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AUS Media Clippings Newspaper Clippings of American University of Sharjah 5 June, 2014

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Now you can monitor your health on a smartphone Smartphones are great for texting, chatting on social media or surfing the web. Now a group of students from the American University of Sharjah have discovered their iPhones have hidden talents that when used correctly can detect and monitor cases of lung disease in patients. The students tested 27 people, one of whom was asthmatic, and compared the findings from their phones with those gathered by a spirometer used in hospitals to monitor a patient’s deterioration. Published on: Section: Page:

31/05/2014 Main 3

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The National


Sheikha Manal Art Exchange programme returns to Dubai Last week, a delegation of young, Emirati women artists participating in The Sheikha Manal Art Exchange Program returned to Dubai following a successful visit to Hong Kong as part of an enriching art program, centred on the acclaimed Art Basel Fair. The group comprised of 10 students pursuing careers in art, design and architecture from universities across the Emirates; under the supervision of Mona bin Kalli, Director of The Cultural Office, Khalid Shafar, respected UAE artist and representing facilitator to the delegation, as well as members from The Cultural Office Organising Committee. This program was sponsored by Emirates Airlines. The AEP students comprised of Mira Almazrooei, Architecture, American University of Sharjah; Mitha Altamimi, Multimedia Design & IT, Zayed University Abu Dhabi; Ameena Al Ali, Visual Art, Zayed University Dubai; Amna Bin Thaneya, Architecture, American University in Dubai; Sara Bastaki, Architecture, American University in Dubai; Aysha Alkhoori, Architecture, United Arab Emirates University; Sawsan Al Qassimi, Visual Communication, American University of Sharjah; Amal Al Ali, Visual Art, New York University Abu Dhabi; Mariam Albinali, Graphic Design, Zayed University Abu Dhabi; and Marieh Sharaf, Architecture, American University in Dubai. Published on: Section: Size:

03/06/2014 Main 58

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The Gulf Time


Crescent Enterprises and Sharjah Tatweer Forum Partner Crescent Enterprises on Tuesday signed a partnership agreement with the Tatweer Sharjah Forum, a non-profit independent entity founded by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, supporting the launch of its newest initiative, the Sharjah Leadership Program. Published on: Section: Page:

04/06/2014 Business 2

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The Gulf Time


'Double the price of cigarettes' Smokers in the UAE could find the price of a packet of cigarettes doubles or even triples if health chiefs get their way. Ahead of World No Tobacco Day today, the Ministry of Health said that a price increase was called for to prevent young people taking up a habit that kills six million people ayear around the world. Published on: Section: Page:

31/05/2014 Main 1, 3

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The National


Peer tutoring earns popularity in Oman The Language Centre at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) has been practising Peer Tutoring for four years. It is a system where students are tutored by senior students who have successfully completed a peer tutoring training course. The number of peer tutors has increased each year to reach its current total of 34. In the coming fall semester ،the Tutorial Centre will have 40 peer tutors to support their juniors. By keeping a good number of peer tutors on duty ،the Centre makes sure adequate tutors available for tutees. Commenting on the selection procedure of peer tutors, Alexandra Craig, Coordinator of the Tutorial Centre, Student Support Unit said that potential student tutors write a letter of application and interviewed by the coordinators.“If successful they attend a one day training at the start of the semester. During the first symposium peer tutors from The Arab Open University, Dhofar University, Nizwa University and Sultan Qaboos University joined to share best practices and start a dialogue. Each university showcased its centre and participated in creating vision and mission statements for an Oman Peer tutoring Network (OPTN). During the symposium Dr Lynne Ronesi from American University of Sharjah and Dr Qassim al Mamari from Sohar College of Applied Science were the keynote speakers who shared their knowledge and experience on education and in tutoring to help inspire and educate the audience. Peer tutors from Dhofar, Nizwa universities and SQU presented workshops on a variety of aspects of peer tutoring. Published on: Page:

04/06/2014 30

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Oman Daily Observer


UAE social system keeps the balance The majority of Emirati youth are adept at balancing modernity and traditional values, sociologist told Gulf News. Dr Meenaz Kassam, another professor of sociology from the American University of Sharjah, who also conducted a focus group on Arab youth, found that Emiratis have found a balance between modernity and tradition. Published on: Section: Page:

