Education for Sustainability
As every year since 2005, LAU’s youth leadership simulation programs are engaging thousands of middle-school and highschool students in diplomacy scenarios that build up their leadership, research, debate, public speaking, problem-solving, and writing skills.
At a conference titled MEPI-TLS Scholars for Sustainable Gender Equality, student researchers discussed safe and inclusive workplaces, diversity and inclusion for peace, and the representation and reception of gender and sexuality in media.
A week-long workshop empowered women and youth through increased media literacy and enhanced digital skills. Participants from eight countries benefited from the knowledge brought by a diverse group of scholars, journalists, and activists.
Business students were among the finalists at the L’Oreal Brandstorm Competition 2022, an annual learning experience in business and research that affords the students unique opportunities to innovate.
The School of Arts and Sciences has undergone organizational changes to facilitate multidisciplinary work and a revamp of the core liberal education curriculum around the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.
A faculty member and a small team of undergraduate students studied microplastic pollution around the Palm Island Nature Reserve, an example of experiential learning and progressive action toward tackling environmental problems.
Following their rotations at Houston Methodist Hospital (Texas), where they were extensively trained to administer vaccines, our PharmD students took part in the COVID-19 vaccination campaign at LAU Medical Center-Rizk Hospital.
A testament to the quality of our graphic design program, LAU students snatched top spots in the 2021 Dubai Lynx festival, an event showcasing top creative talent from across the Middle East and North Africa.