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Monday, July 19, 2021
67 New Cases of the “Indian” Strain of COVID Discovered by AAUP and the Ministry of Health

According to the studies of the samples done by AAUP laboratories under collaboration with the Ministry of Health that ensured the discovery of the delta strains of corona in Palestine, the Ministry of Health sent new samples to Arab American University laboratories in Ramallah. AAUP team done the needed tests and discovered that there are new 67 cases infected with the Indian strain “Delta sub-strain B.1.617.2” and “3 samples have the British Alpha strain B.1.1.7”

Due to the biological importance of the new samples, AAUP laboratories will follow up the strains in order to try to discover some of the sub strains that were also discovered globally.

Thursday, July 15, 2021
AAUP Organizes a Fair for the Italian Vico Magistretti and the Palestinian Victor Ghattas in the Interior Design Field

Under Joint Collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy and the Ministry of Culture

Arab American University under collaboration with the Consulate General of Italy and the Ministry of Culture has organized a fair for the Italian artist Vico Magistretti and the Palestinian artist Victor Ghattas in the Interior Design, and the work of the interior design students in AAUP.

With the attendance of the Counsel General of the Consulate General of Italy in Palestine, Mr. Giuseppe Fedele, Ms. Marina Sereni – the Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of Italy, Mr. Atef AbuSaif- the Minister of Culture, Prof. Mohammad Asia- the VP for the Medical Schools Affairs, Eng. Bara Asfour- the Assistant to the President of AAUP, some of the faculty members of the Interior Design Program in AAUP and students of the program and some staff of the General Consulate of Italy.

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
AAUP Receives the Police Director of Ramallah and AlBireh to Discuss Future Collaboration

Dr. Yousef Asfour- the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Prof. Waleed Deeb- the Founding President and the Academic Advisor of the Board of Directors received a delegation from the Police Department including the Police Director of Ramallah and AlBireh, Dr. Alaa Shalabi and Mr. Mansur Khuzaimia- the Director of Academic Affairs at the Police General Directorate who visited AAUP Campus in Ramallah to discuss enhancing collaboration and to understand what academic programs AAUP provides.

During the meeting, both parties discussed some joint issues that need collaboration, especially in the scientific, technological and training aspects.

Monday, July 12, 2021
From Asdaa’ News Organization, a Youth Journalists Delegation Visits AAUP

Dr. Ameen Abu Wardeh- Asdaa’ News Manager and a delegation contain trainees and journalist staff from the organization visited Arab American University.

Mr. Fadi Jumaa- the PR Manager in AAUP, Mr. Sudqi Mousa- the Lecturer in Arabic Language and Media Department and Ms. Samah Dwahdi and Mr. Raid Abu Baker – PR Employees were in their reception.

After welcoming the delegation and providing an explanation about AAUP, the delegation went in a field trip to see the Arabic Language and Media Department in the Faculty of Arts, the Media and TV Department and the Sports facilities in AAUP.

Sunday, July 11, 2021
AAUP Announces the Beginning of the Procedures to Get the ADEE Leader for the Faculty of Dentistry

Under collaboration with Mak International

In a ceremony organized by the Faculty of Dentistry, the Quality Department in AAUP and Mak International, Arab American University announced the beginning of the procedures to get the ADEE Leader- The Dental Excellence Program.

Representing the University President Prof. Ali Zeidan Abu Zuhri, Dr. Mo’ayad AbuSaa- the VP for Academic Affairs attended the ceremony along with Prof. Mohammad Asia- the VP for the Medical Schools Affairs, Dr. Ameed Abu Ali- the Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry, Eng. Yasmeen AbuBaker- the CEO of Mak International, Dr. Nibal Sabri- the ADEE Leader Advisor, Eng. Mays Awad- the Quality Department Manager in AAUP, the staff of the Faculty of Dentistry and AAUP staff and Faculty members.  

Sunday, July 11, 2021
The E-learning Center in AAUP Gets the NAACE Accreditation

The E-learning Center in Arab American University has achieved a new accomplishment by getting the NAACE accreditation certificate that came after the collaboration with Eummena that works as an external advisor in this field.

NAACE is an organization that works under a group of organizations in the e-learning field in UK. This organization aims to develop the technology role in education and it puts long-term plans for the e-learning.

Thursday, July 8, 2021
AAUP Laboratories and under Collaboration with the Ministry of Health Discover New Cases of the COVID Strain in Palestine

According to the results of the tests that ensured the discovery of new strains of corona in Palestine, the Ministry of Health sent new 27 samples to Arab American University laboratories in Ramallah as the Ministry suspected that those samples might be infected with the new strain. AAUP team done the needed tests and discovered that 24 out of 27 of the samples are infected with the new Indian strain “Delta sub-strain B.1.617.2” and “2 samples have the British strain B.1.1.7”, while one sample has the “South-African strain B.1.351”.

AAUP stated that the information related to the genetic factors of the virus is the main indicator to the spread of the virus in Palestine. And so, Arab American University emphasizes on the importance of the researches that observe the developments and genetic mutations of the virus.

In its research studies, AAUP continues to follow up the samples of the infected people who tested positive, and the development related to vaccination as well.

Wednesday, July 7, 2021
Part of the announcing of the winners in the elections of the founding committee in AAUP Alumni

In a meeting organized by the elections’ supervising committee, and with the presence of Dr. Adli Saleh, Dr. Abdulbasit Rabaaya, Mr. Fadi Jumaa the PR Manager and some of the participants or their representatives, Prof. Ali Zeidan AbuZuhri- AAUP President announced the names of the winners in the elections of the founding committee of AAUP Alumni

Winners are (ordered alphabetically):

Ahmad Mutee Sawafteh

Ahmad Nawaf Rabayaa

Khalid Jamal Hindi

Ramiz Nazhat Khader

Rabee Nemer Madi

Sharaf Ibrahim Deek

Saleh Fayeq Thaher

Salah Addien Hisham Wald Ali

Abdullah Waleed Swaiti

Ali Bilal Kmail

Mohammad Ali Abu Ali

Maryam jeryes Daowd

Tuesday, July 6, 2021
AAUP Organizes a Scientific Seminar about the Islamic Accounting

Arab American University and under collaboration with Ahlia University – Bahrain has organized a scientific seminar through Zoom entitled “Islamic Accounting between Practice and Theory” and was instructed by Prof. Hussien Sarhan from Zarqa University.

Dr. Raid Saad- the Head of the Accounting Department in AAUP, the Head of the Accounting Department in Ahlia University in Bahrain and other Accounting professors from different Arab Universities attended the seminar.

Sunday, July 4, 2021
Thesis Defense about the US Usage of Strategic Political Communication via "Twitter" in Promoting the "Deal of the Century"

Researcher Mousa Amr Khalil – a student at the Master in Contemporary Public Relations Program in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in AAUP defended his thesis under the topic of “the US Usage of Strategic Political Communication via Twitter in Promoting the Deal of the Century”.

The study aimed to reveal the mechanisms that Donald Trump- the former US President used to make Twitter as the main strategic political communication tool to promote the deal of the century and the other agreements with the Arab countries. The researcher explained that Trump used Twitter to spot light on the convincing techniques, especially the ones related to the message specifications and the propaganda technology.  

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