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December 8, 2016
After Successful Competition, BGU’s iGEM Team Looks to Develop a Bacteria to "Eat" Plastic
After Successful Competition, BGU's iGEM Team Looks to Develop a Bacteria to "Eat" Plastic

After BGU's iGEM team took home a gold medal and was nominated for Best Environmental Project, Best Poster and Best Applied Design in the overgrad category at the iGEM Giant Jamboree at MIT in Cambridge, MA for their project PlastiCure-BGU, now they want to take their idea from a student project to a prototype. Read more.

December 6, 2016
David Ben Gurion Memorial Day
David Ben Gurion Memorial Day

David Ben Gurion Memorial Day falls on the 6th Kislev, the Hebrew date of his death. It was designated to commemorate David Ben Gurion's historic achievements and contribution as a leader and a statesman. Its parallel purpose was to explore his heritage as a founder, nation-builder and architect of the modern state.

November 30, 2016
BGU, Paypal announce R&D partnership in big data and cybersecurity
BGU, Paypal announce R&D partnership in big data and cybersecurity

This partnership will allow PayPal to leverage BGU's top-notch researchers and years of groundbreaking research. Read more.

November 23, 2016
Presidents Alan Shepard from Concordia University and Rivka Carmi from BGU with Mayor Denis Coderre from Montreal signing an MOU regarding the Azrieli institutes.
Presidents Alan Shepard from Concordia University and Rivka Carmi from BGU with Mayor Denis Coderre from Montreal signing an MOU regarding the Azrieli institutes.

 

November 22, 2016
Center for Israel Studies Launched at the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism
Center for Israel Studies Launched at the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism

The Center for Israel Studies was formally launched recently at the Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism in Sede Boqer. The opening event was held in the presence of Azrieli Foundation board member Danna Azrieli and CEO Offi Zisser and BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi. Read more.

September 15, 2016
On Sept. 15 BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi M.D. and Mark Mendelson enjoyed a very special visit with Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre, in which gifts were exchanged.
On Sept. 15 BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi M.D. and Mark Mendelson enjoyed a very special visit with Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre, in which gifts were exchanged.

 

Events

John Molson MBA International Case Competition Montreal - November 22, 2016
John Molson MBA International Case Competition

For the seventh consecutive year, CABGU Quebec will sponsor 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 of 5 MBA students will be coached by Prof. Pierre Kletz, Director of the Mandel Social Leadership Program at the Guilford Glazer Faculty of Business and Management (GGFBM) at BGU, with the help of Assistant Coach Shachar Liran-Hanan, who competed in January 2016. Read more.

Join us in Israel for a five-day open house at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. This event takes place Sunday, May 14 to Thursday, May 18, 2017 and is open to all of BGU's friends from around the world
Beer-Sheva, Israel - May 14-18, 2017

2017 Oasis of Innovation at BGU's Board of Governors

Join us in Israel for a five-day open house at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. This event takes place Sunday, May 14 to Thursday, May 18, 2017 and is open to all of BGU's friends from around the world. Read more.

Annual Vancouver BBQ 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. Read more.

The Negev Classic Golf Tournament 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! Read more.

Fifth Annual Kindle Your Imagination Lecture Series Presents: Dr. Ilan Dinstein - Cracking the Autism Puzzle 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. Read more.

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