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AUB In the News 2015-16
 
  • 'One year on, Lebanon’s waste management policies still stink'
    AUB Professor Jad Chaaban writes for The Daily Star on Lebanon's waste management policies one year after the onset of the crisis.
  • 'Great Minds Come Together at 2016 Best of ASCO Lebanon'
    AUB Dr. Nagi El Saghir writes for ASCO Connection on the best of ASCO Lebanon.
  • 'Fahmi lectured at IFI'
    Annahar reports on AUB's IFI lecture on the Arab World in the twentieth century by former Egyptian foreign minister Nabil Fahmi.
  • 'AUB committed to the promotion of bioethics and medical professionalism in the Arab world'
    L'Orient Le Jour interviews AUB Professor Thalia Arawi on Salim El-Hoss Bioethics and Professionalism Program.
  • 'More than a War of Words: Iran, Saudi feud escalates ahead of Mecca pilgrimage'
    France 24 interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the standoff between KSA and Iran.
  • 'Preservation of resources lies at the heart of security'
    The Daily Star reports on a discussion hosted by AUB's IFI "on how climate change and globalization are influencing existing security concerns in the Middle East."
  • 'Launch of awareness campaign on cleft lip'
    Annahar reports on the launch of an awareness campaign on the cleft lip by the Ministry of Public Health at AUB.
  • 'Commemorative coins on the occasion of AUB's 150th anniversary'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on commemorative coins by the Lebanese Central Bank on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of AUB.
  • 'Water supplies in Syria deteriorating fast due to conflict, experts warn'
    The Guardian interviews AUB Professor Nadim Farajalla on the environmental effects of the Syrian war on Lebanon.
  • 'AUB enters top 250 global universities with 40-place jump'
    The Daily Star reports on the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Ranking report that placed AUB at 228.
  • 'MoU between AUB and Hikma Pharmaceuticals PLC'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on a memorandum of understanding signed between AUB and Hikma as a first-of-its-kind research partnership.
  • 'IS Loss of Border Area With Turkey Sharply Harms Group'
    AP interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the fate of the "Islamic State" group.
  • 'AUB officially opens new academic year'
    Assafir reports on AUB's Opening Ceremony for the new 2016-17 academic year and on Dr. Fadlo Khuri's speech.
  • Radio Orient interview with AUB President
    AUB President Fadlo R. Khuri was hosted by the broadcaster Wardé on Radio Orient (88.7 FM) in “Al Majalis bil Amanat” program.
  • 'Tens of thousands of children suffer from genetic diseases in Lebanon'
    Annahar interviews AUB Dr. Rose-Mary Boustany on genetic diseases in Lebanon and kinship marriage, and reports on a recent conference on this issue.
  • 'AUB reinforces its academic mission to serve the community'
    Annahar interviews AUB President Fadlo Khuri on AUB's changing role towards students and society on the occasion of his first anniversary in office.
  • 'El Saghir lectures on breast cancer'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on a lecture on breast cancer and ways for prevention by AUB Dr. Nagi El Saghir.
  • 'El Cheikh to Annahar: To strengthen arts majors to link it to the market'
    Annahar reports on the appointment of Nadia El Cheikh as first woman dean of FAS.
  • 'Humanities research absent at Lebanese universities'
    The Daily Star reports on the scarcity of humanities research at Lebanese universities and interviews AUB Professor Abdul Rahim Abu-Husayn on the matter.
  • 'Half of top-scoring students in the official Lebanese Baccalaureate join AUB with a full scholarship'
    Annahar reports on AUB's announcement that 14 out of the 28 top-scoring students in the official Lebanese Bacc II exams will be joining the university.
  • 'What the Olympics reveal about the world'
    The Washington Post publishes an opinion piece that refers to AUB Professor Danyel Reiche's explanation for Olympic success.
  • '48 new faculty members join AUB including 18 foreigners'
    Annahar reports on AUB's new faculty orientation program and the nationalities of the new faculty members.
  • Special episode on AUB 150
    Future TV dedicates an episode of its program “INTER-VIEWS” to celebrate AUB and its legacy on the University’s 150th anniversary.
  • AUB University of Seniors on Akhbar Al Sabah
    Akhbar Al Sabah on Future TV interviews AUB University for Seniors Program Manager Maya Abi Chahine on the program this Fall.
  • 'Battle of Marj Dabiq: On this day 500 years ago'
    Al Hayat publishes an opinion piece by AUB Professor Abdul Rahim Abu-Husayn on the battle of Marj Dabiq in 1516 between the Ottomans and Mamluks.
  • 'How history left many Bedouins in Lebanon stateless'
    The Daily Star interviews AUB Professor Nasser Yassin on Bedouins in Lebanon.
  • 'University for Seniors welcomes it students to revitalize them mentally and health wise'
    Annahar reports on AUB's University for Seniors which opens its doors for Fall registration on August 29.
  • 'What the Olympics Don't Measure'
    Bloomberg reports on AUB Professor Danyel Reiche's explanation for Olympic success.
  • 'Reflections on protests in sectarian system'
    AUB Professor Carmen Geha writes for The Daily Star on the Lebanese political situation one year after the waste management crisis.
  • 'Beiteddine remembers Palmyra the Martyr City through an exhibition and book'
    Annahar reports on Festival of Beitedine's exhibition on Palmyra with contributions from AUB's Archaeological Museum.
  • 'AUB marks 100 years since the passing of its visionary founder'
    Annahar reports on the centenary of the passing of AUB founder Dr. Daniel Bliss.
  • 'NASSS looks to spread sexual awareness, dispel misinformation'
    The Daily Star reports on the Network of Arab Scholars on Sexuality and Sexual Health regional meeting and quotes AUB Dr. Faysal al-Kak on sexuality in the Middle East.
  • 'Cold War-era strategies that everyone uses to win Olympic gold'
    Quartz reports on AUB Professor Danyel Reiche's book "Success and Failure of Countries at the Olympic Games."
  • 'Lebanon's stability.. invariant with Clinton or Trump'
    Assafir interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the effect of the US Presidential elections on Lebanon.
  • 'Democratizing the art exhibition'
    The Daily Star reports on AUB's Art Galleries "Mashrou' Proletkult All-Artist Congress" exhibition.
  • 'Waiting for gold'
    Philippine Star reports on what the Philippines can learn from AUB Professor Danyel Reiche's book "Success and Failure of Countries at the Olympic Games" to win their first gold medal.
  • 'Ministerial decision imposes salt iodization'
    L'Orient Le Jour reports on a ministerial decision regarding iodine informed by evidence from K2P at AUB.
  • 'Survey Gives Panoramic View of Arab Higher Education'
    Al-Fanar Media publishes an article written by OIRA's Director Karma El Hassan on her recent survey on Arab higher education.
  • 'Sahar Assaf presents 'King Lear' in Lebanese'
    Assafir reports on AUB's Theater Initiative world premiere of the first translation and adaptation of Shakespeare's "King Lear" into colloquial Lebanese Arabic co-directed by Professor Sahar Assaf and Rachel Valentine Smith and produced by Professor Robert Myers.
  • 'Sectarianism slithers its way into Lebanon’s sports sector'
    The Daily Star reports on the Lebanese delegation to the Olympics and interviews AUB Professor Danyel Reiche on the issue of sectarianism and sports in Lebanon.
