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 Researchers Develop “Green Window” Technology

March 4, 2009

Tags: Business & Management, Press Releases

BGU researchers have developed a new, highly energy-efficient window technology, featuring two reversible panes that will save energy in homes and office buildings all year.

Technique Developed to Help Combat Nuclear Proliferation

March 4, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Press Releases

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

March 3, 2009

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Press Releases

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

February 11, 2009

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

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

February 10, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

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)

January 23, 2009

Tags: Press Releases

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

January 20, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Press Releases

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

January 9, 2009

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

“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

December 23, 2008

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

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