“He was before our time, but he was ahead of his time,” said LAU President Joseph G. Jabbra, at the university’s Annual Poetry Reading Event held earlier this month at the Beirut campus, in honor of the late Jawdat R. Haydar, a prominent Lebanese centenarian poet.
Gathering celebrates “collaboration” and recognizes the program’s impact, demonstrated by the scholars’ diverse achievements.
With the European Union taking center stage in world media, students had a chance for timely intellectual discourse on the union’s current challenges
In collaboration with the Embassy of Switzerland in Lebanon, LAU gathered professionals and students for a two-day symposium held March 27-28 to discuss pragmatic approaches to medical and legal translation.
“The aim of this event is to keep students up-to-date with current research and developments in the field, and to put them in touch with other students and professionals,” said Associate Professor Nuwar Diab who organized the event in collaboration with the Embassy of Switzerland in Lebanon and LAU’s Office of Development.
LAU alumnus and Emirates Computers CEO Hani Harik is the catalyst behind the university’s ongoing Innovation Challenge. “Students need to venture beyond their books and experience the thrill of creating,” he says.
The challenge, which runs from February 8 to May 22, is being hosted by the School of Engineering and calls for up to 15 multidisciplinary teams to develop solutions to real–life problems by exploring their ability to prototype designs using a variety of tools, including among others 3D printing, embedded systems and software development.
Midis Group this month made a significant contribution to the Lebanese American University (LAU) to establish the Midis Group Student Computer Center located at the forthcoming Engineering Labs and Workshops Building located on the Byblos campus.
The Lebanese American University (LAU) held its fifth annual Fundraising Gala Dinner on December 1, 2016 at BIEL to celebrate the close of the university’s $100 million Fulfilling the Promise campaign.
Philanthropist and businessman Fouad Makhzoumi has pledged $3 million to LAU in order to establish the Fouad Makhzoumi Center for Innovation.
LAU supporter, Jamal Jawhari, shares his insight on the growing emphasis on green heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) solutions.