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September 28, 2016
Shimon Peres 1923-2016
We mourn the passing of Israel's former president and prime minister, a true leader, pioneer and partner. Read more.
July 13, 2016
New International Cyber Security and Machine Learning Academic and Professional Program (ICSML) opens at BGU
The first International Summer program in Data Mining and Business Intelligence with a focus in Cyber Security Applications recently opened at BGU. Read more.
July 12, 2016
Israeli High-Tech Blooms in the Desert
The Israeli economy's growth engine is steadily moving southwards. Beer-Sheva's Advanced Technologies Park (ATP), adjacent to BGU's Marcus Family Campus, is becoming a hub of entrepreneurship and technological innovation. Read more.
July 11, 2016
BGU Ranks in Top 1.5% Worldwide According to CWUR University Rankings
BGU ranked # 358 among the 25,000+ degree-granting institutions of higher education worldwide in this year's CWUR World University Rankings. Read more.
July 5, 2016
BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi to Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis: "Entrepreneurship and Innovation are our Top Priority"
July 5, 2016
European Student-Entrepreneurs Fly to Israel to Learn from 'Start-Up' Nation
SET BGU is hosting 30 students of Industrial Engineering & Management from 13 different countries across Europe. Read more.
June 27, 2016
President Carmi leads Delegation to the Vatican
President Prof. Rivka Carmi led a delegation of two researchers and Board of Governors and AABGU officials to the Vatican for high level meetings. Read more.
June 8, 2016
Announcing the 2020 Vision 50th Anniversary Campaign
The unprecedented $500 million international campaign commemorates BGU turning 50 years old in 2020. Read more.
June 30, 2016
BGU Offering Credit to Birthright Participants
BGU is one of two Israeli universities taking part in the inaugural cohort of a new Birthright program offering trip participants academic credit. Read more.
June 29, 2016
Stealing Data With Just a Computer Fan
BGU cyber security researcher Dr. Mordechai Guri and his team have found a way to steal data using nothing more than a computer's cooling fan. Read more.
Vancouver - August 23rd, 2016
Annual Vancouver BBQ
On Sunday August 23rd CABGU BC held its fourth barbecue in the end of August at the home of lifelong associates of Ben-Gurion University. We enjoyed an Israeli barbecue and salads followed by an address by Professor Pardo. CABGU CEO Mark Mendelson, who made his annual trek to the West Coast, shared updates on national and international developments.
Winnipeg - August 16th, 2016
The Negev Classic Golf Tournament
On a picturesque August day the Manitoba chapter of the Canadian Associates of Ben-Gurion University held its inaugural charity Golf Tournament, the Negev Classic at Glendale Golf & Country Club ... and it was a tremendous success in its first year!
Montreal - September 25, 2016
Fifth Annual Kindle Your Imagination Lecture Series Presents: Dr. Ilan Dinstein - Cracking the Autism Puzzle
Dr. Ilan Dinstein, a member of Ben-Gurion University's Department of Psychology and the Zlotowski Center for Neuroscience, has established Israel's first major autism research center with the help of additional scientists at
the university and physicians in the neighboring Soroka Medical Center. The goals of the research center are to reveal what causes different types of autism and to develop new interventions for the disorder through a better understanding of the genetics,
metabolism, brain function, and behavior of 1-4 year old toddlers who develop autism.
Montreal - April 11, 2016
Kindle Your Imagination Lecture Series Presents: The Rise and Fall of Moshe Sharett
Moshe Sharett, one of Israel's founding politicians, its second Prime Minister and its first Foreign Minister, was erudite, multi-lingual and the consummate gentleman-diplomat. His greatest legacy was to have laid the foundations of diplomacy of the new state during its first decade.
Beer-Sheva, Israel - June 5-9, 2016
2016 Oasis of Innovation at BGU's Board of Governors
Join us in Israel for a four-day open house at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. This event takes place Sunday, June 5 to Thursday, June 9, 2016 and is open to all of BGU's friends from around the world.
Montreal - March 8-13, 2016
BGU Competes at the Engineering Commerce Case Competition
During the second week of March, Ben-Gurion University's team of two engineering students and two business students took part in the Engineering Commerce Case Competition at Concordia with very respectable results. Their participation was funded by CABGU and Prof. Rivka Carmi's BGU Student Fund.
Montreal - January 12, 2016
John Molson MBA International Case Competition Wrap-up
For the sixth consecutive year, CABGU Quebec has sponsored a team of MBA students from Ben-Gurion University to participate in the John Molson MBA International Case Competition at Concordia University. This year’s team, which consisted of 5 students from the Mandel Social Leadership Program at the Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management (GGFBM) at BGU, was ably coached by Dr. Yaron Lahav from the GGFBM and Meital Magid, a past competitor who has acted as Assistant Coach on several occasions.
Montreal - Thursday, October 22, 2015
Feasting with the Living and the Dead - How yahrzeit is observed in Vietnam
Dr. Nir Avieli of Ben-Gurion University's Department of Sociology and Anthropology shared the complexities of this religious observance at a lecture in Montreal on October 22nd. He noted that though food is the one cultural artifact that becomes a part of every human being, language fails to adequately describe tastes and the experience of eating.
Montreal - Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Nanotechnology: Tiny Solutions to Huge Challenges
In a fascinating lecture entitled “Nanotechnology: Tiny Solutions to Huge Challenges”, Professor Yuval Golan, Director of Ben-Gurion University’s Ilse Katz Institute for Nanoscale Science and Technology (IKI), demystified the universe of the extremely small.