An Oasis of Experimentation in the NegevJUF 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 RahatHaaretz -- 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 SouthNew 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.
BGU Students Teach English to Bedouin Children (Video)Watch a video of MAPMES students teaching English to Bedouin children.The Master of Arts Program in Middle East Studies, known
Proposed Fruit and Vegetable Tax Threatens Healthy Food Culture, ...The Forward -- BGU economists Bradley Ruffle and Haim Shalit comment on the controversial fruit and vegetable tax Israeli lawmakers have recently proposed.
Israeli University Gives Rare Honor to JordanianThe Associated Press -- BGU is recognizing Dr. Mohammed al-Hadid, president of the Jordan Red Crescent, for a joint Israeli-Jordanian program in emergency medicine to be offered at BGU.
ZenithSolar and BGU Professor David Faiman Turn A Kibbutz SolarIsrael 21c -- Powered by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev's Professor David Faiman's solar energy technology, Israeli startup, ZenithSolar, launched the first solar farm at Kibbutz Yavne, making it affordable to reduce reliance on fossil fuels.
A Vineyard Blooms in the Negev DesertBoca Raton News -- A reporter's journey through the Negev brings him face to face with the dying Dead Sea and a blossoming desert as he meets BGU researchers who help him understand both.
Government Action is the Only SolutionJerusalem Report -- BGU economists want inflation and an increased budget deficit in Israel. In today's economy, they say, the worst thing the government can do is to do nothing.
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