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<br /> Spring 2013 Vol. XI, No. 3<br /> MainGate<br /> American University of Beirut Quarterly Magazine<br /> Views from Campus<br /> Reviews<br /> Legends and Legacies<br /> Reflections<br /> Alumni Profile<br /> Alumni Happenings<br /> Class Notes<br /> In Memoriam<br /> Letters 2<br /> Inside the Gate<br /> Social-media business smarts at OSB; ESDU KariaNet connects knowledge producers and knowledge seekers 6<br /> throughout the MENA region; dangers revealed for nurses; saltwater seeping into our faucets; meet Salma<br /> Yassine (BS '12), first-year medical student and Lebanese national kickboxing champion.<br /> Rusted Radishes, a Beirut literary journal unlike any other.<br /> Beyond Bliss Street<br /> Pillar of Strength Henry Harris Jessup (1832-1910) He arrived in Beirut with Daniel Bliss in 1856, described 46<br /> the plan to found the Syrian Prote<a title="MG Spring 2013 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=1"> Spring 2013 Vol. XI, No. 3</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=2"> MainGate American University of Beirut Qu</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=3"> ®EVOLUTION ®evolution | 24 As the Faculty of </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=4"> President's view Integrity, reflection, and</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=5"> President's view relationships and how they</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=6"> from/to the editor It should come as no </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=7"> At AUB, more than 3,000 students received financia</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=8"> Viewfinder Salma Yassine (BS ’12, first-year med</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=9"> 7</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=10"> Seen and Heard Ten numbers to get to know AUB t</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=11"> Samar Harkouss-Rihan, PhD, the academic monitor</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=12"> FAS Wellspring of Humor In David Kurani’s short </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=13"> OSB and market </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=14"> FAFS Knowledge is Power What started out as an i</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=15"> FHS • The Danger of Caring Countless studies ha</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=16"> R+D Nametag: Alain Makhoul, PhD Mechanical Engin</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=17"> From the Libraries Fadi Al Diry is an avid collec</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=18"> associated with health risks and can have an adve</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=19"> to the hydrologic, geologic, and social character</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=20"> HSON Advanced Care Counselor, care provi</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=21"> that “we provide them with the highest standards </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=22"> Eight PhD students have been awarded full </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=23"> Awardees Hassan Yassine </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=24"> Reviews AUB ha</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=25"> HONEYPOT * by Hala N. Alyan Before the Wall fell</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=26"> Celebrating twenty years of graphic design at AUB</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=27"> If it hadn’t been for the discussions generated a</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=28"> As a result of all these things falling i</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=29"> Areej Mahmoud (’04) is a complicated man. </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=30"> Maya Saikali | 2003 Like many AUB </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=31"> The title of the home page of www.hadybaydoun.com</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=32"> Mirna Hamady Elie Abou Jamra | 2009 </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=33"> Ayn tables Wood | 50 x 50 x 30 cm Pop Coaste</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=34"> Nour Kanafani | 1997 Nour Kanafani</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=35"> A Thousand Times NO 2.5 x 6 m plexiglass curtain </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=36"> Dubai One bumper: Brand Rainfall Broadcast design</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=37"> Margherita Abi-Hanna | 2002 </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=38"> Designing Your Destination Wayfinding and environ</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=39"> Donor “bookshelf” at Ashkal Alwan </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=40"> Environmental graphic design has also cau</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=41"> “The biggest problem is that everyone goe</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=42"> Zina Mufarrij Wi</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=43"> artifacts. I found out recently that tapestries—a</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=44"> Impressions of TOKYO Aya Jazaierly (BAR ’08) m</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=45"> We still "purify" ourselves before entering templ</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=46"> 10 11 The palanquin is usually carried by ma</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=47"> 12 13 14 15 Ver</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=48"> Beyond Bliss Street legends and legacies </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=49"> Beyond Bliss Street time flies </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=50"> Beyond Bliss Street reflections </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=51"> Beyond Bliss Street reflections Did you remain</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=52"> Beyond Bliss Street alumni profile </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=53"> Beyond Bliss Street alumni profile An</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=54"> Beyond Bliss Street alumni profile men who </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=55"> REUNION2013 586368 1900 Program 73 78 83 88 93 </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=56"> alumni happenings: chapter events </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=57"> More event photos at WAAAUB's AUB alumni photostr</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=58"> alumni happenings: WAAAUB events </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=59"> WAAAUB Valentine's Dinner | 18 On February 9, Wes</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=60"> Beyond Bliss Street 1950s Zaven Hagop Chakmak</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=61"> Beyond Bliss Street class notes Leil</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=62"> Beyond Bliss Street class notes Top: Dubai S</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=63"> Beyond Bliss Street class notes fare, partic</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=64"> Beyond Bliss Street class notes you AUB, a</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=65"> Beyond Bliss Street class notes of Educatio</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=66"> Beyond Bliss Street have of AUB are unforgett</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=67"> Beyond Bliss Street class notes PUBLISHED &</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=68"> Dr. Raif Nassif (BA ’46, MD ’50) was born in 1926</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=69"> geon, Slim published exten- sively, trained tho</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=70"> battle with cancer at her home in Albany, Cal</a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=71"> Last Glance Marc Nader Photo © Construction of </a> <a title="MG Spring 2013 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/60e062a3?page=72"> Return Address American University of Beirut 3 D</a>