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BGU School Year Begins (includes slideshow)

October 19, 2010

Tags: Uncategorized

Israelity -- The academic year began on 10/10/10 at BGU with 5,000 new students. Watch "The Year in Pictures," depicting the great campus spirit.

Stealth Malware Steals, Imitates Social Behavior

October 18, 2010

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security, Natural Sciences

BGU computer scientists predict new malware that distribute information about your friends to spammers.

Stealing Reality: New Attacks on Social Media Networks Could ...

October 14, 2010

Tags: Press Releases

A new study by BGU researchers predicts that a new generation of malware could steal data on human behavior patterns and personal relationships.

Genetic Defect Found to Cause Severe Epilepsy and Mental ...

October 13, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A BGU research team and Soroka University Medical Center in Beer-Sheva, Israel has detected a genetic mutation resulting in a progressive disease of severe mental retardation and epilepsy beginning at infancy.

The University Once Again Hosts UNESCO Conference on Drylands, ...

October 13, 2010

Tags: Press Releases

The University is once again hosting an international conference on desertification. More than 500 people from 50 countries, including more than 20 presenters from American universities and U.S. government agencies will attend the conference.

Life Expectancy Higher in Israel than in the United States

October 13, 2010

Tags: Press Releases

A new study conducted by a BGU researcher reports that people in Israel have a higher life expectancy on average than Americans and residents of other OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development) countries.

Sharing Strategies for Taking Back the Desert Oasis

October 8, 2010

Tags: Desert & Water Research

Green Prophet -- Over 500 people from 50 countries will join in the Third Annual International Conference on ハラモDrylands, Deserts and Desertification: The Route to Restoration,ハラン on November 8-11, 2010 at BGU's Sede Boqer Campus.

Renewable Research Energy Center to Be Established in Southern ...

October 4, 2010

Tags: Alternative Energy, Press Releases

The Arava Group, initiated by BGU and the Eilat-Elot municipality, recently won a tender from the Israeli Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor to establish and operate a technology center for renewable energy.

Water Lessons from Israel

September 29, 2010

Tags: Desert & Water Research

The Environment Report -- Listen to the podcast about innovative ways farmers in Israel's Negev desert are growing crops despite water scarcity.

Avigad Vonshak is BGU’s New Dean of International ...

September 21, 2010

Tags: Press Releases

Professor Avigad Vonshak, director of the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism and former director of the Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research (BIDR), has been appointed dean of International Academic Affairs.