Tag archive for ‘Academia’
Jewish Business News On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

Second Time in a Row: Technion Team Wins a Gold Medal in the International iGEM Competition

  The Technion team has won a gold medal in the international iGEM competition for the second year in a row. In addition to the medal, the team won the following: first place for Best New Application,  More...

News Brief On Sunday, August 30th, 2015

The 50 Best Colleges Where Students Earn High Starting Salaries

  We recently published our list of the 50 best colleges in America. The list ranks colleges by median starting salary, average SAT score, and a survey that asked more than 1, 000 Business Insider readers More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Sunday, July 12th, 2015

Michigan Jewish Institute Raided by FBI

– – The Michigan Jewish Institute was raided by FBI agents last week. The Federal government is investigating the school for fraud. About 15 Federal agents reportedly took part in the raid of the school’s More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, July 6th, 2015

Technion Ranked 31st in the World in the U.S. Academy of Inventors Index

The rankings list of the National Academy of Inventors, founded in the U.S. in 2010, ranks the Technion in 31st place in the list of universities around the world, based on the number of patents approved More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt Resigns Over Remarks About ‘Girls’ In Labs

The 73-year-old British Nobel Prize-winning scientist Tim Hunt has resigned from his post at University College London over controversial comments he made about a female Colleague. The professor has apologized and More...

Contributor On Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Call to Students: ‘Practice Entrepreneurship in the Start-Up Nation’

The Technion’s New ‘Start-uP MBA’ Program Will Focus on Practical Application of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Technology Management. The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, one of More...

Ilan Shavit On Monday, May 25th, 2015

Mati Kochavi’s Logic Industries Lays Off Israeli Employees for a Persian Gulf Country

AGT Group’s Logic Industries, which makes information technology security software for companies in the natural resources industry, is completing its final project. The company, controlled by Mati More...

KKR’s Kravis Gives $100 Million for Rockefeller University Lab

Henry Kravis and his wife Marie-Josee’s foundation is giving a leadership gift of $100 million to Rockefeller University to help build a laboratory building in Manhattan. The Research Building, two stories More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Bragging: Researchers Find Self-Promotion Often Backfires

Bragging to coworkers about a recent promotion, or posting a photo of your brand new car on Facebook, may seem like harmless ways to share good news. However, a new study shows that self-promotion or a “humblebrag” More...

News Max On Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Larry Summers: Worry Not, Economic Armageddon Isn’t Upon US

  Some of the remarks from former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers over the past few years could be read as extremely pessimistic for the U.S. economy and our role in global economic affairs. But that’s More...

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