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.
BGU Establishes Stem Cell Research Fund in Memory of Dr. Jordan Baruch, Scientist and Inventor
AABGU received a substantial donation from Rhoda Baruch, wife of the late Dr. Jordan Baruch, to fund stem cell research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in Beer-Sheva. The…
Traffic App Helps Identify Safety Issues and High Frequency Accident Locations
BGU researchers reveal that data culled from geosocial networks like the GPS traffic app Waze can help prevent traffic incidents with better deployment of police resources at the most…
Ben-Gurion University and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Choose Three Pediatric Devices to Develop
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) have received early stage funding to develop three new devices that have applications for pediatric…
Students’ Social Networks Can Predict Course Grades
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev’s (BGU) Social Networks Security Research Group in its Department of Information Systems Engineering has developed a novel method to predict how well or badly…
BGU Branches Out to Botswana
The University has signed a memorandum of understanding to help establish an academic institution in Africa specializing in science, technology and desert studies.
Brandeis-Middlebury BGU Immersion Program Takes Off
American students find Beer-Sheva to be a great place to speak only in Hebrew.
Helmsley Foundation Grant for New Robotics Center
The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust Fund has donated a $6.2 million grant for robotics.
Students Shine Their Light for Eight Days
BGU students put their fears aside to help others during Operation Pillar of Defense.
BGU Develops Sustainable Biotechnology to Advance Aquaculture Farming
BGU has developed an advanced gene-silencing biotechnology for aquaculture that changes the sex of prawns and yields faster growing all male populations, resulting in greater output and farmer income.