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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.

Music That’s Safe to Drive to

May 14, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Israel21c -- BGU music psychologist Dr. Warren Brodsky has created the prototype of a music CD specifically aimed at high-risk driving situations in hopes of promoting safe driving solutions.

Elizabeth Edwards: Resilience or Revenge?

May 13, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

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 War

May 6, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

JT 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 Solar

May 4, 2009

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

Israel 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 Solution

April 21, 2009

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

Jerusalem 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 View

April 20, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

The 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 Safety

March 23, 2009

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech, Social Sciences & Humanities

Israel 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 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.




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