YEREVAN, Armenia – On May 12, Dr. Ara Tekian received the Ellis Island Medal of Honor presented by the National
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.
YEREVAN, Armenia – On the eve of the second annual Aurora Prize Ceremony, the American University of Armenia (AUA) co-hosted Conversation with 2017 Aurora Prize Finalists with the Aurora Humanitarian Initiative.
Karine Minasyan (MPH ’15) Earns German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Scholarship to Conduct Research at Charité Medical University in BerlinMay 31, 2017
Karine Minasyan (MPH ’15), alumna of the American University of Armenia (AUA) Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health (SPH), has been awarded a year-long research scholarship (2017/2018) to conduct the research project entitled “Study of Thyroid Dysfunction in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus” at the Department of Endocrinology, Charité University Hospital (Berlin, Germany).
Yerevan, Armenia – American University of Armenia (AUA) Gerald and Patricia Turpanjian School of Public Health’s (SPH) alumni Yelena Sardaryan (MPH ‘13), Dr. Zaruhi Arakelyan (MPH ‘16), and Dhamodharan Ramasamy (MPH ‘16) were competitively selected to make a presentation during the Empowerment of Girls and Women in Armenia conference.
YEREVAN, Armenia – On May 16-18, 2017, the American University of Armenia (AUA) hosted the final conference of the Tempus PEOPLE (Promoting Educational Organization through People) Project, one of the University’s seven capacity building projects within the EU framework. The conference brought together more than 110 participants, among them human resource managers and specialists from 26 Armenian universities.
On April 1, the San Francisco chapter of the Armenian Cultural Foundation held its annual fundraising event at the Green Hills Country Club in Millbrae, California with over 150 people in attendance.
On May 15, Converse Bank organized the German Music Gala Evening in appreciation of the German Bundestag’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide. The event was held in the Mural Hall of the National Gallery of Armenia with His Excellency Mathias Kiesler Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany, Executive Director of Converse Bank Arthur Hakobyan, and AUA College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS) Dean Dr. Thomas Samuelian, and other distinguished guests in attendance.
The aim of the workshop was to examine how university libraries can integrate research into writing courses. The exchange with several American universities across the globe provided AUA staff with new perspectives and knowledge.
SAN JOSE, California – On May 4, Dr. Mary A. Papazian was formally inaugurated as the 30th President of San Jose State University.