and awareness for TAU initiatives

On Thursday, October 7, 2021, American Friends of Tel Aviv University (AFTAU) hosted a virtual gala to support Tel Aviv University’s (TAU) mission to advance the world through innovation, education, and impact. The gala raised over $2 million for three University initiatives including student scholarships, medical research, and the Center for Combatting Pandemics. AFTAU CEO… Read More

Professor Neta Ziv appointed Equality and Diversity Commissioner at TAU

Tel Aviv University announced the formation of a new Equality and Diversity Commission to be led by Professor Neta Ziv. The new Commission, which will report directly to the University President, will deal with all aspects of equality and diversity on campus, including gender, Arabs, first-generation university students, people with disabilities, the LGBT community, members… Read More

Former TAU President named as a top ten computer scientist of the last decade

Professor Zvi Galil, who served as TAU President from 2007–2009, has been named the seventh most influential computer scientist of the past decade by Academic Influence, a team of academics and data scientists who provide an objective, influence-based ranking for the people, schools, and disciplinary programs that make up higher education. His name appears among… Read More

Dafna Meitar-Nechmad selected to be next Chair of TAU’s Board of Governors

The Search Committee of Tel Aviv University (TAU) has unanimously recommended the appointment of Dafna Meitar-Nechmad as the next Chair of the TAU Board of Governors (BOG). After serving for three years as Co-Chair of the TAU Global Campaign, Meitar-Nechmad will replace Professor Jacob A. Frenkel, who will be completing two four-year terms as Chair… Read More