BGU’s SHE-SPACE Wins Astronautical Federation Prize
This exceptional program for girls in STEM was awarded the G3 Prize, which is granted yearly to organizations who work for diversity in the field of space research and have shown excellent results.
BGU-led Consortium Awarded Prestigious Energy Grant
Winning consortium to receive up to $6 Million under the U.S.-Israel Energy Center Competitive Funding Opportunity managed by the BIRD Foundation.
Dr. Ruth’s New BGU Scholarship and Honorary Degree
Mid-Atlantic Co-Chairs Sam & Connie Katz celebrated A4BGU's new name as BGU awarded Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer an honorary doctorate, her first from an Israeli university.
BGU Develops Molecular Tweezers to Battle Bacteria
Researchers from Ben-Gurion University have developed "molecular tweezers" to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria; notably, the tweezers could harm bacteria without causing them to gain resistance.
BGU Finds Vaccinated Moms Protect Babies By Nursing
BGU-led research shows that babies of newly-vaccinated nursing moms receive antibody-packed milk for at least six weeks.
Dr. Ruth Given Honorary Doctorate by BGU
BGU awarded Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer, famed sex researcher and therapist, with an honorary doctorate; her first from an Israeli university.
BGU-led Consortium Awarded Large Cyber Security Grant
U.S.-Israel Energy Center awarded $6m in funding to this international consortium to ensure the cyber security of the energy infrastructure.
Americans for Ben-Gurion University Rebrand Sparks a Movement
With its new name and movement, Americans for Ben-Gurion University is geared to more concretely connect the organization with people and action.
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.