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Pictured Left to Right: 
Jonathan Allen, Executive Director, Ontario Region
Andy Krol, Former Director of Finance
Mark Mendelson, CEOPictured Left to Right:
Jonathan Allen,   Executive Director,   Ontario Region
Andy Krol,   Former   Director of Finance
Mark Mendelson,  CEO
The Canadian Associates of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev sadly announces the retirement of Andy Krol, Director of Finance due to health reasons. For twelve years, Andy was a most dedicated, loyal and industrious member of the CABGU team and is a passionate Montreal Canadiens fan-hence the PK Subban signed Winter Classic jersey. On behalf of all of our supporters and friends, we wish him and his family all the best on the trying journey ahead.

U.S. Universities Rally to Support IsraelApril 27, 2016
U.S. Universities Rally to Support Israel

The presidents of several top U.S. universities have come out strongly opposed to academic boycotts of Israeli institutions. Read more.

April 26, 2016
An App to Guide Seniors on the Internet
An App to Guide Seniors on the Internet

Two students from BGU's Department of Information Systems Engineering took home first prize in a recent competition focused on developing quality-of-life-improving products for the elderly and disabled. Read more.

New Biomaterial Impedes Bacteria on Metal SurfacesApril 25, 2016
New Biomaterial Impedes Bacteria on Metal Surfaces

BGU researchers have developed an innovative anti-biofilm coating, which has significant anti-adhesive potential for a variety of medical and industrial applications. Read more.

In Honor of Bertie LubnerApril 21, 2016
In Honor of Bertie Lubner

It is with deep sadness that BGU bids farewell to Dr. Bertram Lubner, beloved President of BGU's South African Associates (SAABGU). Read more.

One Day, Eleven StartupsApril 20, 2016
One Day, Eleven Startups

Several new startups were unveiled at a recent event hosted by Inno-Negev, BGU's technology accelerator, which successfully concluded its first cycle. Read more.

April 17, 2016
BGU Succeeds at the ECCC
BGU Succeeds at the ECCC

A BGU team including two engineering students and two business students took part in the Engineering Commerce Case Competition (ECCC) at Concordia University with very respectable results. Read more.

Apple Israel CEO: Our Israeli R&D Center is the World’s Second Largest because of Israeli Engineering TalentApril 14, 2016
Apple Israel CEO: Our Israeli R&D Center is the World's Second Largest because of Israeli Engineering Talent

In a meeting between CEO of Apple Israel Aharon Aharon and students from BGU's Faculty of Engineering Sciences, he advised them to start their professional lives in companies that will teach them correct work behavior. Read more.

April 12, 2016
BGU Physicist and Colleague Found "Bahamas Advanced Study Institute and College" (BASIC)
BGU Physicist and Colleague Found "Bahamas Advanced Study Institute and College" (BASIC)

The inaugural six day conference of the “Bahamas Advanced Study Institute and College” (BASIC) concluded recently at the Stella Maris Resort, Long Island, Bahamas. Read more.

Events

First Annual Negev Classic Golf Tournament in Support of Autism Research Winnipeg - August 16, 2016
First Annual Negev Classic Golf Tournament in Support of Autism Research

CABGU Manitoba Region is proud to announce that on August 16th, 2016 we will be holding our First Annual Negev Classic Golf Tournament in support of Autism Research being conducted at Ben-Gurion University. Read more.

Kindle Your Imagination Lecture Series Presents: The Rise and Fall of Moshe Sharett 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. Read more.

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
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. Read more.

BGU Competes at the Engineering Commerce Case Competition 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. Read more.

John Molson MBA International Case Competition Wrap-up 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. Read more.

Feasting with the Living and the Dead - How yahrzeit is observed in Vietnam 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. Read more.

Nanotechnology: Tiny Solutions to Huge Challenges 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. 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

On May 26, 2015 CABGU Quebec welcomed 370 people to a Gala Dinner at Congregation Shaar Hashomayim honouring two exceptional members of Montreal's business community, Gerry Apostolatos, partner at Langlois Kronström Desjardins and Martin Thibodeau, President, Quebec Headquarters, RBC Royal Bank. Read more.

CABGU Shabbat Dinner in Honour of the Arni Thorsteinson Exchange Program Winnipeg - Friday, May 8, 2015
CABGU Shabbat Dinner in Honour of the Arni Thorsteinson Exchange Program

On Friday May 8th the Board of CABGU Manitoba Region celebrated a Kabbalat Shabbat Dinner at Shaarey Zedek Synagogue in honour of the Arni Thorsteinson Exchange Program. Read more.

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