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TOI: A University Community’s Resilience Leads the Way Forward

April 18, 2024

Tags: CEO Op-Eds

In his latest op-ed for The Times of Israel, A4BGU CEO Doug Seserman describes how the words remarkable resilience encapsulate the state of the Israeli people at their darkest hour.

BGU Students Decipher Ancient Text Using AI

April 16, 2024

Tags: Research News, Robotics & High-Tech

Ben-Gurion University students are using AI to decipher ancient Hebrew and Aramaic texts. With Mask Language Modeling, they're uncovering damaged inscriptions, offering new insights into historical writings.

Groundbreaking Treatment for Colorectal Cancer

April 15, 2024

Tags: Medical Research, Research News

Researchers at BGU have developed an innovative nano-polymer treatment for Colorectal Cancer (CRC) that has metastasized. This breakthrough offers hope in addressing major health challenges with CRC.

BBC Interviews BGU Student Reservists Who Fought In Gaza

April 11, 2024

Tags: Current events

On an episode of BBC's 5 Minutes On podcast international editor Jeremy Bowen meets with BGU student reservists Ben, Ilan and Oded who have recently returned from fighting for months in combat units in Gaza.

A4BGU Rallies Support for BGU’s ‘Way Forward’ Campaign

April 10, 2024

Tags: Press Releases

A4BGU announced the US launch of “Way Forward,” BGU's landmark $1 billion global fundraising campaign to strengthen the future of Israel through its South, with BGU as the region’s anchor institution and engine for growth.

BGU Launches New Center for Sports Diplomacy

April 8, 2024

Tags: Business & Management, Current events

BGU's new Center for Sports Diplomacy, headed by Prof. Sharon Pardo, aims to focus on the impact of sports on a range of foreign affairs-related fields, including cultural and public diplomacy, international relations and political science.

BGU’s Synergy7 Leading Robotics Innovation in the Negev

April 1, 2024

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Robotics & High-Tech

Synergy7, a joint venture including Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, provides startups and entrepreneurs a tech space and expertise to work on their ideas while helping to develop Israel’s southern region.

Sun-Sentinel Interviews Ellen Marcus on Historic Gift

March 28, 2024

Tags: Desert & Water Research

In a recent article in the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, Ellen Marcus shares the story of her family's legacy after making the single largest donation ever made to the State of Israel. Hear her extensive recount of the gift's remarkable impact.

Israel Hayom Features A4BGU’s May 8 Virtual Event

March 27, 2024

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

"Our event will powerfully demonstrate the reality that we at A4BGU already understood long before Oct. 7, but is now clearer than ever...BGU is the centerpiece of the future of the South and all of Israel." -Doug Seserman, CEO of A4BGU

BGU President’s Vision for the Negev

March 25, 2024

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs

In a Jerusalem Post op-ed, BGU President Prof. Daniel Chamovitz explains how the University remains committed to the foundational roles of education and research in transforming society in the Negev.