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AUS to train students on political reconstruction and reconciliation

Posted by AUS blog on Dec 29, 2013 11:00:00 AM

By Arfah Shahid Siddiqi

The American University of Sharjah is offering a class called Trauma in History (IDS 39402) in the upcoming Spring Semester.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, United Nations, CAS

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

Education is the Root of All Success, Says Former US Senator at AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 30, 2013 6:20:00 PM

By Nour Al-Ali

The youth unemployment rate stands at 25 percent in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, measuring two-and-a-half times higher than the world average, former United States Senator George Mitchell said Tuesday at American University of Sharjah.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, Best Universities, best university, Education, Middle East, former United States Senator George Mitchell, George Mitchell, conflict, education in the middle east, statistics

Successful Blood Drive at AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 22, 2013 11:10:00 AM

By Nour Al-Ali

The American University of Sharjah’s University Health Center successfully held its annual Blood Donation Campaign on Oct. 20-21 in conjunction with the Community Services Division of the Office of Student Affairs and Sharjah Blood Transfusion and Research Center.

The campaign, which took place on a medical truck parked next to the center, attracted more than 100 donors from the community— professors, staff and students alike.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, charity, Blood donation campaign, blood drive, Sharjah Ministry of Health, Blood bank, health center

AUS Showcase Its Cultural Diversity

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 8, 2013 10:00:00 AM

By Gureni Lukwaro

If you are new at American University of Sharjah (AUS), you may still be wondering as to what is this Club Fair everyone is fussing about. For some of you who have been at AUS for a while you know that the event is a big deal as it is one of the avenues the university provides to showcase different cultures represented at AUS.

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AUS prides itself as a multicultural community with about 90 different nationalities represented in its student body and Club Fair is one of a number of events that gives the diverse AUS community an opportunity to come together as one people of different backgrounds.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, American Univesrity of Sharjah, Global Village, Club Fair, Diversity, Multicultural, Nationalities, Global

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