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    Atlanta Jewish Academy Students Crack Code

    The annual International Safecracking Tournament challenges high-school students to use their knowledge of physics to build a safe, which they then take to Israel for competition. This year, five students from Atlanta are taking part, and besides applying physics, they discovered the importance of collaboration … and of having fun while learning.

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  • Making Science and Family Fit

    The journal Science profiled the Weizmann Institute's Dr. Michal Sharon, a structural biologist, who addressed the unique challenges facing women in science, and spoke about balancing research and family.

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    Personalized Philanthropy: Group's Customized Giving Plans Show Big Results

    The American Committee takes a long-term, individualized approach to helping donors reach their goals and support the Weizmann Institute. In fact, Vice President Steven L. Meyers literally wrote the book on this philosophy: <em>Personalized Philanthropy: Crash the Fundraising Matrix</em>. <em>The Chronicle of Philanthropy</em> discusses this successful approach.

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    Tianyi Zhu Reporting From Israel Physics Competition

    The Gregory School in Tucson sent its first-ever team to Weizmann's International Safecracking Tournament – and placed fourth! The contest requires that high schoolers use principles of physics to build a safe, which they then pit against other's creations during competition on campus. Team member Tianyi Zhu covers their journey to Israel.

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    Project-Based Fundraising

    Project-Based Fundraising empowers people of all ages to join the Weizmann Institute's search for answers to humanity's greatest challenges—from fighting cancer to protecting the environment to exploring space. This platform features 12 vital Weizmann research projects in need of support. After selecting a project that inspires you, you can set up your own fundraising page, and mobilize friends and family to join your efforts. Learn more—and get involved.

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    The Weizmann Institute of Science – A Year in Review: 2014

    This lively video provides a graphic narrative of the Weizmann Institute of Science's goings-on in 2014. Set to music, it covers awards, successes, programs, new scientists, and more. Clever animations move us seamlessly from topic to topic, country to country.

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    Highlights from the 65th Annual International Board Meeting

    This highlight reel from the 65th Annual General Meeting of the Weizmann Institute's International Board, November 2014, features scenes from the multi-day event: philanthropists and members of the Weizmann family from all over the world, scientists and Institute leadership, talks and presentations, lab visits, and events on campus.