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.
Entrepreneur & Philanthropist Donates $25 Million to BGU
Americans for Ben-Gurion University has received the second largest single gift commitment in its history: $25 million from Nahum Guzik.
Americans for Ben-Gurion University Mourns the Passing of Philanthropist Alexander Goren
American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (Americans for Ben-Gurion University) mourns the passing of Alexander Goren.
Reopening Florida Schools Increased COVID-19 Infections
BGU researcher found that infections had risen by 30% among students between the ages of 14 and 17.
Brain Science for Junior High School Students at BGU
The innovative and collaborative effort will make neuroscience accessible to these younger students.
Moderna’s Tal Zaks Recipient of Ben-Gurion Award
The BGU alumnus was recognized for developing an effective vaccine to eradicate coronavirus.
Desertification Conference Focused on Climate Change
The BGU event addressed one of the most pressing worldwide issues: Challenges in a Changing Environment.
Mourning RBG, BGU Honorary Doctorate
BGU and Americans for Ben-Gurion University mourn the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a 2020 honorary doctorate recipient.
Americans for Ben-Gurion University Announces President-Elect
Gary DeBode, real estate executive and entrepreneur from Summit, NJ, becomes president on September 15.
Dr. Ruth Promises “Good Sex for Life” for Donations
The renowned psychosexual therapist will be receiving an honorary doctoral degree from BGU in May. To commemorate the honor, she is establishing the Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer Endowed Scholarship for Psychology.