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In the News Archives 2016-17
Rabih Shibli, CCECS Director, to give a talk in World Academic Summit in London
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Jordan, Iraq Reopen Main Border Crossing on Baghdad to Amman Highway"
(Voice of America - August 30)
Global Health Initiative workshop on Syrian Crisis
(Al Anwar - August 30)
"Local knowledge key to improving aid: academics'
(The Daily Star - August 29)
Dr. Faysal Kak on vaccines and the avoidable deaths
(Al-Akhbar - August 30)
Professor Nasser Yassin on the fear of growing hostility towards Syrian refugees in Lebanon
(Reuters - August 28)
Professor Danyel Reiche on the geopolitics of Neymar's transfer from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain
(Radio Student Slovenia - August 27)
KIP campaign - "Mish Basita" news coverage
Interview with Professor Wassim El-Hajj
(NBN - August 23)
Head of Union of Journalists visits AUB Jafet Library
(Al Mustaqbal - August 23)
On the role of AUB and UNRWA
(Al Hayat - August 22)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Abu Dhabi Stumbles Between Its Foreign and Domestic Policies"
(Stratfor - August 18)
Professor Nadim Farajalla's interview on the dangers of global warming to Lebanon
(Annahar - August 17)
"Agreement signed to establish Newton-Khalidi Fund"
(The Jordan Times - August 16)
Professor Nasser Yassin's interview on Syrian refugees
(Al Arabiya - August 16)
DI Lab AUB students design Mashrou' Leila interactive stage from plastic for Ehden concert
(Al-Akhbar - August 15)
Interview with President Fadlo Khuri and Dr. Leila Badre on AUB's Archeological Museum
(Télé Liban - August 14)
Professor Nesreen Ghaddar's interview on Pro-Green Diploma
(Future TV - August 14)
"Lebanese and Arab women prove themselves in computer and technology"
(LBCI - August 10)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Experts downplay demands for UNIFIL mandate changes"
(The Daily Star - August 12)
KIP "Campaign takes aim at sexual harassment"
(The Daily Star - August 10)
Dr. Faysal Kak on the dwindling utilization of cancer screening
(Al-Akhbar - August 9)
AUB President Dr. Fadlo R. Khuri in “Rencontre Spéciale”
– (Magazine Le Mensuel / a la une – August 4)
"Maram Kobeissi, UfS member turning 80, states that her soul is at AUB"
(Ar Rakeeb - August 2)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Iraq, Saudi Arabia Reopen Land Border and Prepare to Resume Air Links "
(Voice of America - August 8)
"Escaping air pollution is harder than you think"
(Annahar - July 27)
Dr. Faysal Kak on men's fertility in decline
(Al-Akhbar - August 2)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "U.N. refusal to waive envoy’s immunity not suspicious: legal experts"
(The Daily Star - August 2)
IFI senior fellow Rami Khouri on latest Qatar-GCC developments
(Al Jazeera - July 31)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Hezbollah victory unlikely to boost its role in Syria"
(The Daily Star - July 29)
IFI senior fellow Rami Khouri on Jerusalem and Palestinian resistance methods that succeeded
(CBC- July 28)
Dr. Faysal Kak writes on health gap in gender identities
(Al Akhbar - July 26)
AUB alumnae Lubna S. Olayan, Randa Sadik, Elissar Farah Antonios, May Al Mudhaf, Christine Sfeir, Sana Khater and Jinan Zoya make it to Forbes top 100 most powerful Arab businesswomen 2017
Drs. Hussain Ismaeel and Mona Osman write on "Sudden death among athletes"
(Al-Akhbar - July 19)
Dr. Nagi El Saghir at the "Conference on Best of Cancer Research"
(Annahar - July 18)
Professor Hilal Khashan and IFI senior fellow Rami Khouri on "Timing of Arsal battle defined by regional, international calculations"
(The Daily Star - July 24)
AUB alumnus Gustave Cordahi featured on MTV Prime Time News
(MTV - July 17)
Dr. Faysal Kak writes on future trends to healthier marriage and divorce
(Al Akhbar - July 19)
IFI senior fellow Rami Khouri on Turkey and EU mediation in the Qatar-GCC dispute
(Al Jazeera - July 23)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Rising anti-refugee sentiment stirs concern in Lebanon"
(AFP - July 19)
IFI senior fellow Rami Khouri writes on "Mosul must provide for its citizens or ISIS will fill the void once again"
(Huffington Post - July 19)
Professor Nader El-Bizri, alumni Jihad Al-Khazen and Ali Fakhro and honorary degree recipients Amin Maalouf, Yo Yo Ma and Nassim Taleb among the top “Thought Leaders”
"AUB recognizes its devoted and excelling employees"
(Al Anwar - July 14)
Dr. Nasser Yassin quoted in "The Greatest Exodus of our Times"
(National Post - July 13)
Drs. Nagi El Saghir, Ghassan Abou-Sitta and Imad Kaddoura write on "Conflict Medicine and Cancer Care in Refugees and Displaced People"
(ASCO Connection - July 14)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "To undercut Iran, Russians pressure Assad to cut Syria’s longtime ties to Hezbollah"
(The Washington Times - July 17)
"AUB: Indefectible crucible of the Lebanese elites"
(Le Monde Diplomatique - July 13)
"AUB program providing digital skills training for refugees"
(Annahar - July 12)
Testimony on AUBMC's "awesome and cheap medical experience"
(Foundation for Economic Education - July 12)
Dr. Faysal Kak writes on healthy expectations for a healthier marriage
(Al Akhbar - July 12)
IFI Director Tarek Mitri's interview on the risk of Xenophobia in Lebanon
(L'Orient Le Jour - July 11)
"AUB’s TAMAM launches the First Educational Reform Hub in Lebanon"
(Al Anwar - July 7)
International Journal of the History of Sport publishes a review of Professor Danyel Reiche's book "Success and Failure of Countries at the Olympic Games"
(IJHS - July 6)
"Rami Khouri: Syria's Proxy War is Culmination of Last Century of Failed Arab State-Building"
(Democracy Now - July 6)
"AUB signs Doctoral Cotutelle Agreement with Paris Descartes University"
(Al Mustaqbal - July 6)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "The Next Middle East War?"