01/06/2014 Main 15

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Gulf News


American University of Sharjah The students center in the American University of Sharjah organized a ceremony in the presence of many officials. Published on: Page:

31/05/2014 2

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Sayidaty - Arabic


An AUS physics professor discovers new laser-based technique to control chemical bonds inside molecules A physics professor from American University of Sharjah ( AUS ) has developed a new laser-based technique that has great potential impact for providing new insights into laser-based diagnosis and treatment of diseases, in addition to manipulating the outcomes of the petroleum refining processes. Dr. Ali Sami Alnaser, Associate Professor in Physics, had his research published on May 8, 2014 in the prominent scientific journal Nature Communications. This is the first time original scientific research from the UAE has been featured in this journal. Published on: Section: Page:

03/06/2014 Local 12

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Al Ittihad


AUS physics professor discovers new laser-based technique to control chemical bonds inside molecules A physics professor from American University of Sharjah ( AUS ) has developed a new laser-based technique that has great potential impact for providing new insights into laser-based diagnosis and treatment of diseases, in addition to manipulating the outcomes of the petroleum refining processes. Dr. Ali Sami Alnaser, Associate Professor in Physics, had his research published on May 8, 2014 in the prominent scientific journal Nature Communications. This is the first time original scientific research from the UAE has been featured in this journal. Published on: Section: Page:

03/06/2014 local 10

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Al Bayan


United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Student Research Competition "United Arab Emirates Undergraduate Student Research Competition" organized by Abu Dhabi University (ADU) exposed several innovative projects by students from the American University of Sharjah and others Published on: Section: Edition:

01/06/2014 Local 2 127

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Al Khaleej


AUSAA holds elections The AUS Alumni Association (AUSAA) held the 3rd round of elections Published on: Section: Page:

04/06/2014 Local 2 4

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Al Khaleej


Sheikha Manal Art Exchange programme returns to Dubai.. A delegation of young, Emirati women artists participating in The Sheikha Manal Art Exchange Program returned to Dubai following a successful visit to Hong Kong as part of an enriching art program, centred on the acclaimed Art Basel Fair. The group comprised of 10 students pursuing careers in art, design and architecture from universities across the Emirates; under the supervision of Mona bin Kalli, Director of The Cultural Office, Khalid Shafar, respected UAE artist and representing facilitator to the delegation, as well as members from The Cultural Office Organising Committee. This program was sponsored by Emirates Airlines. The AEP students comprised of Mira Almazrooei, Architecture, American University of Sharjah; Mitha Altamimi, Multimedia Design & IT, Zayed University Abu Dhabi; Ameena Al Ali, Visual Art, Zayed University Dubai; Amna Bin Thaneya, Architecture, American University in Dubai; Sara Bastaki, Architecture, American University in Dubai; Aysha Alkhoori, Architecture, United Arab Emirates University; Sawsan Al Qassimi, Visual Communication, American University of Sharjah; Amal Al Ali, Visual Art, New York University Abu Dhabi; Mariam Albinali, Graphic Design, Zayed University Abu Dhabi; and Marieh Sharaf, Architecture, American University in Dubai. Published on: Section: Page:

03/06/2014 Local 33

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Al Ittihad


Sheikha Manal Art Exchange programme returns to Dubai A delegation of young, Emirati women artists participating in The Sheikha Manal Art Exchange Program returned to Dubai following a successful visit to Hong Kong as part of an enriching art program, centred on the acclaimed Art Basel Fair. The group comprised of 10 students pursuing careers in art, design and architecture from universities across the Emirates; under the supervision of Mona bin Kalli, Director of The Cultural Office, Khalid Shafar, respected UAE artist and representing facilitator to the delegation, as well as members from The Cultural Office Organising Committee. This program was sponsored by Emirates Airlines. The AEP students comprised of Mira Almazrooei, Architecture, American University of Sharjah; Mitha Altamimi, Multimedia Design & IT, Zayed University Abu Dhabi; Ameena Al Ali, Visual Art, Zayed University Dubai; Amna Bin Thaneya, Architecture, American University in Dubai; Sara Bastaki, Architecture, American University in Dubai; Aysha Alkhoori, Architecture, United Arab Emirates University; Sawsan Al Qassimi, Visual Communication, American University of Sharjah; Amal Al Ali, Visual Art, New York University Abu Dhabi; Mariam Albinali, Graphic Design, Zayed University Abu Dhabi; and Marieh Sharaf, Architecture, American University in Dubai. Published on: Section: Page:

03/06/2014 Local 9

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Al Fajr


Crescent Enterprises and Sharjah Tatweer Forum Partner to Cultivate Sharjah's Next Generation of Business LeadersCrescent Enterprises today signed a partnership agreement with the Tatweer Sharjah Forum, a non-profit independent entity founded by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, supporting the launch of its newest initiative, the Sharjah Leadership Program. In cooperation with the American University of Sharjah , the Sharjah Leadership Program aims to increase the Emirate's international competitiveness by empowering its future leaders with international best business practice knowledge and corporate management skills. Published on: Section: Page:

04/06/2014 Business 10

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Al Watan UAE


Middle East Center for Leadership Researc Managing Director of Al Hilal Group, Chairman of the graduates of the Faculty of Jadaa Business Badr Jafar said that his group will sponsor the Middle East Center for Leadership Research which will be opened in the American University of Sharjah (AUS). Published on: Section:

22/05/2014 Business

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Al Hayat


Crescent Enterprises and Sharjah Tatweer Forum Partner to Cultivate Sharjah's Next Generation of Business Leaders Crescent Enterprises today signed a partnership agreement with the Tatweer Sharjah Forum, a non-profit independent entity founded by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, supporting the launch of its newest initiative, the Sharjah Leadership Program. In cooperation with the American University of Sharjah , the Sharjah Leadership Program aims to increase the Emirate's international competitiveness by empowering its future leaders with international best business practice knowledge and corporate management skills. Published on: Section: Page:

04/06/2014 LOCAL 33

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Al Fajr


National Charity Schools graduates its grade 12 students The National Charity Schools celebrated the graduation of the 24th batch of grade 12 students in a ceremony hosted by the American University of Sharjah (AUS) Published on: Section: Page:

03/06/2014 local 18

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Al Bayan


Crescent Enterprises and Sharjah Tatweer Forum Partner to Cultivate Sharjah's Next Generation of Business Leaders Crescent Enterprises today signed a partnership agreement with the Tatweer Sharjah Forum, a non-profit independent entity founded by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al-Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council, Ruler of Sharjah, supporting the launch of its newest initiative, the Sharjah Leadership Program. In cooperation with the American University of Sharjah , the Sharjah Leadership Program aims to increase the Emirate's international competitiveness by empowering its future leaders with international best business practice knowledge and corporate management skills. Published on: Section: Page:

04/06/2014 BUSS 8

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Al Bayan


Al Ansari Exchange expands with 12 new branches during 2014 Rashed Ali Al Ansari, General Manager, Al Ansari Exchange , ha stressed that the company is gearing up to open 6 new branches in the UAE after receiving the Central Bank approval . This came during the this year’s Business for Better competition , which the company orgnaizes in cooperation with Western Union .Among the winners were students from American University of Sharjah and Abu Dhabi University . Published on: Section: Page:

04/06/2014 BUSS 10

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Al Bayan


Students of Zayed University win "Best Work for Best Goal" Competition A team of two Emirati female students from Zayed University - Abu Dhabi won the first place during the "Best Work for Best Goal" Competition. The honouring ceremony was held at The Address Hotel in Dubai Marina, and organised by Western Union and Al Ansari Exchange, with participation of teams from American University of Sharjah, American University in Dubai, Zayed University, Abu Dhabi University and others. Published on: Section: Page:

04/06/2014 Local 12

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Al Ittihad


National Charity Schools graduates grade 12 students The National Charity Schools celebrated the graduation of the 24th batch of grade 12 students in a ceremony hosted by the American University of Sharjah (AUS) Published on: Section: Page:

02/06/2014 Local 3

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Alroeya


National Charity Schools graduates grade 12 students The National Charity Schools celebrated the graduation of the 24th batch of grade 12 students in a ceremony hosted by the American University of Sharjah (AUS) Published on: Section: Page:

03/06/2014 Local 2 2

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Al Khaleej


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