Israeli researchers discover Alzheimer’s trigger

Researchers at Be'er Sheva's Ben-Gurion University discover protein which may be key to preventing Alzheimer's.Ben-Gurion University via JTA, 10/21/2017, 7:47 PM

Israelis work with Google to stop cellphone hackers

New chip prevents cellphone hackers from attacking phone systems. Researcher says 'there's no way for a phone to detect it's under attack.'Uzi Baruch, 9/28/2017, 11:04 AM

Report claims Israeli education among worst in developed world

A damning report lists a number of statistics. Israeli teachers earn little, work many hours in small and overcrowded classrooms.Tzvi Lev, 8/16/2017, 9:49 PM

'University lecturers call to harm the State'

Ben-Gurion University students call on Education Minister to intervene in 'serious politicization of university.'Mordechai Sones, 6/27/2017, 8:17 PM

INTO THE FRAY - Bennett’s academic code: Right idea, wrong strategy

In-depth 2013 study: “Israeli academics have been free to engage in ‘nazification’ of Israel.Dr. Martin Sherman, 6/16/2017, 2:41 PM

'BDS must be fought within Israel and outside it'

Im Tirtzu CEO Matan Peleg says foreign money funds BDS in Israel to bring the country down from within.Hezki Baruch, 5/24/2017, 3:37 PM

Report: Ben Gurion University professors support BDS

Emergency Knesset Committee convenes to discuss BDS activity in Ben-Gurion University.Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/24/2017, 12:09 PM

Israeli researchers: Smiling makes you look older, not younger

In joint Israel-Canada study, researchers find people judge smiling people as older, but remember them later as being younger.Chana Roberts, 5/15/2017, 10:06 AM

'Israeli academia giving a platform to the far-left'

Watchdog group claims leftist group held anti-IDF seminar at Ben Gurion University; BGU denies claims.Benny Tocker, 5/14/2017, 12:03 PM

Children from fertility treatments at risk for juvenile cancers

Ben Gurion University, Soroka researchers reveal that children born from fertility and IVF treatments at greater risk for juvenile cancers.Ido Ben Porat, 4/25/2017, 2:31 PM

Lecturer at Ben Gurion University: The Jews are stealing answers

A lecturer at Ben Gurion U wrote a racist email to his Arab students about the Jewish students... and mistakenly sent it to the Jews, too.Arutz Sheva Staff, 7/25/2016, 8:03 AM

Ben Gurion U to host group accused of anti-IDF espionage

'Breaking the Silence' event - entitled 'Whistleblowing Through the Ages and Today'- appears to be official endorsed by the university.Ari Soffer, 5/23/2016, 12:05 PM

Free speech? University calls off right-wing activist's lecture

Emails between Bentzi Gopshtain and Ben Gurion official reveals univ. bowed to pressure, keeping Lehava director from speaking.Cynthia Blank, 11/5/2015, 12:15 PM

Why Israel refused S. African Education Minister Blade Nzimande

Nzimande deserves Israel's refusal to give him a visa, and anyway, his mind is already made up. Ben Levitas, 4/28/2015, 7:57 AM

PA Jihadi Imam to Speak at Ben Gurion University

Mahmoud Al-Habbash expressed support for 'every action and every deed' after two Israelis had been murdered in Jerusalem, finds PMW.Arutz Sheva, 11/30/2014, 10:23 PM

Ben Gurion U Denies Political Persecution of Student

Student claims he was kicked out of class because of his views - university says it was all about his laptop.Gil Ronen, 11/27/2014, 4:58 PM

Netanyahu Opens CyberTech 2014 Conference

Netanyahu announces cyber defense facility in Be'er Sheva. IBM senior vice president reveals cooperation with Ben Gurion University.Ari Yashar, 1/28/2014, 7:27 PM

Rabbi: I Did Not Prevent Women From Lighting Hanukkah Candles

Channel 10 report earlier in December claimed Ben-Gurion University rabbi prevented women from lighting. Rabbi: claims are false.Uzi Baruch, Tova Dvorin, 12/20/2013, 8:53 AM