(Newsweek - July 3
"AUB honors 1992 and 1967 graduates"
(Al Anwar - July 4)
Dr. Faysal Kak writes on the link between women doing plastic surgery and improving their marriage chances
(Al Akhbar - July 5)
IFI senior fellow Rami Khouri on Qatar-GCC dispute
(Al Jazeera - July 3)
Interview with K2P Director Fadi El-Jardali on the recent "Policy Dialogue on Strengthening Emergency Services in Lebanon"
(OTV - July 1)
Global Health Initiative launches "Refugee Health Program across different areas in Lebanon"
(Al Anwar - June 30)
Dr. Faysal Kak writes "Lost property" on legacies of conceiving baby boys
(Al Akhbar - June 28)
AUBMC successfully performs the first heart transplant for a child in Beirut
(LBCI - June 28)
Children’s Heart Center at AUBMC performs first successful heart transplant in Lebanon in the Pediatric Age Group
(MTV - June 28)
"Humanitarian computing research uses Twitter to prioritize crisis response "
(Al Anwar - June 23)
"US Ambassador meets with AUB and LAU heads"
(The Daily Star - June 21)
"AUB wins 2 gold awards"
(Al Joumhouria - June 20)
Dr. Huda Zoghbi receives 2017 Switzer Prize awarded by the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
(UCLA Newsroom - June 19)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Syrian civil war: view from Lebanon"
(The Politicon - July 1)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Terror Plot in Mecca Targeted Grand Mosque"
(Voice of America - June 24)
IFI senior fellow Rami Khouri on "The GCC crisis: Draconian demands and juvenile politics"
(Al Jazeera - June 23)
Interview with Professor Sari Hanafi
(Al Mustaqbal - June 18)
Walid Gholmieh’s rich archive donated to AUB University Libraries
(Al Akhbar - June 16)
"USAID-funded AUB students graduate"
(The Daily Star - June 16)
"KIP project workshop tackles sexual harassment"
(The Daily Star - June 16)
President Fadlo R. Khuri on "Championing Intellectual Rigor and Risk at AUB"
(Columbia Medicine - Spring/Summer 2017)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Analysts: Appointment of New Saudi Crown Prince Is No Surprise"
(Voice of America - June 21)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Arabs account for over half of world’s refugees"
(The Daily Star - June 19)
AUB honors Walid Gholmieh with the national orchestra
(Alshark Alawsat - June 13)
Professor Danyel Reiche to German business newspaper on Qatar and World Cup 2022
(Handelsblatt - June 9
"FHS conference analyzes health goals for the Arab region"
(Al Liwaa - June 9)
Professor Hilal Khashan writes "The Hidden Gulf Between the GCC's Biggest Powers"
(Stratfor Worldview - June 13)
IFI senior fellow Rami Khouri writes "The real threat that Saudi Arabia sees in Qatar"
(Al Araby - June 8)
AUB University Medal to Huguette Caland
(Al Mustaqbal - June 7
AUB Trustee Marwan Muasher on "AUB and freeing the mind"
(Al Ghad - June 7)
Dr. Faysal El Kak on "Brain of lovers"
(Al Akhbar - June 7
AUB White Coat Ceremony
(Al Anwar - June 7)
Professor Hilal Khashan reviews "Hezbollah: The Political Economy of Lebanon's Party of God"
(Middle East Quarterly - Summer 2017)
AUB celebrates Maroun Semaan's life and legacy
(Al Hayat - June 6)
Honorary Doctorates and Commencement Exercises - June 5 (
Dr. Nagi El Saghir interviewed on his talk at American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) annual meeting in Chicago
(ASCO Daily News - June 3)
K2P Policy Dialogue on Strengthening Emergency Medical Services in Lebanon
(Annahar - June 3)
AUB researchers revive ancient technique with a twist
(Al Akhbar - June 2)
Dr. Ghazi Zaatari on "Lebanon’s smoking regulations dead, doctor says"
(The Daily Star - June 1)
Google Doodle honors Zaha Hadid
(Al Hayat - June 1)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "In the eye of the storm, will Hezbollah emerge intact?"
