LAU’s alumni chapter in Dubai has raised over $600,000 towards financial aid. At its annual gala dinner on April 24, attended by over 500 people, the Dubai chapter also honored Minister of Higher Learning and Education Elias Bou Saab.
In the latest show of their ongoing commitment to their alma mater, LAU alumni in the Gulf have raised significant funds towards financial aid.
Huge numbers of alumni and local residents attended annual gala dinners in Abu Dhabi and Muscat in March. At both events, major donations were made to support student scholarships.
Midis Group this week established a generous scholarship at LAU to assist needy and deserving students from the School of Engineering, School of Arts and Sciences or the School of Business.
LAU formally inaugurated the state-of-the-art Chagoury Health Sciences Center at the Byblos campus on March 31.
An LAU student has discovered a simple way to conserve the blue gold by using waste-water from air conditioners.
When Michel Zoghzoghi, owner of Dima Healthcare, travelled to London to watch a polo tournament eight years ago, he bought a camera at the airport. That decision changed his life, igniting a spark that has given rise to a second illustrious career in photography.
When it comes to choosing where to go to university, there are many things students have to consider: is it the right course, are there dorms to live in, is financial aid available? But for many young scholars, the most decisive factor will be whether a university is disabilities-friendly.
LAU hosted the closing ceremony of its annual Model United Nations (MUN) conference on March 2, celebrating the biggest and most successful program to date.
More than 500 middle school students from over 60 schools across Lebanon participated in the Fourth Annual Middle School Global Classrooms LAU MUN Conference. MUN simulates the organizational work and structure of the United Nations, with students participating as delegates to various UN Committees. The students research, formulate and advocate political positions based on the actual policies of the countries they represent.
LAU inaugurated on February 15 its Third Model Arab League (MAL) program, designed to teach students the power of conflict resolution and communication.
Around 800 students from 80 schools across Lebanon will participate in this year’s MAL, which is accredited by the National Council on U.S.–Arab Relations and held in partnership with the Hariri Foundation for Sustainable Human Development.
Students on the Beirut campus now have a home away from home, following the recent opening of the Widad Khoury Student Center.
Located at the corner of Upper Gate, the 4,307m2 building connects to Nicol Hall via a spacious and futuristic revamped cafeteria. The ultra-modern center was designed so that students “could have a place they feel is solely theirs,” said Dr. Raed Mohsen, Dean of Students for the Beirut campus. “They can meet to listen to music, play games, socialize, or study.”