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  • Title: American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
    Descriptive info: .. home.. aabgu calendar.. user log-in.. site map.. contact us.. ABOUT BGU.. RESEARCH AT BGU.. ABOUT AABGU.. REGIONS EVENTS.. MEDIA CENTER.. DONATE.. PLANNED GIVING.. Learn how BGU is making a difference.. All news.. EMC, IBM and Lockheed Martin Join BGU in "Silicon Wadi".. February 5, 2014.. JNS -- Global players are seeing the value of partnering with BGU researchers and local entrepreneurs to develop technologies to counter the world's cyber security threats.. more.. Detecting Panic Disorder in Children.. February 3, 2014.. The Wall Street Journal -- Ben-Gurion University of the Negev researchers identified chest pain in children as a symptom of panic disorder.. From Start-Up Nation to Cyber Nation.. January 31, 2014.. The Christian Science Monitor -- With Israel's military prowess in cyber security, government investment, and collaboration between business and academia, Israel is poised  ...   Mechanisms, New Hope?, Palm Beach, Florida.. 02/24/2014, 3:00 p.. Designing a New Future.. All videos.. Discover how Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is contributing to the future of Israel and the world through innovations in nanotechnology; desert research; biotechnology; homeland security; and more.. Support BGU.. Support groundbreaking research, scholarships and community outreach.. Stay Informed.. Find out first how BGU is making an impact.. Sign up for our e-newsletter.. Spam Control Text:.. Please leave this field empty.. Online Store.. AABGU apparel and much more available in our online store.. Go shop.. About AABGU.. AABGU brings together people who care about Israel s future and seek to create a world-class institution of education and research in the Israeli desert, nurturing the Negev community and sharing BGU s expertise locally and around the globe.. Learn more.. nonprofit software..

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  • Title: Site Map
    Descriptive info: About BGU.. Research at BGU.. Regions & Events.. Media Center.. Donate.. Planned Giving.. "We seek to build a scientific research and teaching center which will be a source of moral inspiration and courage.. ".. David Ben-Gurion.. Site Map.. Mission.. Academic Programs.. Community Outreach.. Faculty, Students and Alumni.. Visit BGU.. Study  ...   Energy.. Who We Are.. Board of Directors.. Zin Fellows.. Contact Us.. Regions and Events.. Great Lakes.. Greater Florida.. Greater New York.. Greater Texas.. Mid-Atlantic.. New England.. Northwest.. Southwest.. Washington/Baltimore.. BGU Making a Difference.. Headlines.. News Releases.. Videos.. Publications.. Case for Giving.. Giving Opportunities.. Make a Donation.. Your Planning Partner.. Planned Gifts..

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  • Title: Contact Us
    Descriptive info: AABGU, with its national headquarters in New York City and nine regional offices throughout the United States, hosts a variety of programs and invites you to get involved.. National Headquarters.. Doron Krakow.. Executive Vice President.. Harry Greenwald.. Chief Financial and Administrative Officer.. Ronni Strongin.. Vice President, Marketing and Communications.. Gabriel Most.. Vice President, Programs and Special Events..  ...   Melissa S.. Katz, Esq.. Director of Donor Affairs.. 1001 Avenue of the Americas.. 19th Floor.. New York, New York 10018.. Tel: (212) 687-7721.. Toll Free: (800) 96-AABGU (962-2248).. Fax: (212) 302-6443.. E-mail:.. info@aabgu.. org.. Regional Offices.. Chicago, IL.. Boca Raton, FL.. New York, NY.. Houston, TX.. Philadelphia, PA.. Boston, MA.. San Francisco, CA.. Los Angeles, CA.. Washington, DC..

