All posts tagged Monash University

Markus proud of leaving his mark

PROFESSOR Andrew Markus said he will step down as director of Monash University’s Australian Centre for Jewish Civilisation (ACJC) at the end of this year feeling proud of the vibrancy and scope of its programs, and excited about its future.

Shoah education program captivates Parkdale pupils

Parkdale Secondary College in Melbourne has hosted a Holocaust Remembrance Service, part of a federal government pilot program involving Monash and Deakin universities.

Monash Uni honours for Weisler and Geminder

An Australian-born corporate executive has called on IT graduates to draw inspiration from his grandparents and father who escaped the Nazis.

Survivors, Jewish Holocaust Centre honoured at Government House

Victorian Governor Linda Dessau and her husband Anthony Howard extended the hospitality of Government House to Melbourne's Shoah survivors last Thursday, with guides and staff from the Jewish Holocaust Centre (JHC) invited to a morning tea.

President strengthens ties

LAST November, Australian businesswoman and philanthropist Millie Phillips made a $20 million donation to Tel Aviv University (TAU) to expand scholarship offerings and bolster faculty programs and facilities.

Doyens of diabetes research

MONASH University has officially launched a new Department of Diabetes — and the Jewish connection is strong. 

Trauma in the spotlight

AN Australian organisation has successfully staged the first international conference on trauma and mental health to be held in Israel, attracting 270 delegates from 16 countries.

Melbourne commemorates Yom Hashoah

THE Jewish Community Council of Victoria’s (JCCV) annual Yom Hashoah Commemoration for 2017 was held on Sunday night with an estimated 1000 people in attendance.

Flyers deny ‘Denial’ facts

HOLOCAUST denial flyers were distributed at the University of Melbourne and Monash University again last week.

Creating helping hands

A biomedicine and engineering student at Monash University is using 3D printing to create prosthetic hands for children who have physical disabilities.