(The Daily Star - June 1)
Professor Nasser Yassin on "Xenophobia will not solve Lebanon’s refugee crisis"
(Al Jazeera - May 31)
Dr. Faysal El Kak writes "You fast or you don't"
(Al Akhbar - May 31)
Issam Fares visits AUB
(Annahar - May 30)
"H. Jean Khoury, 50, hematologist and pioneer in leukemia research, dies" by President Fadlo Khuri
(Cancer Letter - May 26)
Professor Karim Makdisi on "Trump's new tune on Islam unconvincing, experts in Mideast say"
(CNN - May 22)
"AUB honors life, work of Etel Adnan"
(The Daily Star - May 19)
On MEMA's First Global Congress on Conflict Medicine and the collaboration with Médecins Sans Frontières (
Dr. Nasser Yassin's interview on the other facet of Syrian displacement in Lebanon
(Al Jadeed - May 22)
Dr. Hussain Ismaeel on "Heart Diseases in Women"
(Al-Akhbar - May 17)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Middle East: US, Israel and Arab Allies seeking a united against Iran"
(France 24 - May 12)
Professor Nasser Yassin "challenging xenophobia against Syrians with facts"
(Step Feed - May 12)
AUB grants doctoral degrees to 4 prestigious individuals
(Alsharq Alawsat - May 10)
"AUB... when history speaks" interview with President Fadlo Khuri
(Al Rai - May 6)
"Prominent AUB donor Maroun Semaan dies" (
The Daily Star
- May 3)
Lebanese Breast Cancer Foundation and AUBMC Breast Center for Excellence screening of
(Annahar - May 3)
Fueling innovation in Lebanon’s healthcare sector
(USJ - April 29)
Professor Youssef Abou Jawdeh on "Lebanese govt denies being informed of UAE apple ban"
(The Daily Star - April 28)
IFI senior fellow Rami Khouri interviewed on "Trump’s World: 100 Days of Change"
(BBC - April 28)
Professor Hilal Khashan on Trump and the Middle East
(Sky News Arabia - April 29)
"Researching Palestinian Refugees: Who Sets the Agenda?" by Professor Anaheed Al-Hardan
(Al Shabaka - April 27)
Professor Danyel Reiche on "Rivals: Derby Beirut"
(VICE World of Sports - April)
Dr. Faysal El Kak writes on "The revolution of sex"
(Al Akhbar - April 26)
AUB pays a “long-overdue tribute” to Sadiq Jalal Al Azm
(Annahar - April 21)
"Michael Zakour Award goes to AUB Prof. Samir Khalaf"
(Annahar - April 21)
Delegation from the Walid Jumblat Foundation for University Studies visits AUB
(Al Anbaa - April 21)
AUB's Collaborative for the Study of Inhaled and Atmospheric Aerosols (CARS) research study on "Municipal solid waste incineration in Lebanon"
(Annahar - April 20)
Dr. Hussain Ismaeel and Zahraa Beydoun on "Poverty leads to heartache"
(Al Akhbar - April 19)
President Fadlo Khuri writes "An unforgettable friend Basil Fuleihan"
(The Daily Star - April 19)
"Highly venomous lionfish found in Italian waters for first time" on research discovery by Professor Michel Bariche
(Green Area - April 10)
On "No Demand No Supply" performance lecture by Professor Sahar Assaf
(LBC - April 9)
Dr. Faysal El Kak writes 'To a woman almost in her fifties"
(Al Akhbar - April 19)
Professor Hilal Khashan on the Lebanese parliamentary elections
(KUNA - April 9)
President Fadlo Khuri on genetic testing for cancer treatment
(Al Afkar - April)
"Raising Health Awareness in Lebanon on International Women’s Day"
(ASCO Connection - April 7)
IFI Director Tarek Mitri on "Syria: Why the Americans changed their tone"
(L'Orient Le Jour - April 7)
Professor Jad Chaaban on "Refugees’ impact on job market unclear"
(The Daily Star - April 7
"K2P Center at AUB: Reducing mortalities among children refugees"
(Al Hayat - April 7)
Dr. Faysal El Kak writes "Black or white"
(Al Akhbar - April 12)
Interview with Professor Nasser Yassin on the refugee crisis
(Future TV - April 6)
(Al Mughtareb - April)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Rattled by U.S. strike, Assad lashes out at ‘arrogant aggression’"
(The Washington Post - April 7)
On CAH's Urbicide II event
(Lebanon 24 - April 5
Professor Bijan Azad interview on Darwazah Center
(Tele Liban - April 1)
"Tackling sexual harassment positive, but progress slow"
(The Daily Star - April 1, 2017)
"Education on Sex Education" by Dr. Faysal El Kak
(Al Akhbar - March 29)
"Highly venomous lionfish found in Italian waters for first time" on research discovery by Professor Michel Bariche
(Telegraph - March 28)
"AUB, Civic Influence Hub aim to boost civic engagement"
(The Daily Star - March 28)
'AUB unwittingly violated U.S. sanctions' (
The Daily Star
- March 25)
