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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.

BGU Students Teach English to Bedouin Children (Video)

June 22, 2009

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

Watch a video of MAPMES students teaching English to Bedouin children.The Master of Arts Program in Middle East Studies, known
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Proposed Fruit and Vegetable Tax Threatens Healthy Food Culture, ...

May 28, 2009

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

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 Jordanian

May 19, 2009

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

The 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 Solar

May 4, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Desert & Water Research, Negev Development & Community Programs, Robotics & High-Tech, Social Sciences & Humanities

Israel 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 Desert

April 30, 2009

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

Boca 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 Solution

April 21, 2009

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

Jerusalem 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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