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2015 Events

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October 2015

Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and Interfaculty Graduate Environmental Sciences Program cordially invites you to the seminar entitled

"And What if One Spoke of the Land?
Labour, Food, and the Making of Spa in Modern South Lebanon "

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences- Room 102
Date: Thursday, October 29, 2015
Time: 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm

 

The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences cordially invites you to attend a World Food Day event entitled “Tackling Food Insecurity in Lebanon and Beyond: WFP’s Response,” which will be hosted by FAFS and the World Food Programme.

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences- Room 102
Date: Thursday, October 22, 2015
Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm

Following the lecture, you are welcome to pass through a photo exhibit and information booths on programs including AUB’s Diploma in Food Security.

 

May 2015

The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences cordially invites you to attend a seminar on

"MEDALGAE: Potential of local microalgae cultures for production of biodiesel and bioactive compounds"

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences- Room 102
Date: Saturday, May 9, 2015
Time: 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

 

Honey Day

The students of the FAFS agriculture class welcome you to their annual honey day. The event includes honey tasting and honey extraction and aims to raise awareness on the vanishing of bees. All proceeds will go towards supporting the live beehives at the FAFS Honeybee Lab.

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences and West Hall Entrance
Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Time: 11 am to 5 pm

 

Summer Souk

The Summer Souk is a farmer’s market with fresh, organic, and healthy food. Around 20 producers will sell local products, including fruits, vegetables, mouneh, pastries, saj, etc.

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Courtyard
Date: Wednesday, May 6, 2015
Time: 9 am to 5 pm

 

The Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, AUB cordially invites you to a presentation by managers from Mars, GCC Company entitled

"MARS Make it Mean More"

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences- Room 102
Date: Tuesday, May 5, 2015
Time: 11:30 am

 

April 2015

The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences cordially invites you to

The Aana Prizes in Agribusiness

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences- Wing A
Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Time: 3 pm to 6 pm

RSVP: fafs.communications@aub.edu.lb

 

The Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences cordially invites you to a series of lectures by Professor Michael Zimmerman, M.D. Head of the Human Nutrition Department, Switzerland and Chair of the Iodine Global Network

Lecture 1: How can we provide adequate iodine during pregnancy, lactation, and infancy?

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences- Room 102
Date: Monday, April 27, 2015
Time: 5 pm

Lecture 2: Nanostructured iron, zinc, and calcium compounds for food and nutrition applications.

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences- Room 102
Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Time: 5 pm

Lecture 3: Effects of iron fortification of foods on human gut microbiome.

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences- Room 102
Date: Thursday, April 30, 2015
Time: 5 pm

 

The Student Representative Committee of the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences cordially invites you to

AREC Day 2015

Place: AREC, Beqa'a
Date: Sunday, April 26, 2015
Time: 10 am to 4 pm

Buses will leave from the Sea Gate at 7:30 am.

Tickets are sold at the Agriculture Square and Main Gate for LL 25,000, which includes transportation, breakfast, lunch, snacks, tours, music shows, and games.

For more information or for tickets, please contact Miss Tharwat Haddad (thhaddad@aub.edu.lb), Mr. Muhammad Murtada (mrm17@mail.aub.edu), or Mr.Chafik Abdallah (cga23@mail.aub.edu)

 

Plant Sale

The faculty and students of the landscape horticulture course welcome you to their annual plant sale.

Place: Facing West Hall
Date: Friday, April 17, 2015 
Time: 10 am to 3 pm

 

The Department of Landscape Design and Ecosystem Management (LDEM), AUB cordially invites you to attend a seminar on 

MEDSCAPES: Landscape Character Assessment as a tool for effective conservation of natural heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean

Place: Charles Hostler Conference Room D
Date: Thursday, April 16, 2015 
Time: 3:30 pm

 

The Department of Landscape Design and Ecosystem Management (LDEM), AUB cordially invites you to attend a conference on

“The integration of landscape into public policies. The role of the Landscape Observatory of Catalonia in Spain” by Pere Sala I Marti', Coordinator of the Landscape Observatory of Catalonia

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences- Room 102
Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Time: 1 pm

 

Easter Souk

The Easter Souk is a farmer’s market with fresh, organic, and healthy food. Around 20 producers will sell local products, including fruits, vegetables, mouneh, pastries, saj, etc. in addition to traditional Easter desserts and maamoul. The Easter Souk will include a nutrition booth as well, where shoppers will be able to receive free nutrition tips and recommendations. For this Souk, Chef Mahmoud Wazzan will perform a cooking demonstration at 1 pm.

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Courtyard
Date: Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Time: 9 am to 5 pm

 

March 2015

The Department of Agriculture at the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, AUB cordially invites you to attend a conference on

"Access to Finance for SMEs in the Agriculture and Food Sectors: New Opportunities, New Challenges."

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences- Room 102 
Date: Thursday, March 26, 2015
Time: 5 pm

 

Spring Souk

The Spring Souk is a farmer’s market with fresh, organic, and healthy food. Around 20 producers will sell local products, including fruits, vegetables, mouneh, pastries, saj, etc. The Spring Souk will include a nutrition booth as well, where shoppers will be able to receive free nutrition tips and recommendations.

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Courtyard
Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Time: 9 am to 5 pm

 

Exercise Awareness Booth

The Nutrition Society Cabinet welcomes you to visit their booth to learn about exercise.

Place: Facing West Hall
Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Time: 10 am to 2 pm

 

Boecker and the Nutrition and Food Sciences Department at the American University of Beirut cordially invite you to attend a symposium on

"Emerging Trends in Food Safety and Updates from the Institute of Food Safety, Integrity, and Protection (TiFSiP)."

Place: Charles Hostler Auditorium 
Date: Monday, March 16, 2015
Time: 4 pm

 

Healthy Food Awareness Booth

The Nutrition Society Cabinet welcomes you to visit their booth to learn about healthy eating.

Place: Facing West Hall
Date: Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Time: 10 am to 2 pm

February 2015

Winter Souk 

The Winter Souk is a farmer’s market with fresh, organic, and healthy food. Around 20 producers will sell local products, including fruits, vegetables, mouneh, pastries, saj, etc. The Winter Souk will include a nutrition booth as well, where shoppers will be able to receive free nutrition tips and recommendations.

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Courtyard 
Date: Thursday, February 26, 2015
Time: 9 am to 5 pm

 

The Ministry of Agriculture and the American University of Beirut, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences cordially invite you to attend a workshop on

"Conservation Agriculture in Lebanon:Status and Prospective"

Place: Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences- Room 102
Date: Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Time:
9:30 am

 

January 2015

Interested in Pursuing a Masters’ or PhD degree at the American University of Beirut?

AUB welcomes you on Wednesday, February 4th, 2015 at 2pm in West Hall to guide you through the new program offerings, campus facilities, application submission process, student employment, scholarships and other financing options.

At this event, you will be introduced to:

  • 84 Masters and 15 Ph.D. programs
  • Scholarships and Financial Assistantship available for Masters and PhD students
  • English Language Proficiency Requirement and Intensive English Courses

For event registration, click here. Registration takes 2-4 minutes.

For more information, please click here

 
 
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