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Less plastic? That’s fantastic!

Posted by AUS blog on Apr 18, 2018 12:30:14 PM

By Rose Armour

Did you know that if each student, faculty member and staff member used 15 fewer plastic bags a month, 1 million fewer plastic bags would end up in the landfill each year?  In honor of Environmental Day 2018 and Earth Day 2018, AUS Sustainability will be giving away reusable AUS-branded canvas bags to encourage everyone to end plastic pollution. We are challenging students, faculty and staff to refuse plastic bags at the grocery store and other shopping outlets. It is an easy action that everyone can do to reduce the number of plastic bags in the landfills. Let’s do our part.

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Topics: Sustainability, Environmental Day, Environmental Sciences, Environmental Awareness, Earth Day, End Plastic Pollution, Sustainable World

Forensic toxicologist lectures at AUS

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 19, 2017 9:00:00 AM

By Ahmad Khalid

Understanding chemistry is essential to being a good toxicologist, noted Dr. Fuad Tarbah, Senior Forensic Toxicologist and Director of Training, Research and Development at Dubai Forensic Science and Criminology Department, during his lecture at American University of Sharjah (AUS) earlier this month.

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Topics: American University, American University of Sharjah, Chemistry, College of Arts and Sciences, Forensic Science, Forensics, Toxicology, Dubai Forensics, Bachelor of Science, Toxicologist, Biology, Environmental Sciences

Forensic science expert lectures at AUS on crime scene analysis

Posted by AUS blog on Oct 2, 2017 9:00:00 AM

By Ahmad Khalid

Forensic science is “any aspect of science that deals with law,” Brigadier General Abdel Qader Al Amri, Director of the Forensic Laboratory of Sharjah Police, said to students and faculty during his lecture at American University of Sharjah (AUS) on Monday, September 25.

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Topics: American University, American University of Sharjah, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Sciences, American, Forensics, Forensic Science, Crime Scene, Sharjah Police, Dubai Police, Forensic Lab, DNA, DNA Profile, Criminology, Training, Research, Dubai

American University of Sharjah holds Environmental Day

Posted by AUS blog on May 18, 2017 9:00:00 AM

By Tayiba Ahmed

To help create a world that is sustainable, American University of Sharjah (AUS) strives to promote sustainability on campus. Students are encouraged to recycle through the university’s recycling campaign, as well as to think about how they can help reduce energy use and conserve water. These initiatives reflect the university’s mission to educate and transform the AUS community by encouraging collaborative relationships among students, staff, faculty and community members to explore and implement the required changes to create a sustainable campus.

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Topics: Environment, Environmental Awareness, Environmental Sciences, Sustainability, Sustainable World, Emirates Environment Group, American, American University, American University of Sharjah, Recycling, Environmental Day

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