  • 'UN: 2 Million in Syria’s Aleppo Without Running Water, Electricity'
    Voice of America interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the recent battle for Aleppo and the possibility for a negotiated settlement.
  • 'Want more Olympic medals? Here’s what nations need to do to win'
    AUB Professor Danyel Reiche writes for The Washington Post on his "WISE" formula in his “Success and Failure of Countries at the Olympic Games" book that helps explain Olympics success. (Read another related article here)
  • 'The political economy of the Arab Spring: Searching for the virtuous episode'
    Annahar publishes an article co-authored by AUB Professor Samir Makdisi on the "Arab Spring" and the political economy.
  • 'AUB to implement Epic health records system'
    Al Jadeed reports on historic milestone by AUBMC as it enters into partnership with leading medical software developer Epic to implement a state-of-the-art health records system.
  • 'Beiteddine honors Zaki Nassif the Lebanese identity maker'
    Al Akhbar reports on Beiteddine Art Festival's concert "A tribute to Zaki Nassif - Ya achikata el wardi."
  • 'Lebanese Healthcare Ambitions'
    Newsweek Middle East publishes an article by AUB's Executive Vice President Mohamed Sayegh on AUBMC's 2020 Vision which "aims to provide good healthcare for Lebanon and the region."
  • 'The Syrian refugee crisis is a political issue'
    AUB Professor Carmen Geha writes for The Daily Star on the Syrian refugee crisis.
  • 'Fort Collins' Thomas Sutherland dies at 85'
    Coloradoan reports on the death of former AUB Dean of Agricultural and Food Sciences Thomas Sutherland who was appointed in 1984.
  • 'Olympic Spirit'
    News Talk 770 Calgary Radio interviews AUB Professor Danyel Reiche on the politics of the upcoming Olympic Games.
  • 'MoU between AUB and the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings'
    Annahar reports on AUB signing a memorandum of understanding with the Council and Foundation for the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meetings.
  • 'Conflict Medicine: a new program at AUB'
    L'Orient Le Jour reports on AUB's Strategic Health Initiatives and Conflict Medicine Program and interviews AUB Professor Shadi Saleh.
  • 'AUB's 150 anniversary celebrations'
    Annahar reports on recent projects by AUB's theatre initiative led by AUB Professors Sahar Assaf and Robert Myers.
  • 'AUBMC's 2020 Vision'
    Middle East Health interviews AUB Executive Vice President Mohamed Sayegh "about AUBMC's 2020 Vision to transform health care in Lebanon."
  • 'Imad Baalbaki Vice President for Advancement at AUB'
    Annahar reports on the appointment of Dr. Imad Baalbaki as the University’s Vice President for Advancement.
  • 'Rethinking Olympic glory'
    Harvard gazette reports on the book launch of AUB Professor Danyel Reiche entitled "Success and Failure of Countries at the Olympic Games.”
  • 'Alternative energy at AUB'
    LBC reports on the launch of AUB's first Photovoltaic power plant.
  • 'AUB honors alumni celebrating their golden and silver anniversaries of graduation'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on WAAAUB's unprecedented all-class reunion celebrating the University’s 150th anniversary.
  • 'Lebanon may face water shortage ... again'
    The Daily Star interviews AUB Professor Nadim Farajalla on water shortage and water management in Lebanon.
  • 'AUB reaffirms MSCHE Accreditation'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on AUB’s announcement that the university's institutional accreditation status has been reaffirmed by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE).
  • 'At USJ, AUB's President praises the two major universities'
    L'Orient Le Jour reports on the speech of AUB President Fadlo Khuri during the graduation of medicine students at USJ.
  • 'Exceptional activity in AUB’s 150th anniversary'
    Annahar reports on WAAAUB's all class reunion and interviews its president Wafa Saab.
  • 'International Roundtable: A Week of Attacks'
    Rami Khouri, Senior Public Policy Fellow at IFI, comments on Middle East and global recent terror spree on Baltimore public radio.
  • 'Quarter of teenagers in Beirut are suffering psychiatric disorders'
    Assafir reports on a study by AUB Drs. Fadi Maalouf and Lilian Ghandour published in the Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology Journal on psychiatric disorders of teenagers in Lebanon.
  • 'AUB... journey explores a history that is yet to be written'
    Asharq Al Awsat reports on AUB's "One Hundred and Fifty" book that was published on the occasion of AUB's 150th anniversary.
  • 'American academic documents the cultural and linguistic history of Beirut in digital maps'
    Asharq Al Awsat interviews AUB Professor David Wrisley on his digital humanities projects related to digital maps of Beirut.
  • 'Help! Why onlookers don’t always lend a hand in emergencies'
    The Daily Star interviews AUB Professor Rim Saab on “what prompts bystanders to act or passively look on.”
  • 'Full-out Daesh war in Lebanon unlikely'
    The Daily Star interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the deadly suicide bombings in the border village of Al-Qaa.
  • 'AUB in the ranks of elite universities in US by joining Internet2 global network'
    Annahar reports on AUB joining Internet2 for US research and education organizations.
  • 'In the fight against Isis, there's hope in the history of Islam'
    Robert Fisk writes for Independent on a lecture by AUB Professor Tarif Khalidi on terrorism and Islamic history.
  • '25 researchers to support programs of decision makers'
    Al Afkar interviews AUB IFI Director Tarek Mitri on IFI, Lebanon, Syrian refugee crisis and UN role.
  • 'Local voluntary effort addresses climate change'
    The Daily Star interviews AUB Professor Nadim Farajalla on a new network for businesses and organizations which aims to tackle climate change.
  • 'What does her art teach us today?'
    Al Akhbar publishes an article by AUB Professor Kirsten Scheid on Saloua Raouda Choucair "the undisputed doyenne of abstract art in the Arab world."
  • 'Alarming decline in measuring student performance in science in Lebanon'
    Annahar interviews AUB Professor Saouma Boujaoude on the decline in the rating of Lebanon in a recent international study by Trends in Math and Sciences Studies.
  • 'AUB first in Lebanon'
    Al Hayat reports on the latest QS University Rankings which placed AUB first in Lebanon and second in MENA.
  • 'Lebanon faces radicalization threat: report'
    The Daily Star reports on an IFI workshop on "The Effects of the Syrian Crisis on Neighboring Countries."
  • 'AUB surpasses 38 universities and wins MacJannet award 2016'
    Annahar reports on AUB securing first place in the 2016 MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship in recognition of its CCECS developing a "culture of service and civic leadership within the AUB community."
  • '3 Students Find Their Calling at Arab Region Universities'
    US News and World Report reports on study abroad programs in the Arab region and interviews AUB's OIP Director Hala Dimechkie on such opportunities.
  • 'A Perilous Time for Refugees With Cancer'
    ASCO Post interviews AUB Dr. Nagi El Saghir on the treatment of refugees with a cancer diagnosis.
  • 'Sociology in the Arab World: An Interview with Sari Hanafi'
    Global Dialogue interviews AUB Professor Sari Hanafi on sociology in the Arab World.
  • 'Zaki Nassif's centennial coincides with AUB's 150th'
    Annahar reports on AUB’s Zaki Nassif Program for Music and the Lebanese National Higher Conservatory of Music tribute concert by the Lebanese National Orchestra for Oriental Arabic Music.
  • 'Caliphate kitchen as in history and literature books'
    Al Sharq Al Awsat reports on the dinner event on “Discovering Abbasid Food,” as part of an international and interdisciplinary conference of the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities, held at AUB.
