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AUS wins top prize in a recycling competition

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 19, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Vida Moradinasab

American University of Sharjah (AUS) won a top spot in the Toner Collection Campaign, Academic Institutions Category of the recent Emirates Environmental Group (EEG) One Root, One Communi-Tree Competition in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as part of the group’s effort of making the UAE a greener place.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Environment, Emirates Environment Group

AUS promotes STEM education alongside liberal arts education

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 12, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

If you are in your last years of high school and thinking about college, a choice as to which university to go to is a big question. But perhaps a bigger than that, is the question of what major will you want to do. To get the right answers to those questions, you have to put a lot of things into consideration, things like what would you like to do? What are your interests? What things interests you? What areas of study you are strong in? What career paths do various majors offer? What are job prospects for these career paths? These and other questions, may help you narrow down both the major you may want to pursue, as well as the university you want to pursue it in.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Science, Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Technology, Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, STEM, Chemistry, Design Management, Biology, Computer Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Visual Communication, Multimedia Design, Chemical Engineering

AUS strives to help create a more sustainable world

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 8, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Reem Deeb

As human beings, there are many things that we take for granted. Things that we don’t think much about. Things that we assume that no matter what, they will always be there for us. We get up in the morning, go about our daily businesses and come back at the end of the day, wrap the day and go to sleep just to wake up and start all over again. We live days, weeks, months and even years without paying attention for these things that we take for granted, thinks like the air we breathe, the environment around us and the energy we consume to mention a few.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, America, Sustainability, Sustainable World, Energy Saving

Ramadan etiquette tips for the non-Muslim community at AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Jun 5, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Tayiba Ahmed

Every year more than a billion Muslims from all around the world fast for a period of one month. This is the ninth month of the Islamic Calendar, the holy month of Ramadan. Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam and Muslims fast for this one month duration daily from dawn till sunset. While Muslims in some countries have to fast for around nine hours, fasting time in some of northern hemisphere countries can last for more than 20 hours.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, AUS, American University, Ramadan, Ramadan Guide, UAE, Non-Muslims in Ramadan, America

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