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BGU Making a Difference

Read about the work that BGU is doing to make a difference for Israel and the world.

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Addressing the Mental Health Needs of the Middle East
January 24, 2014
BGU recently conducted a workshop for human service professionals and educators from throughout the Middle East, in conjunction with mental health experts from New York and New Jersey. more »

BGU to Establish Ocean Studies Center in Eilat
January 23, 2014
The Jerusalem Post -- BGU is partnering with a Canadian university to create an internationally recognized center for marine sciences in Eilat. more »

A Delegation of Leading U.S. Universities Visit BGU
January 23, 2014
BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi recently welcomed a delegation of 13 representatives from leading U.S. universities and study abroad programs to the BGU campus in Beer-Sheva. more »

Nano in the Negev
January 17, 2014
TechRepublic -- Ben-Gurion University's Prof. Yuval Golan talks about how nanotechnology is advancing medicine, materials science, energy, and more. more »

Israel's Remarkable Reforestation
January 15, 2014
J Weekly -- BGU Prof. Alon Tal's new book describes the political, national and environmental implications of the greening of Israel from 1918 to present day. more »

Protesting Anti-Israel Resolution
January 12, 2014
JNS News Service -- BGU's Prof. Emeritus Ilan Troen represented Israeli academics on a panel opposing an Israel boycott resolution at the annual convention of the Modern Language Association. more »

Mourning Man's Best Friend
January 7, 2014
The Wall Street Journal -- A BGU study finds that euthanizing a pet dog triggers intense grief reactions similar to those experienced after the loss of a friend or family member. more »

Installing Windows According to the Local Climate
January 6, 2014
Israel 21C -- BGU's Prof. Evyatar Erell focuses on improving the comfort and efficiency of desert homes with the right windows. more »

The First Class of the Mandel Social Leadership MBA Program Graduates
January 6, 2014
This unique interdisciplinary program epitomizes BGU's commitment to social and environmental responsibility, and gives its graduates the tools they need to change the world. more »

BGU Launches First Joint Israel-German Israel Studies Program
January 2, 2014
Washington Jewish Week -- BGU and the Heidelberg College for Jewish Studies have established a joint academic program in Israel studies, specializing in modern Jewish life and culture. more »

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