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<br /> 6<br /> AUB's new provost brings an<br /> engineer's eye to academia<br /> 3044<br /> The first pediatric heart transplant Nuclear Power in the Middle East<br /> in Lebanon<br /> American University of Beirut Magazine. Summer/Fall 2017, Vol. XVI, No. 1<br /> Begin Afresh<br /> Aiducation.<br /> Shaymaa Sharaani (BA expected '19) loves Arabic. “It's a very<br /> expressive language that's part of our culture, our core,” she<br /> says. She has felt this way since childhood. “I started writing<br /> Arabic poems when I was in 7th grade.” Now, thanks to the<br /> family of Khaireddine El Jisr, who set up a scholarship fund for<br /> students like Shaymaa, she is majoring in elementary Arabic<br /> and social studies education at AUB, while also working<br /> towards a diploma in school management and leadership.<br /> “I didn't come in as an Arabic education major. Actually, I<br /> was in an English class when my adviser noticed that I kept<b<a title="summer-fall-17 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=1"> 6 AUB's new provost brings an engineer's eye to</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=2"> Aiducation. Shaymaa Sharaani (BA expected '19) lo</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=3"> Contents The MainGate Summer/Fall 2017 </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=4"> Letter from the president Views from Campus Dear</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=5"> 2 3 Inbox Dear MainGate readers, Summe</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=6"> 2017 Honorands In the spirit of the BOLDLY AUB ca</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=7"> Inspiration Student life, the liberal arts, AUB p</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=8"> Inspiration A New Provost Fortifies the Academi</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=9"> 67 Becoming Lebanese When</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=10"> Inspiration Face to Face Ghaleb Halimi keeps he</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=11"> </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=12"> Inspiration A Hunger for Power With more than 8,</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=13"> major Lebanese fuel distribution companies. Unli</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=14"> Inspiration Published & Produced AUB UNIVERSIT</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=15"> 1. THE LANd OF THE BLUE HELMETS: UNITEd NATIONS I</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=16"> Inspiration A Volunteering Snapshot Volunte</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=17"> The first day of actual volunteering was tough, s</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=18"> Inspiration A summer to remember The Sum</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=19"> 16 17 By the Nu bers AUB trains young</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=20"> Inspiration An Enduring Commitment Under</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=21"> 150 for 150 We can count on you! Student Life a</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=22"> Inspiration Opening Ceremony September</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=23"> “Today we live in a world more complex than the o</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=24"> 22 1 2 Inspiration </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=25"> Discoveries Research, the arts, and current event</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=26"> Discoveries R+D Mostafa Hariri Research fo</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=27"> 24 25 The Power of Comics Cartoons can</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=28"> Discoveries Pursuits A Research </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=29"> 26 27 Quiz Match year to Event As the AUB Facult</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=30"> 28Discoveries Under Discussion A Living</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=31"> Wellness Health and Medicine A Medical Mi</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=32"> Wellness A Child's Heart, A Country's Breakthro</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=33"> Surviving a heart transplant remains a chal</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=34"> Wellness Conflict Medicine at MEMA Con ict med</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=35"> 32 33 AUB’s Faculty of Medicine: 150 years o</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=36"> Wellness Check Up: Dr. Mazen El Sayed Associate</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=37"> But in Lebanon, this information is missing. The </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=38"> Wellness Communicating Health How health info</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=39"> 36 37 A tobacco-free AUB Morbidity and mortalit</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=40"> Wellness IN CASE YOU MISSED IT. Recen</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=41"> 38 Stewarding the AUB BEACH The AUB Beach </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=42"> 40Wellness Sahtein Caramelized Bread Pudding – </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=43"> Humanitarian Engineering Knowledge is Power (</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=44"> Impact Engineering for Human Developmen</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=45"> 42 43 Let's Talk About Sexual</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=46"> Impact The Nuclear Atoms for Peace, one </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=47"> market. With Jordan, they’re equity partners, as </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=48"> Impact </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=49"> AUB's Award- Congratulations to the AUB </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=50"> 48 Impact A Fact of the Day Keeps Falsehoods </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=51"> AUB Everywhere Alumni lives in action around the </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=52"> AUB Everywhere Alumni Profile The Neuro</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=53"> about self-stimulation in rats. The idea of the b</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=54"> AUB Everywhere StandingOUTstanding A New </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=55"> 52 WAAAUB Events and Announcements 53 </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=56"> AUB Everywhere Commencement 2017 This year, 166</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=57"> Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Facul</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=58"> AUB Everywhere Reunion 2017 Reunion 2017 kick</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=59"> 56 57 </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=60"> AUB Everywhere For event details and pho</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=61"> 58 59 www.flickr.com/photos/aubalumni/ </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=62"> AUB Everywhere Class Notes 1950s Adel Afifi</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=63"> “AUB molded my life in every respect—my educa</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=64"> AUB Everywhere Hana Fayyad (BS ’75, MD ’7</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=65"> “The AUB years were the best of my life. It</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=66"> AUB Everywhere Lambda, a national honor s</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=67"> 64 65 In Memoriam Alumni Friend</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=68"> Friends In Memoriam Elsa</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=69"> 66 67 Friends </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=70"> In Memoriam We Remember Alumni Joseph G. Murak</a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=71"> 68 69 The Phoenix </a> <a title="summer-fall-17 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/46008228?page=72"> Return Address American University of Beirut 3 D</a>