Alumni & Friends

In Memoriam – Spring 2022

In Memoriam – Spring 2022

    In Memoriam - Spring 2022 Laurice Khoury Maalouf (BA Psychology ’45) passed away on September 1, 2021, after a long and wonderful life. After graduating from AUB, she and her sister, Jamilé (BA ’46, MA ’48) traveled to London, where Laurice earned a master’s...

Class Notes – Spring 2022

Class Notes – Spring 2022

    Class Notes - Spring 2022Raja T. Nasr (BBA ’50), EdD, received his master’s and doctoral degrees from the University of Michigan. He is currently professor emeritus at Marymount University. He was formerly director of the Center for English Language Research...

Competing on the world stage

Competing on the world stage

  Alumni & Friends Competing on the world stage by MainGate Staff Spring 2022Whether virtually or in person, AUB students are overcoming all obstacles and showing their mettle at international competitions, both academic and athletic. VARSITY FOOTBALL TEAMThe...

Aiducation – Spring 2022

Aiducation – Spring 2022

  Features Aiducation - Mohamad Dbaibo by MainGate Staff Spring 2022Mohamad Dbaibo grew up in Saudi Arabia, but he knew AUB well as the university that his father “loved very much.” “He always spoke highly of AUB’s quality education and wanted nothing more than...

In Memoriam – Fall 2021

In Memoriam – Fall 2021

    In Memoriam - Fall 2021 Antoine Zahlan, PhD (BA ’51, MA ’52). A brilliant scientist, scholar, mentor, and AUB professor (1956–1976), who also served as chairman of the Physics Department, Zahlan passed away on August 31, 2020, at the age of 92. In 1948, he...

Class Notes – Fall 2021

Class Notes – Fall 2021

    Class Notes - Fall 2021Munzer A. Afifi (BA ’51) writes, “After graduation, I taught for two years at the Friends Boys School in Ramallah, Palestine where I had been a student. I came to the US in 1953, studied at Michigan State, served in the US Army for two...

The AUB4Beirut Run

The AUB4Beirut Run

AUB Connects The AUB4Beirut Run By MainGate Staff Fall 2020/Winter 2021More than 250 alumni and friends in 12 countries took part in the AUB4Beirut Run on September 18-20. A pandemic-safe, outdoor event that included hiking, biking and walking. The “run” raised more...

Professors @Work

  Professors @WorkMainGate asked AUB’s newly appointed Director of Global Engagement Rami Khouri about his new series of interviews with AUB professors. “In October 2020, AUB launched Professors@ Work, a 20-minute podcast audio interview where I speak with...

WAAAUB By the Numbers

WAAAUB By the Numbers

  Alumni & Friends WAAAUB By the Numbers by MainGate Staff Spring/Summer 2020 Number of AUB alumni: 70,000 Living in: 115 countries; on six continents Number of WAAAUB chapters or branches: 65 Oldest alumni chapter: AUB Alumni Association (AAA), established...

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

    In Memoriam  Spring/Summer 2020 Nasri Salti (BBA ’44) was born in Haifa, Palestine in 1924, and passed away on May 15, 2020 at the age of 96 in Toronto, Canada. He had a long, successful career manufacturing soap, olive oil and tobacco products throughout the...

WAAAUB Around the Globe

WAAAUB Around the Globe

WAAAUB Around the Globe  During the pandemic, AUB alumni around the world stayed connected in instructive and inventive ways. Here is a sampling of discussions, webinars, and online classes with strong alumni participation in a wide range of topics including: the...

WAAAUB Elections and Appointments

WAAAUB Elections and Appointments

  WAAAUB Elections and Appointments  Spring/Summer 2020 Abu Dhabi Chapter President: Wael Abdul Malak (BA ’94, MBA ’99, MMB ’03; Vice President: Ghassan Abdel Rahman (BEN ’88, EMBA ’06); Treasurer: Roger El Feghali (BEN ’94); Secretary: Joseph Atallah (BBA ’87);...

A Lifetime of Service

A Lifetime of Service

Alumni & Friends A Lifetime of Service: Karim Nasser By MainGate Staff Spring/Summer 2020 The prairie land of Saskatchewan seems to stretch forever. “You can see for a hundred miles,” says Dr. Karim “Kay” Nasser. “You can’t imagine how long you can see.” Nasser...

Class Notes

Class Notes

    Class Notes  Spring/Summer 2020 Mona Bu-Azza Bawarshi (BBA ’70, MBA ’77) is the CEO of Gezairi Transport, a company that her father founded, and vice president of RDCL World. An active philanthropist, Mona is a proud member of the Board of Trustees of the...

Alumni Profile with Nemr

Alumni Profile with Nemr

Features Uniting people around common truths By Alison Freeland Spring/Summer 2020“I’m Lebanese, so I’m resourceful,” says Nemr Abou Nassar (BBA ’05), an international stand-up comic who goes by his first name alone. “When people ask me what they need to do to be in...

WAAAUB Elections

WAAAUB Elections

  WAAAUB Elections - Fall 2019   Ghassan Abou-Alfa (BS ’88, MD ’92) is professor of medicine, attending physician at Memorial Sloan Kettering, chair of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Hepatobiliary Task Force, and president of the International Society...

In Memoriam

In Memoriam

    In Memoriam - Fall 2019/Winter 2020 Antoine Hanna Sayegh, PhD (BS ’53). Born in Jaffa, Palestine, in 1932, Sayegh passed away on September 6, 2019. After earning his BS degree in chemistry, he received an MS and PhD at Oregon State University in soil and farm...

Class Notes – Spring 2022

Class Notes

  Class Notes - Fall 2019/ Winter 2020Ann Potter McGurk (former student, 1954–56) writes, “After spending two years at AUB (1954–56), I returned to the US, where I graduated from Marietta College in Ohio. My husband Terrence McGurk and I got married right after I...

AUB on the Move

AUB on the Move

AUB on the Move: Leadership Around the World1. Presentation by President Fadlo Khuri Lifting the Quality of Education and Health Across the MENA Region AUB delegation invited to University of Michigan October 9 – 12, 2019 2. Presentation by President Fadlo KhuriVoices...