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Dr. Rania Okby, a Role Model for Bedouin Women in Israel

April 18, 2014
JNS -- Dr. Rania Okby, the world's first female Bedouin physician, graduated from BGU in 2004. She serves as a powerful example of how higher education is helping Bedouin women better integrate into Israeli society. more »

Is Sisi the Solution?

April 17, 2014
The Jerusalem Report -- BGU's Egypt expert Prof. Yoram Meital says the anticipated election of Field Marshall Fattah al-Sisi as Egypt's president is unlikely to end the country's political turmoil. more »

Identifying Biological Measures for More Accurate and Earlier Diagnosis of Autism

April 14, 2014
Autism Parenting Magazine -- Two BGU researchers, in different scientific fields, have identified new ways to improve diagnosis of autistic children based on neurological testing and genetic markers. more »

Designing a New Future All videos »

Discover how Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is contributing to the future of Israel and the world through innovations in nanotechnology; desert research; biotechnology; homeland security; and more.

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