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PayPal Joins Beer-ShevaMarch 18, 2015
PayPal Joins Beer-Sheva's Advanced Technologies Park

The acquisition of the young Israeli startup CyActive for $60 million by online payment giant PayPal further secures Beer-Sheva's place on the high-tech map. Read more.

Ben-Gurion University: Brain of the NegevMarch 17, 2015
Ben-Gurion University: Brain of the Negev

The Spring 2015 issue of B'nai B'rith Magazine features an article about how BGU has become Israel's leading center of brain research. Read more.

Nidaa KhouryMarch 16, 2015
Nidaa Khoury's Verses from a Christian Arab Village

A senior lecturer in the BGU's Department of Hebrew Literature, Khoury has had seven collections of poetry published in Israel, Lebanon and Egypt. Read more.

BGU Finds New Ways to Evaluate Sleep DisordersMarch 16, 2015
BGU Finds New Ways to Evaluate Sleep Disorders

BGU researchers have developed a groundbreaking approach to determine sleep quality using their new breath sound analysis (BSA). Read more.

Why Israel Could be the Next Cyber Security World PowerMarch 10, 2015
Why Israel Could be the Next Cyber Security World Power

They want to be the first place you think about when it comes to cyber security research, education, and innovation. If things go right there, it may well happen. Read more.

BGU Researchers Reveal the Role of Eye Movements in VisionMarch 10, 2015
BGU Researchers Reveal the Role of Eye Movements in Vision

A recent study by BGU researchers has demonstrated that the way animals move their eyes is essential for processing visual information. Read more.

BGU Joins Thermal Energy Storage ConsortiumMarch 10, 2015
BGU Joins Thermal Energy Storage Consortium

BGU will be part of an international academic, research and corporate consortium to create a Ph.D. program on thermal energy storage (TES) technologies. Read more.

Prof. Ehud Gudes Wins 2015 William Winsborough AwardMarch 10, 2015
Prof. Ehud Gudes Wins 2015 William Winsborough Award

An internationally renowned database security researcher, Gudes was one of the founders of the Department of Computer Science 15 years ago. Read more.

Events

From Negev Desert to Delivery Room - Meet Dr. Rania Okby Toronto - Thursday, March 12, 2015
From Desert to Delivery Room

On Thursday evening, March 12th, Dr. Rania Okby, the first female Bedouin physician in Israel, spoke to a packed (full) house (of about 200 participants) at Beth Tzedek Synagogue as part of their adult education speaker series. Read more.

BGU Students Compete at Concordia's Engineering and Commerce Case Competition Montreal - March 10-15, 2015
BGU Students Compete at Concordia’s Engineering and Commerce Case Competition

A team of four exceptional students from BGU recently participated in the Engineering and Commerce Case Competition (ECCC) at Concordia University. The ECCC, the only competition of its kind in Canada, run exclusively by students, was hosted at Concordia from March 10-15, 2015 for the second year in a row with a large variety of corporate partners and a diverse variety of world universities. Read more.

From Negev Desert to Delivery Room - Meet Dr. Rania Okby Montreal - Thursday, March 26, 2015
From Desert to Delivery Room
Meet Dr. Rania Okby

On Thursday March 26th, the Canadian Associates of Ben-Gurion University will host Dr. Rania Okby, BGU Medical School Graduate and Israel's first female Bedouin doctor.
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Brain Matters: A Panel discussion about brain injuries, diseases and disorders like Epilepsy, Alzheimer's and Autism-their early detection and possible prevention. Winnipeg - Sunday, March 29th, 2015
Brain Matters: A Panel discussion about brain injuries, diseases and disorders like Epilepsy, Alzheimer's and Autism-their early detection and possible prevention.

Brain injury is a hot topic due to growing evidence that even mild trauma suffered in contact sports can have severe consequences in later life. Yet the research is still ongoing for effective medical and cognitive treatments for patients with brain injury. Read more.

Ben-Gurion Gala Dinner for Development of Desalination Methods for the World Montreal - Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Ben-Gurion Gala Dinner for Development of Desalination Methods for the World

CABGU Quebec is proud to announce the 2015 Gala Dinner - Please join us on May 26 for a fascinating evening honouring two exceptional members of Montreal's business community, Martin Thibodeau and Gerry Apostolatos, and featuring Lt-Gen., The Hon. Roméo Dallaire (ret'd) as Keynote Speaker. Read more.

Beer-Sheva, Israel - Sunday, May 10 to Thursday, May 14, 2015
Be part of the Canadian delegation to BGU's 45th Board of Governors Meeting May 10 to 14, 2015
Join CABGU in Israel for Ben-Gurion University's annual open house and participate in a variety of engaging programs, tours, receptions, food, fun, and community. This event takes place Sunday, May 10 to Thursday, May 14, 2015 and is open to all of BGU's friends from around the world.

The main program begins on May 10, 2015 in Beer-Sheva with a welcome dinner at approximately 6:30 p.m. hosted by BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi, M.D. Read more.
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