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Students Take Social Action to New Level in Rough Israeli ...

April 16, 2010

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs

J Weekly -- Every year about 300 BGU students apply for 100 spots to live rent-free in some of Beer-Sheva���s roughest areas in exchange for providing community and educational programs.

Israeli Pupils Win Global Science Competition

April 16, 2010

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs

Ynet --Beer-Sheva high school students, aided by BGU's Ilan Ramon Youth Physics Center, made an impressive showing at the world physics competition known as The First Step to a Nobel Prize in Physics, taking home gold and silver medals.

New Africa Center Inaugurated

December 18, 2009

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

BGU inaugurates a new Africa Center that will focus on the continent's political history and cultural intricacies, and seek to strengthen relationships and standing within Africa and Israel.

Israeli, Jordanian Archeologists Discuss Risks to Historical ...

November 18, 2009

Tags: Natural Sciences, Negev Development & Community Programs, Robotics & High-Tech

The Jerusalem Post -- BGU's Professor Yossef Hatzor presents groundbreaking methodology to predict how earthquakes could harm heritage sites in Acre and how to minimize future damage.

BGU’s ‘Country Doctors’

October 1, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

The Jerusalem Post -- Dr. Yoram Singer and Abu Abod make house calls in unrecognized Bedouin settlements, offering medical care and emotional support to the dying and their families.

A New Look at the Negev Desert

September 16, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Desert & Water Research, Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

Baltimore Jewish Times -- With 60 percent of the country's land, but only 10 percent of its population, the Negev, with BGU's help, is a place for pioneers and entrepreneurs who want to make their mark.

An Oasis of Experimentation in the Negev

September 15, 2009

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

JUF News -- Prof. Sammy Boussiba believes that algae introduced into desert environments will be a biological salvation to agriculturally challenged regions. The slimy green organism thrives on brackish water and sunshine.

A Tree Grows in Rahat

July 31, 2009

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Negev Development & Community Programs, Social Sciences & Humanities

Haaretz -- BGU researchers and students work together to "green" the Bedouin city of Rahat and improve environmental conditions throughout its community.

A Night at the Museum Promotes Israel’s South

July 6, 2009

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Social Sciences & Humanities

New Jersey Jewish News--���Monday at the Museum,��� part of an effort to revitalize Beer-Sheva���s Old City, is the brainchild of BGU Hebrew literature Professor Nissim Calderon.




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