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Israeli University Gives Rare Honor to Jordanian

May 19, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Negev Development & Community Programs, Social Sciences & Humanities

The Associated Press -- BGU is recognizing Dr. Mohammed al-Hadid, president of the Jordan Red Crescent, for a joint Israeli-Jordanian program in emergency medicine to be offered at BGU.

As Pope Ends Trip, Complaints Echo

May 18, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

The Wall Street Journal -- BGU professor of Jewish history Hanna Yablonka expresses her disappointment that Pope Benedict XVI and the Israeli authorities were unable to make a more profound effort to bridge divides.

Music That’s Safe to Drive to

May 14, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

Israel21c -- BGU music psychologist Dr. Warren Brodsky has created the prototype of a music CD specifically aimed at high-risk driving situations in hopes of promoting safe driving solutions.

Couple Lucky to Be Alive After Eating Deadly Fish Given to Them ...

May 14, 2009

Tags: Natural Sciences

Fox News -- BGU marine biologist Dr. Nadav Shashar provides expert commentary on poisonous fish that have made several Israelis seriously ill and killed one.

Elizabeth Edwards: Resilience or Revenge?

May 13, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Social Sciences & Humanities

The Huffington Post -- BGU research indicates that adverse life events increase susceptibility to breast cancer. Author claims Elizabeth Edwards is a case in point.

When Leadership Means Doing Nothing

May 12, 2009

Tags: Business & Management

Forbes -- In tough times must leaders change the way they do business? According to a study by BGU researchers, sometimes the best course of action is inaction.

Link Exists Between Appetite and Elderly Mortality

May 12, 2009

Tags: Press Releases

A new study by a Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researcher reveals a linkage between elderly people’s appetite and mortality rates, with those who report impaired appetite more likely to die sooner.

Something New Under the Sun

May 8, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Desert & Water Research

The world's first solar farm is powered by BGU's groundbreaking photovoltaic solar panels.

Class War

May 6, 2009

Tags: Social Sciences & Humanities

JT News -- BGU public policy and globalization expert compares the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians to that of the Catholics and Protestants in Northern Ireland.

Third Israeli Case of Swine Flu Confirmed

May 4, 2009

Tags: Medical Research

Jerusalem Post -- BGU researcher and Latin American medical expert Prof. Dov Chernichovsky, who recently returned from a one-month stint in Mexico comments on the swine flu.