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BGU Confers Honorary Doctoral Degree Upon Nazi Refugee and ...

June 11, 2010

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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) conferred a prestigious honorary doctoral degree upon philanthropist and businessman, Eric F. Ross in a ceremony at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C on June 6, 2010.

Jordanian and Israeli Paramedics Train Together

June 4, 2010

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

JTA -- Fifteen Jordanian students spent the past academic year at BGU studying with Israeli students as part of the Israel-Jordan Academic Emergency Medicine Collaboration.

BGU Confers Honorary Doctorate on Baltimore Philanthropist Toby ...

May 18, 2010

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Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) awarded a prestigious honorary doctoral degree to philanthropist, retired registered nurse and clinical psychologist, and longtime substance abuse treatment advocate Toby Mower in a ceremony at the University on May 11.

Why Israel Deserves a Break

May 18, 2010

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Daily Nation (Kenya) -- A Kenyan student studying at BGU tells his nation that support for Israel should remain strong, as Israel-Kenya relations have been since Kenya���s independence in 1963.

Pleased to meet you, too, C-3PO

May 18, 2010

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Jerusalem Post -- Ben-Gurion University of the Negev will this week announce the world���s first international tournament to build a robot that can shake a human hand.

Pro-IDF Rallies Sweep Country, Countering Int’l ...

May 18, 2010

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Jerusalem Post -- More than 1,000 BGU students participated in a show of solidarity for Israel and the IDF at a rally this week.

Universities Are Not a Business

May 18, 2010

Tags: Medical Research

Jerusalem Post -- BGU���s Kreitman Fellowship program attracts the cream of the crop, but too many exceptional doctoral students and postdocs are forced to leave the country. Prof. Steven Rosen contemplates Israel���s brain drain.

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.