Gaza War to Have Fallout for Egypt, Iran
JTA--"For [President Hosni] Mubarak and his government, what is happening in Gaza constitutes a significant threat to Egypt's national security,ﾊﾗﾝ said Yoram Meital, an Egypt expert at Ben-Gurion University's Chaim Herzog Center for Middle East Studies and Diplomacy.
BGU-Negev Emergency Fund Launched
“For the first time in 60 years, Beer-Sheva is in range of rockets fired from Gaza and has already been hit multiple times,” explains Carol Saal, AABGU president. “Classes at Ben-Gurion University have been canceled indefinitely..."
Israelis Honor Fallen Soldiers
The New York Times -- Sgt. Alexander Mashevitzky [son of BGU Prof. Grigory Mashevitzky] was buried in the military cemetery of Beer-Sheva...then the rockets hit open ground in and around Beer-Sheva, causing panic but no serious injuries.
Missiles on Beer-Sheva
Jerusalem Post -- Prof. Rivka Carmi, M.D., president of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, witnesses falling missiles in Beer-Sheva.
Want an MBA from an Entrepreneurial Hot Spot?
Christian Science Monitor -- An Israeli MBA from BGU offers American-style academic rigor, dynamic entrepreneurial atmosphere, and a lower price tag.
How I Live Amid the Daily Barrage
New York Post -- Robin Zebrowitz, 26, moved to Israel from New York three months ago and settled in Beer-Sheva, a city 25 miles from Gaza and, as she learned last week, well within range of Hamas missiles.
Siren Song of War
JTA -- For the first time I am experiencing war as a mother... I was only five minutes away from home when the first sirens rang out, but no one would let me leave the neighborhood sports center while danger was still apparent...
Drylands, Deserts and Desertification
At BGU's second international conference on Drylands, Deserts and Desertification, there was a sense among the experts and officials gathered from over 50 countries, that something could be done, that techniques could be learned and that they would leave Israel better equipped to combat this global threat.
Ben-Gurion University, Rutgers and New Jersey and Delaware ...
BGU is forming a partnership with the Rutgers University School of Social Work to expand Negev Project Vision, a successful community-based program that addresses the vision needs of poor, elderly populations in the Dead Sea region.
New Approach Counters Diabetes in Mice Trials
BGU scientists cured diabetes in a mouse by supplying healthy cells that enabled its immune system to continue to function, creating the closest cure for diabetes to date.