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BGU and Fox Chase Cancer Center Awarded NIH Grant

April 17, 2013

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

The research grant will fund the study of the role of microRNAs in the maintenance of the measles virus.

BGU Hosts America Day on Campus

April 10, 2012

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

Performances included Philadelphia-based Rennie Harris Puremovement hip-hop dance troupe.

Drexel University President Visits BGU

February 10, 2012

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs

John A. Fry, president of Drexel University, visits BGU’s Open Apartments Program in Beer-Sheva.

Optimism Helps Female Students Achieve

December 2, 2011

Tags: Press Releases

A new BGU study find that optimism leads to higher grades for female students, but lower marks for males.

Penn Honors Acclaimed Israeli Author Aharon Appelfeld

October 26, 2011

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

University of Pennsylvania is hosting a 2-day conference on Aharon Appelfeld's life and work. His archives are housed at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

Normal Body Mass Index May Be Too High

June 10, 2011

Tags: Medical Research

Prof. Iris Shai finds that what has been considered a normal body mass index (BMI) for teens may be too high.

Extracting Salt to Heal Wounds

May 16, 2011

Tags: Desert & Water Research

BGU researchers, with the Hashemite University of Jordan, will install a water purification system.

Margate’s Beer-Sheva Benefactor

May 9, 2011

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

When Dr. Leonard Galler learned of a duplicate set of The Great Courses educational discs, he suggested sending them to Israel so that BGU could make use of them.

Israeli Robots Wow Supporters

March 3, 2011

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Dr. Amir Shapiro demonstrated robots that can climb walls and navigate through tunnels inaccessible to people.