Month: August 2020

New Library Director

We would like to welcome Ms. ELIZABETH D’SOUZA, a member of the Teresian Association, as the new Library Director of Bethlehem University for the academic year 2020-2021. If you would like to be in touch with her, the contact details are: Email:  edsouza@bethlehem.edu Office number is ext. 2024. Our warm congratulatory wishes to Elizabeth as we bid […]

Book dates to 1907 at BU Library

The Historical Geography of the Holy Land: especially in relation to the history of Israel and of the early Church by George Adam Smith, D.D. (a short overview) This rare book on its 4th edition dated MCMVII (1907) published by Hodder and Stoughton, London, offers the readers an interesting treatise on the history of Palestine […]

Research Grants Announcement

The Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability at Bethlehem University (PIBS- BU), The Galilee Society (GS), and The Palestinian Center for Rapprochement Between People (PCR) announce the availability of research grants in the areas of human and bio- diversity. The project funded by the European Union Peace building Initiative “Unity and Diversity in Nature and […]

Job Opportunity

Director of Advancement Bethlehem University is seeking a very well experienced and highly qualified candidate to serve as Director of Advancement at Bethlehem University. S/he will be responsible for devising, managing and supervising the implementation of the advancement office activities and services, to increase, diversify and sustain support in the full spectrum of philanthropic funding for Bethlehem University, as well as […]

New Programs Offered for Class of 2024

Bethlehem University received hundreds of applications for the newly offered programs that were launched with the Fall 2020 cohort. The Office of Academic Affairs has gained accreditations from the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research for a Master’s Degree in Oncology and Palliative Care, a Bachelor’s Degree in Medical Laboratory Sciences, a Minor in […]

Call for Tenders – Project Final Evaluation

Partners of the EU-Funded Project “My Heritage,,, My Identity!” Project  AFRAT (Association pour la Formation des Ruraux aux Activités du Tourisme) – Main Applicant, BETHLEHEM UNIVERSITY, PCR (Palestinian Centre for Rapprochement between People), Tétraktys – Association de coopération pour le développement Local des espaces naturels, launched a Call for tender to conduct a Final Project […]

Call for Tender – Survey

Partners of the EU-Funded Project “My Heritage,,, My Identity!” Project  AFRAT (Association pour la Formation des Ruraux aux Activités du Tourisme) – Main Applicant, BETHLEHEM UNIVERSITY, PCR (Palestinian Centre for Rapprochement between People), Tétraktys – Association de coopération pour le développement Local des espaces naturels, launched a Call for tender to run a Survey about […]

Job Opportunity

Project Manager Bethlehem University is seeking a well experienced and highly qualified candidate to serve as Project Manager at the Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability. S/he will organize and administer the project activities and will work closely with the project leader to fulfill the needs of the project. Qualifications: Masters’ degree in project management in rural development, or subject of the […]

PNAS Papers on Zika Mutation, Inherited Hearing Loss, Bird Sources of Epidemic Influenza Segments

Link: shorturl.at/gpSW1 From: genomeweb Researchers from China and the US describe a mutation in the Zika virus (ZIKV) envelope protein sequence that appears to have sprung up prior to 2013, apparently leading to enhanced neurovirulence, more robust maternal-to-fetal transmission fitness, and increased host viremia. Starting from seven suspicious mutations that arose in ZIKV strains between 2010 and […]

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