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BGU Team Presents Israel Environmental Movement Report to ...

June 22, 2011

Tags: Press Releases

BGU's Prof. Alon Tal presented the most comprehensive report to date on Israel’s environmental movement to the Knesset.

The Colorado-Israel Connection

June 15, 2011

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management

In a Jacob Dayan reflects upon the cooperation between Israel, particularly with BGU, and Colorado.

The Country’s First Int’l Israel Studies Graduate ...

June 13, 2011

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought

BGU has formally launched the first Israel Studies International Program in Israel.

Computer Security: Is This the Start of Cyberwarfare?

June 13, 2011

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Prof. Yuval Elovici, a computer scientist and director of Deutsche Telekom Laboratories at BGU, warns that next wave of cyberattacks could be aimed at physical infrastructures.

Are Distracted Pedestrians A Potential Crosswalk Hazard?

June 13, 2011

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

The dangers of using a cell phone while driving are well known. But now, researchers warn of another dangerous scenario: distracted pedestrians using mobile devices inside crosswalks.

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.

Avram and Stella Goldstein-Goren Department of Biotechnology ...

June 10, 2011

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

The Avram and Stella Goldstein-Goren Department of Biotechnology Engineering was dedicated on Sunday, June 5th at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in the presence of senior University administration, faculty, students, supporters of American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU), and members of the Goldstein-Goren family, including: Alexander M. Goren, president of AABGU; Viviana Goren Khazzam, president of the Cukier, Goldstein-Goren Foundation; Micaela Goren Monti; James Goren; and representatives of the younger generations.

Beware: Monitor the Body Mass Index of Teenagers

June 9, 2011

Tags: Medical Research

Elevated BMI in teens may put some at risk for type 2 diabetes and heart disease as adults.

BGU Launches the Country’s First International Israel Studies ...

June 2, 2011

Tags: Press Releases

The unique Israel Studies International Program (ISIP), under the auspices of the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism, will be taught in English and is now recruiting international students who seek a master’s degree in Israel studies.

Memorial Garden for Sandy Breslauer Dedicated at BGU

June 1, 2011

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

The Sandy Breslauer Garden was dedicated on Monday at the Marcus Family Campus of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev as part of the University's 41st Annual Board of Governors Meeting.