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BGU Buildings Garner Prestigious Architectural Awards

March 11, 2009

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

Two buildings at BGU, designed by Raquel Vert of Los Angeles-based Vert Architects, were awarded first prize in two different categories in the “Best Project of the Year 2008/9 Competition."

Japanese Zionists Visit the University

March 5, 2009

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

A delegation of the Japanese Makuya arrived at BGU this week as part of a show of solidarity with residents of the Negev who suffered during the recent Cast Lead military operation.

New Jersey Native Rallies Beer-Sheva Neighborhoods to “Go ...

February 18, 2009

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

New Jersey Jewish News -- Isaac Hametz founded a nonprofit organization to improve the quality of life for local residents, focusing on Ethiopians. BGU students provide much of the volunteer staff.

Israel’s Leading Environmentalist

February 18, 2009

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

Hadassah Magazine -- BGU Prof. Alon Tal, Israel's leading environmentalist, remains as busy as ever, founding one ecological group after another in his pursuit to save the country's natural treasures.

BGU Students Selected to Attend Second Annual Clinton Global ...

February 11, 2009

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

Three out of five of the Israeli students selected to attend the prestigious Clinton Global Initiative's University, a project of the non-partisan William J. Clinton Foundation, are from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).

BGU-Negev Emergency Fund Launched

January 9, 2009

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

“For the first time in 60 years, Beer-Sheva is in range of rockets fired from Gaza and has already been hit multiple times,” explains Carol Saal, AABGU president. “Classes at Ben-Gurion University have been canceled indefinitely..."

Want an MBA from an Entrepreneurial Hot Spot?

January 8, 2009

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

Christian Science Monitor -- An Israeli MBA from BGU offers American-style academic rigor, dynamic entrepreneurial atmosphere, and a lower price tag.

Ben-Gurion University, Rutgers and New Jersey and Delaware ...

December 23, 2008

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

BGU is forming a partnership with the Rutgers University School of Social Work to expand Negev Project Vision, a successful community-based program that addresses the vision needs of poor, elderly populations in the Dead Sea region.

Ben-Gurion University Confronts Terrorism

December 10, 2008

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

What if there was a place where the world's leading experts didn't just examine what went wrong in Mumbaiハラ_At BGU, the first University-based homeland security institute in the world is asking the tough questions.




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