  • 'Sectarianism 1, Lebanon 0'
    The Daily Star interviews AUB Professor Danyel Reiche on "rampant sectarianism, political meddling and chaotic, often violent" sports games in Lebanon.
  • 'The Middle Eastern Perspective of Cancer Research'
    The American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Post publishes an interview with AUB Dr. Nagi El Saghir by Dr. Mary Gospodarowicz at ASCO meeting in Chicago, IL.
  • 'Suicide Attacks in Baghdad Kill at Least 20'
    Voice of America interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the recent suicide attacks in Baghdad.
  • 'Lebanon is not ready to handle more than a quarter of student refugees'
    Assafir reports on an IFI policy brief "Responding to Crisis: Syrian Refugee Education in Lebanon."
  • 'Lebanon rallies to fight IDD'
    Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDD) Newsletter reports on efforts by AUB Professor Omar Obeid and K2P and CRPH at FHS to fight IDD in Lebanon.
  • 'AUB establishes Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering in the name of Baha and Walid Bassatne'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on AUB honoring the Bassatne family in recognition of their donation by naming the "Baha and Walid Bassatne Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering."
  • 'AUB and UNRWA survey on Palestinians'
    Assafir reports on AUB and UNRWA's launch of "Survey on the Socioeconomic Status of Palestine Refugees in Lebanon."
  • 'Refugees Cultivate Seeds of Hope in Lebanon'
    Voice of America interviews AUB Professor Salma Talhouk on efforts of making urban gardening affordable.
  • 'Presidency far off despite Frangieh descent'
    The Daily Star interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on MP Sleiman Frangieh’s nomination for the presidency.
  • 'First woman appointed AUB Faculty of Arts, Sciences dean'
    The Daily Star reports on the appointment of AUB Professor Nadia El Cheikh as first woman dean of FAS.
  • '50 years of archaeology'
    Al Hayat reports on "Excavating the Past 50 Years of Archaeology at ‎AUB‬" exhibition at the Archaeological Museum.
  • 'Forever temporary: The refugee life'
    The Daily Star interviews AUB Professor Nasser Yassin on the Syrian refugee challenge in Lebanon.
  • 'AUB graduates 1,500 students in 147th class'
    The Daily Star reports on AUB's Undergraduate Commencement ceremony and interviews AUB graduates on their future.
  • 'Religious Intolerance in the Gulf States Dateline'
    AUB Professor Hilal Khashan writes for Middle East Quarterly on the situation of expatriate Christians in Gulf Cooperation Council states.
  • 'AUB celebrated the graduation of 510 students and awarded doctorates to Labaki, Taleb and Zard'
    Annahar reports on AUB's Graduate Commencement and Honorary Doctorates ceremony.
  • 'Caught by geography - Syria's neighbours bear a heavy burden'
    The Economist interviews AUB's Nasser Yassin and Rabih Shibli on the Syrian refugees in Lebanon.
  • 'Organic Chemistry gathers students from around the world at AUB'
    Assafir reports on the 4th Organic Chemistry Competition at AUB with 246 students from 17 local, regional and international universities.
  • 'AUB Outdoors welcomes you to Colorstop'
    The Daily Star reports on AUB Outdoors and interviews the students behind this festival.
  • 'genus: nation, gender, status'
    LBC's Kalam Ennas reports on AUB's President’s Club 150th exhibition which celebrates the richness that AUB’s students and alumni offer.
  • 'Dr. Nadine Labaki'
    Al Mayadeen TV reports on AUB's decision to award Honorary Doctorates to Nadine Labaki, Nassim Taleb and Samir Zard during its 147th Commencement Exercises.
  • 'Arabism philosopher and thinker Clovis Maksoud passes away'
    Annahar reports on the death of AUB alumnus, former diplomat, professor, editor, writer, and humanistic thinker Dr. Clovis Maksoud.
  • 'The Catastrophes of Today and the Catastrophe of 1948 in Syria'
    AUB Professor Anaheed Al-Hardan writes for Columbia University Press blog linking the events of 1948 and today in Syria.
  • 'Future is for Precision Medicine'
    Assafir reports on AUB's Middle East Medical Assembly (MEMA) which explored a relatively new field of medicine, Precision Medicine.
  • 'How Design Could Change the Refugee Crisis'
    VICE.com reports that the AUB-designed Ghata refugee shelter took center-stage at an exhibition in New York exploring how design can facilitate migration and travel with a special focus on refugees.
  • 'AUB addresses conflict medicine'
    Assafir reports on the launch of Conflict Medicine Program at AUB as part of its strategic health initiatives.
  • 'Russia.. which side are you on?'
    Assafir reports on IFI's two-day conference entitled "Russia and the Arab World" which included Ambassador of Russia to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin and AUB's Tarek Mitri and Talal Nizameddin.
  • 'Tribute to Dame Zaha Hadid exhibition'
    Annahar reports on AUB tribute to Dame Zaha Hadid exhibit that showcases books published by and about the Architect, maps, photos, family belongings, along with sketches and prototypes.
  • 'AUB President to Al Jarida: 22% of our students are from Arab countries'
    Al Jarida interviews AUB President Fadlo Khuri on AUB's history and his vision in all aspects of the university and medical center.
  • 'Bourj Hammoud Opens its Doors to Yet More Refugees'
    IFI's Sarine Karajerjian writes for Syria Deeply on why residents of Bourj Hammoud are now making room for refugees fleeing war in Syria.
  • 'Penetration of Israel into the Caucasus against Iran'
    AUB Professor Ohannes Geukjian was interviewed by Al Mayadeen TV on the "Penetration of Israel into the Caucasus against Iran."
  • 'Beirut Upstarts Gain Traction in Lebanon’s Political Quagmire'
    The New York Times interviews AUB Professor Jad Chaaban on the recent municipal elections in Beirut.
  • AUB's IFI shortlisted for 2016 Aga Khan Award
    AUB's Issam Fares Institute Building by late Zaha Hadid has been shortlisted for the 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture among 19 projects competing to win $1 million.
  • 'Grassroots campaign falls short in Beirut municipal elections'
    Middle East Online interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the recent municipal elections in Beirut.
  • 'MSF conference: The return of disappearing diseases'
    Assafir reports on FHS, IFI and MSF two-day conference on 'Changing Ecologies of War and Humanitarianism: Reflecting on MSF’s 40 years of working in conflict.'
  • 'Books in Motion: Exploring Concepts of Mobility in Cross-Cultural Studies of the Book'
    Annahar reports on 'Books in Motion' international conference which sought to explore new approaches in the study of the book.
  • 'Press a living martyr because of the crisis ... What are universities preparing for tomorrow?'
    Annahar interviews AUB Professor Sari Hanafi on the crisis of the press and on the increasing number of students in AUB's Media Studies Program.
  • 'AUB campus as a Botanic Garden'
    Asharq Al Awsat reports on AUB President's declaration of AUB grounds as a permanent Botanic Garden in a ceremony on May 4.
  • 'In Beirut vote, old parties face new challenge'
    Reuters interviews AUB Professor Jad Chaaban on Beirut's municipal elections and on the new Lebanese movement (Beirut Madinati) aiming to "weaken the grip of long-dominant sectarian parties."
  • 'Lebanon: Civil groups seek change in local elections'
    Al Jazeera interviews AUB Professor Carmen Geha on the municipal elections in Lebanon and the role of civil society.
