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Ben-Gurion University Rated Best University in Israel

May 14, 2010

Tags: Press Releases

A new survey of thousands of Israeli students reveals that they consider Ben-Gurion University of the Negev to be the best university overall in Israel.

Engineering Students Develop Device to Help the Blind Maneuver

May 14, 2010

Tags: Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev students have developed an innovative optical radar system that helps blind people maneuver around obstacles.

Elderly Driver’s Ability to Detect Hazards Doesn’t ...

May 14, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A new study from the Human Factors Safety Laboratory at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) indicates that advanced age does not affect older drivers’ ability to perceive hazards and that older drivers are more sensitive to potential hazards than young-inexperienced drivers.

First Program to Train Jordanian Paramedics in Israel Launched ...

May 14, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

An unprecedented collaborative program is underway at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) to train Jordanian and Israeli paramedics side by side in emergency medicine.

BGU Bestows Honorary Doctoral Degree on Biotechnology CEO and ...

May 14, 2010

Tags: Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) awarded a prestigious honorary doctoral degree to medical and communications industry innovator Martine Rothblatt, Ph.D., M.B.A., J.D., on May 11 in a ceremony at the University.

After promising myself I’d get to Israel by 26, I pulled ...

May 14, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

J Weekly -- AABGU's fifth annual Murray Fromson Media Mission proves to be an inspiring success as J Weekly columnist Amanda Pazornik recounts her experience in Israel and at BGU.

Science Burns in Her Bones

May 14, 2010

Tags: Medical Research

Israel21c -- Despite invitations from academic institutions in the US and the UK, Ben-Gurion University's award-winning tissue-science innovator Professor Smadar Cohen would rather live and work in Israel.

Academic Pilots

May 14, 2010

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

IDF News -- The board of governors and hundreds of supporters of Ben-Gurion University visited an IAF base to learn about BGU's exclusive bachelor's degree program offered to pilot cadets.

Glazer Business School is Upgraded to a Faculty

May 4, 2010

Tags: Business & Management, Press Releases

At a recent meeting of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Executive Committee, a decision was made to change the name of the Guilford Glazer School of Business and Management to the Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management. Established as a School in 1995, the naming of the Guilford Glazer School was made possible in 2007 through the generosity of Guilford and Diane Glazer of Los Angeles, California in recognition of the strength and potential of the 11-year-old Business School.

Algae Strain Identified to Reduce Cholesterol, Blood Pressure ...

May 4, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Natural Sciences, Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers have isolated a microalgal strain which produces large amounts of a polyunsaturated fatty acid that could reduce blood pressure, chronic inflammation and blood cholesterol level, reducing the risk for heart attacks.