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 Awarded Grant to Develop Ultra Thin Night Vision Glasses

November 30, 2012

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security, Nanotechnology, Press Releases

A team led by BGU received a $6.5 million grant to develop ultra thin night vision glasses.

Israel’s First Cyber Security Incubator Established at BGU

November 28, 2012

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security, Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

BGU and its technology transfer company, BGN Technologies, are expected to begin operations on Israel's first ever cyber security incubator in Beer-Sheva in 2013. The incubator program will be

The Resilience of Desert Researchers

November 20, 2012

Tags: Press Releases

The 4th International Conference on Drylands, Deserts and Desertification at BGU's Sede Boqer Campus continued last week despite Israel's security crisis.

BGU’s Campus Spirit is Sorely Missed in Beer-Sheva

November 19, 2012

Tags: Press Releases

The Times of Israel -- A barrage of missile fire from Gaza has caused BGU's Marcus Family Campus in Beer-Sheva to be closed since last week.

Italians and Israelis Join Forces to Fight Hunger in Senegal

November 15, 2012

Tags: Press Releases

The Jerusalem Post -- BGU Prof. Dov Pasternak is the visionary behind an agricultural development project in this African nation that receives very little rainfall.

No Major Congenital Risk Posed for Using Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs in the First Trimester of Pregnancy

November 12, 2012

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

BGU study of nearly 110,000 pregnancies reports that exposure to non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID), including ibuprofen, during the first trimester of pregnancy does not increase the risk for major

BGU Develops Powerful New Solar Cell

November 8, 2012

Tags: Alternative Energy, Press Releases

BGU's National Solar Research Center has developed a radically new design for a concentrator solar cell.

BGU Is Only Foreign Team in DARPA Robotics Challenge

November 7, 2012

Tags: Press Releases, Robotics & High-Tech

BGU is competing in the prestigious U.S. Defense Advanced Research Project Agency Robotics Challenge.

The Social Network of Plants

October 26, 2012

Tags: Press Releases

BGU's Prof. Ariel Novoplansky gives a talk at TEDxJaffa about how plants communicate and learn from one another.