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Innovating with L’Oréal

For the past decade, LAU has been collaborating with L’Oréal, shaping students’ learning experience in business and research, and offering them unique opportunities to innovate. In the most recent L’Oréal Brandstorm Competition 2022, two student teams from the Adnan Kassar School of Business mentored by Associate Professor Zahy Ramadan were among the finalists. They are Aya Farhat, Gina Kazzi, Karim Fattah, Rose Sroujian, Hiba Ali, and Youssef Attach.

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Young Leaders Celebrated and Awarded Scholarships

LAU’s flagship simulation programs held their final conferences over the weekend of April 9-10 on Beirut campus. The Model Arab League in its 11th edition, the Model European Union in its sixth, the Model African Union in its third, and the Model Good Governance in its second brought together over 1,000 delegates, and recognized top students with 68 LAU scholarships.

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LAU Partners with Securite Assurance

Securite Assurance, one of the first insurance companies in Lebanon, has partnered with LAU to offer students and graduates internship and job opportunities within their company. Check available opportunities on the LAU International Career Portal.

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MEPI TL Kicks Off Talking Series

In partnership with the Arab Institute for Women, the Middle East Partnership Initiative -Tomorrow’s Leaders Program (MEPI-TL) held the first of its monthly talking series, Women in Leadership. The event hosted the founder of Play In Her Shoes Mona Yaacoub and the only Lebanese female international referee Jennifer Ammoury, who spoke about their experiences in the male-dominated field of sports.

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Students Raise Funds for the Children’s Cancer Center

In collaboration with TEDxLAU, the Aie Club raised close to LL 17 million for the Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon. Over two days, students wrote motivational messages that were delivered to cancer patients.

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LAU Simulation Models Back on Campus

Following a year of successful virtual training and conferences, the LAU Simulation Models are back to in-person delivery of the flagship Model United Nations, Model Arab League, Model European Union, Model African Union and Model Good Governance. More than 2,500 students from 203 schools came to both LAU campuses on February 26 to celebrate the launch of this year’s programs.

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USP Scholars Complete Their Internships

The Community Support Program (CSP) recognized and celebrated 15 LAU University Scholarship Program (USP) scholars who recently completed their internships in their respective home communities. The program, which is funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), had assisted the scholars in realizing their development projects.

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LAU Partners with Portable Talents

LAU has partnered with Portable Talents, a full-service creative provider for companies, entrepreneurs, and talent across the globe by offering job placements and trainings. Students and alumni are encouraged to check available opportunities by visiting the LAU International Career Portal.

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TLS Students Published in Al Raida

A special issue of Al Raida, the flagship journal of the Arab Institute for Women, features research policy papers by 15 undergraduate students of the LAU Middle East Partnership Initiative-Tomorrow’s Leaders Gender Scholars Program (MEPI-TLS). The papers cover a plethora of timely topics in gender studies such as women’s labor, heteronormativity and gender inequality in the workplace.

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Congrats to Lebanon’s Basketball Champs!

LAU congratulates the Lebanese National Basketball Team that won the Arab Championship for the first time, beating Tunisia 72-69. Heartfelt wishes to the university’s own alumni on the team: Wael Arakji (BS ’16), Aziz Abdel Massih (BE ’20), Jad Khalil (BS ’21), Ali Mansour (BS ’06, MBA ’10), and Karim Zeinoun (BS ’21). (photo courtesy of Arab Basketball Federation)

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