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News and updates about Ben Gurion University

Israeli paramedics train using new cutting-edge simulation center

Program capitalizes on new Ben-Gurion University facility to provide Magen David Adom paramedics with even more advanced lifesaving skills.

Israeli paramedics train with new cutting-edge simulation center

Israeli university to grant honorary degree to European Commission Pres.

European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to receive honorary doctorate from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.

University to grant honorary degree to European Commission Pres.

Meretz MK fumes: Decision not to oppose 'flag bill' intended to bring down government

MK Mossi Raz slams bill to ban flying Palestinian Authority flags in Israeli-funded institutions.

Decision not to oppose 'flag bill' intended to bring down gov't

MKs free to vote their conscience on law limiting the flying of PLO flags

Opposition submits bill to ban Palestinian flags at state-funded educational institutions.

MKs free to vote conscience on law limiting PLO flags

Finance Minister weighs budget cuts to Negev university

Finance Min. Liberman weighing budget cuts to Ben Gurion University for allowing PLO flags at demonstration.

Finance Minister weighs budget cuts to Negev university

Arab students wave PLO flags at Ben Gurion University

'I am embarrassed,' says Be'er Sheva mayor, after Ben Gurion University releases statement defending anti-Israel demonstration.

Arab students wave PLO flags at Ben Gurion Universityplayer

Study: Omicron has not eliminated Delta

The Omicron variant did not totally eliminate the Delta, and the Delta variant might return, Ben-Gurion University researchers warn.

Study: Omicron has not eliminated Delta

Fauci praises BGU team for work on detection of COVID variants

US NIAiD director Anthony Fauci extolls 'critical contributions' of team at Ben Gurion University.

Fauci praises BGU team for work on detection of COVID variants

Expert: Separate maladaptive daydreaming from ADHD

Maladaptive daydreaming may be a better diagnosis for some than ADHD, Ben-Gurion University study shows.

Expert: Separate maladaptive daydreaming from ADHD

Israeli researchers help spot farthest star ever seen

Researchers from Ben-Gurion University help use Hubble Space Telescope to spot star nearly 13 billion light years away - a new record.

Israeli researchers help spot farthest star ever seen

Islamist 'modesty' cell revealed in Israeli university

Islamist cell operated on Ben Gurion University campus, threatening students, university President says.

Islamist 'modesty' cell revealed in Israeli university

BGU: Forgotten species go extinct twice

Species go extinct twice: Once when the last individual stops breathing, and again when the collective memory about the species fades.

BGU: Forgotten species go extinct twice

Researchers find anomalies in 30% of fetuses who later develop autism

A routine prenatal ultrasound can identify early signs of autism, Ben-Gurion University and Soroka Medical Center researchers find.

Researchers find anomalies in 30% of fetuses who develop autism

Three young Israeli scientists receive $100,000 in awards for groundbreaking research

Three young scientists at leading research institutions in Israel chosen to receive $100,000 each for groundbreaking scientific research.

Three young Israeli scientists receive $100,000 in awards

DNA as text? Researchers apply linguistics to biology

Ben-Gurion University researchers apply linguistics to the study of DNA replication.

DNA as text? Researchers apply linguistics to biology

Ben Gurion University demands logo be removed from book accusing Israel of Apartheid

Israeli university asks bookstore to remove its logo from launch event of book slandering Israel after Arutz Sheva inquiry.

BGU: Remove logo from book accusing Israel of Apartheid

Ben Gurion University establishes center for food security in the desert

Opening of food security center a 'significant step towards enhancing water security in arid and semi-arid regions,' UAE minister says.

Ben Gurion University establishes center for food security

Study: Pfizer vaccine less effective against South African mutation

Ben Gurion University study finds Pfizer vaccine 11 times more effective than antibodies from recovering from COVID, less so with SA strain.

Study: Pfizer vaccine less effective against SA mutation

Trump lifted restrictions on Ben Gurion University

In final days in office, Trump lifts restrictions on selling advanced computers to Israeli university imposed in 1997.

Trump lifted restrictions on Ben Gurion University

Using sewage to track coronavirus outbreaks

Ben Gurion University study seeks to use sewage samples to detect increase in coronavirus morbidity before symptoms appear.

Using sewage to track coronavirus outbreaks

'No pools, no restaurants, no synagogues'

Ben-Gurion University expert team head warns PM, Alt PM, and Coronavirus Committee Chair: 'Wake up, we're step away from catastrophe.'

'No pools, no restaurants, no synagogues'

Experts warn: 500 COVID-19 deaths in August

Ben Gurion University team warns of soaring death toll if spread of coronavirus is not brought under control in the coming weeks.

Experts warn: 500 COVID-19 deaths in August

Anti-Israel academics: 'Many anti-Semites support Zionism'

Israeli, Jewish academics call on French Parliament to reverse 'Anti-Zionism is Anti-Semitism' resolution.

Anti-Israel academics: 'Many anti-Semites support Zionism'

Why there is no peace between Muslims and Israel

Why there is no peace between Muslims and Israel

Is treason virtuous? Israeli academics who support BDS

Is treason virtuous? Israeli academics who support BDS

'This is BDS from within'

Israeli academics blast plan 'annexing' Ariel University to Israel, claim it turns Israeli academia into part of the 'occupation.'

'This is BDS from within'

Arab students at Tel Aviv University call for new intifada

Students at Tel Aviv University and Be'er Sheva's Ben-Gurion University protest Pres. Trump's recognition of Jerusalem, call for intifada.

Arab students at Tel Aviv University call for new intifadaplayer

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.

Israeli researchers discover Alzheimer’s trigger

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.'

Israelis work with Google to stop cellphone hackers

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.

Report claims Israeli education among worst in developed world

'University lecturers call to harm the State'

Ben-Gurion University students call on Education Minister to intervene in 'serious politicization of university.'

'University lecturers call to harm the State'

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

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

'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.

'BDS must be fought within Israel and outside it'player

Report: Ben Gurion University professors support BDS

Emergency Knesset Committee convenes to discuss BDS activity in Ben-Gurion University.

Report: Ben Gurion University professors support BDS

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.

Israeli researchers: Smiling makes you look older, not younger

'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.

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

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.

Children from fertility treatments at risk for juvenile cancers

'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.

Lecturer at Ben Gurion University: The Jews are stealing answers

Ben Gurion U to host anti-IDF NGO

'Breaking the Silence' event - entitled 'Whistleblowing Through the Ages and Today'- appears to be official endorsed by the university.

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

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.

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