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  • Title: A University with a Vision
    Descriptive info: Click on the map for a virtual tour of the Marcus Family Campus in Beer-Sheva.. A University with a Vision.. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) aspires to be among the top research universities in the world, a leader in scientific innovation, applied sciences and interdisciplinary research all of which impact daily life.. The University is committed to social and environmental responsibility and is working to develop the Negev, Israel and the world.. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev was inspired by the vision of Israel's first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion, who believed that the future of the country lay in the Negev region, a desert area comprising more than 60 percent of the country.. Established by government mandate in 1969 as a vehicle for the social, economic and scientific transformation of the Negev, Ben-Gurion University is more than a world-renowned institute of research and higher learning.. BGU is imbued with the pioneering spirit of Israel's earliest founders, driven by the mandate to secure the future of Israel, develop the Negev and provide opportunity to the region's residents.. With some 20,000 students spanning campuses in Beer-Sheva, Sede Boqer and Eilat, BGU is the most dynamic university in Israel today, leading projects in the areas of environmental science and ecology, medicine and  ...   bloom.. The University that perpetuates his name has gone even further, breaking down traditional barriers to create a dynamic learning environment, become an environmental leader and build a more equitable society.. Since 1969, its programs have evolved, its student body has grown and its faculty has expanded.. The goals, however, remain the same: innovate, create and transform.. Commitment to Excellence.. BGU is the number one choice of prospective Israeli undergraduate students.. More than one-third of the University's students are pursuing advanced degrees, affirming BGU's commitment to increase its graduate and post-graduate student population to 50 percent of the total student body within the next 10 years and position the University as a world-class center of research.. The University attracts excellent students and researchers from Israel and abroad, original thinkers with a developed social conscience.. Building Bridges.. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev has:.. Created award-winning programs in arid land agriculture and water resource management.. Pioneered a radical approach to community-based healthcare.. Fostered interdisciplinary research in virtually all fields.. Spearheaded cross-border research and environmental collaboration with its Arab neighbors.. The Negev Provides a Natural Classroom.. Students encounter a region rich in historical significance, dotted with unexplored archeological sites.. Drylands researchers have at their fingertips priceless data on the ecology of arid lands..

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  • Title: Research at BGU
    Descriptive info: Homeland Security.. Nanotechnology.. Nutrition.. At Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, we are using Israel's greatest resource brain power to change the future for the whole world.. Here are just a few of the research initiatives that our students and researchers are revolutionizing.. We invite you to explore our work and learn how some of the most promising minds of our time are making a difference.. Brain Research.. Scientists at BGU are working to develop new treatment methods for a range of disorders including strokes, tumors, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, autism, learning disorders and more.. Discover our innovative approach to brain research.. More.. 25 million people suffer from diabetes in America alone.. BGU researchers are working on ways not only to diagnose and manage diabetes, but also to cure it.. How close are we to finding a cure? Find out the exciting answer.. Homeland security is  ...   a lot from the multifaceted layers of Israeli experience, including its history, culture, ideology, society and politics.. Read about BGU's interdisciplinary approach to the study of this great start-up nation.. BGU scientists are conducting some of the most innovative nanotechnology research in the world.. The work they are doing will lead to great innovations in medicine, computer power, electronics, homeland security, clean water, and energy.. At BGU, specialists from many disciplines are working on preventive and therapeutic applications to stop weight gain and save lives.. Together they are helping people live longer, healthier lives through improved nutrition.. The huge potential of solar energy is nowhere more evident than in the Negev desert.. BGU is poised to provide the know-how to deliver 90 percent of Israel's energy needs from solar energy.. Learn more about the work we're doing at the National Solar Energy Center..

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  • Title: Mission Statement
    Descriptive info: AABGU plays a vital role.. in helping BGU fulfill its unique responsibility to develop the Negev,.. the focus of the future.. of Israel.. Mission Statement.. American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (AABGU) plays a vital role in sustaining David Ben-Gurion's vision, creating a world-class institution of education and research in the Israeli desert, nurturing the Negev community and sharing the University's expertise locally and around the globe.. How AABGU Fulfills its Mission.. AABGU fulfills its mission by raising funds and awareness for the University across the United States, showcasing BGU's academic excellence and cutting-edge research from the desert for the world.. Activities include educating individuals, foundations and media about the University's groundbreaking research through a series of exciting, informative communications, educational programs and events, featuring BGU's world-renowned faculty.. AABGU promotes the pioneering spirit of Israel's founders that continues to flourish in the vast desert wilderness of the Negev.. A unique oasis of innovation, BGU is making the desert bloom, providing expertise in  ...   headquarters in New York City and nine regional offices throughout the United States.. For more information about programs in your area go to.. Regions Events.. Join Our Community.. In the vast desert wilderness of the Negev, the pioneering spirit of Israel's earliest founders still flourishes.. Help support this oasis of innovation.. To learn more about Ben-Gurion University and local activities,.. sign-up.. for e-mail updates and news.. To help fulfill the dream, make a.. donation.. today.. More than 77 percent of all donated proceeds goes for the direct benefit of Ben-Gurion University.. Over the past five-year period AABGU's fundraising and administrative costs averaged 20 percent of its total revenue.. American Associates, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization.. Contributions are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.. Gifts of stock and Israel Bonds are accepted.. View AABGU's.. Privacy Policy.. View BGU's and AABGU's.. Financial Figures.. for Fiscal Year 2011.. View AABGU's most recent.. IRS 990.. 2012 Audited Financial Statement..

