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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BGU Research Finds Scorpions To Be Master Architects

July 8, 2014

Tags: Natural Sciences, Press Releases

BGU scientists have discovered that scorpions create a platform where they warm up before the hunt.

BGU Launches Campus Sculpture Project

June 25, 2014

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Press Releases

Several sculptures can already be seen on BGU's Marcus Family Campus with many more to come.

Amos Oz Literature Initiative Launched in Arad

June 24, 2014

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought, Press Releases

The program will engage the Negev town in literature, providing discussions, conferences and prizes.

American Associates Village at Sede Boqer Dedicated

June 9, 2014

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Press Releases

The $13 million housing complex, funded by U.S. donors, will facilitate growth of BGU's international graduate programs.

MIT and BGU Announce New Seed Fund

June 3, 2014

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The two universities establish a seed fund for research, MIT’s first with an Israel’s university.

BGU Researchers Part of UN Institute on Drug Use

May 7, 2014

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BGU researchers appointed to United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute.

A Drug That Prevents Epilepsy After a Brain Injury

April 24, 2014

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A team of researchers determined that a blood-pressure drug may also prevent epilepsy from head trauma.

BGU and Israel’s Cyber Bureau’s $8.5M Agreement

April 24, 2014

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security, Press Releases

BGU signed a historic agreement to develop CyberSpark, which includes a National Cyber Research Center.

Oxytocin, the “Love” Hormone, Promotes Group Lying

April 2, 2014

Tags: Press Releases, Social Sciences & Humanities

According to a BGU study, oxytocin caused participants to lie more to benefit members of their group.