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 Establishes Stem Cell Research Fund in Memory of Dr. Jordan Baruch, Scientist and Inventor

January 11, 2013

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

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

January 4, 2013

Tags: Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

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

December 27, 2012

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

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

December 27, 2012

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security, Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

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

December 19, 2012

Tags: Press Releases

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

December 18, 2012

Tags: Israel Studies, Culture & Jewish Thought, Press Releases, Social Sciences & Humanities

American students find Beer-Sheva to be a great place to speak only in Hebrew.

Helmsley Foundation Grant for New Robotics Center

December 10, 2012

Tags: Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

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

December 6, 2012

Tags: Press Releases

BGU students put their fears aside to help others during Operation Pillar of Defense.

BGU Develops Sustainable Biotechnology to Advance Aquaculture Farming

December 3, 2012

Tags: Press Releases

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.