Tuesday, June 30, 2020
The Palestinian intellectual Prof. Rashid Khalidi

The Policy and Conflict Resolution Studies Center in Arab American University hosted the well-known Palestinian intellectual Prof. Rashid Khalidi - Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University to an online symposium via Zoom to launch his new book “The 100 Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonization and Resistance, 1917-2017”

Ms. Rula Shahwan – the Director of the Center started the symposium by welcoming the guest and the audience. She indicated the importance of such dialog and academic seminars and its role in enriching the knowledge of AAUP students in specific and the Palestinian students in general.

The dialog was moderated by Dr. Nahid Habiballah- the Social Sciences Professor and a Faculty member in the Faculty of Graduate Studies in Arab American University.

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Lunching and Publication Ceremony for a Book Entitled " Field Guide of the Biodiversity in Faqo’a Mountains "

Under the auspices of Mr Akram Rjoub- Jenin Governor, and with the attendance of Academic and Administrative staff, representatives from directorates of Local Government, Jenin Agriculture, Culture, Environmental Quality Authority, Global Environment, Faqo’a Village Council, Wildlife Association in Bet Sahour, Security Services representatives and Official and Environmental institutions, AAUP hosted the lunching and publication ceremony of a book entitled “Field Guide of the Biodiversity in Faqo’a Mountains”

The “Field Guide” book was prepared and written by a specialized researchers team who have observed the biodiversity in Faqo’a Mountains series. The introduction of the book explains the Palestinian nature in general and Faqo’a Mountains and Marj bin Amer in specific. The book also covered the biodiversity, the plants, birds, wild animals, reptiles and arthropods in the area by briefing what was found and attaching them to their English and Scientific names.

Saturday, November 23, 2019
The University’s Library Participates in the International Book Fair in Al Sharja

Mr. Hassan Al-Said- the director of the university library, participated in the International Book Fair that was held in Al-Sharja under the auspices of Shikh Sultan Al Qasmi- Al-Sharja Ruler and with the participation of thousands of Arabic and foreign publishing houses.

Many books were purchased from different publishing houses to enrich the library of the university with books for the new specializations that were recently accredited. Many other books were purchased to fill the library with new books to support the research and educational process in the university.

Mr. Al-Said also had a meeting with the Chairman of the Al Sharja Book Authority- Ahmad Bin Rekad Al-Ameri to discuss means of future cooperation.


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