Lebanon mourns veteran journalist and AUB alum Mohammad Baalbaki
(The Daily Star - March 23)
IFI panel on "Transformations of women's health in Lebanon"
(Annahar - March 22)
Dr. Hussain Isma'eel and student Fadel Turki on 7 years of lost vascular age because of heart disease risk factors in the Lebanese
(Al Akhbar - March 22)
University for Seniors lecture on Shoushou's theater and Lebanon in the 60's and 70's
(Asharq Al-Awsat - March 21)
"Beyond Raqqa: Daesh’s next battlefield" on IFI's conference on ISIS
(The Daily Star - March 21)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Islamic State’s Loss of Territory Creates Opportunity for its Rival"
(The Media Line - March 16)
Professor Nidal Daou and graduate student Mona Akra write "A mother’s school quest for a son with special needs"
(The Daily Star - March 15)
IFI senior fellow Rami Khouri writes "Mythology and Reality in US-Arab Perceptions"
(Middle East Online - March 15)
Listen to President Fadlo Khuri's interview on Voix Du Liban Radio
Dr. Nagi El Saghir on the launch of an awareness campaign on breast cancer
(NNA - March 11)
IFI lecture on "Shift in Women's Health in Lebanon and the Arab World"
(Annahar - March 10)
SHBPP campaign on the occasion of International Women’s Day
(Al Arab - March 10)
Dr. Faysal El Kak writes "Woman on a jammed radar"
(Annahar - March 9)
K2P helps inform the public and political debate surrounding taxation
(Al Akhbar - March 9)
Professor Hilal Khashan reviews "Shadow Wars: The Secret Struggle for the Middle East"
(Middle East Quarterly - Spring 2017)
"Experts dissect domestic violence law loopholes" at IFI
(The Daily Star - March 9)
Professor Nabil Dajani on "The role of media in the culture of dialogue
" (Al Akhbar - March 9
AUB Professor Sonja Mejcher-Atassi writes "Library brings praise, controversy"
(The Daily Star - March 4)
AUB trustee Carol Bellamy named Alumna of the Year by NYU Law Women
(NYU Law News - March 3)
"Experts warn against waste incineration"
(The Daily Star - March 2)
"Mahmoud Kahil Award goes to Doaa Al Adel"
(Al Akhbar - March 1)
Dr. Faysal El Kak on "The revolution of Margaret Sanger"
(Al Akhbar - March 1)
"Meet the Lebanese (AUB alum) scientist who helped NASA discover 7 Earth-like planets"
(Step Feed - Feb. 28)
President Fadlo Khuri on "Genetic testing for cancer treatment... new scientific breach"
(Annahar - Feb. 28)
CEC program for people with down syndrome
(L'Orient Le Jour - Feb. 24)
Prof. Carmen Geha on "Men in Lebanon hold power and women are absent"
(Al Arabiya - Feb. 24)
"AUB and BDD partner to foster young entrepreneurs"
(The Daily Star - Feb. 23)
"AUB launches book on university’s history"
(The Daily Star - Feb. 23)
IFI book launch "Statecraft in the Middle East: Foreign Policy, Domestic Politics and Security"
(Al Akhbar - Feb. 22)
IFI Director Tarek Mitri on the "Arab Spring"
(Al Arabiya - Feb. 22)
IFI senior fellow Rami Khouri writes "Time to tackle ISIL's millions of sympathisers?"
(Al Jazeera - Feb. 22)
"Library of Sa’dallah Wannous at AUB"
(Al Hayat - Feb. 21)
Dr. Nagi El Sahir on "Beirut Breast Cancer Conference, National Cancer Control"
(ASCO Connection, Feb. 17)
Associate Director of Admissions Nadine Naffah gives presentation part of the “Parents Incentive” Campaign to officers of the State Security
(Feb. 16 – Lebanonfiles)
Watch the interview of President Fadlo Khuri with Marcel Ghanem on Kalam Ennas
(LBC - Feb. 16)
Instructor Milia Ayache writes about "Playing for Time in Beirut
" (American Theatre - Feb. 16)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Saudi-led Coalition Battles Yemen’s Houthis for Control of Red Sea Ports"
(Voice of America - Feb. 16)
IFI Director of Climate Change and Environment in Arab World Program Nadim Farajalla on "Dying of thirst: The Levant’s water worries"
(Harvard's Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy - Feb. 15)
Lecturer Antoine Sfeir writes "Why Donald Trump should not further trouble the Middle East?"
(Le Figaro - Feb. 21)
"Research program between the National Center for Scientific Research and four universities"
(Annahar - Feb. 14)
IFI senior fellow Rami Khouri on "At Trump-branded golf club opening in Dubai, expect the first sons, royalty and lots of gold"
(The Washington Post - Feb. 17)
"Robotics on the rise in Lebanon, Syria"
(The Daily Star - Feb. 13)
Professor Anies Al-Hroub on "Who are the underprivileged and how they see themselves and others?"
