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November News and Updates From AFRU

RRIS Alumna Eden Raviv Awarded Rhodes Scholarship

Congratulations to Eden Raviv on receiving one of the most prestigious scholarships in the world, the Rhodes scholarship! The Rhodes Scholarship is an international postgraduate award for students to study at the University of Oxford. Established in 1903, it is the oldest graduate scholarship in the world. It is considered among the most prestigious international scholarship programs in the world. Eden grew up in Southern California and moved to Israel after high school. After serving in the IDF as a lone soldier, she studied Government in the Reichman University - International School and was top of her class all three years.

Eden was an honors fellow in The Argov Fellows Program in Leadership and Diplomacy. She participated in the Ambassador’s club, was part of the Young Israel Pugwash community and was the president of the RRIS Debate Society. Eden is interested in international relations and conflict resolution, and she looks forward to building relationships with Scholars from around the world and learning from their unique perspectives. We are so proud of you Eden! Good luck!

Approximately 4,800 Graduates Receive their Diplomas during Festive Ceremonies at Reichman University

Prof. Uriel Reichman to the graduates: "We now belong to the group of universities of Israel – we will compete with them and collaborate with them to promote research, novel approaches, and new horizons for the future leadership of the country."

The procession was led by the deans and faculty members, headed by Prof. Uriel Reichman, chairman of the board and founding President of Reichman University; Prof. Rafi Melnick, Provost and acting President, and Dr. Ayelet Ben Ezer, CEO and Vice President. Behind them marched the excited graduates, divided according to the various schools and programs. Prof. Reichman, Herzliya Mayor Mr. Moshe Fadlon, and Ricci Cohen, valedictorian and former chair of the Student Union, spoke at the ceremony.

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