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<br /> 8<br /> Celebrating Old and New<br /> The launch of AUB's 150th anniversary, and<br /> the inauguration of Fadlo R. Khuri<br /> 40<br /> Revitalizing Old Fes<br /> Architecture students visit Morocco<br /> to help revitalize an ancient city<br /> 50<br /> Searching for the Edge of the Universe<br /> George Helou (BS '75) life as a pioneering<br /> astronomer<br /> American University of Beirut Magazine. WSpinritnegr/2S0u1m6m, Veorl 2XI0V1, 5N,oV. o2l XIII, No. 3<br /> Transitions<br /> 8 he First Fifty<br /> 1866-1916<br /> 6<br /> 19<br /> 16<br /> Aiducation.<br /> Sevana Sarraf, physics major and Farouk K. Jabre scholar at<br /> AUB, found her passion on the television screen when she<br /> was 13 years old. “I saw a physicist on the Discovery<br /> Channel talking about time travel and was just captivated,”<br /> she says. She fixed her sights on AUB early, influenced<br /> partly by her father, an AUB alumnus, and applied to no<br /> other sc<a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=1"> 8 Celebrating Old and New The launch of AUB's 1</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=2"> Aiducation. Sevana Sarraf, physics major and Faro</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=3"> Contents The MainGate Winter 2016 </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=4"> Letter from the President Views from campus As </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=5"> Inbox Dear MainGate readers, Welcome to the firs</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=6"> This 150th statue on the College Hall plaza is th</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=7"> Inspiration Student life, the liberal arts, AUB p</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=8"> Inspiration Published & Produced ART CURRENT P</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=9"> 6 Written Word 7 </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=10"> W MA K H I S T 6 O 1 0 R |1866 Y 2 </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=11"> 8 Presidential Symposia DEFINING MOMENTS AT</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=12"> Inspiration CANCER IN THE MOLECULAR ERA: </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=13"> 10 11 150th Launch and Inauguration Gala at </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=14"> 1. The Biel tables 2. Soumaya Khuri 3. Trustee Ma</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=15"> 12 13 By the Nu bers Speeches Inaugu</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=16"> Inspiration 01 02 </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=17"> 14 15 Face to Face Staying Connected When I f</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=18"> 16 Inspiration Faculty and Staff News A Sci</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=19"> Discoveries Research, the arts, and current event</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=20"> Discoveries AUB Spaces Wireless Communication</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=21"> 18 19 Pursuits Virtual Tourism Dani</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=22"> Discoveries R+D Crystal Ghantous PhD, Biomedi</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=23"> 20 21 SPC/AUB (1866-1916) Truth and Trivia </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=24"> 22Discoveries Under Discussion: A scientific, </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=25"> Wellness AUBMC 2020, health, and medicine </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=26"> Wellness Check Up: Lara Nasreddine, PhD,</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=27"> We are witnessing a nutrition transition across t</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=28"> Wellness AUBMC News Handling the Growing TB Cris</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=29"> 26 27 Giving Old Pills a Second Chance Wal</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=30"> Wellness The Tranquility of Emergency Medicine </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=31"> developing an Emergency Preparedness Plan. Most o</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=32"> 30Wellness Sahtein Oriental Beef and Gril</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=33"> Syrian Protestant College </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=34"> 1866 - 1916 The first 50 years 1866 Daniel Blis</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=35"> A newly constructed College Hall circa 1873. </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=36"> Chapel Interior Chapel Exterior </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=37"> School of Nursing founded Mary Bliss Dale (BA 191</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=38"> Anniversary Scenes of AUB Campus life during the </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=39"> 9 32 33 10 11 </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=40"> Anniversary Student Publica</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=41"> 34 35 1 </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=42"> Anniversary Restoring Main Gate A Beacon and a Bu</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=43"> 36 37 4 15 </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=44"> 38 Anniversary AUB Couples From AUB's first 50 y</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=45"> Revitalizing Old Fes Coming To</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=46"> Impact Revitalizing Old Fes A total of sev</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=47"> The students' holistic approach epitomizes Damluj</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=48"> Impact</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=49"> 42 43 Ayla Hourani (BArch, expected '16) agr</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=50"> Impact Coming Together for Lebanon's Public</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=51"> He developed “the Biology, Physics and Chemistry…</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=52"> Impact An Insider's Perspective on a New Outsid</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=53"> umbrella of the NGO Caritas, in part because she </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=54"> 48Impact Guiding Lebanon Out of Its Trash Crisis</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=55"> AUB Everywhere Alumni lives in action, WAAAUB and</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=56"> AUB Everywhere Alumni Profi</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=57"> went up to the village in the mountains, the air </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=58"> AUB Everywhere The Reveal Connect (inspire),</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=59"> 52 WAAAUB Events and Announcements 53 </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=60"> AUB Everywhere WAAAUB Around the Globe Visit th</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=61"> 54 55 www.flickr.com/photos/aubalumni/ Ca</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=62"> AUB Everywhere Class Notes “I thank AUB for i</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=63"> 56 57 Classmate News A group of 22 donated joi</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=64"> “I will always cherish these memories and lo</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=65"> Culturelle, a Pre-K through 12th grade elementary</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=66"> AUB Everywhere 20 Year Anni</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=67"> Abla Darwish (BBA '06) resides in Dubai, UAE wher</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=68"> In Memoriam In Memoriam Alumni </a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=69"> 62 63 Alumni1992-97. He was also president of the</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=70"> In Memoriam FriendsThe AUB community mourns the t</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=71"> 64 One of the Most Beautiful Universities in</a> <a title="Maingate Winter 2016 US - FTP-4_NP page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/7db950e6?page=72"> Return Address American University of Beirut 3 D</a>