(Annahar - Feb. 10)
Dr. Nagi El Saghir on "Breast cancer tops the list of cancers in Lebanon"
(Annahar - Feb. 10)
Renowned Oklahoma heart surgeon Dr. Nazih Zuhdi dies at age 91 (MD ’50)
(AP – Feb. 9)
Dr. Faysal El Kak writes on "Sexual health not erotic
" (Al Akhbar - Feb. 8)
Professor Alan Shihadeh on "Teens use e-cigarettes for 'dripping,' study says"
(CNN - Feb. 7)
K2P on "Lebanese youth drinking earlier and more often in dangerous trend
" (OTV - Feb. 5)
Women in Data Science conference
(LBC - Feb. 3)
"American universities against Trumpism"
(Annahar - Feb. 2)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Hezbollah mediating safe return of Syrian refugees"
(The Daily Star - Feb. 11)
IFI senior fellow Rami Khouri on "In Face of Trump’s Order, Some Muslim Nations Are Conspicuously Silent"
(The New York Times - Jan. 29)
"Syrian crisis at top of govt’s priorities: Merehbi" on #AUB4Refugees
(The Daily Star - Jan. 28)
IFI Director Tarek Mitri on Astana talks on Syria
(L'Orient Le Jour - Jan. 25)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Elusive deal: Complexities behind consensus"
(The Daily Star - Feb. 9)
Dr. Nagi El Saghir on new achievements in cancer treatment in 2016
(Arab Hospital Magazine - Jan.)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Up close and personal: On patrol with UNIFIL in the south"
(The Daily Star - Feb. 8)
AUB Professors Nadine Marie Moacdieh, Danyel Reiche, and Issam Srour take photos exploring Lebanese football culture
(Goal Click, Jan. 22)
PM Hariri hosts dinner for BOT and senior administration at Grand Serail to mark launch of Boldly AUB campaign
(Al Mustaqbal - Jan. 18)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Why Saudi Arabia, Egypt Have Kept Mum About Muslim Travel Ban"
(Voice of America - Jan. 30)
"AUB receives largest donation in its history"
(The Daily Star - Jan. 18)
"Saudi Arabia's Myopic Vision for Reform" by Professor Hilal Khashan
(Stratfor - Jan. 29)
"A Conversation With the Chair of a Women’s Health Network"
(Al-Fanar Media - Jan. 16)
AUB research uncovers hidden danger in e-cigarette flavors
(Annahar - Jan. 14)
Professor Elie Barbour discusses airport safety measures to ward off seagulls
(LBC - Jan. 12)
"AUB closes one year of festivities"
(L'Orient Le Jour - Jan. 9)
Culture – “16 who made 2016” include AUB Professor Sahar Assaf, Aliya Khalidy and Mashrou’ Leila
(L’Orient Le Jour – Jan. 6)
Risks of smoking Nargile based on the latest research by Dr. Ziad Ghazza
l (MTV Lebanon – Jan. 5)
K2P Policy Brief on pharmaceuticals and random prescription of drugs
(Al Akhbar – Jan. 4)
AUB alumnus Khaled Abdel Rahman makes it on the prestigious Forbes List “30 Under 30: Games” for his work on the mobile game Pokémon Go
(Forbes – Jan. 3)
Professor Hilal Khashan on "Syrian regime emboldened ahead of Russia-backed peace talks"
(France 24 - Dec. 31)
Special feature about the history of AUB's old buildings and an interview with Dr. Kaoukab Chebaro
(L'Orient Le Jour - Dec. 30)
Professor Fadi El-Jardali and Racha Fadlallah write for CNN Arabia on Syrian refugees and health care
(CNN Arabia - Dec. 26)
New book published on maternal deaths in Lebanon by Drs. Faysal El Kak and Walid Ammar
(Annahar - Dec. 24)
"Tragedy Made Steve Kerr See the World Beyond the Court"
(The New York Times - Dec. 22)
Documentary film released to tell the story of AUB
(Annahar - Dec. 22)
Dr. Shadi Saleh and IDRC Officer Chaitali Sinha write "Using Digital Tech To Improve Life For Refugees
" (The Huffington Post - Dec. 20)
Postage stamp honors Zaki Nassif centennial
(Al Hayat - Dec. 20)
Silver coins issued by BDL commemorate AUB's 150th
(Annahar - Dec. 20)
Dr. Nagi Saghir on immunotherapy new hopes in cancer treatment
(Annahar - Dec. 20)
Dr. Tarek Mitri
at a conference at Villanova University in Philadelphia (Dec. 8 & 19)
"Tarif Khalidi: I am the reader and these are my books"
(Al Akhbar - Dec. 17)
In memory of Clovis Maksoud, the man and his enduring message
(Annahar - Dec. 15)
Professor Hilal Khashan on the cease-fire in Syria
(AP - Dec. 29)
AUB IFI seminar “The Crime of Genocide and the MENA Region: Lessons Learnt for Prevention or Protection"
(The Daily Star - Dec. 10)
AUB Professor Hilal Khashan comments on the situation in Aleppo
(Reuters - Dec. 15)
AUB Professor Hilal Khashan explains the situation in Syria's Aleppo
(ABC News - Dec. 10)
International Forum on “Rebuilding Health Post-Conflict: A Dialogue for the Future” at AUB
(Annahar - Dec. 9)
Visiting AUB Professor Martin Keulertz explains the Middle East water crisis, between wars and drought, from Syria to Iran, via Turkey
(Die Zeit - Dec. 8)
AUB Founders Day 2016
(Al Mustaqbal - Dec. 6)
AUB IFI event on "Triangular Climate Action: Harmonized Efforts of Businesses, NGOs and the Government"
(Al Mustaqbal - Dec. 6)
AUB Professor Hilal Khashan writes on "Saudi Arabia's Flawed 'Vision 2030'"
(The Middle East Quarterly - Winter 2017)
AUB Trustee and alumna Huda Zoghbi receives one of the five Breakthrough prizes in life sciences at 'Oscars of science' and plans to set up scholarships at AUB
(The Guardian - Dec. 5)
AUB IFI Director of the Energy Policy and Security Program in the Middle East Ali Ahmad writes on "More to OPEC deal than meets the eye"
(The Daily Star - Dec. 5)
Commemorative stamp honors AUB on its 150th anniversary
(Annahar - Dec. 3)
AUB's world premiere of first translation and adaptation of Shakespeare's "King Lear" opens on Dec. 1
(Al Akhbar - Dec. 3)
