American University of Beirut

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Name: American University of Beirut
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Three Saudi universities improve global rankings

Three Saudi Universities have improved in rankings in the QS World University Rankings for the 2014-2015 academic year out of a total of 800 universities on the index.King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) ranked number 225, surpassing ... [Published Arab News - 7 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Lebanon programmers to battle at AUB

BEIRUT: Student programmers from various Lebanese universities will compete at the American University of Beirut later this month to earn a chance at participating in an international computer science competition.The second annual Lebanese Collegiate ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 13 hours ago]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 2 reports

2014 QS Rankings: AUB leads Arab universities in faculty citations and employer reputation

Tue 16 Sep 2014 at 16:20 NNA - The American University of Beirut has moved up a spot in the 2014 QS Rankings, one of the most prestigious annual university rankings that includes universities from over 140 nations.At 249, AUB has nudged forward, up from ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Is Obama acting stupid in Middle East?

President Obama’s goal of destroying the Islamist State of Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ) without the assistance of Iran and Syria is stupid, according to Mideast experts. It will lead to more radical Islamic terrorism and prolonged U.S. military introversi ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

How To Build A Coalition On Iraq

Rami Khouri ,  director of the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs  at the American University of Beirut, discusses the challenges to coalition and how the region sees the U.S.'s role, and  Steven Erlanger ,  London bureau ... [Published WNYC - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

On the scene: Reem Acra presents another dazzling collection

On Sept. 12 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week came to an end and Examiner.com was on the scene for some of the best show. Every year, Reem Acra 's showing at Fashion Week is a little like getting a sneak peek to the fashions of award's season. You can just about ... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

24 Hours in Beirut with Lara Zankoul

You may recognize her last name. Lara Zankoul is the sister of the talented author and artist, Maya Zankoul, but this younger sister can totally hold her own.Lara Zankoul graduated from the American University of Beirut with a Masters Degree in Economics, ... [Published Beirut.com - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Hard to Be Confident in the Coalition-to-Come

BEIRUT — I dearly wish that the “Islamic State” (IS) will be contained and then defeated by the many countries and non-governmental armed groups who say they are committed to achieving that goal. From the evidence to date, it is hard to be confident that ... [Published Middle East Online - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Polarization and Solidarity Coexist in Arab Societies

BEIRUT — Never in the modern history of the Middle East have so many countries experienced such intense, often violent, domestic conflict or political paralysis. The ongoing wars or severe ideological confrontations in Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Libya, Somalia, ... [Published Middle East Online - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

National awareness campaign for suicide prevention launched in Lebanon

According to estimation by WHO, 43 deaths due to suicide occurred in Lebanon in 2012. However, officials said the actual number of registered deaths was 107 for that year, meaning a person dies due to suicide in Lebanon every three days.If we’re aiming ... [Published Iloubnan.info - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 2 reports

Education America’s best export: AUB head

BEIRUT: American higher education is the only unacknowledged U.S. foreign policy success, said the president of the American University of Beirut Monday, arguing that the educational model contributed to fighting radicalism in the region.“The American ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Aug 30 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 1 reports

American University of Beirut’s senior programs promote well-being and vitality

BEIRUT: It's 5:25 pm and the students are waiting eagerly outside the auditorium at the American University of Beirut (AUB) campus for the evening lecture to begin. In many ways, this group of around 20 is a typical bunch of students; fashionable casual ... [Published Middle East Eye - Aug 30 2014]

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...as demonstrated by accreditation and ranking bodies, there still remains much work to be done in our continuous quest for excellence," said Seghir. "We will capitalize on the school's geographical context and long-standing reputation to make it the globally recognized knowledge hub and gateway to the Arab world."
of the influx of Syrian refugees, "what is happening is organised crime"
...According to news originating from Beirut, Lebanon , by NewsRx correspondents, research stated, "Quantum-confined CdTe films were deposited by successive ionic layer adsorption and reaction (SILAR) on nc-TiO2 and on a conducting oxide electrode (PTO) from aqueous solutions of Cd2+ and Te2- prepared in situ under inert atmosphere. The films were characterized with UV-visible absorption, SEM, EDX, and XRD."
...held at AUB, Abu Faour hailed this quality initiative made by the university to shine light on "an affair that is not heeded sufficiently. "This confirms that the private sector can assume a major role in the field of health" he said

