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A University With the Potential to Change All of Israel

September 3, 2021

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Negev Development & Community Programs, Social Sciences & Humanities

“We are partnering in the remarkable, which is modern Israel as manifest through a university," says Doug Seserman, Chief Executive Officer of Americans for Ben-Gurion University. "BGU is driving the country forward.”

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BGU and NJIT Launch NJ Institute for Future Technologies

March 18, 2021

Tags: Robotics & High-Tech

Two powerhouse universities in the fields of cyber technologies and environmental engineering will come together to offer dual degrees and exciting new research opportunities.

BGU Event Marks 30 Year Anniversary of Russia-Israel Ties

November 19, 2021

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

Anatoly Viktorov, Russia's ambassador to Israel, participated in an event at BGU to mark the 30 year anniversary of diplomatic ties between Israel and Russia. "The relations between our countries, they stood the test of time," the diplomat announced.

Japan’s Fujitsu Taps BGU For New Cybersecurity Center

November 17, 2021

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security, Research News

Japanese IT multinational Fujitsu is partnering with BGU to launch a new cybersecurity center in Beer-Sheva with a focus on joint research and technologies that help secure systems based on artificial intelligence.

BGU’s “She Space” Program Wins IAF Award

November 16, 2021

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Press Releases

A BGU educational project entitled "She Space," which encourages girls to be involved in science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) studies has received a prestigious international excellence award.

President Herzog Visits BGU On Ben-Gurion Day

November 10, 2021

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

On the same day, Americans for Ben-Gurion University hosts an interactive virtual tour of David and Paula Ben-Gurion’s retirement home in Sde Boker in the Negev Desert.

BGU Study Shows Promise in Slowing Degenerative Diseases

November 3, 2021

Tags: Research News

BGU Professor Esther Priel and her colleagues are now able to enter clinical trials for a new drug which could “delay the onset and progression of the diseases, and improve the quality of life."

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Introducing Americans for Ben-Gurion University

Get to know our brand new movement! We support a 21st-century unifying vision for Israel by supporting BGU’s remarkable work and role as an apolitical beacon of light in the Negev desert.

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We’ve changed our name! American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU) is now Americans for Ben-Gurion University. Learn more about us here.