Want an MBA from an Entrepreneurial Hot Spot?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 ...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 TerrorismWhat 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.
Looking for Freshwater SolutionsThe Media Line -- BGU's Zuckerberg Institute for Water Research is helping to solve Israel's water shortage. Zuckerberg was recently selected to be Israel's national center for advanced water technologies, acting as a bridge between academia and entrepreneurs.
Strong Support Networks Can Lessen Depression and Harsh Effects ...Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Professor Shahar and Georgia State University Professor Henrich conducted a study that determined that a strong social support system could cushion the effects of teen depression caused by prolonged exposure to rocket attacks.
Ben-Gurion University Virologist is a Modern-Day Microbe HunterHeritage Florida Jewish News--The American-born virologist, who made aliyah with his family in 2002, makes frequent trips to East Africa to study a variety of infectious agents. He���s interested in everything from the influenza bug to the lethal Ebola virus, to Rift Valley Fever and the parasite-borne Leishmania.
Biogas Project for Bedouin Community Provides Environmental and ...Ben-Gurion University graduate students developed environmentally-sound methods of waste disposal for the Bedouin community. The project, “Promoting the Use of Biogas in Bedouin Villages and Training Bedouin Women Leaders in Environmental Health,” placed third in the prestigious Buckminster Fuller Challenge.
In the Desert: Why Israel is a Model for Some of the ...Chicago Jewish News--The four-day conference was held under the joint auspices of BGU's Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, and drew more than 200 participants from 33 countries to BGU's Sede Boqer campus, deep inside the Negev Desert region.
BGU Initiates Project to Eliminate Intestinal Worms in EthiopiaBGU Professor Zvi Bentwich, who heads The Center for Emerging Diseases, Tropical Diseases and AIDS in Israel (CEMTA), is beginning an intensive program in Ethiopia to eradicate intestinal worms which affect as much as 50 percent of the population in Africa.
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