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Leaders Bring Expertise to BU Trustee and Overs... [Published Boston University - 1 hour ago]
Three Saudi universities improve global rankings [Published Arab News - 7 hours ago]
HAV in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)... [Published Orthopedics Today - 12 hours ago]
Lebanon programmers to battle at AUB [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 13 hours ago]
Raising capital, the human kind [Published Executive Magazine - 15 hours ago]
The Reluctant Posse [Published Middle East Online - 17 hours ago]
Karim Seghir appointed as the Dean of AUC's sch... [Published Zawya.com - 20 hours ago]
2014 QS Rankings: AUB leads Arab universities i... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 16 2014]
2014 QS Rankings: AUB leads Arab universities i... [Published Iloubnan.info - Sep 16 2014]
Is Obama acting stupid in Middle East? [Published Examiner.com - Sep 15 2014]
Anti-Syrian sentiment in Lebanon [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Sep 15 2014]
How To Build A Coalition On Iraq [Published WNYC - Sep 15 2014]
On the scene: Reem Acra presents another dazzli... [Published Examiner.com - Sep 15 2014]
24 Hours in Beirut with Lara Zankoul [Published Beirut.com - Sep 15 2014]
Hard to Be Confident in the Coalition-to-Come [Published Middle East Online - Sep 14 2014]
What You Don't Know About George Clooney's Wife... [Published NBCNews.com - Sep 13 2014]
Surrogacy not an option in Lebanon [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 12 2014]
Shortly Before Her Death, Lebanese Student Lara... [Published Global Voices Online - Sep 12 2014]
Polarization and Solidarity Coexist in Arab Soc... [Published Middle East Online - Sep 11 2014]
National awareness campaign for suicide prevent... [Published Iloubnan.info - Sep 11 2014]
Findings from American University Update Knowle... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Sep 10 2014]
TODAY'S ZAMAN - No end in sight for America's w... [Published Zaman - Sep 10 2014]
AUBMC and Embrace Fund Launched Lebanon’s First... [Published Web-Release.info - Sep 10 2014]
Abu Faour sponsors national campaign to prevent... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - Sep 10 2014]
Abduction, ISIS encounters, and life in Iraq: A... [Published Grand Rapids Press - Sep 10 2014]
Qabbani: Parliament is not a part-time job [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 09 2014]
Education America’s best export: AUB head [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 08 2014]
"U.S. Militarism Brings Chaos": As Obama Plans ... [Published Democracy Now! - Sep 08 2014]
Dorman: American education fights radicalism in... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Sep 08 2014]
Ex-US diplomat in laundering probe [Published Irish Independent - Sep 08 2014]
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Shortly Before Her Death, Lebanese Student Lara... [Published Global Voices Online - Sep 12 2014]
Sara Khatib at TEDxLAU. Photo from Humans of LAU. Used with permission. The death of a Lebanese American University (LAU) student to cancer on Sept. 5 provoked an outpouring of grief online. Twenty-two-year-old Lara Khatib was a fourth year pharmacy ...
SMEs in MENA need equity funding for fast growt... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Aug 22 2014]
Entrepreneurs seeking to grow their business must look beyond traditional financing options such as bank lending and explore equity as a possible source of capital. Failure to do so may lead to stagnation or, ultimately, going belly up, warned a startup ...
George Clooney Fiancée Turns Down UN Post, Rema... [Published Breitbart Feed - Aug 14 2014]
On Monday, George Clooney's fiancée, Lebanese-born international lawyer Amal Alamuddin, turned down an appointment to serve on a special three-person panel for the United Nations Human Rights Council.  However, she did not turn the position down ...
An Arab-American graduate speaking at Harvard g... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Aug 11 2014]
This is quite an annoying (and boring) speech, I must confess.  It begins with the typical story of how stifled she was in the Middle East before she breathed freedom to American, all the way to pay tribute to the private school that she could afford.  ...
Rania Masri gives Barack Obama a lesson on the ... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 11 2014]
Thousands of people from Austin and the surrounding region attended a rally and march protesting Israel’s assault on Gaza, joining the millions protesting around the world. Though for the most part, Austin’s protest on August 2 went unreported. ...
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