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Trustee Philip Khoury Named MIT Associate Provost  
AUB and UAE Center Sign Agreement to Offer EMBA Program to Emirate Institutions  
Fourth AUB Faculty Seminar on Teaching and Learning with Technology  
New Faculty: Hussein Shahidi  
New Faculty: Kirsten Scheid  
New Faculty: Tima al Jamil  
Office of Grants and Contracts Celebrates World Intellectual Property Day  
Staff Profile: Ghaleb Halimi  
Fifth Annual FEA Student Conference Held  
Engineering Alumni Recognized for Outstanding Achievements  
Studying Biodiversity in Lebanon and the Region at AUB  
Construction Update  
Renovated AUB Archaeological Museum Inaugurated  
Renovated Pediatrics Clinic Opened  
Women's Rights Club Holds Conference on Gender and Sexuality  
Tenth Annual AUB Job Fair Largest Since Its Inception  
Letters from a New Campus by Daniel Bliss  
Winners of the Coca-Cola 'Make Every Word Count' Essay Competition Announced  
AUBMC Research Group Awarded NIH Grant  
Science Students Reveal Bonds Between Chemistry and Art  
Understanding the Political Economy of Islamic Movements  
Extreme Makeover: AUB Graduate Transforms Gulf Television  
Science, Math, and Technology Fair Promotes Environmental Thinking  
School Fair 2006: Prospective AUB Students Visit Campus  
Situation of the Palestinian Refugees in Lebanon  
Remembering the Writer, Khalil Takieddine  
Promotions 2005-2006  
Piano Recital by Arnimée Choukassizian  
Lecture on Space Exploration by World Expert  
Teleconferencing Brings Students Together Across Continents  
"Something Is Happening": Fairuz and Ziad Al Rahbani  
Cultural Genocide and Assyrian Cultural Survival  
Lecture on the History and Origins of American Islamicism  
Business School and Arts and Sciences Team Wins Soccer Championship Match by Narrow Margin  
  Red Cross Club Celebrates its 26th Anniversary at AUB
 
  History of the American University of Beirut: A New CASAR Course
 
  First Stereo-photography Exhibit at AUB  
  Photo Exhibition by President John Waterbury  
  The Cats of Renée Deek: End-of-Year Theater Workshop Performance  
  Film on Euthanasia-A True Story  
  Part Two of the CVSP Forum  
  Out of Place: Memories of Edward Said  
  Mozart and Schumann Celebrated at Assembly Hall  
  Austrian Chamber Music Duo Performs at AUB  
  Mathematician Alain Connes Visits AUB  
  Rima Khcheich Concert Plays to Sold-out Crowds at Assembly Hall
 
  Women's Auxiliary  
  33rd Annual Folk Dance Festival Hosts 20 Performing Schools  
June 2006 Vol. 7 No. 8


First Stereo-photography Exhibit at AUB

Spectators enjoying the three dimensional images at the exhibit

Photography can do more than render images in a conventional two-dimensional pictorial format; it can also produce images of startling three-dimensional quality that project the sense of real volume, perspective, and presence. This has been made possible by the use of a photographic technique called stereo-photography.

The photo exhibit by Assistant Professor of Biology Colin Smith that was held in the Diana Tamari Sabbagh Courtyard from May 5 to 15 introduced the AUB community to a marvelous collection of stereo-photographic images. Entitled "Through Both Eyes: Stereo-Photography," the show was organized by the Department of Photography and the Office of Information and Public Relations. It was the third in a series of exhibits organized this year by the Photography Department.

Colin Smith's interest in stereo-photography was initially "stimulated by its scientific applications." But as his interest in this type of photography grew, he went beyond scientific applications and began to experiment with stereo-photographing different subjects from nature, such as landscapes, leaves, wood logs, and any object that could reveal its structural beauty in three-dimensional form.

Despite the fact that the exhibit was "low budgeted," the visual aides that were provided gave the spectators a good look at the three-dimensional "stereo" images. The photographs included in the show were taken by Smith in the United States, Germany, and Japan, as well as in Lebanon.