This week the AUA Newsroom begins a series of faculty spotlights highlighting the talented men and women who make AUA the gem that it is. Our first spotlight is an interview with Melissa Brown, the chair of AUA’s BA in English and Communications program.
The American University of Armenia has appointed Alen Amirkhanian as the new Director of the Acopian Center for the Environment. He will continue the vital work of the center, while intensifying its research agenda, forging new partnerships, and expanding its public outreach.
Armenian Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan last month appointed Varduhi Petrosyan, associate professor and program director of the Masters in Public Health, as Advisor to the Prime Minister on Health Reforms, on a voluntary basis.
Shushan Avagyan, a lecturer at the American University of Armenia’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences, has received an honorable mention by the Modern Language Association of America for her translation of “Bowstring: On the Dissimilarity of the Similar,” by Viktor Shklovsky.