Category: BU in The News

John E. “Jack” Steger

Link: https://www.presspubs.com/obituaries/john-e-jack-steger/article_62883058-ee60-11eb-b400-c7516633a68d.html From: Press Closed out an active, rewarding life when he passed peacefully in his sleep on July 14th at age 95 in the White Bear Lake home he shared with his wife and loving caregiver, Nan. Jack’s career in life insurance and related financial services spanned more than sixty years. Born in St. […]

“Feel proud that you are a graduate of Bethlehem University”

Link: https://en.abouna.org/content/feel-proud-you-are-graduate-bethlehem-university From: abouna.org Published on Wednesday, 14 July 2021 Bethlehem University is worthy to be extended all kinds of help and support for the role it plays, particularly at the current critical time the Middle East region is going through, as it sets the bases for a bright future for the local population. By […]

Coronavirus: A Crisis forged into an Opportunity Bethlehem University

Link: https://www.lasalle.org/en/blog-experiences-of-palestine-colombia-mexico/ From: La Salle By: Orjowan Khalil, Safaa Abutair, Jameela Hamamrah & Br. Alejandro González Cerna FSC International Online Teaching Experiences from Bethlehem University Students serving and learning from other Lasallians As a result of the Corona pandemic and its consequences that lead to the closing of schools and universities to face-to-face learning; Bethlehem […]

Opening of the Biodiversity Center & Future Conversations at Bethlehem

Link: http://www.defenddemocracy.press/opening-of-the-biodiversity-center-future-conversations-at-bethlehem/ From: Defend Democracy Press We had a grand opening of the Biodiversity Center at the Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability at Bethlehem University this morning. Linda Majaj, Project manager MC’d the event and gave introductory remarks. We heard from Joris Heeren, the EU representative as well as from Brother Peter Bray (Vice […]

NZ brother says revamped curriculum helps Palestinian community

Link: https://nzcatholic.org.nz/2021/06/16/nz-brother-says-revamped-curriculum-helps-palestinian-community/ From: NZ Catholic June 16, 2021 BETHLEHEM, West Bank (CNS) – Graduating in July as part of Bethlehem University’s first software engineering class, students Marianna Bannoura, Oriana Sabat, and Mariam Qumsieh already have a market-ready app under their belts. They hope to be part of a growing trend that sees technology helping the […]

Technology eyed to help Bethlehem’s fragile economy emerge from pandemic

Software engineering students Marial Basil, 20, and Marian Abedrabbo, 20, talk with Suhail Odeh, head of the software engineering department at Bethlehem University in the West Bank June 9, 2021. (CNS photo/Debbie Hill) Link: https://www.ucanews.com/news/technology-eyed-to-help-bethlehems-economy-beat-pandemic/92880# From: Catholic News Service By: Judith Sudilovsky Date: June 15, 2021 BETHLEHEM, West Bank (CNS) — Graduating in July as part of […]

MEMO in conversation with Prof. Mazin Qumsiyeh

Link: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20210520-memo-in-conversation-with-prof-mazin-qumsiyeh/ From: MEMO Middle East Monitor Qumsiyeh has published well over 150 scientific papers on topics ranging from cultural heritage to biodiversity in addition to several books.May 20, 2021 at 1:22 pm | Published in: Israel, MEMO in Conversation With, Middle East, Palestine, Videos & Photo Stories Watch our conversation with Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh […]

‘It is misery here’: Palestinian nurses tell of fear in Israeli hospitals, and say Glasgow was ‘safest’ place they have been

Link: https://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/it-is-misery-here-palestinian-nurses-tell-of-fear-in-israeli-hospitals-and-say-glasgow-was-safest-place-they-have-been-3241849 From: The Scotsman Two Palestinian nurses, who visited Scotland last year to study palliative care for terminal cancer patients, have told of their daily fear of being killed in the street on their way to work in Israeli hospitals. By Gina Davidson Wednesday, 19th May 2021, 4:55 am Updated Wednesday, 19th May 2021, […]

