Inside the Gate
  Views from Campus
Pioneering Healthcare Worldwide
2,230 Ships, 127,656 containers, 1 Transport Research Unit
  Simply put, AUB’s Transport Research Unit (TRU) helps make the Beirut Port work. The TRU advises the Beirut Container Terminal Consortium on operations to manage the comings and goings of thousands of ships and their cargoes in a relentless drive to improve efficiency. TRU’s next project: Lebanon’s public transportation system.
Beyond These Gates
  Read about some of the community projects that are taking place on and off campus from the participants themselves. They’ll tell you about the reconstruction of Bint Jbeil in south Lebanon, volunteering at the Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon, the establishment of a university in Oman, and much more.
Cross-Pollination: Spreading the Seed of Advocacy
  For more than 50 years, the Agricultural Research and Education Center (AREC) has been a pioneering farm advocating for change through teaching and research on behalf of Lebanese farming communities.
In Our History
  Pre-Ping Pong: Abdel Satar Traboulsi Kicks Off Sports at AUB and in Lebanon.
AUB Board of Trustees Announces New Leadership of its International Advisory Council
  The American University of Beirut Board of Trustees has announced that Dr. Richard A. Debs, chairman emeritus of the AUB Board of Trustees and former president of Morgan Stanley International, has assumed the chairmanship of its International Advisory Council (IAC).
On its 140th Anniversary, AUB Celebrates Democracy, Hope and Achievement
  The American University of Beirut held its 140th Founders Day celebration at noon on December 4, in the presence of a host of political, academic, social and diplomatic figures.
Archaeologist Nina Jidejian Launches Book on Sidon
  The more you think you know, the less you know," said renowned archaeologist Nina Jidejian, as she began her illustrated lecture on the Phoenician necropolises of Sidon on November 15. Addressing a full house at the AUB Museum of Archaeology, Jidejian discussed the three necropolises at Magharat Abloun, Aya'a, and Ain el-Helwé. Her presentation was supported by slides of recovered artifacts from the ancient cities, as well as by old pictures and hand drawings of the archaeological sites of Sidon.
Reviews: NGOs and Governance in the Arab World
  (AUC Press: 2005) by Sarah Ben Nefissa, Nabil Abd al-Fattah, Sari Hanafi, and Carlos Milani. Most non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the Arab world have traditionally been active in the areas of social work and charity, often within a religious or communal framework.
Fall 2006 Vol. V, No.1
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Alumni Profile
Maingate Connections
Alumni Happenings
Class Notes
AUB Reflections
In Memoriam
From the Editors
Letters to the Editors
Campaign Update