Cooperation Discussed Between AUA and Artsakh State University

Cooperation Discussed Between AUA and Artsakh State University

June 16, 2017

On June 15, Artsakh (formerly Nagorno-Karabagh) Republic President Bako Sahakyan received Executive Director of the “Hayastan” All-Armenian Fund Ara Vardanyan, Vice President of the American University of Armenia (AUA) Ashot Ghazaryan, and AUA President Emeritus and Chair of the Turpanjian Rural Development Program Dr. Haroutune Armenian.

Philanthropist Edward Avedisian Receives Inaugural AUA Presidential Commendation

Philanthropist Edward Avedisian Receives Inaugural AUA Presidential Commendation

June 14, 2017

This year’s Commencement ceremonies celebrated a number of firsts for the American University of Armenia (AUA), including the inaugural AUA Presidential Commendation award, bestowed to Edward Avedisian. The award was given to the AUA Trustee and major benefactor of the University “In recognition of extraordinary achievements and distinguished service in the advancement of education in Armenia,” as stated on the Commendation.

AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health at the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention Conference

AUA Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health at the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention Conference

June 13, 2017

SPH Zvart Avedisian Onanian Center for Health Services Research and Development (CHSR) Senior Researcher Arusyak Harutyunyan (MPH ’09), Research Assistants Armine Abrahamyan (MPH ’15), Zaruhi Grigoryan (MPH ’15), and Varduhi Hayrumyan (MPH ’16) were competitively selected to participate and present during the second annual conference of the European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention (ENSP) International Conference on Tobacco Control 2017 in Athens from May 24-26.

AUA Hosts 2017 Aurora Dialogues Open Lecture: Dr. Achyuta Samanta

AUA Hosts 2017 Aurora Dialogues Open Lecture: Dr. Achyuta Samanta

June 2, 2017

On May 29, Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) and Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT University) delivered an open lecture within the framework of the 2017 Aurora Dialogues on eradicating poverty through quality education.