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<br /> Summer 2013 Vol. XI, No. 4<br /> LIFE<br /> CHANGERS<br /> MainGate<br /> American University of Beirut Quarterly Magazine<br /> Departments:<br /> Letters 4<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 /> Inside the Gate<br /> IBCN, the International Breast Cancer and Nutrition project, finds dietary paths to prevention; Asfari Institute 6<br /> for Civil Society and Citizenship launches its inaugural conference; Carla Makhlouf Obermeyer (BA ’73,<br /> MA ’76, MS ’83) discusses the ethics of HIV/AIDS treatment and prevention; L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women<br /> in Science Program honors Lina Al-Kanj (MEN ’07, PhD ’12); AUB’s Byblos Bank Art Gallery juggles<br /> contemporary art and history.<br /> Field Identification Guide to the Living Mari<a title="MG Summer 2013 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=1"> Summer 2013 Vol. XI, No. 4 LIFE CHANGERS</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=2"> MainGate American University of Beirut Qu</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=3"> Life Changers MainGate Summer 2013 20 Life Ch</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=4"> President's view Navigating Regional Change</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=5"> President's view Have recent regional event</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=6"> from/to the editor Many schools struggle</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=7"> At AUB, almost 3,000 students received financial a</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=8"> Viewfinder The Honorary Doctorate and Graduate a</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=9"> 7</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=10"> Seen and Heard Ten Things to do before you g</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=11"> 2010, he established the Semaan Foundation i</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=12"> World renowned director Peter Sellars visited AUB</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=13"> Asfari Conference The Asfari Institute for Ci</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=14"> FHS Prior to joining AUB as visiting professor a</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=15"> AUBMC Dar Al-Wafaa Simulation Center</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=16"> R+D Nametag: Mageda Sharafeddine, PhD Electrical</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=17"> Aline Akiki of minds. Today, under Chami’s</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=18"> the number of breast cancer cases is increasing i</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=19"> FAS What students want to know… </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=20"> ARTS Byblos Bank Art Gallery AUB inaugurated th</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=21"> The campus, the Corniche, and “the Dynamo,” aka R</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=22"> LIFE CHANGERS mentor entor entor mentor m m </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=23"> JAMES W. COWAN SCIENCES PhD Pennsylvania State </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=24"> SALIM WADI MACKSOUD (BA '40, BSCE '45) MEN, PhD </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=25"> ZEINE NOUR-ED-DINE ZEINE (BA '29, MA '45) PhD Lo</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=26"> HANNA BATATU PhD Harvard University. Taught poli</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=27"> MALIK BADRI (BA '56, MA '58) PhD Leicester Unive</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=28"> IHSAN ABBAS PhD Cairo University. Taught Arabic:</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=29"> Professors Zurayk and Khalidi, in addition to man</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=30"> JUDITH P. HARIK PhD University of Iowa. Taught p</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=31"> FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND ARCHITECTURE </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=32"> BILAL HAMAD (BEN '76) MS University of Texas, Au</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=33"> C. KEN WEIDNER FASCE, MASCE, MASME, MAIEE Taught</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=34"> FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES KASSEM KASSAK </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=35"> JOHN L. WILSON MD Harvard Medical School. Taught</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=36"> FADI BITAR (BS '82, MD '86) Has taught pediatric</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=37"> Step on the Gas If all goes according to plan … </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=38"> Naji Abi Aad: NOT WORTH THE BOTHER When it comes </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=39"> Lebanon. So we’re listening to people talk about </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=40"> cynicism to this period, when enough money trickl</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=41"> southeast Nigeria “that was once the food basket </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=42"> Let thePeople Speak TED is a nonprofit</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=43"> Highlights from TEDxAUB The Power of Self-Belief</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=44"> In 2009 I was one of the first people in </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=45"> new? 01 All We Need is Humor Sareen Akarjalian (</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=46"> Beyond Bliss Street legends and legacies A C</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=47"> Beyond Bliss Street reflections Lynchpin Pre</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=48"> Beyond Bliss Street reflections MainGate: When</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=49"> Beyond Bliss Street reflections maybe 15 floor</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=50"> Beyond Bliss Street alumni profile FullyFOCUSED</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=51"> Beyond Bliss Street alumni profile s</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=52"> Beyond Bliss Street alumni profile that we </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=53"> Beyond Bliss Street time flies He</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=54"> alumni happenings: chapter events More WAAAU</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=55"> ASIA Maldives | The chapter hosted a get-together</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=56"> alumni happenings: chapter events </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=57"> Chapter Secretary Jihad Abdelnour (BS '77, M</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=58"> REUNION 2013 Dancing at the reunion gala dinner.</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=59"> The Distinguished Chapter Award 50t</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=60"> Beyond Bliss Street class notes 1960s </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=61"> Beyond Bliss Street class notes </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=62"> Beyond Bliss Street 1960s William Aziz Nahhas </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=63"> Beyond Bliss Street Khartoum Gum Arabic Pro- cess</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=64"> Beyond Bliss Street class notes in Dubai, UA</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=65"> Beyond Bliss Street class notes RECENTLY HONO</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=66"> Beyond Bliss Street Lebanon SAL), a food and </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=67"> Beyond Bliss Street ances on national television </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=68"> FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES Rawleigh W</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=69"> historian, Nashashibi passed away in hi</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=70"> ing. He is remembered as a kind, loving man with</a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=71"> Last Glance Jean Pierre Tarabey Looks like the </a> <a title="MG Summer 2013 page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/ec82b5ee?page=72"> Return Address American University of Beirut 3 D</a>