  • 'In Gaza, hand surgery gets remote assistance from Beirut'
    Reuters reports on hand surgery in Gaza getting remote assistance from AUB Dr. Ghassan Abu Sitta.
  • 'Syrian refugee students rebuild from Beirut'
    BBC reports on AUB and Mastercard Foundation efforts to provide "assistance, with a scholarship project to help young Syrian refugees become part of a post-war future."
  • 'Music from Jordan at AUB'
    Annahar reports on "Music from Jordan" concert at AUB organized by Zaki Nassif Program for Music in partnership with the Lebanese Jordanian Friendship Association and the Jordanian Lebanese Association.
  • 'FEA 15th annual Student and Alumni Conference'
    Annahar reports on FEA's 15th annual Student and Alumni Conference which celebrated pioneering students, alumni, and faculty.
  • 'Discrimination against Palestinian professionals'
    Al Akhbar interviews AUB Professor Sari Hanafi on the Palestinians' right to work in Lebanon.
  • 'Christianity's Claim in the Birthplace of Islam'
    AUB Professor Hilal Khashan writes for Stratfor on the history of Christianity in the Middle East and the discrimination against Christians after the "Arab Spring."
  • 'The Palestinian question victim of regional developments'
    L'Orient Le Jour interviews AUB Professor Karim Makdisi on the Palestinian issue after the "Arab Spring."
  • 'AUB FAS celebrates its anniversary'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on the AUB's Faculty of Arts and Sciences celebrations to mark its 150th anniversary.
  • 'Model pedestrian friendly street in Jeanne d'Arc'
    Annahar reports on a Town Hall meeting held at the Beirut Municipality to discuss a project proposed by AUB professors "Jeanne d'Arc: A Model Pedestrian Friendly Street."
  • 'Anbara for Aliya Khalidi... a leader on stage'
    Assafir reports on 'Anbara,' a theatre performance directed by Aliya Khalidi, which promotes women’s rights by tackling the activism of Anbara Salam Khalidi.
  • 'This year you will swim with your trash'
    Al Akhbar reports on the waste crisis in Lebanon and interviews AUB Professor Nadim Farajalla on marine pollution.
  • 'Research leads to specialization and enriches thought'
    Annahar reports on meeting with evangelical students at AUB in the presence of AUB President Fadlo Khuri.
  • 'General Issam Mahfouz... Nowadays more than ever'
    Al Akhbar reports on the Theatre Initiative in AUB play entitled 'Al-General' directed by AUB Professor Sahar Assaf.
  • '100 NGOs participated in the NGO fair at AUB'
    Annahar reports on AUB's Center for Civic Engagement and Community Service Annual NGO Fair.
  • 'AUB remodels its Studio Arts Program'
    L'Orient Le Jour reports on the restructuring of the Studio Arts Program at AUB and interviews AUB Professor Walid Sadek.
  • 'El-Solh at AUB celebration in Dubai'
    Annahar reports on an AUB alumni fundraising dinner in Dubai in celebration of AUB's 150th anniversary.
  • 'Mosquitoes and flies spreading.. what about the health risks?'
    Assafir reports on the waste management crisis in Lebanon and interviews AUB Professor Zeina Kanafani on the spread of mosquitoes and flies.
  • 'Beni Suef University celebrates International Women's Day with a conference on women rights'
    Journal Misr reports on International Women's Day ceJournal Misrlebrations in Beni Suef University and on the participation of the Director of AUB's Salim El-Hoss Bioethics and Professionalism Program Thalia Arawi.
  • 'Print press... crisis of content, independence and structural development'
    Al Hayat reports on the print press crisis in Lebanon and the region and interviews AUB Professor Nabil Dajani.
  • Armenian News on OTV
    OTV interviews AUB Professor Ohannes Geukjian on the violent escalation of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict between the Armenians and the Azerbaijanis in the south Caucasus.
  • 'Honoring AUB on its 150th anniversary'
    Assafir report on the recent event but the cultural institutions in Ras Beirut to "Honor their Big Neighbor," AUB, on the occasion of its 150th anniversary.
  • 'Lebanon is being forced to collapse'
    RT interviews AUB Professor Salim Chahine on the economic situation in Lebanon due to the security threats in the region.
  • 'Modifying the educational curricula: Israel is not the enemy!'
    Al Akhbar interviews AUB Professor Waddah Nasr on the development of the educational curricula in Lebanon and the list of priorities in this field.
  • USP VII TV interviews
    AUB Associate Director of Admissions Nadine Naffah speaks on AUB's University Scholarship Program-USP VII to Tele Liban (starts at 53 minutes), Future TV, NBN and OTV.
  • 'School students in Lebanon don’t eat fruits and vegetables'
    Assafir reports on a recent AUB study headed by AUB Professor Omar Obeid on the daily intake of sodium and potassium for school students in Lebanon.
  • 'Lebanon: Too Much Trash, Too Little Leadership'
    The Media Line interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the political situation in Lebanon.
  • 'AUB Delegation Headed by President Dr. Fadlo Khuri Visits MEA'
    Cedar Wings magazine reports on the visit of AUB President Fadlo Khuri along with other officials to MEA.
  • 'An Ambitious Agenda For the American University of Beirut'
    Al-Fanar Media publishes AUB President Fadlo Khuri's inauguration speech.
  • 'AUB, Ras Beirut and Fadlo Khuri'
    Lebanese Member of Parliament and AUB alumni Mohammed Kabbani writes for Annahar on the ties between AUB, President Fadlo Khuri and Ras Beirut.
  • 'Zaha Hadid, Groundbreaking Architect, Dies at 65'
    The New York Times reports on the death of Zaha Hadid and notes that she studied at AUB, "her happiest years of her life."
  • 'Charles Malik and Ghassan Tueni in a symposium for AUB and NDU'
    Annahar reports on an AUB and NDU international symposium on "Charles Malik the Philosopher: Reflections on Process and Impact."
  • 'Online Media Expands, Digital Divide Persists'
    Al-Fanar Media reports on insights into the Middle East’s media industry landscape and mentions Rami Khouri's, IFI founding director and now senior policy fellow, analysis on the role of newspapers.
  • 'Arabian Gulf Conference for Salim El-Hoss Bioethics and Professionalism Program'
    Al Bilad reports on the "8th Regional Conference - Stem Cells: Promises and Controversies," organized by AUB and the Arabian Gulf University.
  • 'AUB alumni celebrate AUB's 150th anniversary in Boston'
    Annahar reports on AUB's 150th anniversary celebration by WAAAUB's New England Chapter in the presence of AUB President Fadlo Khuri.
  • 'Barrier between vocational education and basic education'
    Al Akhbar reports on a recent IFI panel discussion on vocational education and quotes AUB Professor Barend Vlaardingerbroek on his research.
  • 'AUB professor says education in need of psychological services'
    The Daily Star reports on an FAS 150th anniversary Psychology lecture by AUB Professor Shahe Kazarian on the need of psychological services in the Lebanese education sector.
  • 'Muqtada al-Sadr Calls for New Iraqi Government Members'
    Voice of America interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the recent updates in the political situation in Iraq.
  • GoAbroad interviews Professor Sari Hanafi
    AUB Professor Sari Hanafi talks to GoAbroad on his experience in the field of sociology and his advice to study abroad students.
  • 'Celebration for the breast cancer foundation'
    Annahar reports on the annual celebration of the Lebanese Breast Cancer Foundation along with AUBMC's Naif K. Basile Cancer Institute and quotes AUB Professors Nagi El Saghir and Hassan El Solh.
