Dedication of the Prof. Dov Chernichovsky Auditorium

The Edmond de Rothschild Foundation (Israel) continued its substantial support of BGU in three main areas: the Rothschild Ambassadors program, the Ariane de Rothschild Women Doctoral Program, and the Rothschild Cube. Intel Israel provided a generous gift that will fund research and scholarships. Minrav Group, Israel generously established the Minrav Group Scholarship Fund in Memory of Avraham Kozinski, designated for students of civil and environmental engineering. A generous donation was made by Eytan Stibbe to support the African Studies African Sustainable Communities MA Program and the Tamar Golan Africa Centre. A generous pledge was made by Sami Sagol to establish the Sagol Medical School for International Health, a four-year medical school program emphasizing health and wellness. Howard Schulman, z”l, a longtime supporter, left a generous bequest to BGU in his will. In his lifetime, he supported numerous University priorities, including water and cybersecurity research, scholarships, and the Homeland Security Institute. Apple Israel made a generous donation in support of scholarships for electrical engineering students.

Jeff and Holly Ullman made a generous contribution to establish the Ullman Fund for Interdisciplinary Recruitment. This innovative fund will enable BGU to recruit one new faculty member in computer science, software and information systems engineering, or a related field, whose research interests overlap with other faculties and/or departments at the University. A generous gift from Miriam Roland will support a new partnership between Concordia University in Montreal and Ben Gurion University of the Negev. The gift will fund sustainability pilot projects led jointly by Concordia’s Next-Generation Cities Institute and BGU’s Goldman Sonnenfeldt School for Sustainability and Climate Change.



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