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Oct 05, 2016, 15:23 ET Syria Resilient Series Gives Syrians Platform to Express Their Own Responses to The War

 The rapid implosion of Syria's social fabric and the near total collapse of its institutions raise many questions about the country's ability...


Oct 24, 2014, 12:13 ET Lebanese American University to present two lectures on Long-Term Unemployment and Temporary Marriage at New York Headquarters and Academic Center in Midtown Manhattan

Lebanese American University (LAU) will present a pair of lectures at the LAU New York Headquarters and Academic Center, 211 East 46th Street...


Sep 08, 2014, 16:16 ET Lebanese American University to present lectures on Middle East at New York Headquarters and Academic Center in Midtown Manhattan

 Lebanese American University (LAU) will present a pair of lectures at the LAU New York Headquarters and Academic Center (NYHQAC), 211 East...


Sep 18, 2013, 14:32 ET Lebanese American University celebrates a year of achievement with Third Annual Gala

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 250 guests attended LAU's Third Annual New York Gala on Friday September 13,...


Sep 17, 2013, 15:40 ET LAU inaugurates its New York Headquarters and Academic Center

 Lebanese American University (LAU) inaugurated its New York Headquarters and Academic Center on September 13, demonstrating the university's...


Sep 05, 2013, 11:06 ET LAU to inaugurate New York Headquarters and Academic Center on September 13 to further US-Middle East understanding

 LAU will officially open its New York Headquarters and Academic Center in the heart of Manhattan on September 13, bolstering the university's...


Oct 06, 2011, 15:45 ET An Extraordinary Exhibit Looks to Shed Light on the Mystery of the Veil

The Hewitt Gallery of Art at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City, in collaboration with the New York office of Lebanese American...


Apr 06, 2011, 10:54 ET Lebanese American University to Honor Humanitarian and Businessman at New York Gala

Lebanese American University (LAU) will honor a humanitarian and educator, and a business giant at its second annual gala in New York City on April...


Mar 22, 2011, 16:53 ET Lebanese American University Sponsors Journalists' Discussion on Protests in Middle East

Lebanese American University will host a panel discussion in Washington, DC featuring journalists who will discuss the ramifications of the wave of...


Nov 30, 2010, 11:13 ET Yalla! 2010 Energizes LAU Alumni and Launches Campaign

Officials at Lebanese American University (LAU) have just wrapped up a nearly 10,000-mile journey across North America this month as a way to...


May 11, 2010, 14:59 ET Lebanese American University's First NYC Gala Dinner Raises Funds to Educate Women

Lebanese American University (LAU) hosted its inaugural gala at New York City's University Club on April 30, marking the first such event in North...


Apr 14, 2010, 16:20 ET Lebanese Representative to UN to Be Honored for Service at Gala in New York

Lebanon's ambassador to the United Nations, Nawaf Salam, is set to receive an award for his public service as part of an upcoming gala in New York...


Apr 14, 2010, 16:15 ET Lebanese Diplomat to be Honored for Long Service at Gala in New York

Lebanon's Ambassador to the United States, Antoine Chedid, is set to receive an award for his public service at an upcoming gala in New York on...


Mar 31, 2010, 14:49 ET Lebanese American University to Honor Diplomats at Inaugural Gala

Lebanese American University (LAU) will honor two Lebanese ambassadors as part of its Inaugural gala in North America. LAU's guests of honor...


Sep 30, 2009, 13:32 ET Distinguished Scientist Slated to Become Chairman of Lebanese American University's Board of Trustees

Lebanese American University (LAU) will welcome Dr. Charles Elachi, director of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL), as the new chairman...


Jun 08, 2009, 15:45 ET Former US President Jimmy Carter Meets Lebanese American University's President in Beirut

Lebanese American University (LAU) president, Dr. Joseph Jabbra, hosted former United States President Jimmy Carter at his residence, along with...


May 11, 2009, 16:25 ET Lebanese American University's Chairman of the Board of International Advisors Receives America's Prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor

Lebanese American University (LAU) alumnus and chairman of the Board of International Advisors, Dr. Paul F. Boulos, received the notable Ellis...


Mar 02, 2009, 12:34 ET Lebanese American University Launches Campaign in North America

Lebanese American University (LAU) celebrated the North American launch of the first comprehensive public fundraising campaign in its history at a...


Mar 13, 2008, 01:00 ET Lebanese American University Becomes the First American Higher Education Institution Operating in the Middle East to Issue Uninsured Bonds

NEW YORK, March 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In February, the Lebanese American University became the first American institution of higher...


Mar 13, 2008, 01:00 ET Peace Building: Can Children Set an Example?

NEW YORK, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Irma Ghosn, director of Lebanese American University's Institute for Peace and Justice Education...