Dr. Ruth Promises “Good Sex for Life” for Donations


The renowned psychosexual therapist will be receiving an honorary doctoral degree from BGU in May. To commemorate the honor, she is establishing the Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer Endowed Scholarship for Psychology.

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2020 Vision Fundraising Campaign Launched

September 29, 2016

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Press Releases

The worldwide $500 million campaign launched with a surprise performance by Fiddler on the Roof cast members.

The Science Behind Walking in Someone Else’s Shoes

September 19, 2016

Tags: Press Releases, Social Sciences & Humanities

A BGU researcher uses fMRI to show how taking another's perspective can change your own emotional response.

New Study Uncovers Gene That Could Lead to ALS Therapies

September 12, 2016

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Modulating the "MIF" gene could play a role in treating the illness also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

Toni Young Elected AABGU President

September 9, 2016

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Press Releases

"I'm particularly thrilled to serve during the BGU 2020 Vision 50th Anniversary Campaign," she says.

Children on Cell Phones in Danger Crossing the Street

August 29, 2016

Tags: Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

Using virtual simulation, BGU researchers raise concerns about child-pedestrians.

BGU Student-Created Technology Used at Rio Olympics

August 11, 2016

Tags: Business & Management, Press Releases

The app, "SayVU," sends a distress signal to an emergency hotline without having to access it.

BGU Researcher Creates First Wave-Propelled Robot

August 2, 2016

Tags: Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

The new 3D-printed robot has applications in medicine, homeland security, and search and rescue.

Moishe House Opens in Beer-Sheva

July 28, 2016

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

Opening in collaboration with BGU, Moishe House will create meaningful Jewish experiences for millennials.

BGU Delegation Meets the Pope

July 14, 2016

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Press Releases

BGU president led an 11-member delegation to Rome to meet with Pope Francis and Vatican leadership.

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