April 26, 2018

The Lebanese American University’s (LAU) latest report on the support it received during Fiscal Year 2017 revealed that the university had raised an impressive $16.5+ million through 1,238 donations during that time frame. The Contributors Report 2017, which covers the period from September 1, 2016 to August 31, 2017, highlights the tremendous impact of donations made to the institution, and provides valuable insight on the overall distribution of these contributions.

LAU's Nutrition and Food Science Conference Gathers Students and Professionals

April 18, 2018

LAU’s Nutrition Program organized its third Nutrition and Food Science Research Conference on April 12 on Beirut campus. Called Advances and Challenges in the Middle East, the conference brought together 500 attendees, including professional dietitians, food scientists, community nutritionists, representatives of UN agencies and graduate students from 20 universities.

El Khalil Foundation donates $100,000 towards annual scholarships

February 28, 2018

The El Khalil Foundation, a non-profit NGO established by the El-Khalil family, has gifted LAU with $100,000 toward an annual scholarship grant. The major gift, made official in the fall, aims to help financially disadvantaged yet academically deserving students from the Hasbaya District in the south of Lebanon.

Already the El Khalil Foundation Annual Scholarship Grant is making a major impact on youth from that district, with 19 LAU students benefiting from the donation so far.

A Humanitarian and Doctor in the Making

February 14, 2018

First-year medical student Ghazi Bou Ghanem has no doubts that studying medicine will lead him to the life he wants, built around constantly expanding his knowledge and giving back to the community. 

“Medicine necessitates a balance between a scientific mind and a humane soul,” he explains. “The former can be inspired and challenged to learn, improve and excel in this field of ever-expanding medical knowledge, but the latter will mature with the unique experience of serving humanity for a better world.”


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