AUB IFI lecture "Covering Syria and Iraq: Major Challenges Faced by Western Journalists" by Patrick Cockburn, Middle East Correspondent, The Independent
(Assafir - Dec. 3)
AUB to name Outpatient Surgery Center after Tanios and Souraya Semaan
(Annahar - Dec. 2)
AUB holds e-age 2016 international platform on integrating Arab e-infrastructures in a global
(Al Mustaqbal - Dec. 2)
AUB Professor Najat Saliba talks on the enormity of waste crisis effect on public health in Lebanon
(Al Akhbar - Dec. 1)
AUB student Layan al-Dani, CCECS Lina Abou Farraj and ESCWA Rasha Salman discuss First Model ESCWA-AUB
(Future TV – Dec. 1)
UNDP launches the sixth edition of the Arab Human Development Report at AUB
(The Daily Star - Nov. 30)
AUB President Fadlo Khuri speaks on the efforts needed to fight extremism at the "Educational Innovation" conference
(Al Mustaqbal - Nov. 29)
AUB Professor Anaheed Al-Hardan's book "Palestinians in Syria: Nakba Memories of Shattered Communities" announced a joint winner of the Academic Prize in the 2016 Middle East Monitor Palestine Book Awards in London
AUB's IFI publishes a Policy Brief on "Multinational Uranium Enrichment in the Middle East: An Economic and Political Perspective"
(Al Akhbar - Nov. 28)
AUB hosts a conference entitled "Lebanon Collaboration for Sustainable Development Goals" by Global Compact Network
(Al Mustaqbal - Nov. 26)
AUB Professors Dima Jamali, Najat Saliba and Ali Taher receive the Council for Scientific Research Excellence Awards
(Assafir - Nov. 25)
AUB's Anis Makdisi Program in Literature and Notre Dame University organize an international conference on "The Philosophy of Ameen Rihani
" (Annahar - Nov. 25)
AUB organizes "Fifth Student Civic Engagement Conference: Refugees and Marginalized Communities in Lebanon and Egypt”
(Al Mustaqbal - Nov. 24)
AUB Professor Nadim Farajalla participates in the Lebanese delegation to COP22
(L'Orient Le Jour - Nov. 22)
First scientific study demonstrates enormity of waste crisis effect on public health in Lebanon by AUB's FHS
(Annahar - Nov. 17)
Hawwa family unveils the typographic sculpture of AUB in Arabic script
(Al Hayat - Nov. 17)
AUB's IFI panel on Arab civil society actors influence public policy-making
(The Daily Star - Nov. 17)
AUB's Knowledge is Power project launches social media campaign against harassment
(The Daily Star - Nov. 16)
AUB's OSB Cognitive Analytics Management conference
(Al Mustaqbal - Nov. 16)
AUB Professor Hilal Khashan writes an opinion piece on the Syrian conflict and its effects on the Lebanese scene
(Tony Blair Faith Foundation - Nov. 15)
Seminar on "ethical and legal dilemmas in medicine" in collaboration between AUB Salim El-Hoss Bioethics and Professionalism Program and Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar
(Gulf Times – Nov. 15)
"The Long Road Home" by AUB President Fadlo R. Khuri
(The Chronicle of Higher Education - Nov. 14)
AUB Dr. Nagi El-Saghir writes on "Raising Awareness about Breast Health, Tobacco Control, and HPV Vaccination in High Schools in Beirut, Lebanon"
(ASCO Connection - Nov. 14)
"AUB's new Cyclotron Unit for early detection of diseases"
(Assafir - Nov. 12)
AUB's Samir and Claude Abillama Eco-entrepreneurship Award
(Al Mustaqbal - Nov. 11)
AUB's Faculty of Engineering and Architecture "new ideas for Lebanon and the world"
(L'Orient Le Jour - Nov. 11)
AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on US presidential elections
(Assafir - Nov. 10).
Inauguration of Shams Library for Syrian refugees by AUB Architecture and Design students
(LBCI - Nov. 9)
AUB Professors Rima Habib and George Ayoub echo concerns over incineration in Lebanon
(The Daily Star - Nov. 9)
AUB's OSB hosts a conference by the World Bank to launch the new Lebanon Economic Monitor for fall 2016
(The Daily Star - Nov. 9)
AUB Professors Rima Karami and Karma El-Hassan comment on a research project to reform educational policies in Lebanon (
- Nov. 9)
'Public policy and legislation.. panel discussion at AUB'
Al Mustaqbal reports on an IFI panel by AUB Professor Hiba Khodr, MP Ghassan Moukheiber and USJ Professor Fadia Kiwan, moderated by IFI Director Tarek Mitri.
'Hasan Kayali gives annual Kamal Salibi lecture'
Al Mustaqbal reports on the annual Kamal Salibi lecture at AUB which was given this year by Historian Dr. Hasan Kayali.
'Why are American elites averting from Donald Trump?'
Sky News Arabia interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the US presidential elections.
Report on AUB’s University Scholarship Program (Al Hurra)
Report on AUB Photovoltaic System and Partnership with Moneera (Al Hurra)
'Pink human ribbon in solidarity with breast cancer patients'
Annahar reports on a breast cancer awareness activity done at Collège des Saints-Cœurs by AUB Dr. Nagi Saghir.
'Salt producers to get free iodine in health push'
The Daily Star reports on a project by the Ministry of Public Health, AUB and UNICEF to improve the consumption of iodized salt in Lebanon.
'What Aoun’s election means for Lebanon and the region'
Arab News interviews AUB's IFI Senior Public Policy Fellow Rami G. Khouri on the presidential elections in Lebanon.
'Presidential: Economic players hope for change and reform'
L'Orient Le Jour interviews AUB Professor Jad Chaaban on the presidential elections in Lebanon and the issue of the public deficit.
'AUB Libraries: More than 600,000 books and publications, and 1.3 million e-books’
L'Orient Le Jour publishes a special feature on AUB Libraries and interviews Dr. Lokman Meho.
