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Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Researcher Esraa Abdullah Noor, a MA in Computer Science student at the Arab American University, defended her master thesis titled "Reconstructing and Drafting Research Topics in Retrieving Medical Information"

In her thesis, she pointed to the main factors that search engines in the medical field rely on to return high-quality results to suit the users needs; their need to get vocabulary that best describes their information needs and that results quality dependes on the research techniques effectiveness and sources of medical terminology used by these engines. The researcher suggested several systems and methodologies to address the related problems to each of these factors independently.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Part of the researcher Waleed Deeb Fadl a student of the conflict resolution program thesis defense

Researcher Waleed Deeb Fadl, a student of conflict resolution and development at the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the Arab American University in Ramallah, defended his thesis "Application of Human Security in the Palestinian Refugee Community/ Jenin Refugee Camp and Balata As Case Study".

In his thesis, the researcher pointed to how much the human security concept is applied in the camps that are considered within the Palestinian society. He also highlighted the condition of Palestinian refugees inside the camps and attempts to find solutions to their security problems.

Saturday, July 7, 2018
Part of the student Wala Ghaleb Abu Seif thesis defense

The student Wala Ghaleb Abu Seif, a student of Strategic Planning and Fundraising at the Arab American University faculty of graduate studies in Ramallah campus, discussed her thesis on “Strategic Goals to Reduce Unemployment in Palestine”.

In her thesis, the researcher discussed the unemployment impact on the Palestinian society. Focusing on important ways to reduce unemployment through fixing the educational system, agricultural sector, positive investment, and use external sources.

At the end, the committee of the thesis supervisor and head of the committee Prof. Dr. Ahmed Sadaqa, internal examiner from the Arab American University Dr. Majid Mansour, and the external examiner and director of the Agricultural Water Department Dr. Farah Sawafta decided to grant the student Wala Abu Seif a master thesis.

Friday, July 6, 2018

The Arab American University celebrated graduating the 15th batch of its students under the auspices of the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas “Abu Mazen”. In its glorious ceremony the students of the Graduate Studies, Dentistry, Engineering and Information Technology, Allied Medical Sciences, Nursing, Law, Arts, Sciences, and Financial and Administrative Sciences faculties were graduated.

The university president speech

Sunday, July 1, 2018

Arab American University and The Galilee Society in the 1948 Palestinian Lands discussed ways of collaboration to sign MoU to hold education and health specialized lectures, participate in researches, studies and analyze them, engaging university students and faculty members in making researches, arrange scientific visits, and help master students in selecting thesis for vital studies.

The delegation which included The Galilee Society Director General Mr. Bakr Awawdeh, Director of the Society’s Institute for Applied Research Dr. Grace Gideon, member of the University’s Board of Trustees Mr. Walid Afifi, were welcomed by the University President Prof. Dr. Ali Zaidan Abu Zuhri, his VPs for Academic Affairs Dr. Zaki Saleh, Training and Community Service Affairs Dr. Nizam Diab, Administrative and Financial Affairs Mr. Faleh Abu Arra, Acting Dean of Scientific Research and Physics Professor at the University Dr. Adly Saleh, and PR Director Mr. Fathi Amor.

Monday, June 25, 2018
Part of the final day events

The Policy and Conflicts Resolution Studies Center at the Arab American University concluded the first international conference entitled “In Light of the Local, Regional and International Changes… Palestine Where To?”

“Jerusalem between Religion and Politics”

Sunday, June 24, 2018
Part of the second day activities

For the second day in a row

The first annual international conference entitled “In light of local, regional and international changes... Palestine where to?” activities continue in its second consecutive day. It is organized by the Policy and Conflict Resolution Studies Center at the Arab American University Ramallah campus. The activities included three sessions in which 12 local and international political and academic speakers participated.

The University Speech

The President of the Arab American University Prof. Dr. Ali Zidan Abu Zuhri, started the event by thanking all those who contributed in this conference success, on top of them the Head of the University Directors Board Dr. Yousef Asfour for his encouragement and support, the Chairman of the Conference Preparatory Committee and its members for their efforts, and the speakers for their contribution to enriching the debate.

Saturday, June 23, 2018
The opening session of the first annual international conference “Palestine Where To?”

The Policy and Conflict Resolution Studies Center at Arab American University launches the first annual international conference activities, under the title “In the Light of Local, Regional and International Variables… Palestine Where To?” The three days conference will take place at Ramallah Campus, with the participation of politics, academics and both local and international experts in peace and conflict resolution.

The conference began with a special session in which the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Mr. Nikolai Mladenov and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Arab American University and member of Fatah Central Committee Dr. Mohamed Shtayeh, members of the Board of Trustees, the University Founding President and Academic Advisor to the Board of Directors Dr. Walid Deeb, President of the University Prof. Dr.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Policy and Conflict Resolution Studies Center at the Arab American University

The Policy and Conflict Resolution Studies Center at the Arab American University concluded its preparations for the first international conference under entitled “In light of the local, regional and international changes ... Palestine where to?” which will be held at the university's Ramallah campus, from 22-25 of this June.

The conference comes in harmony with the University's philosophy of positive interaction with national, social and political issues and the future of the conflict with Israel in light of the current local, regional and international contexts and variables. Thus, the Center invited some foreign politicians, analysts and academics to speak in its five sessions, present their views and contributions to the issues at hand.

Saturday, June 9, 2018
Faculty of Administrative and Financial Sciences at the University

The Faculty of Administrative and Financial Sciences at the Arab American University held a workshop for its Accounting Department students on “Accounting Updates in the Palestinian Environment”

It was presented by Director of Value Added Tax, Customs and Excise in Jenin, Nour Aldeen Mansour and Head of the Accountants Syndicate Mohamed Abu Hazeem.

The workshop included some accounting topics related to taxes and arranging the accounting profession in Palestine.

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