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AUS Artists Win Top Prizes at Sheikha Manal Young Artist Award

Posted by AUS blog on Jan 29, 2015 10:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

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One of the many challenges for young artists is finding the right platform to showcase their imaginative creations. But for young artists in the region, the Sheikha Manal Young Artist Award has provided the much-needed avenue to help launch new talent. Since its creation in 2006, the award has become the most important award for regional artists.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, United Arab Emirates, Award, College of Architecture, Art and Design

AUS professor to compete in challenging 140km race

Posted by AUS blog on Jan 7, 2015 12:30:00 PM

By Gureni Lukwaro

With the advent of the New Year, many of us have probably committed ourselves to New Year’s resolutions. Some of these might be resolutions that focus on improving certain areas in our lives while others could help us have more fun and enjoy life more fully.

A little over a year ago Dr. Jeremy Palmer, Assistant Professor in the Department of Arabic and Translation Studies, decided to start 2015 with a bang. He registered to compete in the Urban-Ultra Extreme3 2015 race, a 140km totally self-supported, three-stage race which takes runners through a rocky mountain terrain and over the spectacular sand dunes of the UAE. The three-day race will take place from January 8-10, 2015.

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Topics: Faculty

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