American University of Beirut

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Name: American University of Beirut
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Ramadan Healthy Tips on Physique TV

A new research revealed that obesity awareness is increasing in the UAE. Awareness about obesity and other lifestyle-related conditions has jumped by 22% from last year.Additionally, 38% of the respondents said they are aware about the dangers of sedentary ... [Published Dubai PR Network - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Death Toll Rises In Gaza

More than 100 Palestinians have died in the latest serious outbreak of hostilities between Israel and Gaza, where Islamist group Hamas is in power. Israel and Hamas have aimed hundreds of rockets at each other over the past week.For the first time during ... [Published WNYC - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Lebanon politician calls for urgent solution to water crisis

BEIRUT - Future bloc MP Mohammad Qabbani, who heads the parliamentary Public Works, Transportation, Energy and Water Committee, recommended importing water from Turkey before September to combat the water crisis currently facing Lebanon.“Lebanon is in ... [Published NOW News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Water crisis plan deemed unrealistic

BEIRUT: Experts dismissed an ambitious parliamentary proposal put forward Wednesday to address Lebanon’s water crisis as impractical and unrealistic, saying the infrastructure, enforcement mechanisms and legal grounds for many parts of the plan are m ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

New BASIC chairman aims to take bank back to glory days

Alauddin A MajidAlauddin A Majid, the new chairman of BASIC Bank, has set two primary goals: restore trust in the beleaguered state lender and recover bad loans.“I will focus on bringing back clients who have walked away from the bank. I hope they will ... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

AUB hospital wins international accreditation

BEIRUT: The American University of Beirut said Thursday its medical center, AUBMC, has received institutional accreditation from a leading US medical organization, the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education – International (AGGME-I) , becoming ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

How Creativity Might Be Tied to Sanity and Madness Alike | IdeaFeed

What's the Latest?Having a creative mind may correlate with both sanity and madness, debunking the popular notion that creative people tend toward mental instability. While tales of Vincent Van Gogh--and more recent video of Michael Jackson--indulge our ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Free Health Assessments and Advice at AUBMC's First Family Medicine Open House

Home News Article JJun 25 2014 25 June, 2014 Beirut, LebanonWith the rising importance of family medicine in a world pressured by demographic ageing, rapid urbanization, and the globalization of unhealthy lifestyles, the department of Family Medicine ... [Published Zawya.com - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Issam Fares Institute, American University of Beirut

Photo: Hufton+CrowWon in competition in 2006, Zaha Hadid Architects’ design reduces the building’s footprint by floating much of the institute’s facilities above its entrance courtyard.  This preserves the existing landscape integral to Sasaki Associates’ ... [Published Architecture Today - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 2 reports

Najib Saab Receives Distinguished AUB Alumni Award

Home News Article JJun 24 2014 Najib Saab surrounded by Peter Dorman and Nabil Dajani Beirut, 24 June 2014: Najib Saab, Secretary General of Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED) and Publisher of Al-Bia Wal-Tanmia magazine was voted by the ... [Published Zawya.com - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Reading Maimonides in Beirut | Emily O'Dell

With Israeli jets flying over Lebanon[1], I was convinced that teaching Jewish philosophy in Beirut would be a tough sell. But as my Sunni, Shia, Christian, and Druze students at the American University of Beirut began reading and discussing Maimonides ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Zaha Hadid's 'gravity defying' Issam Fares Institute opens in Beirut

After eight years of deciding a design for the Issam Fares Institute at the American University of Beirut, the building’s inauguration took place last week.The building is full with the signature indicators of a Zaha Hadid building: asymmetry and the ... [Published Building Design Construction - Jun 16 2014]

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"We are delighted to welcome Mr. Ahmed Tabbara. His breadth and depth of experience in higher education, particularly his emphasis on strategic planning, partnership and business development, and technology and process management, will be of great value to NYIT in Abu Dhabi as we expand our program offerings to students in this dynamic and growing market" said Rahmat Shoureshi, Ph D , NYIT provost and vice president for academic affairs
...According to news reporting out of Beirut, Lebanon , by VerticalNews editors, research stated, "The purpose of this work is to develop a mathematical model to study the thermal performance of a cloth face mask in which phase change material (PCM) is encapsulated as compared to a cloth mask alone. The thermal performance is assessed by the ability to reduce heat loss and water vapor transfer from the exhaled air to inhaled air as well as to reduce the potential for condensation in the mask fabric layers."
...She also took pleasure in reviewing, in her mind, the events of her early life. "I'm spending a lot of time lately with my father" she remarked to her son not long before her death
..."We are asked what can be done," wrote its Ambassador to the U K , Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdul Aziz. "At the moment, we wait, we watch and we pray."