  • 'Lebanon’s surprising feat on refugees'
    AUB's Professor Nasser Yassin writes for The Daily Star on the lessons from Lebanon concerning Syrian refugees.
  • 'Cancellation of the Brevet exams under the pretext of corruption'
    Al Akhbar reports on a proposed law to cancel Brevet exams and interviews AUB's Dr. Karma El Hassan on the issue calling on modifying the exams rather than cancelling it.
  • 'Dark skies in Lebanon’s climate future'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and now senior policy fellow, writes for The Daily Star on "the declining quality of governance in Lebanon" and mentions an IFI panel on climate change.
  • 'Lebanese researcher contributes to identifying the source of gravitational waves'
    Assafir reports on the recent LIGO detection of gravitational waves by a research group which included AUB's alumnus Professor Abdel Hussein Mroue who gave a lecture at AUB along with AUB's Professors Ali Chamseddine and Jihad Touma.
  • 'Centennial of Zaki Nassif'
    Assafir reports on the inauguration of Zaki Nassif exhibition at AUB on the occasion of his centennial and to illustrate his lifetime of creativity and dedication to music.
  • 'Leila Badre honored at the Book Festival'
    Annahar reports on honoring AUB's Archaeological Museum Director Dr. Leila Badre by the Lebanese Book Festival for her leading work in archaeology.
  • 'Syrian Kurds Set to Declare Autonomous Federal Region in Syria'
    Voice of America interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the situation in Syria in regards to the Kurds.
  • 'Institutional knowledge in Lebanon'
    The Boston Globe reports on AUB's history and interviews AUB President Fadlo Khuri.
  • Food Security Program featured on GoAbroad.com
    The Food Security Program at AUB has been featured at GoAbroad.com. Read the interview with FSP Coordinator Rachel Bahn online.
  • 'Russia and USA to federalize the region.. What about Lebanon?'
    Assafir interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on recent Russian reports about creating a federalization in Syria.
  • 'On gender equity'
    AUB Professor Faysal El Kak writes for Annahar on gender equity and reports on a recent FHS study on women's health.
  • 'Islamic State group: The full story'
    BBC interviews AUB Professor Ahmad Moussalli on IS, Salafism and the situation in the region.
  • 'Bloodshed deprived 40 thousand people of medical care'
    Annahar reports on AUB's IFI lecture and discussion by Joanne Liu, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).
  • 'Dust Rains Deliver Diverse Assemblages of Microorganisms to the Eastern Mediterranean'
    AUB Professor Colin Smith recently published an article in the March issue of Nature Publishing Group's Scientific Reports about the microorganisms found in the dust rains of Beirut.
  • 'Middle East Capitals: From Conflict and Violence to Peace and Science'
    AUB's Dr. Nagi El Saghir writes for ASCO Connection on the Beirut Breast Cancer Conference and the situation in the region.
  • 'GCC escalation.. Political pressure without any effects'
    Assafir interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the recent GCC decision against Hezbollah and its effect on Lebanon.
  • 'The first Arab on the Board of the International Association of Bioethics'
    Assafir reports on AUB Dr. Thalia Arawi's appointment on the Board of the International Association of Bioethics.
  • 'Collaboration between AUB and the Aerospace Group'
    Annahar reports on the long-term collaboration between AUB and the Harvard Business School Aerospace Alumni Group to offer the first course on design for survival on Mars.
  • 'Syrian children help create their own playground'
    The Daily Star reports on a community initiative to build a playground for Syrian children in Beqa'a. AUB's CCECS helped facilitate the project.
  • 'AUB signs up to global research networks'
    The Daily Star reports on AUB’s announcement of the signing of an agreement to connect Lebanon to the international research and education community.
  • 'American University of Beirut in Solidarity with Jawaharlal Nehru University'
    The Milli Gazette reports on a statement by AUB faculty members in solidarity with Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi, India. AUB professors Rania Masri and Tariq Mehmood were also interviewed on this issue.
  • 'Tarek Mitri: Foreign intervention increases Libyan division'
    The Former UN envoy to Libya, now director of IFI at AUB, tells Al Jazeera Arabic that Libya's future rests on the government’s ability to control its three key economic institutions.
  • 'AUB study on integrated waste management'
    Assafir reports on Lebanon's waste management crisis and interviews AUB's Instructor Mazen Bachir on the matter.
  • 'Remembering Anthony Shadid'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and now senior policy fellow, writes "our individual humanity, Anthony Shadid’s work still reminds us, is the most powerful force in human history."
  • 'AUB elections with proportional voting'
    Assafir reports on a new system of proportional voting expected to be implemented in the AUB student elections of Fall 2016.
  • 'AUB: 150 years of making history'
    Al Qabas reports on AUB's 150th anniversary and mentions the Corniche banners of prominent AUB graduates.
  • 'Phosphorus for weight loss'
    Annahar reports on a recent AUB study offering a possible solution to obesity that uses phosphorus according to Professor Omar Obeid.
  • 'Cabinet enters third year with dismal failures'
    The Daily Star interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the Lebanese cabinet which enters its third year in office "scarred by dismal failures."
  • Launching of "Zaki Nassif Ensemble for Arabic Music"
    Annahar reports on the launching of the "AUB Zaki Nassif Ensemble for Arabic Music," on February 17, 2016.
  • 'Fourth annual conference on breast cancer'
    Annahar reports on the fourth annual conference on breast cancer by AUBMC’s Naef K. Basile Cancer Institute and mentions Dr. Nagi El Saghir's speech on breast cancer in Lebanon.
  • Interview on Aleppo and Syria
    Al Jazeera English television interviews Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, on the situation in Syria and its regional implications.
  • 'Lack of security and exclusion forcing Arab youth abroad, Dubai summit hears'
    The National reports on the Dubai summit and mentions the participation of AUB President Fadlo Khuri who spoke about brain drain.
  • 'Medical malpractice a result of systematic failures: Report'
    The Daily Star reports on a K2P Center report on medical errors, its causes responsibilities and accountabilities.
  • 'Meet the 2016 Laureate Award Winners: Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan, MD, MPH'
    Endocrine News reports on the 2016 Laureate Award Winners including AUB Professor Ghada El-Hajj Fuleihan.
  • 'Issam Mahfouz in the tenth anniversary of his absence'
    Annahar reports on AMPL event at AUB on Issam Mahfouz, the "writer who used to criticize constructively and represented the bright face of culture."
  • 'Arab Approaches to Conflict Resolution: Mediation, Negotiation and Settlement of Political Disputes'
    Middle East Journal publishes a book review by AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on a book by Nahla Yassine-Hamdan and Frederic S. Pearson.
  • Assafir on AUB's 150th and Presidential Inauguration
    Assafir publishes several opinion pieces on AUB's political role, modernity and the President's promising opportunity.
  • 'Urban Agriculture Thrives in Lebanon’s Concrete Jungle'
    Near East Foundation reports on urban agriculture in Lebanon and mentions AUB's ESDU kits.
  • 'Winners from Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon and Syria in the Mahmoud Kahil Award'
    Assafir reports on the Mahmoud Kahil Award Gala, part of AUB's Sawwaf Arabic Comics Initiative, and the winners of the award.
  • 'AUB study: Waste burning increases carcinogens in the air by 2,300%'
    Assafir reports on a press conference by AUB's air quality research unit and the AUB Solid Waste Management Taskforce.
