Ben Gurion University to hand out honorary doctorates to 6 candidates

The Ben Gurion University of the Negev announced Wednesday that it will grant honorary doctorates to six people including international human rights lawyer Prof. Irwin Cotler.
The ceremony will take place on its Beer Sheba campus on June 7th at the 46th Board of Governors meeting.  Among the recipients include: public health researcher Prof. Harvey V. Fineberg, tuberculosis researcher Prof. Valerie Mizrahi, businessman and philanthropist Ernest Scheller Jr., astronomer Prof. Silvia Torres-Peimbert, and computer scientist Prof. Jeffrey D. Ullman.