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Siren Song of War

January 5, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

JTA -- For the first time I am experiencing war as a mother... I was only five minutes away from home when the first sirens rang out, but no one would let me leave the neighborhood sports center while danger was still apparent...

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.

Stress May Increase the Risk of Breast Cancer

September 24, 2008

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

Reuters Health--The results of a new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev's Dr. Ronit Peled support a connection between severe life events, psychological distress and breast cancer.

Irish Folk History and Social Memory (audio)

August 13, 2008

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Public Radio International--Dr. Guy Beiner of BGU's Department of General History talks with PRI about how the French invasion of Ireland in 1789 is still regarded as earth-shattering importance in some towns in Western Ireland.

Future of War Will Go with the Flow — Water Promises to be ...

August 3, 2008

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

San Francisco Chronicle--Global population, economic development, industrialization and migration trends are pushing water demand to unsustainable levels.

Colorado Governor Leads Business Group to Israel

August 3, 2008

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

Denver Business Journal -- Governor Bill Ritter will lead a delegation to Israel to establish investment and research partnerships there, including a memorandum of understanding between Colorado State University and BGU���s Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research.

The Art of the Save, for Goalie and Investor

August 3, 2008

Tags: Business & Management, Social Sciences & Humanities

The New York Times--Researchers from the Guilford Glazer School of Business and Management at Ben-Gurion University used soccer professionals as a perfect real-life test case of why people sometimes make irrational decisions.

You Think What You Talk

August 3, 2008

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

The Economist -- A BGU researcher may have a solution for peace: Israeli Jews should speak Arabic and Israeli Arabs should speak Hebrew. A new study demostrates that the language we speak affects our behavior.

Ben-Gurion University Creates Garden in Memory of Lillian Goodman

August 3, 2008

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

Ben-Gurion University has created a public garden in memory of Lillian Goodman, of Highland Park, IL, who passed away last November. To be known as the Lillian Goodman Garden, the venue encompasses 3,800 square feet and features trees and flowers, walking paths, and benches.




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