American University of Beirut

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Name: American University of Beirut
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

US donates $3.5M to Beirut school, universities

BEIRUT: The United States Agency for International Development has donated $3.5 million to a Beirut school and two universities, the U.S. Embassy said in a statement Friday."Of this assistance, the Lebanese American University Medical Center – Rizk Hospital ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - 4 hours ago]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

How this ocean-observation platform harnesses wave energy

The kinetic form is named after the shape of the eye, which it mimicsIeva SaudargaiteThe coast of Ras Beirut,a neighbourhood at the southern tip of Beirut, hasbeen marred by a huge number of luxury developments over the lastdecade. Architect Karim Najjar ... [Published Wired.co.uk - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Winner of the Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition to perform

The UPEI Music Department is pleased to present soprano Sarah Jo Kirsch, winner the Eckhardt-Gramatté (EGré) National Music Competition, on Tuesday, November 4 at 7:30 pm.The EGré is the most important annually held contemporary music competition for ... [Published Noodls - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Lebanon makes its mark on BBC’s 100 Women list

BEIRUT: Three Lebanese women are featured as part of the BBC’s 100 Women of 2014, a list of inspiring figures from around the world published Sunday night by the British public service broadcaster.Beirut-based engineer and entrepreneur Hind Hobeika, London-based ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Qatar University hosts EMCIS conference

Over 50 researchers from Qatar and around the world took part in the 11th European, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern Conference on Information Systems (EMCIS) held at Qatar University under the theme ‘Big Data in the Era of Cloud Computing and Social ... [Published Gulf Times - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Most of new 200 breast cancer patients cured

DOHA: A total of 200 breast cancer cases were diagnosed in Qatar and the majority were at an early stage and cured.Health experts encourage women to avoid the fear of a diagnosis of breast cancer, as most are curable unlike in the old days.Hamad Medical ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Early ‘detection paves way for better cancer treatment results’

The Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has hosted an oncology course jointly with Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre (MSKCC), the American University of Beirut, and Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar.Clifford Hudis, chief of the Breast ... [Published Gulf Times - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 27 2014 - Updated Oct 27 2014 - 1 reports

Boundaries of taste crash down in Lebanon when manners and respect are lacking

Boundaries are very important to us Arabs. The Palestinians and the Syrians have been demanding theirs from Israel for decades, while the Lebanese, no slouches themselves when it comes to land disputes, have been sticking it to the Jewish state for as ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Oct 27 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 2 reports

Shisha research forum opens today

Participants in the pre-conference training workshop yesterday.DOHA: The Second International Conference on Water-Pipe Tobacco Smoking (Shisha) Research opens today to describe and analyse ‘collision of two epidemics’ of water-pipe and cigarette smoking ... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Lebanese environmental and community-based projects honored with Silver and “Next Generation” awards

– Beirut hosted the 4 th edition of Holcim Awards Ceremony for Africa Middle East, in partnership with American University of Beirut (AUB). This prestigious event, organized every three years, honored winners of the most outstanding architecture and engineering ... [Published Executive Business Magazine - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Lebanon at high risk for Ebola: health minister

Lebanon's health minister cautioned Monday that his country is at a high risk for the deadly Ebola virus, which has ravaged parts of West Africa and prompted a world- wide health scare.However, Minister Wael Abou Faour also said in a press conference ... [Published China.org.cn - Oct 20 2014]
Entities: Lebanon, Ebola, Risk
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Architect’s Victims

During our regular browsing of Humans of New York this week, we at AD were excited to spot a couple in the Theater District asserting the architect’s ability to alter the life of a city’s residents. “We’re all victims of the architect,” they say. “Architecture ... [Published Architectural Digest - Oct 17 2014]

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"Of this assistance, the Lebanese American University Medical Center – Rizk Hospital will receive $1.3 million, the American University of Beirut (AUB) will receive $1.7 million, and the American Community School (ACS) will receive $500,000" the statement said
"Today we are torn between our fear of IS and our suspicion of Hezbollah" Karim said
generator attached to an antenna. "When the forces of nature become"
CBE Assistant Professor of Accounting and Information Systems Dr Karim Al Yafi said: "This timely event addressing the IS discipline with regional and global perspective, comes as part of QU 's ongoing commitment in offering high quality research to serve various community and industrial partners, and in line with Qatar's national vision to become a knowledge-based economy. We are pleased to host such high-caliber researchers from around the world and learn about many innovative ideas and projects that will shape our future."

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Lebanon must tackle its water crisis head-on [Published Zawya.com - 16 hours ago]
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Lebanon's Druze fear IS and Hezbollah [Published AlMonitor - 23 hours ago]
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How this ocean-observation platform harnesses w... [Published Wired.co.uk - Oct 29 2014]
Winner of the Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music ... [Published Noodls - Oct 29 2014]
Lebanon makes its mark on BBC’s 100 Women list [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Oct 28 2014]
Qatar University holds EMCIS forum, first in Mi... [Published Qatar is Booming - Oct 28 2014]
Qatar University hosts EMCIS conference [Published Gulf Times - Oct 28 2014]
Refugee purgatory [Published Executive Magazine - Oct 28 2014]
QU holds EMCIS forum -- first in ME and Europe [Published Zawya.com - Oct 28 2014]
Most of new 200 breast cancer patients cured [Published Qatar Peninsula - Oct 28 2014]
Pious defenders of Druze land, but not extremists [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Oct 27 2014]
People on the Move, Oct. 26 [Published Providence Journal - Oct 27 2014]
Early ‘detection paves way for better cancer tr... [Published Gulf Times - Oct 27 2014]
Cancer experts encourage women not to be afraid... [Published Qatar is Booming - Oct 27 2014]
NBK Shabab Program welcomes its sixth batch of ... [Published National Bank of Kuwait - Oct 27 2014]
Boundaries of taste crash down in Lebanon when ... [Published Abu Dhabi National - Oct 27 2014]
New Board of Syndicate of Owners of Restaurants... [Published Hospitality News - Oct 27 2014]
Shisha research forum opens today [Published Qatar Peninsula - Oct 26 2014]
HMC hosts the 2nd International Conference on W... [Published Qatar is Booming - Oct 25 2014]
AUB Bekaa Valley program suspension temporary: ... [Published Lebanon Daily Star - Oct 24 2014]
Palestinians mourn celebrated businessman, phil... [Published AlMonitor - Oct 24 2014]
Feminist scholars call on Obama to drop the tor... [Published Mondoweiss - Oct 23 2014]
Arab woman conquers architecture world [Published NOW News - Oct 22 2014]
Talks stalled over abducted Lebanese soldiers [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Oct 22 2014]
Ahmed Chalabi Fast Facts [Published Bayou Buzz - Oct 21 2014]
Ceremony in Beirut celebrates winners of the Af... [Published worldcement.com - Oct 21 2014]
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Anti-Censorship Play Receives Surprise Approval... [Published Global Voices Online - 23 hours ago]
Lucien Bourjeily’s headshot A play that examines Lebanon’s censorship system has been approved by the country’s office in charge of artistic permits, a decision that could point towards a more open future for the country’s writers and performers. ...
Feminist scholars call on Obama to drop the tor... [Published Mondoweiss - Oct 23 2014]
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