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New Teachers Demand Larger Classrooms

By Iman Soufan LAU Tribune staff Coming from the opposite side of the world, Andrew Bobrow, a communication arts instructor, arrived to Beirut to teach at LAU last fall. “I knew people back in the United States who had taught here quite some time ago, and they had nothing but a praise so I thought … Continue reading

The New Deans Of LAU

By Natalia Elmani LAU Tribune staff The Lebanese American University appointed Philippe M. Frossard as dean of the school of arts and sciences and Said Elfakhani as dean of the business school, for both the Beirut and Byblos campuses. Frossard has 29 years of experience in education and research across numerous countries ranging from the … Continue reading

Old, New and Revolutionary Poetry

By Eleena Korban LAU Tribune staff “Any piece that lacks rhythm and rhyme is not poetry, today we heard prose,” poet Henry Zogheib explained, as he accused the participants in a poetry competition –including the winners– of ignoring the beautiful images poetry is meant to have. Zogheib, along with fellow poets Bassima Botlouly and Josef … Continue reading

Essentials for the new generation

By Lyn Abu-Seraj LAU Tribune contributor According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the longest word in the English language is pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis. It refers to a lung disease caused by inhaling very fine ash and sand dust. LAU and the Levant Institute hosted an event at Irwin Hall last week to introduce helpful books with useful … Continue reading

Street of the Week,Hamra by Night: the New Gemmayze

By Lama Al-Haqhaq LAU Tribune staff On the outskirts of main street Hamra, Neighbors pub welcomes anyone and everyone who happens to pass by. On Saturday night, 8:30 p.m. is typically early for nightlife to begin, yet Neighbors’ happy-hour lures in customers. The red and black stools and couches are filled with people enjoying their … Continue reading

Mona Knio Expects the Birth of a New Studio by Fall 2011

Wael Mrad LAU Tribune contributor Communication arts department chair Mona Knio told the Tribune that plans are underway and purchasing orders sent to revamp the radio/tv/film studio and newsroom at LAU. Twenty-three brand-new computers are already on campus and will be replacing the old equipment at the journalism lab. Contracts to build a new studio … Continue reading

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