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.
Technique Developed to Help Combat Nuclear Proliferation
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev engineers have developed a technique to "denature" plutonium created in large nuclear reactors, making it unsuitable for use in nuclear arms.
“Green” Window Developed by BGU Researchers
The windows reduce energy costs and consumption, keeping desert homes warm in winter and cool in summer.
BGU Students Selected to Attend Second Annual Clinton Global Initiative’s University
Three out of five of the Israeli students selected to attend the prestigious Clinton Global Initiative's University, a project of the non-partisan William J. Clinton Foundation, are from Ben-Gurion…
Relief for Canker Sores
A team of physicians at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has discovered that a nightly dose of vitamin B12 is a simple, effective and low risk therapy to prevent…
Operation Cast Lead Analysis and BGU Update (Podcast)
Israel's Brigadier General Nachman Shai provides an analysis of Operation Cast Lead and BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi gives an update on the impact of the Gaza incursion on…
BGU and Primafuel Announce Exclusive Licensing Agreement for Algae-based Renewable Fuels
BGU, a world leader in algae production commercialization, has announced a multi-million dollar technology-licensing and development agreement with Primafuel, Inc., a California-based company that develops renewable fuels.
BGU-Negev Emergency Fund Launched
“For the first time in 60 years, Beer-Sheva is in range of rockets fired from Gaza and has already been hit multiple times,” explains Carol Saal, AABGU president. “Classes…
Ben-Gurion University, Rutgers and New Jersey and Delaware Federations Form Partnership To Expand Negev Project Vision
BGU is forming a partnership with the Rutgers University School of Social Work to expand Negev Project Vision, a successful community-based program that addresses the vision needs of poor…
BGU Hosts World’s Largest Conference on Desertification
More than 350 participants from over 40 countries are expected to participate in the largest international conference focused on the environment, which will be held at at the University’s…