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ISSUE 16, November 2012

Seminar Explores Environmental Impact of Armenia’s Proposed Nuclear Power Plant

YEREVAN--AUA’s College of Science and Engineering organized a seminar on Thursday, November 9, focusing on the environmental impact assessment of Armenia’s new nuclear power plant, featuring Mr. Lief Erickson, the Deputy Chief of the USAID project providing support to Armenia’s energy sector. More than 60 students, faculty and guests attended the seminar led by Mr.…

Senior Administration Team Updates Boston Community

BOSTON, MA--AUA's administrative team was in Boston last week, giving a community update that including a comprehensive overview of the university and its projects, particularly the upcoming undergraduate program set to launch in the fall of 2013 with degrees in English and communication, business and computational sciences. The presentation, titled "AUA 2013: A Global Education…

Professor the Lord Ara Darzi Speaks about Health Care Reforms

YEREVAN--On October 30, the American University of Armenia (AUA) College of Health Sciences, in collaboration with the National Competitiveness Foundation of Armenia, organized a public health seminar on healthcare reform in Armenia featuring Professor Lord Ara Darzi of Denham. The event, held in AUA's Manoogian Hall, was attended by a capacity crowd that included officials…

First Undergraduate Open House

AUA hosted its first Undergraduate Open House on Saturday, November 10, welcoming 300 prospective students and their parents to campus for college tours, presentations, academic program visits, and faculty and staff introductions. The day-long event was part of the university’s outreach efforts in support of the fall 2013 launch of AUA’s undergraduate program which will…

Turpanjian Scholarship Recipient Wins Edison Music Awards

The Music of Georges I. Gurdjieff, a project of Turpajian Family Foundation Scholarship recipient Levon Eskenian, recently received the Edison Music Award in the category of World Music.  The prestigious Edison Award, bestowed by the Dutch music industry for albums of outstanding quality, has been awarded since 1960 and is one of the oldest musical prizes…

Upcoming Events

In Memory of John Cage: A concert dedicated to the musician's 100th anniversary Pianist Hayk Melikyan Saturday, November 17, 2012, 8PMAkian Art Gallery, Paramaz Avedisian Building RSVP [email protected] by Nov 15 Mining and Socio-Economic Policy: Armenia's Choices A day-long conference at the American University of Armenia Friday, November 30, 2012, 9:30AM - 5:30AMManoogian Hall, Paramaz Avedisian Building

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