Announcing the Dawn of a New Movement
At its core, the nonpartisan movement aims to strengthen ties between the American Diaspora and Israel. Americans for Ben-Gurion University opens its arms to those who believe the world is simply better off with Israel in it.
BGU’s Etgar Keret Wins Prestigious Sapir Prize
Keret received Israel’s most prestigious literary award for his collection of short stories.
Israel Invests in Student Entrepreneurship
Israel's Council of Higher Education awards NIS 6 million to BGU to nurture student entrepreneurship.
Introducing BGU’s New President
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
The leaders spoke with Prof. Elovici and Prof. Shapira about the latest cyber security initiatives at BGU.
BGU Launches Student-Run VC Fund
BGU is launching Cactus Capital, a $1 million student-run venture capital fund to encourage student startups.
Palau Passes Nationwide Sunscreen Chemicals Ban
The ban is based on BGU research that certain chemicals harm coral reefs.
Election Day Stresses Out Voters
Groundbreaking study finds that voting is a stressful event and induces measurable hormonal changes.
$15 Million to BGU for IDF Move to the Negev
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
BGU, UChicago and Northwestern University exchanged and funded ideas to address water-related problems.