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BGU: Fulfilling the Vision

April 7, 2009

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

Boca Raton News -- David Ben-Gurion was a prime instigator of bringing water and revolutionary conservation techniques to make the Negev bloom, and Ben-Gurion University is committed to making the dream a reality.

A Vineyard Blooms in the Negev

April 2, 2009

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

Jewish Journal of Los Angeles -- Moshe and Hilda Zohar, promising Negev pioneers, came to the desert more than 10 years ago with a dream ��� to grow wine grapes on the desert���s ancient terraces.

A Spirit of Collaboration Prevails in the Desert

March 24, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs

JUF News--The promising research on Alzheimer���s and diabetes, and the landmark work on the identification and testing for genetic disorders, demonstrate that public health is a major stock in trade of academics at Ben-Gurion University.

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..."




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