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BGU #1 Choice of Israeli Students

December 29, 2011

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs

BGU is once again named Israel's top recommended university, according to a recent National Union of Israeli Students survey.

Florida Governor Rick Scott Visits Ben-Gurion University of the ...

December 14, 2011

Tags: Business & Management, Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

Florida Governor Rick Scott led a 50-member delegation to Israel that visited Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) on Tuesday. During the visit, the governor was witness to the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between BGU and the University of South Florida.

Work to Begin on Sustainable Eco-Farm in Negev Bedouin Community

December 12, 2011

Tags: Alternative Energy, Negev Development & Community Programs

Project Wadi Attir aims to create an ecological community that incorporates Bedouin tradition.

Faculty Profile: Dr. Eitan Rubin

October 6, 2011

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

Dr. Eitan Rubin left a tenured staff position at Harvard University's Bauer Center for Genomics Research to return to Israel and BGU. "Here I can, as an individual, really make a difference."

BGU Researcher’s Peace Building Project Awarded USAID Grant of ...

September 26, 2011

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

Prof. Alean Al-Krenawi of the Charlotte B. and Jack J. Spitzer Department of Social Work at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) has just been awarded an $760,160 three-year grant from USAID for his project “Building Peace through Knowledge: The Palestinian-Israeli Case."

Teen Hero Given Full Scholarship to BGU after Saving the Lives of ...

September 1, 2011

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

17-year-old Arina Shestopolov Censor saved the lives of a Ben-Gurion University student and another Beer-Sheva resident. For her brave efforts under fire, BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi offered her a full scholarship.

Reaching the Youth of Israel’s Periphery

August 26, 2011

Tags: Natural Sciences, Negev Development & Community Programs

BGU is bringing quality science education to the children of the Negev at the Ilan Ramon Youth Physics Center.

Bedouin Women Weavers Visit NYC

July 28, 2011

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs

A group of Bedouin women from Lakiya Negev Weaving shared how their business is empowering their community.

Healthcare Lessons at BGU from Inside a New Culture

June 28, 2011

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

Northeastern University students learn about providing medical care in a multicultural environment.




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