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BGU Students Selected to Attend Second Annual Clinton Global Initiative’s University

February 11, 2009

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

Three out of five of the Israeli students selected to attend the prestigious Clinton Global Initiative's University, a project of the non-partisan William J. Clinton Foundation, are from Ben-Gurion

Relief for Canker Sores

February 10, 2009

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

A team of physicians at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has discovered that a nightly dose of vitamin B12 is a simple, effective and low risk therapy to prevent

Operation Cast Lead Analysis and BGU Update (Podcast)

January 23, 2009

Tags: Press Releases

Israel's Brigadier General Nachman Shai provides an analysis of Operation Cast Lead and BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi gives an update on the impact of the Gaza incursion on

BGU and Primafuel Announce Exclusive Licensing Agreement for Algae-based Renewable Fuels

January 20, 2009

Tags: Alternative Energy, Business & Management, Press Releases

BGU, a world leader in algae production commercialization, has announced a multi-million dollar technology-licensing and development agreement with Primafuel, Inc., a California-based company that develops renewable fuels.

BGU-Negev Emergency Fund Launched

January 9, 2009

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

“For the first time in 60 years, Beer-Sheva is in range of rockets fired from Gaza and has already been hit multiple times,” explains Carol Saal, Americans for Ben-Gurion

Ben-Gurion University, Rutgers and New Jersey and Delaware Federations Form Partnership To Expand Negev Project Vision

December 23, 2008

Tags: Negev Development & Community Programs, Press Releases

BGU is forming a partnership with the Rutgers University School of Social Work to expand Negev Project Vision, a successful community-based program that addresses the vision needs of poor

BGU Hosts World’s Largest Conference on Desertification

December 3, 2008

Tags: Press Releases

More than 350 participants from over 40 countries are expected to participate in the largest international conference focused on the environment, which will be held at at the University’s

Diabetes Research May Be at Cusp of Cure

November 3, 2008

Tags: Medical Research, Press Releases

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers have demonstrated that treating diabetic animals with alpha-1-antitrypsin (AAT) following an islet transplantation procedure eliminates inflammation that causes islet transplants to fail. Such

Hormone May Prevent Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

October 28, 2008

Tags: Press Releases

A new study by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers found that a high dose of cortisone could help reduce the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).