Sea us: Search for Ancient Harbors

By Ashley Himmelstein graduate student in the International Master’s Program in Maritime Civilizations, class of 2015-2016 “Sea US” is a series of posts featuring students from around the world who are taking part in this year’s International Maritime Civilization master’s program. I came into the program with an interest in technologies, ancient or modern, which is how I … More Sea us: Search for Ancient Harbors

Dr. Uri Schattner of Marine Geosciences wins Israeli Geological Society Award

Adapted from the University of Haifa newsletter.  Congratulations to Dr. Uri Schattner, from the Department of Marine Geosciences at the Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences who has won the 2016 Israeli Geological Society‘s Prof. Rafi Freund Memorial Prize for an original and innovative paper published on sedimentary transport in the Eastern Mediterranean in … More Dr. Uri Schattner of Marine Geosciences wins Israeli Geological Society Award

Delegation from University of Petroleum in China visits U Haifa

The International School recently hosted a delegation from the University of Petroleum in China and a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the two Universities. The University is located in Beijing and specializes in Chemical Engineering and Technology, Mineral Resources Prospecting and Exploration, Oil and Gas Well Engineering, Oil and Gas Storage and Transportation Engineering … More Delegation from University of Petroleum in China visits U Haifa

Texas A&M Partners with University of Haifa for Marine Research

Reposted from the University of Haifa newsletter.  The University of Haifa and Texas A&M University recently announced joint plans to establish a major Mediterranean observatory to study oceanography and the atmosphere. The planned observatory will be called the Texas A&M – University of Haifa Eastern Mediterranean Observatory (THEMO). The observatory will be located at the University of Haifa with its … More Texas A&M Partners with University of Haifa for Marine Research

3rd Annual Conference on Mediterranean Sea Research

While the world is buzzing about UN climate talks in Paris this month, we want to highlight another important conference on the environment, which occurred here in the University of Haifa Marine Geosciences department. The  Leon H. Charney School of Marine Sciences and the Municipality of Haifa cosponsored the 3rd Annual Conference on Mediterranean Sea Research, where … More 3rd Annual Conference on Mediterranean Sea Research