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Dr. Aram Chobanian Discusses the Control of Hypertension as a Major Public Health Challenge for Armenia

On September 26, 2012, the American University of Armenia (AUA) College of Health Sciences, in collaboration with the National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia, organized a Public Health Seminar with Dr. Aram V. Chobanian, a world famous cardiologist and President Emeritus of Boston University as well as a Dean Emeritus and Provost of Boston University School…

College of Science and Engineering Hosts International Math Conference

From September 7-12, AUA's College of Science and Engineering (CSE) hosted an international conference on Financial Mathematics. More than seventy scientists from 18 countries including Sweden, Italy, Austria, UK, Germany, India, Taiwan, Russia, and the US participated in the five-day event.  The conference was a collaborative undertaking between AUA’s CSE, the Institute of Mathematics of…

Papazian Library Takes Lead on Protecting Intellectual Property

On October 5 the AGBU Papazian Library hosted the unveiling of the Armenian translation of the Electronic Information for Libraries’ (EIFL) Handbook on Copyright and Related Issues for Libraries.   Translated by Hasmik Galstyan, Papazian Library’s Head of Reference, the Handbook is the first book on copyright and libraries translated into Armenian.  The event was held in AUA’s…

Professor George Bournoutian on 1823 Survey of Karabagh

Professor George Bournoutian (Iona College, USA) gave a presentation to AUA students, alumni, faculty, staff, and guests on an official document that shows that the ethnic composition of Mountainous Karabagh region was nearly entirely Armenian at the time of its incorporation into the Russian Empire.   His ground-breaking translation and publication of the Russian 1823 Survey…

Alumni Update: Stepan Khzrtian named to Center for Excellence in Negotiation

Stepan Khzrtian (LL.M. 2010) has been named Director of the Center for Excellence in Negotiation-Yerevan, a program of the College of Humanities & Social Sciences.  The Center is part of an international network, with its hub in Boston at the Bridgeway Group.  The other CENs are in Moscow, Kiev and Almaty.  Funded in part by…

Upcoming Events

A Literary Evening with Armenian American Author Micheline Aharonian MarcomTuesday, October 23 7:00-9:00 PMParamaz Avedisian Building, Akian Gallerymore   Boston Community Update: An Evening with AUA’s Administration TeamThursday, November 1, 2012. 7:30 PMThe Armenian Library and Museum of America (Contemporary Art Gallery, Third Floor)65 Main Street, Watertown, Massachusetts, USAFor information: [email protected] to follow.

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