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Nutrition Postgrad Selected For Protein Production Training

Winner of the Food Security Competition and MS in Nutrition student Ranim Assi was selected to attend the Alternative Protein Production and Techno-Functional Characterization Training School at Ege University, Turkey, from March 6–8. This will be an enriching experience for Assi, said SoAS Interim Dean Haidar Harmanani, noting that “her success underscores her hard work and the high level of education that the faculty and the program consistently provide.”

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Dr. El Helou Leads Nationwide Mass Casualty Training

Dr. Mariana El Helou, clinical assistant professor and head of Emergency Medicine at the Gilbert and Rose-Marie Chagoury School of Medicine, led a three-day training workshop on Mass Casualty Management held by the WHO and the Ministry of Public Health. Hospital leaders from across Lebanon attended. Dr. El Helou, who holds leadership roles in international health organizations, is dedicated to sharing her ER and disaster management expertise to help enhance emergency preparedness in local hospitals.

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Preceptorship Workshop for Optimal Experiential Learning

To optimize nursing students’ learning in a clinical setting, the Alice Ramez Chagoury School of Nursing held its 2nd annual workshop for current and new preceptors from various hospitals at the Byblos campus on January 11 to introduce them to the school’s mission, curriculum goals, and professional behavior standards. These professional nurses play a pivotal role in helping the students bridge the theory-practice gap, equipping them with the confidence and competence needed to deliver quality care.

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Dr. Baleanu Honored With Grigore Moisil Award

The Romanian Academy has granted Professor Dumitru Baleanu the prestigious Grigore Moisil award in Science and Information Technology and Mathematical Sciences sections for a series of scientific papers on Mathematical Methods in Advanced Control of Complex Systems. The prize is named after Romanian mathematician and computer scientist Grigore Moisil (1906-1973), who made significant contributions to logic, algebra and theoretical computer science. 

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Marketing Students Rewarded With Internships

Seven outstanding students from the Marketing Department at the Adnan Kassar School of Business have earned internships at Fattal Group – a leading regional distributor of premium brands – for their creative strategies and recommendations to increase the Bio-Oil Natural market share in the Lebanese market. The students were among 100 from the Consumer Behavior course (MKT304) who were involved in the company project as part of their experiential learning and career preparation.

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Aziza Sbaity Makes the BBC 100 Women List 2023

LAU Track and Field Coach and alumna Aziza Sbaity (BS ’12) has made the 2023 BBC 100 Women List in the Entertainment and Sport category. A sprinter, Sbaity is the 100m national record holder and the “fastest Lebanese woman in history.” She has recently won gold at the West Asian and Arab Championships. Off the field, Sbaity advocates for inclusivity and equality  and gives of her time to inspire the Lebanese youth.

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Sami Garabedian to Serve University Sports Internationally

After his recent election to the new executive board of the Asian University Sports Federation, LAU Senior Director of Athletics Sami Garabedian has been elected as an executive board member of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) for the 2023-2027 term. The federation, founded in 1949, organizes international sports competitions for student-athletes, expanding the role and reach of university sports worldwide.

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LAU ACE Expands Physical Presence in the UAE and Saudi Arabia

Stepahead Holding has joined forces with the LAU Academy of Continuing Education (ACE) to set up a physical presence in the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. This partnership will encompass both in-person and online ACE programs. Upon successfully completing the programs, participants will be awarded ACE diplomas and certifications.

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For a Cause and a Course

In line with the university’s commitment to the UN Sustainable Development Goals, three business students, Katia Slim, Cynthia Abdel Khalik and Sari Daoud, organized a drive that raised a considerable number of books, clothes and bags for Ahla Fawda NGO. Their efforts were part of the course requirements for a project-management class, MGT401, delivered by Assistant Professor Samar Aad-Makhoul at the Adnan Kassar School of Business.

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Alumni Recognized for Social Impact in Forbes Middle East

LAU alumni Hussein Ayoub (BS ’16) and Bassel Jalaleddine (BE ’17) have made the 2023 Forbes Middle East 30 Under 30 List for Social Impact. Ayoub is the MEA Director at EDT & Partners, where he facilitates synergies between industry experts, educators and students. Jalaleddine has founded an AI-powered learning platform, eFlow.ai, which offers courses through social apps, and has already amassed 16,000 learners across the region.

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