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Fall 2011 Vol. X, No. 1<br /> All in the<br /> FamilyMainGate<br /> A m e r i c a n U n i v e r s i t y o f B e i r u t Q u a r t e r l y M a g a z i n e<br /> Departments:<br /> Letters 2<br /> President’s views: on the updated logo, student diversity, and<br /> alumni in the Maldives<br /> Inside the Gate<br /> Views from Campus<br /> Reviews<br /> Legends and Legacies<br /> Alumni Profile<br /> Reflections<br /> Alumni Happenings<br /> Class Notes<br /> In Memoriam<br /> Live life abundantly: how it became our motto; children at risk: 6<br /> FAFS studies examine the dangers of childhood obesity;<br /> bringing New York to Beirut: the FEA “City as Lab” program<br /> Lovesong and My Father. Reflections by Afaf Zurayk<br /> Beyond Bliss Street<br /> Pioneer Scientist of the Middle East: George Edward Post (1838-1909) 41<br /> Making<a title="MG Fall 2011 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=1">Fall 2011 Vol. X, No. 1 All in the Family</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=2">MainGate A m e r i c a n U n i v e r s i t y </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=3">All in the Family 25 </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=4">President Dorman In the last four months Pres</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=5">President's view Among your summer trips</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=6">from/to the editor When I told Profes</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=7"> At AUB, 2,980 students </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=8">Banyan Trees Viewfinder September 16, 2001: int</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=9">7</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=10">nationalities at AUB Seen and Heard In th</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=11">The motto's marble plaque was restored this fall. </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=12">including President Peter Dorman, who chose it</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=13">The 8,000 year-old Cedrus Libani log behind Bliss </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=14">The 1867 leather bound medical manuscript, before </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=15">Pickens says. “The water had not permeated t</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=16">and encouraging physical activity in 9 to 11 year</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=17"> “Our biggest challenge remains the difficult</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=18">R+D Nametag: Karen Moukheiber, PhD, Arab and</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=19">Opening Ceremony 2011 FHS </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=20">President's reception for new students Septembe</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=21">CSR initiative’s mission is to spread awareness o</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=22">Thomas (a former colleague of Young) and Bernard</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=23">levels… The [AUB] students discovered hoped th</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=24">NYU students proposed the site of the Mar Mikhael </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=25">Reviews Lovesong (Rimal Publications, 2011) by Af</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=26">My Father. Reflections (2010) by Afaf Zurayk and p</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=27">Although the air outside may be dangerously pollut</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=28">in with more evidence-based research. This time it</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=29"> Iraqi refugee families marooned in L</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=30"> “All my research is qualitative,” Makhoul</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=31">should provide clearer information to reduce the </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=32">True Love AUB Style One day so</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=33"> Kamal Haffar (BA ’51) my hand through</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=34">Nadim Homsi (BA ’60) returned in 1962 </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=35">growth. One often wonders what </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=36">that I should graduate with a diploma in one hand </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=37">Hassa Kassem Moussa (BS ’91, MD ’95) Hera Tashjia</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=38">in Brazil helping children and </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=39">for us. The bench by the observatory is where Abdo</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=40">Campus Courtship Lifelong Love They say “Love an</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=41">Iliyya Abi Antoun (BBA ’67, MBA ’69) and Violette</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=42">Walid Dirani (BE ’92) and Thurayya Backour (BA ’9</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=43">Beyond Bliss Street legends and legacies Pio</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=44">1950 1940 1920 1930 Ruth Rea (d. 1993) </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=45">1910 1810 1820 1830 1840 </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=46">Mary Joe Raidy Beyond Bliss Street alumni profi</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=47">Beyond Bliss Street alumni profile until</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=48">Beyond Bliss Street reflections Those were the D</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=49">Beyond Bliss Street reflections Do you hav</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=50">Beyond Bliss Street time flies </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=51"> Jordan Top: Sawsan Darwazeh, Jean Eid (BEN ’0</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=52"> Maldives Maldivian welcome dance Montr</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=53">There was an air of excit tation among both al</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=54">Clockwise from top left: May Monia Chmaytelly (BA </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=55"> AUB is “a beautiful journey that is goin</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=56">Identify your photos for future issues! </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=57">Beyond Bliss Street 1940s Suhail Bulos (BA ’46, </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=58">Beyond Bliss Street 1960s Teddy D. Abdo (BBA</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=59">Beyond Bliss Street as an expert consultant for </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=60">Beyond Bliss Street class notes an LAU g</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=61">Beyond Bliss Street class notes with the</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=62">Beyond Bliss Street industrial developmen</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=63">Beyond Bliss Street class notes Developm</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=64">Beyond Bliss Street </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=65">Beyond Bliss Street class notes You retu</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=66">Zaven Messerlian (BA ’59, MA ’64) was recently aw</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=67">Kamal Suleiman Salibi was a cherished member of A</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=68">FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES Lebanese historian and AU</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=69">active member of the AUB Alumni Association’s Bos</a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=70">ing. Malouf served as chairman of the </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=71">Last Glance </a> <a title="MG Fall 2011 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/56ffca68?page=72">Return Address American University of Beirut 3</a>