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 Team Develops Autonomous Submarine for RoboSub

July 19, 2013

Tags: Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

A team of 18 BGU students has developed Israel's first autonomous submarine called the “Hydro Camel."

ADHD Drug Can Improve Balance Control in Older Adults

July 17, 2013

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A single dose of methylphenidate improves balance during walking and reduces falls among older adults.

BGU and Sorrento to Develop Anti-Hepatitis C Virus Antibodies

July 9, 2013

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Sorrento Therapeutics and BGU have announced an agreement to develop treatment for Hepatitis C.

BGU and UChicago Collaborate on Water Resources

June 26, 2013

Tags: Press Releases

BGU and University of Chicago will begin funding a series of ambitious water research collaborations.

Exposure to Rocket Attacks Increases Adolescent Violence

June 4, 2013

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Chronic exposure to rocket attacks from Gaza into Israel is causing an increase in adolescent violence.

Oncologists Experience Difficulty Discussing Death

May 23, 2013

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A BGU study finds that discussing death with patients is one of the hardest parts of an oncologist's job.

BGU Study Finds Employees Most Honest on Mondays

May 22, 2013

Tags: Business & Management, Press Releases

A study by Prof. Bradley Ruffle finds employees may provide the most honest responses earlier in the week.

Goldstein-Goren Prize for Best Jewish Thought Book

May 14, 2013

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

Two authors share the Goldstein-Goren International Prize for the Most Important Book in Jewish Thought.

Cherie Blair Receives Honorary Doctorate from BGU

May 13, 2013

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Press Releases

Cherie Blair dedicates her BGU honorary doctorate to empowering the women of Bangladesh.