60-year Celebrations to Highlight TAU's Board of Governors Meeting

Tel Aviv University will launch its 60th anniversary celebrations on May 18-22, 2016 as it welcomes its friends from around the world to its Annual Board of Governors Meeting.
17 May 2016
Tel Aviv University
Tel Aviv University welcomes its governors to its 2016 annual meeting

Tel Aviv University will launch its 60th anniversary celebrations on May 18-22, 2016 as it welcomes its friends from around the world to its Annual Board of Governors Meeting.

Our guests will meet major international personalities, learn about TAU's scientific breakthroughs, engage with pioneering faculty and students, and much more.

Main events include:

  • Honorary Doctorates and George S. Wise Medal Conferment Ceremony.

        Recipients are:

  • George S. Wise Medal: Mr. Mortimer B. Zuckerman, entrepreneur and international opinion leader
  • Honorary Doctorates:

    • Mr. Boaz Dotan, entrepreneur, co-founder of Amdocs
    • Dr. Segenet Kelemu, groundbreaking scientist and teacher
    • Ms. Michal Rovner, acclaimed artist
    • Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, former Chief Rabbi of the UK, interfaith leader and advocate for tolerance
    • Mr. Steve Tisch, film producer and businessman
  • Honorary Fellowship: Dr. Boris Mints, Russian Federation, businessman and community leader
  • Meeting with President of Israel Reuven Rivlin at his official residence
  • Lecture by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, "Not In God's Name—Confronting Religious Violence"
  • Symposia:

    • Annual John Gandel Symposium on the Middle East
    • Transitioning the World into A More Sustainable and Food-Secure Future
    • Geopolitical Symposium: Israel and Global Geopolitics
  • Inaugurations:

    • Coller School of Management
    • Steve Tisch School of Film and Television
    • BLAVATNIK CENTER for Drug Discovery
    • Boris Mints Institute for Strategic Policy Solutions to Global Challenges
    • Nissim and Rina Levy Periphery Scholarship Fund
  • Prizes:

    • Hugo Ramniceanu Prize in Economics to Dr. Eli Fischer
    • Kadar Family Award for Outstanding Researchers
    • Dan David Prize Award Ceremony
  • Gala receptions and social events

View the full program here: https://www.tau.ac.il/bog/bog2016program.pdf

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