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AUS student wins American design award during term abroad

Posted by AUS blog on May 6, 2015 11:00:00 AM

By Nour Al Ali

During his term abroad at Louisiana State University (LSU) in Fall 2014, not only did AUS architecture student Ali J. Al-Sammarraie enjoy a term full of new experiences, but he also won the Grand Prize in the Tam Bao Temple Studio and Design Competition, in which LSU students worked with the Vietnamese Buddhist community in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to create a plan for the redevelopment of areas adjacent to their temple.

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Topics: Office of International Exchange, International Exchange Office, Study Abroad, International Exchange, Award, exchange program, IXO, Exchange students, exchange program UAE, Architecture

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

Congratulations to AUS Student Research Award Winners

Posted by AUS blog on Mar 9, 2014 11:00:00 AM

By Teresa Crompton

At the annual Student Research Awards ceremony held in the AUS Main Building on Tuesday, February 25, 2014 a total of 47 undergraduate students were honored for original work conducted during Academic Year 2012-2013. The awards were sponsored by Sharjah Islamic Bank (SIB) and BP UAE. SIB was represented by Mr. Khalaf Abdallah, Chief Internal Auditor, while BP UAE was represented by Mr. Oliver Broad, Vice President - Communications and External Affairs.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, UAE, United Nations, Award, Sharjah Islamic Bank, SIB, British Petroleum, BP

AUS Professor Wins Qatar Foundation Award

Posted by AUS blog on Feb 20, 2014 11:00:00 AM

By Teresa Crompton

Nasser Hamdan, Professor and Interim Head of the Department of Physics at the College of Arts and Sciences at American University of Sharjah (AUS), has won a Regular Poster Presentation Award at the Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference (ARC’13). In addition to a trophy and certificate presented at the Award Ceremony on Monday, November 25, 2013, the award carries a valuable monetary prize. The award, according to Dr. Gautam Sen, Vice Provost for Research and Graduate Studies at American University of Sharjah, is ‘quite an honor’ and an ‘important recognition’ of Dr. Hamdan’s research.

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Topics: American University of Sharjah, American University of Sharjah (AUS), AUS, American University, Research, Qatar Foundation, Award

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