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  • Title: Regional News and Events
    Descriptive info: Regional News & Events.. Balkans Tour, May 2014.. To view the interactive map, install or upgrade Flash Player.. Download it.. here.. AABGU s nine regional offices around the country play a vital role in helping BGU develop the bold new vision for the Negev.. Regional events include symposia, luncheons, dessert receptions, gala evenings, and missions to Israel.. We invite you to get involved and become infused with the spirit of discovery..

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  • Title: BGU Making a Difference
    Descriptive info: BGU Making a Difference.. eCards.. Read about the work that BGU is doing to make a difference for Israel and the world.. View all articles below or select a category:.. News Categories.. Any.. Agriculture and Aquaculture.. Alternative Energy.. Business.. Campus Life.. Cybersecurity.. Desertification.. Diabetes Research.. Environment.. High Tech.. Humanities and Social Sciences.. International Impact.. Israel Studies.. Leadership, Awards and Events.. Medical and Health.. Middle East/Politics.. Natural Sciences.. Negev Development.. Robotics.. Water Purification and Management.. The Egyptian Military Is as Inflexible as the Islamists.. January 29, 2014.. The New York Times -- Three years after the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak by an unprecedented civil uprising, Egypt is crying out for stability, according to Egypt expert BGU Prof.. Yoram Meital.. Israel Prime Minister Announces National Cyber Hub in Beer-Sheva.. January 28, 2014.. Israel Hayom -- Together with the president of Ben-Gurion University and the mayor of Beer-Sheva,  ...   York and New Jersey.. BGU to Establish Ocean Studies Center in Eilat.. January 23, 2014.. The Jerusalem Post -- BGU is partnering with a Canadian university to create an internationally recognized center for marine sciences in Eilat.. A Delegation of Leading U.. S.. Universities Visit BGU.. BGU President Prof.. Rivka Carmi recently welcomed a delegation of 13 representatives from leading U.. universities and study abroad programs to the BGU campus in Beer-Sheva.. Nano in the Negev.. January 17, 2014.. TechRepublic -- Ben-Gurion University's Prof.. Yuval Golan talks about how nanotechnology is advancing medicine, materials science, energy, and more.. Israel's Remarkable Reforestation.. January 15, 2014.. J Weekly -- BGU Prof.. Alon Tal's new book describes the political, national and environmental implications of the greening of Israel from 1918 to present day.. Items.. 1 - 10.. of.. 100.. 1.. 2.. 3.. 4.. 5.. 6.. 7.. 8.. 9.. 10.. Next..

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  • Title: Planned Giving
    Descriptive info: Living Legacy Society.. Planned Giving Options.. CGA Rate Request.. "The past prepares us.. for the present, and tomorrow is intertwined with today.. A seed planted today.. brings beautiful blossoms tomorrow.. The Living Legacy Society is an opportunity to make Ben-Gurion University of the Negev part of your legacy through planned giving.. AABGU offers a range of.. planned giving options.. that enable you to support the University in perpetuity.. Living Legacy Garden.. In recognition of your planned gift to AABGU on behalf of the University, you will become a member of BGU s Living Legacy Society and your name will be inscribed on the wall in the beautiful Living Legacy Garden on the Marcus Family Campus.. How Will My Living Legacy Be Used?.. Your gift will help the University in a way that is meaningful to you.. You can choose to support specific research initiatives, underwrite academic and recruitment  ...   University.. Including us in your long-term estate planning could provide you with:.. Personal satisfaction.. Current income tax charitable deduction.. Avoidance of capital gains taxes.. Future estate tax deduction.. Annual income for you and/or your benefactors.. Removal of property from probate.. Read more about Planned Giving Options.. How Will My Legacy Be Honored?.. Members of the Living Legacy Society are honored as special members of the AABGU community and are recognized in the Living Legacy Garden on BGU s Marcus Family Campus in Beer-Sheva.. Scholarships and other endowments you may establish will bear your name or the name of a loved one in perpetuity.. If your estate plan already remembers BGU,.. please let us know.. so we can thank you personally and welcome you to a very special group of people.. For more information about the Living Legacy Society, contact the.. regional office.. in your area or e-mail.. plannedgiving@aabgu..

