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A Celebration of Education

LAU’s Outreach and Civic Engagement department hosted a Teacher’s Day event in collaboration with MMKN, a non-profit organization the university regularly works with in conjunction with public schools. Volunteers, teachers, school principals and a representative from the Ministry of Education attended the event.

 

LAUers Run for the Environment

The LAU Track and Field team took part in the Naqoura 10K race, which aims to create awareness of environmental problems in the region. Members of LAU’s team have made the top three every year since the race’s inception, and this year student athlete Karim Harik took second place.

Taking Care of Lebanon’s Beaches

The LAU Environmental Club and the School of Engineering’s Dr. Perla Atiyah organized a beach cleanup on the Byblos coast. Along with members from the Lebanese Scout Association and other volunteers, LAUers collected over 3,500 liters of debris that could create serious health hazards for the public and marine life.

Leading Women in Science

In celebration of International Women’s Day, the Pre-Med Club hosted a panel in which three pioneers discussed gender in the sciences. Infectious disease specialist Dr. Souha Sharara, LAU Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Mirvat El Sibai, and MEA Pilot Erica Chbeir inspired the audience.

 

LAU for the Win

There are many opportunities for LAUers to get active. Here, LAU’s faculty and staff basketball team poses after a recent win against their counterparts from Modern University for Business and Science.

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