US Academic Group Votes to Boycott Israel

Members of the American Studies Association (ASA), on Monday voted to approve an academic boycott against Israel.David Lev, 12/16/2013, 10:10 PM

Study: Gaza Rockets Worse for Bedouin Kids than Jewish Kids

Bedouin youth were more psychologically distressed than Jewish youth by the rocket fire during Operation Pillar of Defense, a study showsDavid Lev, 1/3/2013, 12:42 PM

A Way for Waze to Help Police at Traffic Trouble Spots

Ben Gurion U. researchers have analyzed “Waze" app data to highlight traffic trouble spots, where police can be deployed more effectively.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 12/30/2012, 12:15 PM

UK Ambassador Gould Slams Boycotters of Israel

Speaking at Ben-Gurion University, British Ambassador to Israel Matthew Gould denounced those who boycott IsraelDavid Lev, 12/27/2012, 5:04 PM

Less Trust than Ever Among Israelis in MKs, Ministers

Whatever little trust Israelis had in the Knesset and the politicians that populate it is quickly dissipating. David Lev, 11/4/2012, 10:26 PM

Shut Down Ben Gurion U. Politics Department

Israel's Council of Higher Education called to close the Politics Dept. at Ben Gurion University. It has not been closed, but this writer feels strongly that it should be.Prof. Steven Plaut, 9/19/2012, 9:30 AM

$1 Million Gift to ‘Go into Outer Space’

An anonymous $1 million gift to Ben Gurion University from a Florida couple will help scientists expand Israel’s space research.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/11/2012, 2:12 AM

MKs Feud over Ben Gurion U's Leftism

Education Committee debates report that criticizes BGU's ultra-leftist Political Science Department.Gil Ronen, 12/7/2011, 7:55 PM

Leftist Professor: ‘Break the Necks’ of Right-wing ’Scoundrels’

A senior Ben Gurion U. professor urges people “break the necks of right-wing scoundrels,” but the university blocked protests on its website.Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 6/12/2011, 1:04 PM

BGU Head: S. African U. Was Impressed by the Pluralism Here

Interview: Professor Rivka Carmi, President of Ben Gurion University, responds to the decision by a South African university to cut ties with BGU.Elad Benari, 3/25/2011, 11:42 AM

Maariv Reporter Expose: Ben Gurion U.'s Anti-Israel Faculty

In a Hebrew article entitled "A Lesson in Politics", well-known muckraking Israeli journalist takes on BGU coverup of its post- Zionist faculty. Kalman Leibskind, 1/11/2011, 1:39 PM

Meet the Israeli Spiderman-Robot

A group of robot engineers at the Ben Gurion University develops robots inspired by animals, but the latest robot is based on a super hero.Elad Benari & Yoni Kempinski, 11/12/2010, 12:21 PM

Immigrant Researchers to be Honored

Immigrants who have excelled in research at The University of Ben Gurion will receive government awards next Tuesday. Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/27/2010, 9:05 AM

Energy Independence: 'Generous' Grant to Be’er Sheva Researcher

First U.S.-Israeli Energy Independence Grant will focus on self-sustainable fuel cycles for regular-water nuclear reactors at Ben-Gurion Univ.Hillel Fendel, 8/22/2010, 10:44 AM

Zionist Group in Battle with Ben-Gurion University

The Zionist student group Im Tirtzu trades accusations of anti-Zionism, “McCarthyism” with Ben Gurion University.Maayana Miskin, 8/17/2010, 1:17 PM

Study: Body Mass at Age 17 Predicts Hypertension

In a major study, Ben Gurion University researchers identify risks of hypertension in young adults. Body mass at age 17 found to be a factor.INN Staff courtesty of Ben Gurion University, 7/28/2010, 10:49 AM

University Fires Professor for Opposing Homosexuality

Ben Gurion University fires professor for stating his opinion on homosexuality. Lawsuit is threatened.Hillel Fendel, 7/5/2010, 6:21 PM