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2020 Awardees

The Office of Global Engagement is pleased to announce the Louis and Bessie Stein Family Fellowship for Exchanges with Israeli Universities Competition for Activities in Academic Year 2020-21. 

Faculty Winners:

Dr. Mira Olson | College of Engineering | Collaborators: Arava Institute for Environmental Studies and Kinneret College
"Development of a Virtual Workshop on Water Management in the Jordan River Basin"

Dr. Sharrona Pearl | College of Nursing and Health Professions | Collaborators: University of Haifa and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
"Face Recognition Software, Ethics and Internal Border Control: The Case of AnyVision"

Dr. Amir Toib| College of Medicine | Collaborator: Hebrew University Faculty of Medicine 
"Developing a neuromuscular multidisciplinary framework, as a basis for clinical care improvement, advocacy and scholarly collaboration between the Hebrew University and Drexel University"

Dr. Hilde Van den Buick | College of Arts and Sciences | Collaborator: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
"Digital divide and local media activism during the Covid-19 pandemic"

Student Winners:

Sophie Abber | College of Arts and Sciences | Collaborator: Ben-Gurion University
"Evaluating Cognitive Flexibility Impairments in Binge-Spectrum Eating Disorders"

Franchesca Alchanati | Westphal College of Media Arts and Design | Collaborators: Nechemia Peres, Yoni Zierler, Nicky Blackburn, Hanan Schlesinger, Alon Asher
"The Missing Peace"

Karmi Oxman, MSc | College of Arts and Sciences | Collaborator: Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
"Social behavior and brain plasticity: Does bi-parental care affect brain tissue investment in a desert isopod?"