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Monday, February 15, 2021
AAUP Laboratories

As part of the studies that the Arab American University laboratories do under collaboration with the Ministry of Health that ensured the existence of 41 new cases of the new COVID strain that recently appeared in Britain in September 2020, AAUP laboratories studied new samples that were received from the Ministry of Health and discovered 139 more new cases of the new COVID strain.

Dr. Nowar Qotob said that the collaboration with the Ministry of Health will continue in order to draw the pandemic map for COVID in Palestine to follow up the new strains due to its biological importance and its rapid spread.

Mr. Osama Najjar- the Allied Medical Services General Manager in the Ministry of Health ensured on the importance to follow up the cases of all the patients that tested positive and asked all patients to stay in self-quarantine and follow the safety precautions. 

Wednesday, February 10, 2021
The Italian Consul General Visits AAUP

Mr. Giuseppe Fedele- the Italian Consul General visited AAUP- Ramallah Campus where in his reception were Dr. Yousef Asfour- the Chairman of the Board of Directors, Prof. Waleed Deeb- the Academic Advisor of the Board of Directors and Dr. Dalal Iriqat- the VP for International Relations.

Dr. Yousef Asfour- the Chairman of the Board of Directors welcomed the guest and talked about Arab American University, its academic programs, its achievements and the future projects.

Monday, February 8, 2021
The Board of Directors of the Center of Excellence for Climate Change and Environmental Technology in AAUP holds their regular meeting in the university

The Board of Directors of the Center of Excellence for Climate Change and Environmental Technology in AAUP held their regular meeting in AAUP Campus in Jenin to discuss the upcoming projects for the next period including the Novak and German projects. The members of the board also went in a field tour to the meteorological station, the greenhouse for smart agriculture, and the laboratory of the center which will be established before the end of the first half of this year.

The meeting was headed by Prof. Mohammad Asia- the Deputy Head of the Center, with the presence of the Board members, Dr. Jacqueleen Joubran and Dr. Iyad Yaqoub- from Arab American University, Eng. Yousef Abu Asaad - from the Palestinian Meteorological Department, Eng. Basil Yassin- from the Energy Authority, Eng. Hanan Hijawi- from the Environmental Quality Authority, Eng. Ibtisam Abu Haijaa- from the Ministry of Agriculture and Eng. Hazim Kettaneh- from the Water Authority.

Sunday, January 31, 2021
The “HULT PRIZE 2021” Competition in AAUP

With the participation of 11 teams from the different faculties and departments, Arab American University organized the HULT PRIZE 2021 Competition entitled “The mechanism of using food as a mean to change the world”

Organizing such competitions in Arab American University is one of the goals of the university to ensure that its role is not only to focus on the educational part for students, but also to encourage the creativity and pioneer projects and ideas in its students as in AAUP we believe that our youths are the push to change. This competition will give students the opportunity to create competitive and creative projects.

Saturday, January 30, 2021
Arab American University and the Palestinian Ministry of Health Announces 11 Cases of the New COVID Strain in Palestine

As part of the studies that the Arab American University laboratories do under collaboration with the Ministry of Health that ensured the existence of 17 new cases of the new COVID strain that recently appeared in Britain, AAUP laboratories studied new samples that were received from the Ministry of Health and discovered 11 more new cases of the new COVID strain.

Mr. Osama Najjar- the Allied Medical Services General Manager in the Ministry of Health stated that the cases are distributed as the following: 5 cases in Deir Jarir, 2 cases in Taybeh, 2 cases in Al Ram and 2 cases in Bethlehem. The total number of cases in Palestine of the new COVID strain that appeared recently in the UK is 28 cases until this moment.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
AAUP Hosts the Medical Council Certification Exam, the Palestinian Board in Dentistry

Under joint collaboration between the Faculty of Dentistry in Arab American University and the Palestinian Medical Council, the laboratories and clinics of the Faculty of Dentistry in AAUP hosted the Palestinian Board Certificate Exam (the oral and clinical part in Prosthodontics) for November, under the supervision of a scientific committee headed by Dr. Ziad Abu Arrah and includes both Dr. Ibrahim Nashashibi and Dr. Naji Anadi as members.

Tuesday, January 26, 2021
A seminar to discuss “The Palestinian Intellectual and the Stakes of Modernity (1908-1948)” book

The Policy and Conflict Resolution Studies Center in Arab American University organized a Zoom Seminar to discuss the book of the Palestinian historian and researcher Dr. Maher Sharif entitled “The Palestinian Intellectual and the Stakes of Modernity (1908-1948)” that was published by the Institute for Palestine Studies in 2020.

The seminar that was moderated by Dr. Nahed Habiballah- the Social Sciences Professor in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in AAUP was organized under collaboration between the Faculty of Graduate Studies and the Institute for Palestine Studies in Beirut, and was attended by students of both the Conflict Resolutions and the Intercultural Communication and Literature Graduate programs. 

Thursday, January 21, 2021
AAUP and the Ministry of Health discovered that the new strains of COVID-19 exist in Palestine

At the time where Palestine is trying to understand the new COVID strains and to control it and limit its spread to determine the pandemic status in the country, a team of AAUP and the Ministry of Health conducted genetic tests to discover the new coronavirus strains in some of the patients’ samples.

The research team discovered that the new COVID-19 strains do exist in some samples of the COVID-19 patients from all over the West Bank and Jerusalem. This puts Palestine among the countries that have the new strains of COVID-19 that recently appeared in the UK.

Sunday, January 17, 2021
Arab American University and the Ministry of Agriculture celebrated Arbor Day by planting olive trees in AAUP campus

Under the auspices of Jenin Governor, Arab American University and the Ministry of Agriculture celebrated Arbor Day by organizing activities of planting olive trees in AAUP Campus.

Prof. Ali Zeidan Abu Zuhri- the University President, Major General Mr. Akram Rjoub- Jenin Governor, Eng. Bara Asfour- Representing the Board of Directors and the Assistant to the President, Dr. Salem Abu Khayzaran- Representing the Board of Trustees, Eng. Basim Hammad- Representative from the Ministry of Agriculture and the Director of the Directorate of Agriculture in Jenin, Dr. Hassan Yassin- the VP for Administrative and Financial Affairs, Dr.

Monday, January 4, 2021
The second seminar of “Dialogue Mediology” through Zoom

The Faculty of Modern Media in Arab American University hosted two Palestinian media experts to talk about the reality of Arab Media in 2020 in the monthly dialogue mediology entitled “Dialogues Mediology”.

The experts presented their critical evaluation of the Arab media status during the last year in the seminar that was entitled “Panorama of Arab Media in 2020.. Under Spot Light! “"What did it cover? What was marginalized? And in what way?”

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