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Solid Partnership with ELIE SAAB

During a visit with President Michel E. Mawad and Dean Elie Haddad, Mr. Elie Saab expressed his continued support for the LAU Fashion Design program. Several initiatives were also discussed to preserve the program’s leading position in design education in Lebanon and the region. A follow-up meeting was held by Interim Director of the program Celia Abou Arbid with Elie Saab Jr. and team.

Presenting Alter, a Graphic Design Student Exhibit

As graphic design students reckoned with immense changes on the local and global level, they crafted and aggregated different forms of creative expression. The outcome of their work has now been launched through a virtual exhibit themed Alter, a reflection on their innovative, unique journeys, as they had to adapt across the board.

President Mawad Recognized in Stanford Study

LAU President Michel E. Mawad has been listed among the top 2% scientists worldwide in his field, Nuclear Medicine & Medical Imaging, in a study conducted by Stanford researchers. Dr. Mawad’s research over his 40-year career has focused on cerebrovascular disease, resulting in more than 107 publications in prestigious medical and scientific journals, six book chapters, and 211 scientific papers.

LAU Engineering Shines in Stanford Study

In a study of the top 2% scientists of the world by Stanford researchers, School of Engineering Dean Lina Karam and GSR Dean Samer Saab ranked no. 1 in Lebanon in Artificial Intelligence & Image Processing, and Industrial Engineering & Automation, respectively. Professor Chadi Abou Rjeily was listed under Networking & Telecommunications. The three are professors of Electrical Engineering.

Society of Petroleum Engineers Wins First Place in Abu Dhabi

LAU’s SPE Student Chapter seized first place at the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference – University Programme Competition. The team, supervised by Assistant Professor Zisis Vryzas, topped 23 university teams from across the MENA region. After having won third place last year, this marks the LAU team’s second year of participation in ADIPEC.

CP’s IPE Practice Recognized by ACEND

The Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) has selected the BS in Nutrition and Dietetics Coordinated Program (CP) at LAU’s School of Arts and Sciences as one of the 2020 Noteworthy Practice Honorees among the ACEND-accredited programs for its Interprofessional Education (IPE). The CP’s noteworthy practice was highlighted on ACEND’s website

SOE Alumna and Faculty Talk Aviation

LAU alumna Gaelle Abi Younes (BE ‘19) and Associate Professor of Civil Engineering John El Khoury have been featured in the fall edition of Aviation Newsletter. Abi Younes spoke about her final year project at LAU, an expansion plan for the Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport, while Dr. El Khoury offered valuable advice to students aspiring for a career in aviation. 

Computer Science Students win LCPC First Place

LAU won first place at the 11th Lebanese Collegiate Programming Contest (LCPC). The winning team –  Computer Science students Karam Al Kontar, Amer Hajj Ahmad and Ali Ayash – was supervised by Professor of Computer Science Faisal Abu-Khzam. Assistant Dean of the School of Arts and Sciences Samer Habre also received the LCPC Outstanding Contribution Award. 

Google Tools for Digital Marketing

The Career Development Services hosted two sessions of Maharat Min Google (Skills from Google), on each of Beirut and Byblos campuses. LAU students, alumni, faculty and staff got the opportunity to hone their skills in Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing as well as get acquainted with Google tools that support the online presence of any business.

SOP Hosts Pharmacists Furthering their Education

Around 150 pharmacists from across Kesserwan, Byblos and Batroun convened at LAU’s Chagoury Health Sciences Auditorium for a continuing education session on Multiple Sclerosis. The event was organized and supported by the Order of Pharmacists in Lebanon and featured speakers from the fields of pharmacy and medicine.

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