Israeli campus activists attend Clinton Global Initiative UniversityFive Israeli students attended the 2nd Clinton Global Initiative University meeting at the University of Texas at Austin on February 13-15. CGI U participants create and implement Commitments to Action that can effect global change across five focus areas: Education, Energy & Climate Change, Global Health, Peace & Human Rights, and Poverty Alleviation. To be accepted, each student submitted a plan of action addressing a specific problem. Ohad Ish Shalom of Ben Gurion University of the Negev will create a sports peace project for Jewish and Arab children living together in Jerusalem. BGU student Elad Morad will establish the Mid Point Project, consisting of a social networking Web site and international peace festival in Jerusalem. BGU student Ben Reuveni will focus on alleviating poverty in Israel and helping poor immigrant families with western monetary responsibility. Other Israeli CGI U participants come from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. CGI U convened nearly 1,000 college students, 100 university presidents, leading non-profit organizations, social entrepreneurs, youth leaders, athletes, and celebrity-activists including football players Nnamdi Asomugha and Myron Rolle, entertainers John Oliver, Matthew McConaughey and Natalie Portman, journalists Luke Russert and Morgan Spurlock.