  • 'AUB celebrates anniversary with mass dabke'
    The Daily Star reports on the Organic Chemistry Club, the AUB Dabke Club, and the Biology Student Society "The Longest Dabke in the History of AUB" event with the pop star Melhem Zein, in celebration of AUB's 150th anniversary.
  • 'AUB’s 16th president vows big educational plans'
    The Daily Star reports on the inauguration of Fadlo R. Khuri, MD, as the 16th president of AUB. More
  • 'AUB second in new university rankings'
    The Daily Star reports on new ranking of the top 15 universities in the Arab world published by the Times Higher Education.
  • 'Fear Trumps Facts in This U.S. Presidential Year'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, writes on the role of foreign policy issues in the American presidential campaign.
  • Shabab Assafir on AUB
    Several articles were recently published by Shabab Assafir on AUB's 150, Outlook student newspaper, green field, library and student clubs.
  • 'The Rise and Growth of Hezbollah and the Militarization of the Sunni-Shiite Divide in Lebanon'
    AUB Professor Hilal Khashan writes for the Middle East Institute on Hezbollah and the sunni-shiite divide in Lebanon.
  • 'Fadlo Khuri, the first Lebanese President of AUB: Education is a life pledge'
    Assafir interviews AUB President Fadlo Khuri on the occasion of his official inauguration as AUB's 16th President and the launch of AUB's 150th anniversary.
  • 'The alumni of AUB are intended as a vehicle for social change'
    L'Orient Le Jour reports on WAAAUB's 7th Annual Convention which acknowledged the auspicious occasion of AUB’s 150th anniversary and the inauguration of its 16th president.
  • 'Energy finance workshop mimics the challenges and opportunities'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on sixth annual Masri Institute workshop that addressed Energy Finance in the Middle East.
  • 'Kuwait's minority Shiites on edge amid Iran-Saudi row'
    France 24 interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the situation in Kuwait amid the tensions between Iran and KSA.
  • 'AUB forum tackles change in Arab world'
    The Daily Star reports on an IFI conference on "The Arab Revolutions: Five Years On the Arduous Road of Democratization and Future Prospects."
  • 'United States v. Coscia as a Case of First Impression'
    OSB Professor Steven McNamara writes on the first conviction related to high frequency trading under the Dodd-Frank Act's new "anti-spoofing" provision.
  • 'Azzi blasts NGOs, sets sights on ending child labor'
    The Daily Star reports on child labor in Lebanon and notes that AUB FHS Dean Iman Nuwayhid oversaw the publication of the awareness strategy.
  • 'Grants gift Palestinians AUB education'
    The Daily Star reports on full scholarships offered to Palestinian students to study at AUB by the United Lebanon Youth Project.
  • 'Arab League Backs Saudi in Dispute with Iran'
    Voice of America interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the Arab League decision to back KSA in disupute with Iran.
  • 'Think Again, Guys…'Bomb Away' Is Not an Effective Policy'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, writes on the long-term military action anchored in a permanent foreign presence in the region.
  • 'Memorandum of Understanding between AUB and WHO to control tobacco use'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on the signing of agreement between AUB and WHO to make it a global knowledge hub for research on health effects of nargileh smoking.
  • 'A Palestinian-Native American comparative struggle'
    The Daily Star reports on CASAR's pre-conference 'The Native and the Refugee' that took place at AUB.
  • 'Marriage is a priority for Lebanese women after education and autonomy'
    Assafir reports on a study on unmarried women in Lebanon and interviews AUB Professor Jasmina Najjar on the issue.
  • 'New carcinogen found in burning of waste'
    Assafir reports on the waste crisis in Lebanon and mentions studies by AUB's K2P Center and a research team led by Dr. Najat Saliba.
  • 'These are the limits of the regional confrontation'
    Assafir interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the deteriorating situation between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
  • 'History is Being Made, but Dangers Also Lurk Ahead'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, writes on the consequences of the deteriorating situation between Saudi Arabia and Iran.
  • 'Phosphorus Pills Bring Weight Loss in Trial'
    Reuters Health reports on a research by AUB Professor Omar Obeid on phosphorus pills that can bring weight loss.
  • 'Syrian Kurds neglected, marginalized in Lebanon'
    The Daily Star interviews AUB's Lokman Meho on the situation of Kurds in Lebanon.
  • 'Lebanese doctors at top universities'
    L'Orient Le Jour reports on Lebanese doctors at top universities and mentions AUB's President Fadlo Khuri.
  • 'Islamization and rooting social sciences'
    Annahar reports on a discussion panel by AUB Professor Sari Hanafi on the mutual recognition needed between sciences and religion.
  • 'Irrational drug prescription in Lebanon'
    AUB's Fadi El Jardali and Racha Fadlallah write for Executive on the role of the pharmaceutical industry in Lebanon and its impact on health.
  • 'Battle for Libya Oil Installations in 2nd Day'
    Voice of America interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the recent battle in Libya around the oil exporting port of Sidra.
  • 'Making War vs. Hearing Citizen Sentiments in the Arab World'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, writes on the poll findings of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies.
  • 'Iranian casualties rise in Syria as Revolutionary Guards ramp up role'
    Reuters interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the situation in Syria and the involvement of Iran.
  • 'AUB recipients of the USAID University Scholarship Program showcase their achievements'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on a celebratory event at AUB for USP scholarship recipients to display their achievements and celebrate their work.
  • 'Scientific evidence - These are the risks of landfill and incineration'
    LBC reports on AUB's K2P Center recent evidence summary on the waste crisis in Lebanon, its consequences and insights into solutions.
  • 'Fadlo Khuri: Investing in youth of the country and forming real thought leaders'
    L'Orient Le Jour interviews AUB President Fadlo Khuri on his mandate, mission and projects.
  • 'Western diplomats discuss the refugee crisis in Europe from Beirut'
    Assafir reports on an IFI panel discussion on "Syrian refugees in the West: A conversation with Ambassadors of the EU Delegation, Germany, Greece, Italy and Canada, and a Senior UNHCR representative."
  • 'En Syrie, c’est l’EI qui livre les permis de fouilles archéologiques'
    L'Orient Le Jour reports on a lecture at AUB's Archaeological Museum by Dr. Michel Al Maqdissi on the destruction of archaeological sites in Syria.
  • 'What Can We Learn From the Trump and ISIS Eras?'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, writes on the "similar fantasies" of Donald Trump and Abu Bakr el-Baghdadi.
  • 'In Lebanon, Frangieh, childhood friend of Assad, touted for president'
    AFP interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the potential candidacy of Suleiman Frangieh as Lebanon's next president.
  • 'Founders’ Day recalls 149 years of founding AUB'
    Annahar reports on AUB’s 149th Founders’ Day Ceremony, a visual journey over 150 years of AUB’s history of giving and excellence.
  • 'More Evidence on How Not to Fight ISIS'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, writes on the recent updates on fighting ISIS and asks if the new US war on ISIS will be similar to its "war on drugs."
  • 'Bassem Youssef in Beirut: The revolution is not an event'
    Assafir reports on AUB's Media Studies Program talk by the Egyptian satirist and columnist Bassem Youssef.
  • Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) awards
    Al Jarida reports on the KFAS awards for the years 2014 and 2015 which were presented to three academics at AUB: Trustee Gabriel Rebeiz, Dr. Nader El-Bizri and Dr. Sari Hanafi.