Students to celebrate Catholic Schools Week with prayer, service and fun

Link: https://therecordnewspaper.org/students-to-celebrate-catholic-schools-week-with-prayer-service-and-fun/ From: The Record Catholic Schools Week, Jan. 31 to Feb. 6, is off to a slow start with Monday’s snow day, but elementary and high schools in the Archdiocese of Louisville have scheduled service, prayer and amusements for the rest of the week. Following is a sampling of planned activities that schools shared […]

Bethlehem University… a nonpareil minaret of higher education

Link: http://en.abouna.org/content/bethlehem-university%E2%80%A6-nonpareil-minaret-higher-education From: abouna.org Bethlehem University is worthy all support for the role it plays, particularly at the current critical time, which augurs a bright future for the local population. By Munir Bayouk/ en.abouna.org : When one visits the Holy Land, one feels the scent of holiness since this land became holy being the place […]

Bethlehem University Holds 44th Graduation Ceremonies

Bethlehem University Holds 44th Graduation Ceremonies Available in the following languages: Arabic Link: https://www.lpj.org/posts/bethlehem-university-holds-44th-graduation-ceremonies.html From: Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem BETHLEHEM – The usual graduation plans, that were supposed to be held in June, has been derailed by the coronavirus. Bethlehem University decided to hold four in-person graduation ceremonies in November. This extended schedule is due to […]

COVID TAKING ITS TOLL ON BETHLEHEM UNIVERSITY

Link: https://www.delasalle.org.au/blog/covid-taking-its-toll-on-bethlehem-university From: La Salle District of Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan & Papua New Guinea Posted by Br Peter Bray on 25 September 2020 Greetings fr om this beautiful, holy place as we enjoy the wonder of summer here with beautiful clear skies, hardly a breath of wind, warm temperatures, and being in the place […]

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 […]

Fr. Iyad Twal appointed Executive Vice President of Bethlehem University

link: https://www.lpj.org/posts/fr-iyad-twal-appointed-executive-vice-president-of-bethlehem-university.html From: Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem By: Bethlehem University – Published: June 27 Sat, 2020 Fr. Iyad Twal appointed Executive Vice President of Bethlehem University Available in the following languages:Arabic BETHLEHEM – On Saturday, June 27, 2020, Bethlehem University represented by its Vice-Chancellor Brother Peter Bray, FSC, EdD, announced the appointment of Fr. Iyad Twal as Executive Vice President, to […]

Strengthening Connections through Virtual Education

Turning the Challenges of COVID-19 into an Opportunity From: This Week In PalestineBy: Mahdi Kleibo Link: https://www.thisweekinpalestine.com/strengthening-connections-through-virtual-education/ Undoubtedly, we are all facing an unprecedented situation brought about by the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic that has hit the entire world. It is a difficult period, as we cannot assess entirely the potential risks and their consequences. This crisis may […]

Student life in occupied Palestine

From: Wellington Palestine Link: https://wellingtonpalestine.nz/2020/01/17/student-life-in-occupied-palestine/ Date: JANUARY 17, 2020 On Tuesday 11th of February Wellington Palestine hosted a free public talk by Brother Peter Bray, Vice Chancellor of Bethlehem University in Palestine. Peter is a New Zealander and a De La Salle brother who has been at Bethlehem University since 2008. He talked to an […]

Biodiversity and hope flourish at Palestine’s first natural history museum

Link: https://www.middleeasteye.net/discover/biodiversity-and-hope-flourish-palestines-first-natural-history-museum From: Middle East Eye By Megan Giovannetti in Bethlehem, occupied West Bank The museum’s vision is of a sustainable community where humans and nature work and live together harmoniously Dr Mazin Qumsiyeh is sitting under the spring sun in the garden of Palestine’s first and only museum of natural history, proud of what […]

BETHLEHEM TO BE THE CAPITAL OF ARAB CULTURE FOR 2020

Link: https://aa-books.com/events/cbf775e-bethlehem-to-be-the-capital-of-arab-culture-for-2020 From: Arab World Books Venue: Bethlehem Date: February 01 – 30, 2020 Bethlehem University held a press conference on Wednesday, 16 October 2019, to announce its projects for the celebrations of Bethlehem as the Capital of Arab Culture for 2020. Executive Vice President Dr. Michael Sansour, Chairman of the Bethlehem University Committee for […]

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