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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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

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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

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

Identifying Severe Genetic Disease in Moroccan Jews

March 10, 2014

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BGU researchers reveal the genes behind a disease that causes severe brain atrophy in Moroccan Jews.

BGU Startup Secures $1 Million in Cyber Competition

February 26, 2014

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Jerusalem Venture Partners announced that BGU's Titanium Core, won the first ever “Cybertition.”

Promising Clinical Trial of Type 1 Diabetes Treatment

February 20, 2014

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A clinical study on a Type 1 diabetes treatment developed by Dr. Eli Lewis had an “exceptional outcome."

Mandel Foundation Awards $13 Million to BGU

February 19, 2014

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BGU will construct the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Institute for Social Leadership building.