  • 'Fadlo Khuri depicts a challenge for AUB beyond education'
    Annahar reports on AUB President Fadlo Khuri's recent visit to the US and his speech in a panel on maintaining AUB's leading position and improving research capabilities.
  • 'AUB turns back time with photo exhibition'
    The Daily Star reports on AUB President's Club "FRAMES OF LIFE / IN TIME" photography exhibition which showcases AUB Campus Life from 1866 - 2015.
  • 'Alarming carcinogen levels near open waste dump fires'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on recent studies by the Air Quality Associated Research Unit in Lebanon which warn of unprecedented carcinogens in ambient air, resulting from the emerging trash burning trend.
  • 'Lebanese, Syrian Militant Prisoner Swap Hits Snag'
    Voice of America interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the prisoner swap between the Lebanese government and the Syrian militant Jabhat al Nusra group.
  • Lecture on Iraqi Jews
    Al Quds Al Arabi reports on a SOAM lecture and open discussion with Dr. Aline Schlaepfer on "Iraqi Jews in the 20th century: From Iraqi Arab Patriots to Exiles."
  • 'Four Arabs, four Kuwaitis win Kuwait Scientific Production Prizes 2015'
    Kuwait New Agency reports on the winners of the Kuwait Scientific Production Prizes 2015 including AUB Professor Sari Hanafi in the Economics and Social Sciences category.
  • 'The illusion of incinerators: Waste does not disappear'
    Al Akhbar reports on an IFI panel on the risks behind adopting the option of having incinerators in Lebanon in response to the waste crisis.
  • 'The Book of Noble Character'
    Asharq Al Awsat reports on a new book published by Brill entitled 'The Book of Noble Character' which is a manuscript attributed to Abū Manṣūr al-Thaʿālibī edited by AUB Professors Ramzi Baalbaki and Bilal Orfali.
  • 'AUB restores tenure positions after 30 years'
    The Daily Star reports on AUB's Board of Trustees decision to restore tenure positions after a 30-year halt.
  • 'How Should the World Respond to the ISIS Threat?'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, writes on the recent updates on fighting ISIS and how can and should the world and the US do more effectively to defeat ISIS.
  • 'Dealing with antibiotics carefully.. and with a prescription'
    Assafir reports on AUB's K2P "Rapid Response: Tackling the Antibiotics Resistance Problem."
  • 'The Great Capture'
    Al Akhbar reports on AUB's IFI and World Bank launch of "Lebanon Economic Monitor Fall 2015: The Great Capture."
  • 'Solid waste serious problem in Mideast'
    The Daily Star reports on the launch of the 2015 annual on "Sustainable Consumption for Better Resource Management" and interviews FAFS Dean Nahla Hwalla on the role of the consumers.
  • 'AUB's TAMAM launches the First Educational Reform Hub in Lebanon'
    Annahar reports on TAMAM's launch of the first hub for educational reform in Lebanon.
  • 'We Cannot Afford a Two-year Peace-Making Pause'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, writes on the recent updates in Palestine and the discussion of a traditional two-year pause in American involvement in mediating peace.
  • 'Exhibition on the history of Lebanese Press'
    Annahar reports on an exhibition at AUB organized by Outlook newspaper and Media and Communication Society on old Lebanese newspapers.
  • 'Loans and money laundering bring back the Lebanese parliament to legislation'
    Al Jazeera interviews AUB Professor Jad Chaaban on the contested Parliament session to pass urgent draft laws, deemed vital for the state’s finances and loans.
  • 'Real life is acting and not just decor'
    Assafir reports on an upcoming play adapted from Tracy Letts's "August: Osage County" and interviews AUB Professor Sahar Assaf.
  • 'Sonbola choir in Beirut'
    Assafir reports on AUB Zaki Nassif Program for Music concert "Sonbola Chants Peace," featuring Oumeima El Khalil and Fayha Choir.
  • 'Eleven new scholarships to AUB’s Doctoral Students from CNRS'
    Annahar reports on the Lebanese National Council for Scientific Research (CNRS) awards ceremony held on its fourth consecutive year at AUB.
  • 'Are vicious Islamists Expanding? Is that the Real Issue?'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, writes on Al-Qaeda, Taliban and ISIS in regards to the US repeated use of military power to resolve political issues.
  • 'Ahmad Chalabi, Key Proponent of Iraq War, Dies at 71'
    Voice of America interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the death of Iraqi politician and former AUB Professor Ahmad Chalabi.
  • 'Shocking figures show the imbalance in Lebanon'
    Annahar interviews AUB Professor Sari Hanafi on the discrimination against women in job posts.
  • 'Research Excellence Awards for six researchers'
    Assafir reports on the ceremony at the Grand Serial to give out the 2015 CNRS Research Excellence Awards, among whom AUBMC's Dr. Nagi El Saghir received an award for cancer research.
  • 'Waste sorting a necessity for good management: expert'
    The Daily Star reports on a capacity lecture at AUB "on municipal waste management, geared to prepare municipalities to handle their trash."
  • 'Reborn Museum Stokes Thriving Lebanese Art Scene'
    Voice of America reports on reopening of Lebanon's iconic Sursock Museum and interviews AUB Professor Rico Franses on the Lebanese society's support of art.
  • 'Trash solutions on speed dial with hotline'
    The Daily Star reports on waste management in Lebanon and quotes AUB Dr. Najat Saliba on the need to recycle.
  • 'Palestinian refugees from Syria need support: report'
    The Daily Star reports on UNRWA and AUB's FHS reports which calls for the inclusion of an often forgotten subgroup of refugees: Palestinian refugees from Syria.
  • 'International, Local and Regional Universities Compliment 'The Sustainable City' in Dubai'
    Zawya reports on AUB President Fadlo Khuri's visit to the Sustainable City in Dubai among 16 academic leaders.
  • 'With Tarek Mitri...'
    Annahar interviews IFI Director Tarek Mitri on the situation in the region and his experience in politics.
  • 'Five generations of Palestinians, and No Surrender in Sight'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, writes on the fifth Palestinian generation in the struggle against Zionism.
  • 'AUB celebrates Main Gate renovation'
    The Daily Star reports on AUB’s celebration of its iconic Main Gate as the university approaches its 150th year of its foundation.
  • 'Preserving Lebanon's natural resources, heritage in spotlight'
    The Daily Star reports on NCC's "Baldati Bi’ati," (My Village, My Environment) award ceremony and map exhibition.
  • AUB and UNRWA study on Palestinian refugees from Syria
    Assafir reports on a recent AUB and UNRWA study on Palestinian refugees from Syria which concluded that adults starve to feed the children.
  • 'Beirut is a city that refuses to die. I love its energy and resilience'
    The Guardian mentions AUB's campus "with its lush gardens and beautiful architecture, it is an oasis in a desert of concrete – the lungs of Beirut."
  • 'A Life Changer Shaping Business Education in the Region'
    MEA's Cedar Wings magazine features AUB's OSB in its October - November issue tackling its history, research and impact.
  • 'As Conflicts Flare Up, Leaders Fan Sectarian Flames in Middle East'
    The New York Times quotes Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, on conflicts and sectarian flames in the Middle East.
  • '114 years engraved in AUB's gate'
    Assafir reports on AUB's celebration of its historic Main Gate as it approaches its 150th anniversary.