'Lebanon: Election of new president ends political stalemate'
The National interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the presidential elections in Lebanon and new alliances.
‘Breast cancer awareness at Collège des Saints-Cœurs – Sioufi’
L'Orient Le Jour reports on a lecture on breast cancer awareness at Collège des Saints-Cœurs by AUB Dr. Nagi Saghir.
'Fadlo R. Khuri: AUB is a center of excellence; those who attend make a difference in the world'
AUB President Khuri speaks candidly in a wide-ranging interview with L'Orient Le Jour.
'Are universities doing enough to foster women leaders?'
University World News reports on a panel discussion within a conference organized by MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program that AUB Professor Rima Afifi attended and "offered many ways that universities would be able to actively support women."
'Salameh vows to prop up economy'
The Daily Star reports on the sixth CSR Lebanon Forum and mentions remarks from the speech of AUB President Fadlo Khuri at the launch.
'Presidential election will shuffle political deck'
The Daily Star interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on Lebanon's Presidential election which "will bring about new alliances and political formulas."
'University for Seniors: Aging in school'
Assafir reports on AUB's University for Seniors and interviews Maya Abi Chahine and Professor Abla Sibai.
AUB's Health 2025
OTV interviews Dean Nahla Houalla and AVP Shadi Saleh on AUB's Health 2025 vision and Nutrition, Obesity, and Related Diseases program (55:30-1:10:55).
'98% of new born Syrian refugees are at risk of becoming stateless'
Annahar interviews AUB Professor Nasser Yassin on the complexity of birth registration for refugees from Syria.
'Drug prescribing bill highest in the Middle East, according to K2P Center'
Watch K2P Director Fadi El Jardali's interview on LBC on irrational drug prescribing in Lebanon and the region.
AUB's Sports Tournament
Al Mustaqbal reports on AUB's University Sports launch of the President’s Club International Sports Tournament as part of the University’s 150th anniversary celebrations.
'International chemists visit Baalbek ruins'
Al Mustaqbal reports on AUB's Makhlouf Haddadin Symposium and mentions that the seven world-renowned chemists visited Baalbek.
'What should be done in the matter of Ramlet al-Baida and the coast of Beirut?'
AUB Professor Mona Fawaz writes for Annahar on the excavations done on the Ramlet al-Baida coast, Beirut’s only public sandy beach.
'Encouraging women with breast cancer to enjoy life'
Annahar reports on Patient Empowerment Workshop on Breast Cancer by the Lebanese Breast Cancer Foundation and Breast Center NKBCI at AUBMC and quotes AUB Dr. Nagi El Saghir.
'Palmyra - The Lost City'
L'Orient Le Jour reports on AUB's exhibition on Palmyra and interviews AUB's Director of the Archaeological Museum Leila Badre.
'Solidere shares up on news of imminent election'
The Daily Star interviews AUB Professor Kamel Wazne on the fluctuations of Solidere shares which "usually reflect the prevailing political sentiment in Lebanon."
'Policy dialogue on how to improve prescribing quality and pattern of pharmaceutical drugs at AUB'
Annahar reports on AUB K2P Center's policy dialogue on how to improve the prescribing quality and pattern of pharmaceutical drugs in Lebanon.
'Domestic workers pressed into providing elderly care'
The Daily Star interviews AUB Professor Sawsan Abdulrahim on elderly care and the role of domestic workers in Lebanon.
'Dozens Die in Baghdad Suicide Blast Claimed by IS'
Voice of America interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on recent security updates in Iraq.
'Why did AUB adopt proportional representation?'
Annahar reports on AUB's student elections and interviews AUB Dean Talal Nezameddin on the proportional representation electoral system.
'Remote surgery technology a boost for Lebanon doctors'
The Daily Star reports on remote surgery technology and interviews AUB Dr. Ghassan Abu Sitta.
'University for Seniors pays tribute to Pierre Sadek'
Annahar reports on a University for Seniors event on renowned Lebanese caricaturist Pierre Sadek.
Quest Arabia interviews AUB Dr. Imad Saoud on his research in sustainable farming strategies.
Patient Empowerment Workshop
National News Agency reports on Patient Empowerment Workshop on Breast Cancer by the Lebanese Breast Cancer Foundation and Breast Center NKBCI at AUBMC and quotes AUB Dr. Nagi El Saghir.
'Awards to Arab researchers from Shoman Foundation'
Al Hayat reports on the Shoman awards for 2015 and mentions that AUB Professors Yusuf Sidani and Ibrahim Osman received awards.
'Cash Crops: How the Islamic State Profits from Agriculture'
Scientific American interviews AUB Professor Hadi Jaafar on his study on agriculture as a funding source of ISIS.
'Munir Abuhaidar, 1927-2016'
The Daily Star reports on the death of Munir Abuhaidar, an AUB graduate and the donor who made the founding of AUB's Abuhaidar Neuroscience Institute possible.
'AUBMC hones doctor communication skills'
The Daily Star reports on AUBMC's new audiovisual educational tool “Communicating with the Psychologically Distressed Patient.”
'Morocco's PJD Wins Most Seats in Parliamentary Election'
Voice of America interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the recent parliamentary elections in Morocco.
AUB grabs third place in CIU Habitat Competition
MUPP/MUD students Israa Darwish and Diala Makki, LDEM alumna Nour Farhat, and fifth year architecture student Louai Kaakani won third prize in the CIU Habitat Competition.
