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.
BGU and Israel’s National Cyber Infrastructure
BGU joins a consortium with Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to lead Israel’s National Cyber Infrastructure Center for Intelligent Traffic & Transportation Services.
Star Noa Tishby to Host “Celebrating the Remarkable”
"Americans for Ben-Gurion University’s valuable work in helping develop Israel’s Negev region is nothing short of remarkable," remarks actress, producer, activist and author Noa Tishby, who has become widely known as Israel’s unofficial ambassador.
Why Israel is Becoming a Hub for Parkinson’s Research
Some 150 Israeli startups are developing technologies to help prevent, stop or even cure Parkinson’s.
Genes and Healthy Aging: A New Eye-Opening BGU Study
Researchers from BGU have identified the genes responsible for a more "healthy aging" process. According to the research, genes differentiate between pathological aging and healthy aging.
Decades of Scientific Theory Potentially Disproven by BGU Study
Higher background radiation levels were linked to a life expectancy about 2.5 years longer than those living in areas with relatively low levels. The higher radiation levels were also linked to lower levels of some cancers.