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Shimon Peres 1923-2016September 28, 2016
Shimon Peres 1923-2016

We mourn the passing of Israel's former president and prime minister, a true leader, pioneer and partner. Read more.

New International Cyber Security and Machine Learning Academic and Professional Program (ICSML) opens at BGUJuly 13, 2016
New International Cyber Security and Machine Learning Academic and Professional Program (ICSML) opens at BGU

The first International Summer program in Data Mining and Business Intelligence with a focus in Cyber Security Applications recently opened at BGU. Read more.

Israeli High-Tech Blooms in the DesertJuly 12, 2016
Israeli High-Tech Blooms in the Desert

The Israeli economy's growth engine is steadily moving southwards. Beer-Sheva's Advanced Technologies Park (ATP), adjacent to BGU's Marcus Family Campus, is becoming a hub of entrepreneurship and technological innovation. Read more.

BGU Ranks in Top 1.5% Worldwide According to CWUR University RankingsJuly 11, 2016
BGU Ranks in Top 1.5% Worldwide According to CWUR University Rankings

BGU ranked # 358 among the 25,000+ degree-granting institutions of higher education worldwide in this year's CWUR World University Rankings. Read more.

BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi to Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis: "Entrepreneurship and Innovation are our Top Priority"July 5, 2016
BGU President Prof. Rivka Carmi to Science, Technology and Space Minister Ofir Akunis: "Entrepreneurship and Innovation are our Top Priority"

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July 5, 2016
European Student-Entrepreneurs Fly to Israel to Learn from ’Start-Up’ Nation
European Student-Entrepreneurs Fly to Israel to Learn from 'Start-Up' Nation

SET BGU is hosting 30 students of Industrial Engineering & Management from 13 different countries across Europe. Read more.

June 27, 2016
President Carmi leads Delegation to the Vatican
President Carmi leads Delegation to the Vatican

President Prof. Rivka Carmi led a delegation of two researchers and Board of Governors and AABGU officials to the Vatican for high level meetings. Read more.

Announcing the 2020 Vision 50th Anniversary CampaignJune 8, 2016
Announcing the 2020 Vision 50th Anniversary Campaign

The unprecedented $500 million international campaign commemorates BGU turning 50 years old in 2020. Read more.

BGU Offering Credit to Birthright ParticipantsJune 30, 2016
BGU Offering Credit to Birthright Participants

BGU is one of two Israeli universities taking part in the inaugural cohort of a new Birthright program offering trip participants academic credit. Read more.

Stealing Data With Just a Computer FanJune 29, 2016
Stealing Data With Just a Computer Fan

BGU cyber security researcher Dr. Mordechai Guri and his team have found a way to steal data using nothing more than a computer's cooling fan. Read more.

Events

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.

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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