  • 'Discussions on protests: Transforming participants into viewers'
    Al Akhbar reports on recent discussion panels held by several departments and student clubs at AUB to critique the recent protests in Lebanon.
  • 'Launching guided treatment for lung cancer'
    Assafir reports on the launch of a guided treatment for lung cancer and mentions AUB Dr. Arafat Tfayli's speech which explained the benefits of a therapeutic treatment vs chemotherapy.
  • 'The Ugly Order of free-for-all Killings in Israel-Palestine'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, writes on the "latest upsurge in violence between Israelis and Palestinians."
  • Beirut public spaces
    Assafir publishes a supplement on Beirut's public spaces, a document edited by a group of AUB faculty members and alumni along with artists, researchers and activists.
  • 'Lebanese helpless to counteract adverse health effects of garbage'
    The Daily Star reports on the garbage crisis in Lebanon and interviews AUB Dr. Nadim Kanj on the adverse health effects of garbage.
  • 'Breast cancer awareness month begins, offers hope'
    The Daily Star reports on a breast cancer forum at the Grand Serail and quotes AUB Dr. Nagi Saghir on the campaign.
  • 'Non-sectarian entrance to read the war in Syria'
    AUB Professor Sari Hanafi writes about the war in Syria upon his review of 'Ethnicity without groups.'
  • 'AUB's Main Gate once again'
    Annahar reports on AUB's upcoming celebration of its historic Main Gate as it approaches its 150th anniversary.
  • ‘Lebanese students to compete in a new technological competition in Lebanon and abroad’
    LBCI reports on AUB’s Computer Science Department, in collaboration with TechnoFuture Lebanon, launching of the 3rd VEX Robotics Championship in Lebanon which will take place at AUB in March 2016 under the 150th Faculty of Arts and Sciences Anniversary theme.
  • 'A Reminder of Root Causes of Our Political Violence'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, writes on the recent tension in Palestine and the root cause of political violence in the region.
  • 'Selecteum des Arts et des Sciences honors AUB's President'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on a Chamber Music Concert by Quatuor Musique Del Tempo organized by AUB Zaki Nassif Program and Selecteum des Arts et des Sciences in honor of AUB President Fadlo R. Khuri.
  • 'Lebanese researcher contributes to new proposals on space science'
    Assafir interviews AUB Professor Jihad Touma on his research on space science and his recent paper on “The Disruption of Multiplanet Systems Through Resonance with a Binary Orbit."
  • 'Aspen Faculty Pioneer Award for Dima Jamali'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on OSB Professor Dima Jamali who has been announced as one of four recipients of the 2015 Aspen Faculty Pioneer Award which celebrates educators who demonstrate leadership and risk-taking.
  • 'New AUB president brings new vision'
    The Daily Star interviews AUB President Fadlo Khuri on his new vision for AUB as "Thursday marked a month into what is bound to be a challenge ridden and exciting tenure."
  • 'AUB: Media for health is incomplete'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on a study by AUB's Knowledge to Policy Center on health related articles in Lebanon which lack scientific evidence and proofs.
  • 'Saudi Arabia is worried – and not just about its king'
    Brian Whitaker writes for The Guardian on the recent updates in the Gulf and mentions an opinion piece by Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, on "a sense of alarm sweeping through the Gulf."
  • 'AUB Task Force on Solid Waste Management: Addressing the Lebanon Trash Crisis'
    Asharq Al Awsat reports on AUB's task force on solid waste management which is aimed at addressing Lebanon’s trash crisis.
  • 'History in the writing of a man with prospect'
    Asharq Al Awsat reports on the writings of AUB Professor Tarif Khalidi on history and Islam.
  • 'Cooperation between AUB and LAU academically and scientifically'
    Annahar reports on AUB's President visit to LAU where he met LAU's leadership and discussed cooperation between the two universities.
  • 'Assessment is an essential component of learning and teaching in the educational process'
    Annahar interviews AUB OIRA Director Karma El Hassan on the importance of classroom assessment in Lebanese universities as well as on using technology in education.
  • 'Mona Amyuni struggling for the sake of humanity'
    Annahar reports on the death of AUB Dr. Mona Amyuni, an inspiring long-serving faculty member and Senior Lecturer at the Civilization Studies Program.
  • 'A Conversation With Sari Hanafi: The State Of Arab Research'
    Al-Fanar Media interviews AUB Professor Sari Hanafi on his research on the way academics conduct their research in the Arab world.
  • 'Demolitions in Sinai, New Walls in Beirut'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, writes on the latest development in the region from Sinai to Beirut.
  • 'AUB's President visits Balamand and exchanges documents with its President'
    Annahar reports on AUB's President Fadlo Khuri's visit to the University of Balamand and on receiving old documents and valuables related to AUB's founding fathers.
  • 'Teenage and a Muslim? We need more books about your life'
    AUB Professor Tariq Mehmood Ali writes for The Guardian on his new book 'You're Not Proper' which explores what it is to be a Muslim teenager in the west today.
  • 'Research project on the effects of premature birth'
    Assafir reports on AUB Professor Robert Habib who received the "Grand Challenges Explorations" grant from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • 'Expert urges state to offer tax breaks to firms engaged in CSR'
    The Daily Star interviews AUB Professor Dima Jamali on the need to give companies tax incentives to encourage them to integrate Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives in their operations.
  • 'A legacy of humane love and giving without borders: the loss of Mamdouha El-Sayed Bobst'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on the death of Mamdouha El-Sayed Bobst, distinguished AUB alumna, visionary philanthropist, and champion of education, medical care and social justice.
  • 'Our Common Political Vocabulary of Violence'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, writes on recent updates in the Middle East and political violence.
  • 'Opening best of cancer research 2015 conference'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on "Best of Cancer Research 2015" conference that took place in Beirut and was attended by AUB President Fadlo R. Khuri and AUB Dr. Nagi Saghir.
  • 'Air pollution levels increase tenfold in Beirut'
    L'Orient Le Jour reports on a research on air pollution level in Beirut after the sandstorm by AUB Professor Najat Saliba.
  • 'We Exist: Creative expressions from the Palestinian camps'
    Assafir reports on the Palestinian Oral History Archive Project, IFI and University Libraries exhibit at AUB entitled "We Exist / نحن هنا - Young creative expressions from the Palestinian camps in Lebanon."
  • 'Charting a New Course: From Clinical Investigator to University President'
    The ASCO Post interviews AUB President Fadlo R. Khuri on his appointment as AUB's 16th president.
  • 'AUB to hold exhibition by Jayce Salloum on 1990s'
    Annahar reports on an upcoming exhibition at AUB entitled "The 1990s—Jayce Salloum: كان يا ما كان (Kan Ya Ma Kan) There Was and There Was Not (redux/fragments)."
  • 'AUB’s new president wants to teach students to fly'
    The Daily Star reports on AUB's Opening Ceremony and on AUB's President Fadlo R. Khuri's speech on "Learning to Fly Without a Safety Net."
  • 'Why crime rate rose in Lebanon?'
    Annahar reports on crime rate in Lebanon and interviews AUB Professor Waddah Nasr on the reasons behind such increase.
  • 'What Do We Learn from the Iran Deal?'
    Rami Khouri, IFI founding director and senior policy fellow, writes on the lessons learned from the Iran deal.
  • 'Graduate program in Public Policy and International Affairs at AUB'
    Al Mustaqbal reports on the launch of a new graduate program in Public Policy and International Affairs at AUB.
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