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October 2013

The demand for Technion know-how is reaching parts of the world that could not be imagined a few short years ago. Here are the latest updates on how this trend is taking hold across the globe.


Technion Goes to China

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Technion President Peretz Lavie and Shantou University Provost Professor Gu Peihua shake hands at the signing ceremony as Mr. Li Ka-shing and other officials look on.

The Technion is bringing a new era of research and innovation in science, engineering, and life sciences to China. A joint venture between the Technion and Shantou University (STU) will build a new academic facility in China called the Technion Guangdong Institute of Technology (TGIT). It is viewed by many as part of the broader movement of globalization now sweeping the academic world.

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New Milestone for Technion-Cornell

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks while Cornell NYC Tech Dean Dan Huttenlocher (left) and JTCII Director Craig Gotsman (right) look on.

The launch of the first Joan & Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Innovation Institute (JTCII) degree program was announced by Mayor Michael Bloomberg at a press conference earlier this week. The two-year M.S. degree in Connective Media is expected to produce the next generation of tech talent for the media sector. Graduates will receive a dual degree from the Technion and Cornell University.

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