1. EVENT RECAP
Social Media and Cyber-Security
On Wednesday, October 17th, a distinguished group of Hebrew University alumni gathered in Chicago to learn about “Cyber-Security and Social Media: Lessons of the 2016 U.S. Election” from HU alumnus Dr. Efrat Daskal. Dr. Daskal, who earned her Ph.D. at HU in 2015, is a postdoctoral fellow at the Crown Center for Jewish and Israel Studies at Northwestern University. Guests included Midwest Region President Steven Edelson; Director of Cultural Affairs for the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest, Katya Lipovetsky; Director of Academic Affairs for the Consulate General of Israel to the Midwest, Rebecca Gold; and Midwest Region Executive Director, Judith Shenkman. Guests enjoyed an evening of learning, noshing, and mingling as they heard about the universal challenge of cyber-security and social media from a uniquely HU perspective!