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<br /> Summer 2012 Vol. X, No. 4<br /> USA<br /> UK<br /> SWEDEN<br /> CANADA<br /> FRANCE<br /> GERMANY<br /> I<br /> I<br /> I<br /> SW T ZERLAND<br /> I<br /> MOROCCO<br /> SENEGAL<br /> I<br /> LIBYA<br /> ARGENT NA<br /> JORDAN<br /> I<br /> SYR A<br /> I<br /> NEPAL<br /> SUDAN<br /> UAE<br /> I<br /> E<br /> AUSTRALIA<br /> NEW ZEALAND<br /> How Far Will You Go?<br /> what lebanon wants<br /> AUB Alumni Worldwide<br /> JAPAN<br /> CH NA<br /> E GY P T<br /> QATAR<br /> MALD V S<br /> D O M N CA N<br /> REPUBL C<br /> MainGate<br /> American University of Beirut Quarterly Magazine <br /> President's view<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 /> Departments:<br /> Letters 2<br /> Inside the Gate<b<a title="MG Summer 2012 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=1"> Summer 2012 Vol. X, No. 4 USA UK SWEDEN</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=2"> MainGate American University of Beirut Qu</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=3"> How Far Will You Go? 38 Leading Conversations Sin</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=4"> President's view As AUB celebrated beginnin</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=5"> President's view </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=6"> from/to the editor One thing that I’ve l</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=7"> At AUB, more than 3,000 students received financia</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=8"> Viewfinder Graphic design graduates add perso</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=9"> www.aub.edu.lb/maingate | M a i n G a t e S u m </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=10"> University News “The diplomas you are </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=11"> Congratulations to the 2012 Penrose Awardees </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=12"> Congratulations to the Following PhD Recipients! </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=13"> Seen and Heard Our "Top 10" list became 10+1 w</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=14"> the cross breeding of ideas, a place through whic</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=15"> Despite completing construction of the car in</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=16"> On View AUB Archaeological Museum Visitors to th</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=17"> are occurring. Jurdi's research has shown tha</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=18"> University Libraries It was almost 150 years ago </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=19"> Internet Penetration Rates in Lebanon Users </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=20"> The ribbon cutting ceremony outside of th</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=21"> petroleum fueled “oil curse.” Salt intake is tota</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=22"> 10.2 percent by 2025. The 36 nursing homes for </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=23"> The National Council for Scientific Research </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=24"> R+D Nametag: Ghina Mahmoud, PhD, Theoretical Phy</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=25"> Student News Home Grown Olympians AUB had a spec</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=26"> The Big Game: Then and Now “We wait for this even</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=27"> 1 2 3 4 </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=28"> How Far Will You Go? AUB Alumni Worldwide</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=29"> MIDDLE EAST I am currently the chair of the </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=30"> Said R. Ghusayni BBA 2002 Executive Director, Com</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=31"> AFRICA Gasim Badri BA, TD 1968, MA History 1971 </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=32"> ma a eddine ence 1990 n ormation Communication Te</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=33"> ASIA Aishath Mohamed (Didi) BA Psychology 1982; </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=34"> JN APA A USTRALIA N EW ZE</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=35"> NORTH AMERICA The most important thing I learned</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=36"> Anne Ricketson Zahlan BA English 1960 Professor o</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=37"> TORONT O PITTSBURGH C HARLESTON DOMINICAN R</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=38"> EUROPE Jihad Azkoul (aka Jazz) BA 1969, MA 1971,</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=39"> Rana R. Siblini BA Political Studies 2002, MA Ara</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=40"> Leading Conversations Since its founding as the</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=41"> HE Omar Karami How has AUB served the cou</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=42"> SupportingFuture Our One of AUB’s highest priorit</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=43"> Ahmad Al Bahar, Hend El Hout, Abdul Aziz Ahmad Al</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=44"> Philippe Jabre (former student), founder,</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=45"> Beyond Bliss Street legends and legacies Morr</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=46"> Beyond Bliss Street alumni profile </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=47"> Beyond Bliss Street alumni profile It was 3:</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=48"> Beyond Bliss Street alumni profile his fami</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=49"> Beyond Bliss Street alumni profile in 2011. </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=50"> Beyond Bliss Street reflections </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=51"> Beyond Bliss Street What was the biggest chan</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=52"> Beyond Bliss Street reflections the US Embassy</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=53"> Beyond Bliss Street time flies Big Game, 1968 </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=54"> 01 02 03 </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=55"> her experiences with alumni and friends from the </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=56"> 11 12 </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=57"> brunch at Le Cercle de l'Union Interalliée in Par</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=58"> 19 </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=59"> REUNION2012 T As a st</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=60"> The Reunion Honoring Ceremony was de</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=61"> As '7 19 Reem Acra, (BBA '82), </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=62"> Beyond Bliss Street 1950s Saadiah Khawar Kh</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=63"> Beyond Bliss Street class notes ing and fi</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=64"> Beyond Bliss Street class notes We know you're</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=65"> Beyon d Bliss Street that alumni remain pa</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=66"> Beyond Bliss Street Dagher dedicated her awar</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=67"> Beyond Bliss Street was named president-elect of </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=68"> Beyond Bliss Street class notes Egypt, her </a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=69"> Ghassan Tueni (BA ’45, DHL ’05) AUB mourns the</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=70"> ter joined Rutgers University’s Shehadi Sill</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=71"> Last Glance Photo © AUB Photography Departme</a> <a title="MG Summer 2012 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/605532e7?page=72"> Return Address American University of Beirut 3 D</a>