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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.

Social Network Bolsters Teen Emotions After Suicide Bombings

July 15, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

Jerusalem Post -- BGU researchers discover that teenagers who have a strong social support system are more resilient to depression after being exposed to terrorism-related stress.

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.

Drug Appears Safe for Morning Sickness

June 15, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

The New York Times -- BGU researchers performed one of the largest studies ever done on a commonly used anti-nausea drug to conclude it is safe to use during pregnancy.

Study Finds Little Risk From a Morning Sickness Medication

June 11, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

Los Angeles Times -- BGU researchers ease the minds of pregnant women with their study showing no risk to fetuses when using a popular morning sickness medication.

Israeli University Honors Environmental Sculptor Dani Karavan

June 1, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Green Prophet -- BGU honors one of Israel's most outstanding environmental sculptors, Dani Karavan, with an honorary doctoral degree.

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.

As Pope Ends Trip, Complaints Echo

May 18, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

The Wall Street Journal -- BGU professor of Jewish history Hanna Yablonka expresses her disappointment that Pope Benedict XVI and the Israeli authorities were unable to make a more profound effort to bridge divides.




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