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<br /> 101424<br /> AUB student elections Shukri's story Bucking the trend, AUB restores<br /> tenure after more than three<br /> decades<br /> American University of Beirut Magazine. Spring 2018, Vol. XVI, No. 2<br /> Free and Fair<br /> Aiducation.<br /> Ahmad Badran (BBA expected '19) is following in his brother's<br /> footsteps in attending AUB. “Ashraf [his brother] graduated in<br /> 2014 with a degree in engineering,” he says. Badran is working<br /> towards a degree in business administration at his brother's<br /> encouragement. “I was going to study engineering, but he<br /> recommended business.” Why? “Because he knows I want to<br /> stay in Lebanon and there are more opportunities here for<br /> someone with a business degree.” He hails from a working<br /> class family in Der El Zehrani, in the<a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=1"> 101424 AUB student elections </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=2"> Aiducation. Ahmad Badran (BBA expected '19) is fo</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=3"> Contents The MainGate Spring 2018 </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=4"> Letter from the president Views from Campus Dear</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=5"> Inbox Dear MainGate readers, Welcome to this lat</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=6"> The International Advisory Council Annual Meeting</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=7"> Inspiration Student life, the liberal arts, AUB p</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=8"> Inspiration The Lives and Careers of Wo</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=9"> discussed the many challenges and opportunities r</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=10"> Inspiration Face to Face The Rewards of a Job W</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=11"> 89 By the Nu bers With the move to re</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=12"> Inspiration Student News Democracy Wins Again </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=13"> 10 11 After speaking with Ali, I begin appr</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=14"> Inspiration Published & Produced Art SURSOCk M</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=15"> 12 13 Written Word </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=16"> Inspiration Shukri's Incredible Journey I have</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=17"> But still I hadn't tasted the worst. Desperate to</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=18"> Inspiration Fast-growing Media Studies Program </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=19"> Practical experiences open to students include su</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=20"> Inspiration Work Hard, Play Hard The rows of stu</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=21"> George Khalil (BE '17) put it on receiving AUB's </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=22"> Inspiration Let's Talk About It It was a humid </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=23"> audience member said, “Hezbollah, when they decid</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=24"> 22Inspiration Fighting for Trophies, Fighting f</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=25"> Discoveries Research, the arts, and current event</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=26"> Discoveries Restoring Tenure to Advance R</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=27"> professors indefinite appointments, regardless of</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=28"> Discoveries Under Discussion A Weara</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=29"> The Post Office Becomes a Bookstore When was the</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=30"> Discoveries AUB Spaces Lebanon is a treasure</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=31"> Recycling Rubble After the 2006 Israeli bombardme</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=32"> Discoveries Pursuits Food, </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=33"> 30 31 Quiz What’s the Score? AUB has been moving</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=34"> 32 Discoveries Sports as Politics Just around</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=35"> Wellness Health and Medicine Global Healt</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=36"> Wellness The Global Health Instit</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=37"> 34 35 the many health risks associate</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=38"> Wellness AUBMC News Support for Local Sex Ed</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=39"> 36 37 Putting the Plug in Waterpipe Smoking</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=40"> Wellness Check Up: Fadi Sawaya, MD </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=41"> Q. So, let’s start off with your specialty.</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=42"> Wellness Catching up with the AUB-Lance</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=43"> perspectives and give evidence,” says Commission </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=44"> 42Wellness Sahtein zaatar Tart Lamia kawar, Bei</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=45"> The new Penrose dorms Graduate Employability </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=46"> Impact </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=47"> 44 45 The Penrose Dorms; Past, Present, and</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=48"> Impact Students and their Careers This past Sep</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=49"> 46 47 Improving Health Access for Persons wi</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=50"> Impact The Vacant Towers Take a stroll along the</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=51"> “Higher apartment buildings lead to higher prices</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=52"> Impact Many of AUB's most illustrious ret</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=53"> to conduct second- and third-level negotiations t</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=54"> 52 Impact Everyone Can Help The Next Step Pro</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=55"> AUB Everywhere Alumni lives in action around the </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=56"> AUB Everywhere Alumni Profile Telling t</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=57"> taught in Kfeir, three times, before another uncl</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=58"> AUB Everywhere StandingOUTstanding The Ma</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=59"> 56 WAAAUB Events and Announcements 57 </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=60"> AUB Everywhere WAAAUB Around the Globe For event</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=61"> 58 59 www.flickr.com/photos/aubalumni/ </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=62"> AUB Everywhere Class Notes 1950s </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=63"> “We are the luckiest students in the worl</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=64"> AUB Everywhere the Federation of Nursing </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=65"> “I believe that the logical, analytic th</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=66"> AUB Everywhere Wadih Haddad (BBA '03) Aft</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=67"> 64 65 In Memoriam Alumni </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=68"> Alumni In Memoriam </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=69"> Alumni </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=70"> In Memoriam Alumni </a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=71"> 68 69 Insights from Researchers on the Groun</a> <a title="Maingate Spring 2018-US ONLINE page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/776ba86c?page=72"> Return Address American University of Beirut 3 D</a>