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The "M" Birthday

When Aub turned 3, I planned, with the help of my Joyful friend, a party with the theme of “Pink Pigs, Puppets, and Pizza.”  (I do love alliteration!) It was a lot of fun, as all of the parties were back then, and I even had her third birthday picture made in her favorite pink nightgown with all of her pink pigs sitting beside her.   1,248 more words

Talking Arabic as a 2nd Language Teaching & Learning Strategies with David Wilmsen

Professor Wilmsen is author of several books on Arabic, including his most recent Arabic Indefinites, Interrogatives and Negators: A Linguistic History of Western Dialects, and has taught the language at Georgetown University, The American University in Cairo, The American University of Beirut, and now the American University of Sharjah. 1,832 more words


2016 FAS Awards: Natasha Gasparian, Art History 2016

The Department of Fine Arts and Art History congratulates this year’s 2016 Faculty of Arts and Sciences award recipient Natasha Gasparian (Art History, 2016), who received  157 more words


To my students...

Last night I had the pleasure and honor of hanging out with some former students of mine. Over the years, whenever someone would ask me why I did not have children, or else would compel me to have children, I would answer: “I have many children; hundreds of them.” I was, of course, referring to my students over the years working at AUB and AUST here in Beirut. 493 more words


Saturdays at AUB

I was only eight years old when I set foot on the American University of Beirut grounds for the first time. We were on our summer vacation to Lebanon (from Canada) and mom had made plans with her childhood friend to take us to the AUB campus for a day outdoors. 559 more words


Digital Model

For the past week or so I have been working on my digital model created using RHINOCEROS, this has been challenging as I am new to the software however I am pleased with the outcome and hope I can communicate my ideas for the context of my design clearly and professionally with my Photoshop renders which I will start working on tomorrow. 84 more words