Alumni Story: An Interview with Mane Shahinyan

Alumni Story: An Interview with Mane Shahinyan

October 27, 2017

“The choice of AUA as my university was an easy decision since it is a unique multicultural environment in Armenia and provides high class education,” says Shahinyan.

Alumni Story: An Interview with Dr. Lilit Nersisyan, CSE Adjunct Lecturer

Alumni Story: An Interview with Dr. Lilit Nersisyan, CSE Adjunct Lecturer

October 5, 2017

AUA has enhanced my skills in bioinformatics in several aspects. On one hand, I acquired a math and algorithmic background which is a must for a bioinformatician; on the other hand, I gained skills in software development and have already implemented and released a few bioinformatics software packages.

AUA Alumnus David Akopyan Appointed as  UNDP Country Director in Syria

AUA Alumnus David Akopyan Appointed as UNDP Country Director in Syria

September 28, 2017

The American University of Armenia (AUA) is proud to share that one of its first graduates, David Akopyan (MBA ’93), has been appointed United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director in Syria and will assume his duties in early November 2017. He will be leading the UNDP programme and operations teams at one of the most critical junctions of the UNDP’s history in Syria.

Kristina Akopyan (MPH ’13) Earns German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship

Kristina Akopyan (MPH ’13) Earns German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship

September 14, 2017

Kristina Akopyan (MPH ’13), alumna of the American University of Armenia (AUA) Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH), has been awarded a scholarship to conduct a research project that aims to facilitate automatization of characteristics measurement in liver imaging in two-point Dixon and Multi-echo Dixon MRI sequencing techniques.

AUA Alumnus Arthur Khachatryan Appointed Governor of Shirak

AUA Alumnus Arthur Khachatryan Appointed Governor of Shirak

August 4, 2017

YEREVAN, Armenia- On June 2, Arthur Khachatryan, American University of Armenia (AUA) alumnus, was appointed governor of Shirak Province. Khachartyan, a member of the Armenian Revolutionary Federation, was formerly the deputy minister of Territorial Administration and Development of Armenia.

AUA Alumna Facilitates Technovation Armenia

AUA Alumna Facilitates Technovation Armenia

July 28, 2017

Narine Abazian is the President and Founder of Women and Information Society NGO, and a graduate from AUA’s Industrial Engineering Program. Her organization, whose mission is “to contribute to the integration of women and girls in the Information Society of Armenia” is responsible for the fact that, since 2012, Armenia has celebrated International Girls in ICT Day (Information and Communications Technology). Recognition of this day works to encourage and empower girls to pursue careers in ICT.