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BGU’s Etgar Keret Wins Prestigious Sapir Prize

January 30, 2019

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Press Releases, Social Sciences & Humanities

Keret received Israel’s most prestigious literary award for his collection of short stories.

Israel Invests in Student Entrepreneurship

January 9, 2019

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

Israel's Council of Higher Education awards NIS 6 million to BGU to nurture student entrepreneurship.

Introducing BGU’s New President

January 1, 2019

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Press Releases

Originally from Pennsylvania, Prof. Daniel Chamovitz made aliyah in 1984. While at TAU, Chamovitz founded its Manna Center Program for Food Safety and Security and was awarded the prestigious Alon Fellowship.

Israel PM and Foreign Leaders Attend BGU Cyber Security Demo

December 27, 2018

Tags: Homeland & Cyber Security, Press Releases

The leaders spoke with Prof. Elovici and Prof. Shapira about the latest cyber security initiatives at BGU.

BGU Launches Student-Run VC Fund

December 26, 2018

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

BGU is launching Cactus Capital, a $1 million student-run venture capital fund to encourage student startups.

Palau Passes Nationwide Sunscreen Chemicals Ban

November 9, 2018

Tags: Natural Sciences, Press Releases

The ban is based on BGU research that certain chemicals harm coral reefs.

Election Day Stresses Out Voters

November 5, 2018

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Groundbreaking study finds that voting is a stressful event and induces measurable hormonal changes.

$15 Million to BGU for IDF Move to the Negev

October 23, 2018

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

The Israeli government funds will be used toward BGU's $250 million expansion to build a new campus.

BGU and Chicago Universities Address Water Challenges

October 18, 2018

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Press Releases

BGU, UChicago and Northwestern University exchanged and funded ideas to address water-related problems.