Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Visits BGU
July 20, 2011
Illinois Governor Pat Quinn is in Israel for a week of meetings with a number of high-ranking Israeli officials along with briefings from experts on a range of issues of interest to the people of Illinois, including hi-tech development, energy, environmentalism, education, security, and disaster preparedness.
He’s part a group trip organized by the Jewish United Fund of Metropolitan Chicago along with a delegation of state officials, businesspeople and JUF representatives.
Governor Quinn visited Ben-Gurion University of the Negev to attend a signing ceremony for an agreement between BGU and University of Illinois Chicago to collaborate on joint research programs, academic cooperative programs and student exchange programs.
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