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Jason Pressberg Named A4BGU Development Director For D.C. Area

January 12, 2024

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

A4BGU CDO Keren Waranch said, “Jason is joining us at a critical time for Israel and the Negev, helping us expand our communities of support through our Baltimore and Greater Washington chapters.”

BGU President Speaks At JPost’s Israel Summit

January 11, 2024

Tags: Current events

Ben-Gurion University President, Prof. Daniel Chamovitz was a featured speaker at the Israel Summit presented by the Jerusalem Post. Prof. Chamovitz highlighted that BGU has always been crucial in developing Israel’s South.

DeserTech and Climate Innovation Center Opening in Beer-Sheva

January 10, 2024

Tags: Desert & Water Research, Sustainability & Climate Change

The DeserTech and Climate Innovation Center is opening in Beer-Sheva, in partnership with Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. BGU is at the heart of the Negev and one of the largest employers of the Negev.

University of Pennsylvania Delegation Visits BGU

January 9, 2024

Tags: Current events

It was the first Ivy League faculty solidarity mission to Israel since the recent congressional hearing on antisemitism on college campuses and the first since the Hamas massacre on October 7.

BGU Puts SeaNovation and DesertTech on the Map

January 4, 2024

Tags: Business & Management, Desert & Water Research, Robotics & High-Tech

The Israel Innovation Authority has announced that several Israeli governmental ministries have joined to invest more than NIS 100 million ($27.7 million) in nine new regional innovation centers nationwide, including two BGU-related companies.

BGU Selected As Part of $30 Million Physics Grant

January 4, 2024

Tags: Current events, Nanotechnology, Research News

Prof. Ron Folman of BGU's Physics Department was selected as one of 11 researchers to receive $2.6 million in funding from a new collective fund totaling $30 million for research in quantum physics.

Times of Israel Features BGU Student Displaced From Home

January 3, 2024

Tags: Current events

Guido Cohen, from Kibbutz Ein Hashlosha, immigrated from Argentina just three years ago. He was about to begin his studies at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Following the October 7 attacks, he was evacuated to Eilat. This is his story.

JHV Spotlights Deborah Bergeron’s Remarkable A4BGU Legacy

December 22, 2023

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events

After 23 years of service to American for Ben-Gurion University and Israel, Deborah Bergeron has made a tremendous impact. A4BGU will be honoring Deborah Bergeron at the 2024 Kosher Extravaganza in Houston, Texas on Monday, March 4.

NBC News: BGU Student Noa Argamani Is The Face of Hostages

December 20, 2023

Tags: Current events

It has been more than two months since BGU student Noa Argamani was abducted from the Nova music festival. Friends and family are growing more desperate to know her fate, and why she hasn’t been freed alongside dozens of others.

$100 Million Gift Given to BGU to Pave Way Forward

December 12, 2023

Tags: Leadership, Awards & Events, Social Sciences & Humanities, Sustainability & Climate Change

BGU President Prof. Daniel Chamovitz said the University is “profoundly grateful to the Sylvan Adams Family Foundation...This gift will help guide the way forward for our community as we look to rebuild an even stronger Negev, together."