Tel Aviv University News

Professor Ariel Porat wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Professor Ariel Porat, President of Tel Aviv University and former Dean of its Buchmann Faculty of Law, has been named the winner of the 2020 European Association of Law and Economics (EALE) Lifetime Achievement Award. He is the first Israeli scholar to win the award. The Association grants the EALE Award and honorary membership in… Read More

TAU inaugurates the Shmunis School of Biomedicine and Cancer Research

On Wednesday, August 12, Tel Aviv University celebrated the inauguration of the Shmunis School of Biomedicine and Cancer Research. The new School, which belongs to the George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, will be funded with a generous gift from the Shmunis family, enabling a leap in groundbreaking research. At the Shmunis School, researchers… Read More

TAU study makes Scientific Reports’ top 100 downloads for 2019

Tel Aviv University was named in the top 100 most downloaded studies published in 2019 in Scientific Reports, a prestigious peer-reviewed multidisciplinary science and technology journal. The list, the 100 most popular studies out of 19,871, features the research of authors from around the world and across disciplines. According to Scientific Reports, the study by… Read More

AFTAU earns 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for seventh consecutive year

  American Friends of Tel Aviv University (AFTAU) — a nonprofit organization that is the fundraising arm of Tel Aviv University in the United States — announced it was awarded the coveted 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest and most-utilized third-party evaluator of charities. AFTAU earned the prestigious recognition for the seventh consecutive year,… Read More

Tel Aviv University partners with Columbia University to launch dual degree program

Tel Aviv University (TAU), Israel’s largest and most comprehensive higher education institution, today announced that it will launch the Dual Degree Program with Columbia University — a first-of-its-kind partnership at TAU that will provide undergraduate students from around the world with an opportunity to pursue an exceptional liberal arts education and earn two degrees. Transcending… Read More

Business and civic leader Mort Mandel awarded TAU Honorary Doctorate

Tel Aviv University conferred its highest honor — the degree of Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa — upon legendary entrepreneur and Israel supporter Mr. Morton L. Mandel. “Mort Mandel is a prominent philanthropist who has received countless awards,” Prof. Ariel Porat, President of Tel Aviv University, told distinguished guests at a ceremony held on the TAU… Read More