'AUB celebrates 150 years. Looking to the future'
Magazine Le Mensuel interviews AUB's Interim Provost Muhamad Harajli on the occasion of AUB's 150th anniversary.
'Sahar Assaf conjures Beirut's bright past!'
Al Akhbar reports on AUB Professor Sahar Assaf's 'Moonadilat: Dramatic Re-enactments of Historical Speeches by women at AUB.'
'International students at AUB, a challenging and rewarding experience for all'
L'Orient Le Jour reports on international students at AUB and interviews AUB OIP Director Hala Dimechkie.
'Lebanon rubbish: Doctors warn of major health crisis'
Al Jazeera English interviews AUB Dr. Abdul Rahman Bizri on the waste management crisis in Lebanon.
'AUB experts probe rural waste management'
The Daily Star reports on AUB's IFI and NCC launch of a guide to municipal solid waste management.
'AUB Innovation Day promotes entrepreneurship'
The Daily Star reports on AUB's Innovation Day 2016 organized by AUB's CRInn, OGC, TTU, NCC, Libraries and Darwazah Center.
'Issam Fares Institute in Beirut receives Aga Khan Award for Architecture'
Al Hayat reports on AUB’s Issam Fares Institute Building which received the Aga Khan Award for Architecture.
'50 deserving public school students fully supported'
L'Orient Le Jour special 150 report tackles the USAID scholarship program at AUB.
'Hizbullah’s Ploy for More Power in Lebanon'
The Media Line interviews AUB Professors Hilal Khashan and Carmen Geha on Lebanon's political instability due to the war in Syria.
'Beirut is second most polluted city in the world'
France 24 interviews AUB Professors Najat Saliba and Hassan Chami on air pollution in Beirut.
'Could recent action end decades of pollution in Lebanon’s Litani River?'
Al Arabiya interviews AUB Professor and IFI Program Director Nadim Farajalla on the pollution in Litani River.
'Incitement, tensions rise over Syrian refugees in Lebanon'
Al Monitor interviews AUB Professor and IFI Director of Research Nasser Yassin on the Syrian refugee issue in Lebanon.
'A glimpse of hope despite the melancholy in the environmental sector’
LBC reports on the official launch event of ENVIRONMATE Environmental Accelerator competition at AUB.
'Launch of the national campaign for breast cancer awareness'
Al Akhbar reports on the launch of the national campaign for breast cancer awareness and interviews AUB Dr. Nagi El Saghir on the increase in the rate of early detection.
'It’s not funded just by oil and looting. How the Islamic State uses agriculture'
AUB Professor Hadi H. Jaafar and Eckart Woertz write for The Washington Post on their study on agriculture as a funding source of ISIS.
'Battle for besieged Syrian city of Aleppo intensifies'
Chicago Tribune quotes AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the situation in Syria.
'Second international ASHRAE conference at AUB'
Aliwaa reports on AUB's Masri Institute international conference on “Efficient Building Design – Materials and HVAC Equipment Technologies.”
'A cautionary note for Habitat III: Decentralization can lead to centralization'
AUB Professor Mona Harb writes for Citiscope on the New Urban Agenda and "threats of implementation in authoritarian and corrupt states."
Dr. Reiche on 'The Ticket'
Listen to AUB Professor Danyel Tobias Reiche's interview with Tracey Holmes on Australian Broadcasting Corporation discussing power shift in international sports from West to East.
'Silence in Beirut'
Domus reports on a project by AUB's Department of Architecture and Design entitled "Silence."
'Voices from the Field'
Al Jarida reports on a new book on the TAMAM Project, edited by AUB Professor Murad Jurdak, which was published by the Arab Thought Foundation.
'AUB enters top 250 global universities'
LBC reports on QS World University Ranking report that placed AUB at 228 and interviews AUB's Librarian Lokman Meho.
'Iraq Claims 180,000 Internally Displaced Have Returned Home'
Voice of America interviews AUB Professor Hilal Khashan on the situation in Iraq and the upcoming Mosul battle.
'What’s the point of Lebanon going to the UN General Assembly?'
Al Arabiya interviews AUB Professor Karim Makdisi on UNGA and Lebaon being "at the forefront of two of the biggest crises the world is facing today - refugees and terrorism."
'Labor Ministry walks out of domestic workers conference'
The Daily Star reports on AUB's IFI and International Labour Organization report launch on domestic workers.
'Why is Lebanon failing in sports'
LBC interviews AUB Professor Danyel Reiche on his book "Success and Failure of Countries at the Olympic Games."
'Agriculture as the new oil for ISIS'
Al Arabiya reports on a study by AUB Professor Hadi H. Jaafar and Eckart Woertz on agriculture as a funding source of ISIS.
'After the waste management crisis... Air pollution threatens the health of the Lebanese people'
OTV interviews AUB Professor Najat Saliba on air pollution in Lebanon, one of the main causes of death.
'New patent for AUB'
Annahar reports on AUB's new invention of Galactosylceramide, the new drug to treat the CLN3 gene disease, by Dr. Rose-Mary Boustany and her team.
'Roadmap for measuring performance in higher education with the absence of the Lebanese University'
Annahar reports on a workshop by AUB's OIRA and IFI entitled "Indicators for measuring performance in higher education."
'Displaced female Syrians: high birth rate'
Assafir reports on an FHS study on birth rates in Lebanon and interviews AUB Professor Faysal Kak on the high birth rate among displaced female Syrians.
'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.