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Why Arabic students choose Beirut [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 15 mins ago]
Ramadan Healthy Tips on Physique TV [Published Dubai PR Network - 8 hours ago]
Fighting infrastructure and politics, this entr... [Published Wamda - 11 hours ago]
Week Four [Published Jamestown Post-Journal - 15 hours ago]
The 19th Century Never Ended in Palestine [Published Middle East Online - Jul 12 2014]
Lebanese scientist finds consciousness switch [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 11 2014]
Death Toll Rises In Gaza [Published WNYC - Jul 11 2014]
Reflections on the killing of Israeli and Pales... [Published Cleveland.com - Jul 11 2014]
NYIT Names Executive Director for Abu Dhabi Campus [Published Noodls - Jul 10 2014]
Lebanon politician calls for urgent solution to... [Published NOW News - Jul 10 2014]
Lessons from the Renewed Attacks in Palestine a... [Published Middle East Online - Jul 10 2014]
Israeli Rhetoric Hides War Crimes against Gaza [Published Informed Comment - Jul 10 2014]
New Data from American University Illuminate Fi... [Published HispanicBusiness.com - Jul 10 2014]
Water crisis plan deemed unrealistic [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 09 2014]
Obituary: Harriett Beckett, 100, of Pullman [Published Moscow-Pullman Daily News - Jul 09 2014]
Inside Hezbollah’s Hash Plantations [Published Daily Beast - Jul 09 2014]
Achievements Recognized at ASHRAE’s Annual Conf... [Published CleanLink - Jul 08 2014]
New BASIC chairman aims to take bank back to gl... [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 07 2014]
AUB launches committee to find Dorman's successor [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 07 2014]
Weekend’s tremors part of normal cycle of seism... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 06 2014]
World Leading Experts in Multiple Sclerosis to ... [Published Al Shams Info - Jul 05 2014]
ISIS grab a blow for some Iraqis in Lebanon [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 04 2014]
Obituary-Sue Elleanore Fryer Ward [Published Pagosa Springs Sun - Jul 04 2014]
Dr. Keith M. Henderson, political science profe... [Published Buffalo News - Jul 04 2014]
AUB hospital wins international accreditation [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Jul 03 2014]
The geopolitics of the Islamic state [Published The Hindu - Jul 02 2014]
Local Sentiments, As Always, Will Shape the Mid... [Published Middle East Online - Jul 02 2014]
Outstanding Achievements Recognized at 2014 ASH... [Published HPAC - Jul 01 2014]
UCD, Dubai developer ink $2.9 M pact [Published Davis Enterprise - Jul 01 2014]
SOAS PhD graduate honoured in 2014 BRISMES Leig... [Published Noodls - Jun 30 2014]
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Israeli Rhetoric Hides War Crimes against Gaza [Published Informed Comment - Jul 10 2014]
By Chloé Benoist As Israeli forces began their assault on the Gaza Strip, Israel’s leaders and media ramped up a rhetoric offensive, using dehumanizing discourse to garner support for deadly military action in the besieged Palestinian territory. ...
George Clooney Mulls Run for Governor of Califo... [Published Breitbart Feed - Jun 27 2014]
Rumors surrounding pronounced Democratic Hollywood Actor George Clooney's possible transition from the silver screen into politics have been gaining traction, as a friend of the actor recently revealed he might be eyeing the California governorship; ...
‘AMCHA aims to suppress scholarship honestly di... [Published Mondoweiss - Jun 23 2014]
Dear Friends and Colleagues,  I write to provide a response to the false allegations made against me by the AMCHA Initiative in its latest escalation of the McCarthyist repression campaign to silence discussion of Palestinian rights on campus. (Editor’s ...
Reem Acra Designs Uniforms for the American Uni... [Published Women's Wear Daily - May 30 2014]
The designer, who is based in New York, is giving back to the hospital by creating uniforms for its staff. Continue reading... Follow WWD on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook . ...
Maher Mikati [Published Singularity University - May 30 2014]
Mr. Maher N. Mikati is the Founder, Chairman, Executive Director, and Owner of M1 Travel Ltd. Mr. Mikati serves as the Chief Executive Officer of M1 Fashion and Chief Executive Officer of Mi Travel at M1 Limited. He served as the Managing Director of ...
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