In Brief

LAU Research Reaches Forbes

An LAU study published by Forbes and renowned media platforms has reached the top 5 percent and 98th percentile of all research output ever tracked by Altmetric. This underscores “the quality of research at LAU and its impact locally and internationally,” says AKSOB Assistant Professor of Marketing Omar Itani, who took part in the study.

A Hundred Years Since Greater Lebanon

The Center for Lebanese Heritage (CLH) has released a special issue of Mirrors of Heritage to mark the centennial of the declaration of the State of Greater Lebanon. This issue features never-before published scripts and documents from that era. For the launch, President Jabbra and CLH Director Henri Zoghaib held a special press event on Beirut campus.

The Exoskeleton Put to the Test

On March 18, UNDP Lebanon Climate Change Champion Michael Haddad walked 5km in Ouyoun El Simane as a first step in his preparatory journey for the North Pole initiative, to test the exoskeleton developed by LAU’s SOE and evaluate his physical performance on the snow. Michael will be crossing 100km in the North Pole to raise awareness of the devastating consequences of climate change.

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