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Ramadan Etiquette: The Do’s and Don’ts in the Holy Month

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 28, 2015 9:00:00 AM

By Malvika Garia

The holy month of Ramadan has been keenly observed by the Islamic community for centuries and holds significance as the “month of blessings” to many. Many Muslims engage in the act of fasting, which involves refraining from eating, drinking and smoking from sunrise till sunset, in order to foster values of   forbearance, patience and humility. As the United Arab Emirates has a pre-dominant Muslim population, the public observance of the fast is a compulsory act regardless of religion and is observed nationwide in business practices as well as public places.

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Topics: Ramadan Guide

Sharjah Ruler receives a special gift from AUS students

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 18, 2015 12:00:00 PM

By Gureni Lukwaro

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, Supreme Council Member, Ruler of Sharjah and President of American University of Sharjah (AUS) received an artwork done by two final year students from the College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) as a token of their appreciation for his unconditional support.

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Topics: College of Architecture, Art and Design

AUS students showcase sustainable projects

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 15, 2015 9:00:00 AM

By Mehvish Razvi

“One man's trash is another man's treasure.” Using this as the basis of their project, a group of students at American University of Sharjah (AUS) used reclaimed materials from a landfill to create works of art. The idea was for the students to create a "practically free" project by combining sweat equity and reclaimed materials and accomplishing all aspects of the delivery themselves.

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Topics: College of Architecture, Art and Design

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