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  • Title: EMC, IBM and Lockheed Martin Join BGU in "Silicon Wadi"
    Descriptive info: Support BGU by donating toward research and programs.. Lockheed Martin and EMC Corporation announced plans to collaborate on projects as part of Israel's national cyber security project,.. "CyberSpark.. Simultaneously, IBM announced the establishment of a Center of Excellence for Security and Protection of Infrastructure and Assets to be established in the Alon Building for Hi-Tech at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU).. CyberSpark is the integration of academia, business and government.. The crutch of the project is the synergy between BGU and the newly established.. Advanced Technologies Park (ATP).. that is adjacent to the University's Marcus Family Campus in Beer-Sheva.. Lockheed Martin and EMC executives sign agreement to fund collaborative research at CyberSpark as BGU President Prof.. Rivka Carmi looks on.. Under the arrangement, Lockheed Martin and EMC will identify a series of development opportunities that can be contracted to BGU researchers and other experts in the field.. Local talent supporting projects in cloud computing, data analytics and related cyber security technologies will commit to regular project reviews and scheduled deliverables in their efforts to develop next-generation EMC and Lockheed Martin capabilities.. We look at Israel and we see a truly equal partner.. It s the capabilities they have, the understanding of the cyber threats and the ability through the innovation available in the Israeli culture and workforce to be  ...   Back then, Deutsche Telekom was looking at investing in securing data that would be transferred over cellular phones in the future.. [The company] ended up investing in and opening up a research center at BGU that would focus on data security, which led to an agreement in 2006 where T-Labs [Telekom Innovation Laboratories] were opened at BGU.. Those labs led to a new group of BGU researchers focused on cyber security and then to the first-of-its-kind master s program in cyberspace security.. In addition to the establishment of the ATP, the Israeli government made the decision to move most of the IT units of the IDF to the south.. We are in a very good position, Blumberg told JNS.. org, noting that the expansion of the ATP and the new investments in what will be a center of excellence in cyber security will generate jobs in the south and keep graduating students in the area.. In LA you have Silicon Valley.. In Berlin, Silicon Allee.. In Beer-Sheva, you will have Silicon Wadi, said Blumberg.. In addition, a representative of the Maryland-Israel Development Center, Peter Telem, has taken a tour of the ATP, and has begun meetings with BGU to further cooperation.. Maryland is looking to become the epicenter of cyber technology in the United States.. Read more on the.. JNS.. website..

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  • Title: Detecting Panic Disorder in Children
    Descriptive info: Recurring chest pain unrelated to heart problems may be an important but often overlooked symptom of panic attacks in children and teens, according to a study by researchers at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in the current issue of.. Child Psychiatry Human Development.. Adults with chronic panic attacks, called panic disorder, often report symptoms of non-cardiac chest pain.. Complaints of non-cardiac chest pain are common in pediatric patients but few children and adolescents are treated for panic disorder, possibly because they have difficulty articulating the intense feelings of panic, researchers said.. People with panic disorder have sudden and repeated attacks, characterized by a fear of disaster or of losing control even when there is no real danger, according to the National Institute of Mental Health.. The study's authors said children with non-cardiac chest pain should undergo psychiatric screening, as panic attacks at a young age are associated  ...   examinations, including electrocardiograms and echocardiograms to assess heart function and heart structure.. Researchers rated anxiety and mood disorders in the children from 0 (absent) to 8 (severe) based on separate interviews with the children and parents conducted after the exams.. Panic disorder, a score of 4 or greater, was diagnosed in 20.. 5 percent of the children and 12 percent had scores of 3.. The children were 13 years-old on average when they first experienced panic attacks and 63 percent were girls.. Chest pain as a panic symptom was reported by 89 percent of subjects with panic disorder and had been present for about 11 months.. Three subjects with panic disorder, who were under 13, reported chest pain unrelated to panic attacks, suggesting children might have difficulty distinguishing chest pain from other symptoms such as heart palpitations, researchers said.. Read more research reports on.. The Wall Street Journal..

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