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How to Get on the AUS Chancellor List

Posted by AUS blog on Nov 24, 2013 11:00:00 AM

By Nour Al-Ali

SHARJAH – Maintaining academic excellence necessary for the Chancellor's List requires substantial effort, said Kevin Mitchell, AUS vice provost for undergraduate affairs and instruction, in an interview.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), American University, Best Universities, Top Ranked Universities, best university, College of Arts and Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Gulf Countries, Scholarship, Accreditation, Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Communication, Honors Convocation, Dean's List, Chancellor's List

Documentary workshop launched at AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Nov 21, 2013 11:00:00 AM

By Arfah Shahid Siddiqi

A 10-day documentary workshop, conducted by Mass Communication professor Susan Smith, was launched on Monday, November 18, 2013 at the American University of Sharjah (AUS). The event is part of Project Focus, which aims to explore the third-culture-kid (TCK) identity of individuals aged 10-17 and observe how they adapt to their migrant status.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, Mass Communication, Film, Documentary, Workshop

AUS professor studies e-government

Posted by AUS blog on Nov 19, 2013 11:00:00 AM

By Teresa Crompton

Fang Zhao, Associate Professor in the Department of Management, SBM, who was awarded a Faculty Research (Travel) Grant for 2012-2013, discusses her research on e-government.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, Research, American Univesrity of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, UAE, e-government

AUS professor goes to Harvard for Sabbatical Leave

Posted by AUS blog on Nov 17, 2013 11:00:00 AM

By Teresa CromptonMohammad Al-Sayah (Department of Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, CAS) has returned to AUS after spending twelve months at Harvard University working in the labs of the Whitesides group. His Sabbatical Leave was supported by a Distinguished Scholar Award from the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) in Kuwait.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, UAE, Harvard University, Sabbatical

AUS professor studies genealogies of Chinese families

Posted by AUS blog on Nov 13, 2013 11:00:00 AM

By Teresa Crompton

Clément Vincent, Assistant Professor in the Department of Art and Design, CAAD, who was awarded a Faculty Research (Travel) Grant for 2012-2013, discusses his research on the printing of Chinese genealogies.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, Research, American Univesrity of Sharjah, Chinese Genealogies

AUS professor’s research featured at Harvard University

Posted by AUS blog on Nov 11, 2013 11:00:00 AM

By Teresa Crompton

A paper written by Javed Younas (Associate Professor, Department of Economics) and his two co-authors has received exclusive coverage by Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center. The Shorenstein’s research-related news website, ‘Journalist’s Resource,’ covers the paper in an article entitled ‘Terrorist attacks, Foreign Direct Investment and Foreign Aid’ (http://bit.ly/1ftoFUh).

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

AUS celebrates UAE flag day

Posted by AUS blog on Nov 6, 2013 11:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

In a show of national unity and patriotism, American University of Sharjah raised a new flag on-campus at noon on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, in unison with the entire country to celebrate the inaugural UAE Flag Day celebrations.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, UAE

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