Elizabeth Edwards: Resilience or Revenge?The Huffington Post -- BGU research indicates that adverse life events increase susceptibility to breast cancer. Author claims Elizabeth Edwards is a case in point.
Class WarJT News -- BGU public policy and globalization expert compares the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians to that of the Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland.
ZenithSolar and BGU Professor David Faiman Turn A Kibbutz SolarIsrael 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.
Government Action is the Only SolutionJerusalem 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.
Amos Oz, Approaching 70, Sees Israel with a Bird’s-Eye ViewThe New York Times -- Israel prepares to mark the 70th birthday of Amos Oz with a three-day festival in Arad and an academic conference and celebratory dinner at Ben-Gurion University in May.
Homeland Security Institute Balances Freedom and SafetyIsrael has the most experience working on the threat of terrorism, while also maintaining the values of openness and democracy. A microcosm of this dual effort is BGU's Institute of Homeland Security.
Japanese Zionists Visit the UniversityA 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.
Gaza War to Have Fallout for Egypt, IranJTA--"For [President Hosni] Mubarak and his government, what is happening in Gaza constitutes a significant threat to Egypt's national security,ﾊﾗﾝ said Yoram Meital, an Egypt expert at Ben-Gurion University's Chaim Herzog Center for Middle East Studies and Diplomacy.
Israelis Honor Fallen SoldiersThe New York Times -- Sgt. Alexander Mashevitzky [son of BGU Prof. Grigory Mashevitzky] was buried in the military cemetery of Beer-Sheva...then the rockets hit open ground in and around Beer-Sheva, causing panic but no serious injuries.
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