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<br /> Winter 2012 Vol. X, No. 2<br /> MainGate<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 regional diversity, recruitment, and competition in the Middle East<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 /> MEPI brings tomorrow’s leaders to AUB; AUBMC opens the first MS center in the Middle East; 8<br /> FHS receives the largest gift in its history; consumer confidence: how political events affect your<br /> spending; Founders Day student essay: “An Egyptian, an Arab, an AUB Student”<br /> The American University of Beirut: Arab Nationalism and Liberal Education<br /> by Betty S. Anderson;<a title="MG Winter 2012 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=1"> Winter 2012 Vol. X, No. 2</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?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 Winter 2012 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=3"> Arab Spring Road Map to Revolution by Maureen </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=4"> President's view </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=5"> President's view to accept more applicants </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=6"> from/to the editor The political, social</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=7"> At AUB, 2,910 students received financial aid in 2</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=8"> Viewfinder </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=9"> AUB Joins the Running Several AUB groups took adv</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=10"> Seen and Heard Founders Day Essay Contest 2011: </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=11"> believed that, as an Egyptian woman, I should cla</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=12"> Got time between classes? A look at where student</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=13"> Some of the 45 MEPI students from 11 MENA </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=14"> FBSU Acting President Ahmed Nasri (AUB Professor </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=15"> take up a position in an untested instituti</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=16"> with his research interests, Kraidy has used Edwa</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=17"> Lebanese mezze: a threatened cultural heritage? </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=18"> Solar Radiation Electronic Compressor </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=19"> certificates as leaders in nursing. Associate</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=20"> As part of the ambitious AUBMC 2020 Vision, the 6</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=21"> Unraveling Systems AUBMC establishes a Multipl</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=22"> MS researchers have known for some time tha</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=23"> to the right and so we are really able to prolong</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=24"> will be awarded in batches of 15 per year o</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=25"> in free education for all. Makhzoumi explained th</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=26"> Nature Captured These are just a few of the photo</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=27"> www.aub.edu.lb/maingate | M a i n G a t e W i n </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=28"> R&D Nametag: Wassim Itani, PhD, Electrical and</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=29"> Media, Ethics and Revolutions Magda Abu-Fadil, di</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=30"> Several months ago, under the auspices and leader</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=31"> vegetable cart and confiscated his scale and prod</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=32"> the new political order. That new order might loo</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=33"> Road Map to Revolution Panel Participants </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=34"> Inaugurated by Provost Ahmad Dallal, who </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=35"> Forensic examination of the slogans—The People Wa</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=36"> “One could describe it as oxymoronic,” says Rami </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=37"> Cold War, i.e. the economic policies of the Washi</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=38"> Springtime for Women in Lebanon Is it finally tim</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=39"> “Whereas Lebanon and the Lebanese try to promote </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=40"> The debate is significant and intransige</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=41"> in AUB’s Computer Science Department, she represe</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=42"> Looking beyond the euphoria of the moment require</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=43"> These values of citizenship are central to the </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=44"> The capacity to think independently and creativel</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=45"> Beyond Bliss Street legends and legacies </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=46"> Beyond Bliss Street alumni profile Pulse </a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=47"> Beyond Bliss Street alumni profile Ali would</a> <a title="MG Winter 2012 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8edde2a?page=48"> REUNION2012 IT'S TIME…. 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