PRESIDENT'S REPORT 2020 | OUR FIRST 50

LEADERSHIP RECOGNIZED Prof. Avishay Braverman, BGU's 5th president, who served from 1990 to 2006, received the Israel Prize's Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of his vision and leadership in building BGU and the surrounding ecosystem, benefiting the Negev and the nation. Ben-Gurion University of the Negev ranked by Pitchbook among the top 50 undergraduate programs worldwide in the production of entrepreneurs. BGU ranks 15th on the Nature Index of Young Universities . The Index ranks universities 50 years or younger in the natural sciences. NEW & NOTEWORTHY  President Prof. Daniel Chamovitz presented BGU’s 50th anniversary commemorative postage stamp to Israel’s President Reuven ‘Ruby’ Rivlin. Photo: Courtesy of President of Israel’s Spokesperson’s Unit BGU PRESIDENT'S REPORT 2020 30

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