Tuesday, May 30, 2023
AAUP Sends a Group of Medical Students to Participate in the Cambridge Summer School of Neuroscience

In mid-June, a group of medical students from the Arab American University will participate in the Neuroscience Summer School which has annually been organized by the British University of Cambridge for 26 years.

The names of the participating students were announced in a festive atmosphere that brought together the Dean of the Faculty, Prof. Dr. Malik Zaben, the academic staff and the medical students.

Sunday, May 28, 2023
Students of the Faculty of Medicine at the Arab American University Use the Oxford University Platform for Virtual Reality

As a part of the University’s constant endeavor to provide the Faculty of Medicine with modern technologies and various means of education, an agreement has been concluded with Oxford Medical Education with simulation technology, through the Oxford-Palestine Foundation, to provide students of the Faculty of Medicine at the Arab American University with licenses under which students can use the Oxford platform for medical education technology in virtual reality.

Experts from the University of Oxford trained the students and the academic staff on the principles of using this platform effectively by holding a workshop via the Zoom platform, with the presence and supervision of the Faculty Deanship.

Sunday, May 28, 2023
AAUP Hosts the Director of Technology and Operations Department at Quds Bank in a Symposium Entitled: "Digital Transformation in the Banking Sector in Palestine"

The Faculty of Graduate Studies at the Arab American University in Ramallah hosted the director of Technology and Operations Department at Quds Bank, Mr. Zaid Jrab, to deliver a lecture on digital transformation in the banking sector in Palestine.

Mr. Jrab discussed the prospects, opportunities and challenges facing the banking sector in the digital transformation process, saying: "The importance of the digital transformation process in this sector lies in facilitating citizens' access to banking services, improving the operational process, completing banking transactions, and the payment and purchasing process quickly." Mr.

Sunday, May 28, 2023
A Painting by the Caricaturist Mohammad Sabaaneh is Displayed in the Corridors of the United Nations

In the corridors of the United Nations and on the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Nakba, a painting by the Palestinian caricaturist and artist Mohammad Sabaaneh, an instructor in the Department of Architecture and Design at the Arab American University, was displayed alongside the works of Palestinian artists Naji Al-Ali, Ismail Shammout, Tamam Al-Akhal, Nabil Anani and Suleiman Mansour.

On the painting, Sabaaneh said: "Months ago, I received an invitation from my friend Majed Bamieh to draw a painting that embodies the Nakba to be displayed at the United Nations. I chose to adapt the famous painting "Guernica" by the artist Pablo Picasso in protest against the German bombarding of Spain, which has become a symbol of war and peace. He added, "I tried to embody the ongoing Palestinian Nakba through digital drawing, and used the blue-gray color to denote the Israeli occupation."

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Students from the Faculty of Medicine Are to Receive Training at the British Universities of Oxford and Dundee

Almost 40 male and female students from the Faculty of Medicine at the Arab American University will spend the summer period in two prestigious universities in the United Kingdom, University of Oxford and University of Dundee, to be trained in the latest clinical skills as well as skills of communication with patients.

The Faculty Dean, Dr. Malik Zaben, stressed that this training course is the first of its kind, through which this number of students is sent with the aim of opening horizons of knowledge for students and opportunities for graduates of the Faculty of Medicine to get acquainted with the British medical system. Dr. Zaben also said that this training aims to establish networking, which paves the way for students to specialize in Britain after graduation easily and confirmed that it will be held annually and expanded to include other universities in Britain and other countries.

Wednesday, May 24, 2023
The Deanship of Student Affairs Organizes a Field Visit to the Police Directorate - Drug Control Department and the Customs Police Department

The Deanship of Student Affairs, represented by the Social and Psychological Counseling Department, in cooperation with the Police Directorate and the Customs Police Department, organized a field visit to the Police Directorate and the Anti-Narcotics Department, to learn about the nature of work, the procedures followed and how to destroy the seized banned stuff in order to raise the level of awareness and knowledge among students in protecting themselves and the society.

The delegation, which was accompanied by Dr. Laila Harzallah from the University, received Major Adel Al-Aissa, the branch director, and Major Malik Abed, the deputy director of the branch. All the departments in the directorate were visited, and a detailed explanation was presented to the students by the police personnel about the nature of the departments' work in protecting the society.

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
AAUP and Augusta Victoria Hospital - Al-Mutalaa Sign a Cooperation Agreement to Train Medical Students

The Arab American University, represented by the Vice President for Medical Faculties Affairs, Prof. Dr. Mohammad Asia, and the Augusta Victoria Hospital - Al-Mutala', represented by the Executive Director Dr. Fadi Al-Atrash, signed a cooperation agreement to train students of the Faculty of Medicine at the university in its two campuses in Jenin and Ramallah.

The signing took place with the presence of the Vice President for Administrative and Financial Affairs, Dr. Eng. Bara Asfour, the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Prof. Dr. Malik Zaben, the Director of Communication and Public Relations, Ms. Nadine Siam, and from the hospital, the Director of Operations, Ms. Badia Bagali, and the Media and Public Relations Officer, Ms. Izdhar Shaheen.

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
AAUP Hosts the International Trainer Dr. Monther Al-Haram in a Training Workshop for Students on Human Development

The Arab American University hosted the international trainer, Dr. Monther Al-Haram, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Victoria Academy for Consulting and Training in Britain, in a two-day training workshop on human development, targeting university students. The workshop was organized in cooperation with the Ambassadors for Global Development Organization.

Dr. Monther Al-Haram, of Libyan origin, holds British citizenship, is an international trainer accredited by several international institutions, resides in Britain, and holds many positions, including head of the Arab and Islamic community in Nottingham, chairman of the Victorian Academy for Consulting and Training in Britain, and a member of the Academy’s board of directors of Ambassadors of global development for training and development. He trained in 48 countries.

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
AAUP Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba with Various Activities

The Arab American University commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Nakba with various activities, starting with a political symposium, and interspersed with a solidarity stand, a speech festival, a photo exhibition, and Palestinian flag half-mast.

The activities were attended by the member of the Palestine Liberation Organization, Dr. Wasel Abu Yousef, the governor of Jenin Governorate, Major General Akram Rjoub, the representative of the university president and vice president for academic affairs, Dr. Muayad Abusaa, vice-presidents and assistants, deans of faculties, members of the academic and administrative staff, students, and the student council.

Tuesday, May 23, 2023
Defense of A Doctoral Dissertation by Mirvat Abu Asab in Educational Administration

The Ph.D. student Mirvat Abu Asab defended her dissertation titled: "The Impact of the Israelization of Educational Curricula on the National Identity of Secondary School Students in East Jerusalem from the Teachers' Perspective and Their Role in Developing Methods to Strengthen It".

The study aimed to investigate the impact of the Israelization of educational curricula on the national identity of secondary school students in East Jerusalem from the teachers’ point of view and their role in developing ways to enhance it. The sample consisted of (255) male and female teachers of social studies, Arabic language, and Islamic education in secondary schools in East Jerusalem, and (12) male and female teachers were interviewed by the focus group method, who were chosen by the purposive technique.