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Education is the Root of All Success, Says Former US Senator at AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 30, 2013 6:20:00 PM

By Nour Al-Ali

The youth unemployment rate stands at 25 percent in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, measuring two-and-a-half times higher than the world average, former United States Senator George Mitchell said Tuesday at American University of Sharjah.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, Best Universities, best university, Education, Middle East, former United States Senator George Mitchell, George Mitchell, conflict, education in the middle east, statistics

Research and Graduate Studies at AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 23, 2013 10:00:00 AM

By Dr. Gautam Sen

Why Research at AUS?

According to the university’s published ‘Vision’ statement, AUS is committed to research: ‘American University of Sharjah (AUS) will be the region’s leader in higher education, known for excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, research and service.’

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, Research

Successful Blood Drive at AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 22, 2013 11:10:00 AM

By Nour Al-Ali

The American University of Sharjah’s University Health Center successfully held its annual Blood Donation Campaign on Oct. 20-21 in conjunction with the Community Services Division of the Office of Student Affairs and Sharjah Blood Transfusion and Research Center.

The campaign, which took place on a medical truck parked next to the center, attracted more than 100 donors from the community— professors, staff and students alike.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, charity, Blood donation campaign, blood drive, Sharjah Ministry of Health, Blood bank, health center

AUS Cutting-Edge Research Tracks Migration and Remittances

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 21, 2013 10:00:00 AM

By Teresa Crompton

George Naufal of the Department of Economics, SBM, has a PhD in Economics from Texas A&M University, US. His main research interests are migration and the impact of remittances in Middle Eastern and North African countries, with an emphasis on the Gulf countries. His work has attracted considerable attention this year, with articles appearing in the international and regional press. He has been cited, for example, in the New York Times, The National, and Gulf News. He is also the co-author, with Ismail Genc, of Expats and the Labor Force: The Story of the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012).

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, Research, Gulf Countries, Migration, Remittances

First in the UAE! New Funding Opportunities for AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 10, 2013 10:00:00 AM

By Teresa Crompton

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies at American University of Sharjah (AUS) has subscribed to Pivot and Research Professional - two major international databases. This makes AUS the first university in the UAE to subscribe, and one of only a handful in the MENA region to do so.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, Research

AUS Showcase Its Cultural Diversity

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 8, 2013 10:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

If you are new at American University of Sharjah (AUS), you may still be wondering as to what is this Club Fair everyone is fussing about. For some of you who have been at AUS for a while you know that the event is a big deal as it is one of the avenues the university provides to showcase different cultures represented at AUS.

AUS prides itself as a multicultural community with about 90 different nationalities represented in its student body and Club Fair is one of a number of events that gives the diverse AUS community an opportunity to come together as one people of different backgrounds.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, Global Village, Club Fair, Diversity, Multicultural, Nationalities, Global

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