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Red Baraat wows AUS audience

Posted by AUS blog on Mar 13, 2017 9:00:00 AM

By Falah Gulzar

It was so good, I mean very good. You want to know how good? I will tell you this, even the Chancellor Dr. Björn Kjerfve couldn’t remain seated, he got up and participated. That is how good this got when American University of Sharjah hosted fusion band Red Baraat on Monday, February 20.

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Topics: American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, Culture, Global Day, Diversity, Multicultural

Discover American University of Sharjah

Posted by AUS blog on Jan 29, 2017 9:00:00 AM

By Tayiba Ahmed

Ever since it was established in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al-Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the American University of Sharjah (AUS) aims to be a leading educational institution in the region. Even though it is fairly young compared to some of the other universities, not only has AUS been licensed by the Commission for Academic Accreditation of the Ministry of Higher Education Affairs in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), but it is also accredited in the United States of America by the Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, College of Arts and Sciences, College of Engineering, College of Architecture, Art and Design, School of Business, School of Business Administration, AUS Library, American

Helping to Transform Ideas Into Realities: An AUS Student Experience

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 26, 2016 9:00:00 AM

By Tayiba Ahmed

While at American University of Sharjah (AUS), students constantly come across various opportunities beyond the classroom. Whether they choose to seize these opportunities and make them count towards their future, or whether they choose to let them go, is up to the students. Sheraa is one of these unique opportunities that can pave a way for students’ futures, and it is literally within reach of AUS students. Located in the library building, Sheraa, the Sharjah Entrepreneurship Center, has recently expanded its space and operations on the campus of American University of Sharjah. The initiative is designed to transform and develop people's ideas into businesses and help Sharjah and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) become a leading hub of international entrepreneurship.

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Topics: AUS, MENA, MENA Region, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, United Nations, Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Syria, American, Sheraa, Al Za'atari Refugee Camp, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, MIT Media Labs, Massachussets Institute of Technology, MIT, MIT Labs, UNHCR

Five reasons to study abroad

Posted by AUS blog on Sep 25, 2016 9:00:00 AM

 

 By Tayiba Ahmed

The American University of Sharjah (AUS) has always prided itself for its multicultural environment, and to enhance this very aspect of the university, AUS established the Office of International Exchange Programs (IXO). Every year a number of students participate in the program and travel to different countries all over the world to study aboard. And many others come from all over the world to spend a semester or two at AUS. If you’re interested in the program and are looking for some encouragement to enroll in it, here are 5 reasons why you should take part in this wonderful study abroad program:

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Topics: AUS, Students, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, Office of International Exchange, International Exchange Office, International Student Exchange Program (ISEP), Study Abroad, International Exchange, exchange program, IXO, Exchange students, American

AUS students attend the Global Leader Experiences program

Posted by AUS blog on May 27, 2015 10:00:00 AM

By Aaron Machado

“The quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.”

These inspirational words by McDonald’s co-founder Ray Kroc are a catalyst for leaders and change-makers to bring about transformations in today’s world. It is with this in mind that 13 students from American University of Sharjah (AUS) took part in the Global Leader Experiences (GLE) program held at Dubai Port (DP) World April 5-8, 2015 to learn how to develop leadership qualities within themselves.

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

AUS professor edits an intercultural communication book focusing on the Arab world

Posted by AUS blog on Feb 4, 2015 10:00:00 AM

By Nada Ramadan

There is a need for more books that portray Arabs in a less stereotypical and biased way, an associate professor in the Department of English in the American University of Sharjah (AUS) said in a recent interview.

“Especially after 9/11 and recently with the Arab Spring, Arabs are often portrayed as being aggressive, fanatic and violent, particularly by the Western media,” Dr. Rana Raddawi noted.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah (AUS), MENA, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, College of Arts and Sciences, Middle East, Books Publishing, Emotional Intelligence

AUS professor conducts research at London School of Economics

Posted by AUS blog on Mar 27, 2014 1:00:00 PM

By Teresa Crompton

In Spring Semester 2014, Karen Young, Assistant Professor in the Department of International Studies, is on leave from AUS and is a visiting researcher at the Middle East Centre (MEC) of the prestigious London School of Economics (LSE), UK. In Summer 2013, Dr. Young was one of four AUS faculty members who spent six weeks at the MEC as part of the Visiting Faculty Fellowship program organized between the Gulf Studies Center at AUS and the LSE. Dr. Young was granted a fellowship to pursue an on-going research project on the political economy of the UAE.

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Topics: AUS, Research, American Univesrity of Sharjah, Grants, London School of Economics, LSE

AUS alumna turns to crowdfunding to finance her Olympic dreams

Posted by AUS blog on Mar 18, 2014 1:51:00 PM

By Gureni Lukwaro

For weightlifter and AUS alumna Amna Al Haddad, representing the UAE at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil would be a dream come true. To make that happen, she has started a crowdfunding campaign to raise financial support for her training and travel.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, Alumni, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, College of Arts and Sciences, Communication, Alumna, Amna

AUS Hosts GCC Media Education Congress

Posted by AUS blog on Mar 2, 2014 2:00:00 PM

By Leen Issa

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qassimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah and President of American University of Sharjah (AUS), the university held the GCC Media Education Congress on Wednesday, February 19, 2014 on its campus.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, best university, Middle East, GCC conference, media, conference

AUS readies for GCC Media Education event

Posted by AUS blog on Feb 17, 2014 1:00:00 PM

By Reem Fakhri

Media specialists, academics, AUS students and alumni will interact through several discussion panels at the GCC Media Education Congress: Education for Employment—Realizing Youth Potential in the Arab Media, which will be held on February 19 at the American University of Sharjah (AUS).

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, GCC, Media Education

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