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.”

LAU Media and Literacy Academy Gains Major Support from Norwegian Embassy

October 13, 2017

The university’s annual Media and Digital Literacy Academy in Beirut (MDLAB) gained major support this year from the Embassy of Norway to Lebanon. This first-time donor to the Lebanese American University (LAU) enabled MDLAB to run for its fifth consecutive year and funded a majority of the program’s expenses. Most importantly, the support allowed 75 regional and international participants to come together for specialized workshops, trainings, and lectures on important topics surrounding media literacy, including the academy’s theme of countering violent extremism and radicalization.


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