Event Calendar

  • Sept. 20, 2016 – Lecture: “The Human Body as Text”.
  • Sept. 27, 2016 – “Literature and Food: Tasty Texts”.
  • Oct. 2, 2016 – “Texts as Terror” on dyslexia in the context of the UAE.
  • Oct. 6, 2016 – Architecture lecture series.
  • October 11, 2016Faculty Research Colloquium: “Automated System for Inspection and Repair of Sewer Pipes”.
  • Oct. 12, 2016 – “Reading Maps: Analog and Digital”.
  • Oct. 13, 2016 – Commencement Ceremony.
  • Oct.17, 2016 – Visit to physically-challenged children’s home.
  • October 18, 2016Faculty research colloquium: “Emirati Dialect and Culture”.
  • Oct. 19, 2016 – “Virtual Text: Social Media and the Construction of Culture”.
  • Oct. 23, 2016 – “Reading for Students with Special Needs”
  • Oct. 27, 2016 – Happy Hour (student fun day)
  • Oct. 30, 2016 – Workshop – Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering
  • Nov, 1, 2016Faculty research colloquium by Dr. Fernando del Ama Gonzalo: “Water Flow Glazing in Zero Energy Buildings”.
  • Nov. 3, 2016 – UAE Flag Day.
  • Nov. 6, 2016 – Workshop – Benefits of Self-Assessment for Career Development.
  • Nov. 7, 2016Faculty research colloquium by Dr. Zakaria Al-Qudah, “Internet Path Stability: Exploring the Impact of MPLS Deployment”.
  • Nov. 8, 2016 – Public lecture by Prof. Sheik S. Rahman, “Smart Water Flooding of Porous Fractured Carbonate Reservoirs for Improved Oil Recovery”.
  • Nov. 10, 2016 – AURAK’s Got Talent.
  • Nov.14, 2016 Faculty research colloquium by Dr. Hurrem Yilmaz, “The Effects of Centrality and Distinctiveness on the Usage of Co-promotions”.
  • Nov. 15, 2016 – Reading Week – ‘What to Read as an Engineer?’
  • Nov. 17, 2016 – Girl’s Bowling Night
  • Nov. 20, 2016 – Innovation Week – Workshop: ‘Innovation and the Human Subject’.
  • Nov. 21, 2016 – Innovation Week – Workshop: ‘Importance and Application of Quantum Mechanics in Physics’.
  • Nov. 22, 2016 – Innovation Week – Conference: ‘Engineering Smart Cities – Smartness All Around’.
  • Nov. 23, 2016 – Innovation Week – Workshop: ‘International Financial Market Using Financial Lab’.
  • Nov. 24, 2016 – Desert Safari Trip
  • Nov. 24, 2016 – Innovation Week – Workshop: ‘Innovation in Creative Strategy’.
  • Nov. 25, 2016 – Innovation Week – Symposium: ‘New Trends in Educational Leadership’.
  • Nov. 27, 2016 – Résumé clinic day.
  • Nov. 29, 2016 – Training Session – Euromonitor Database.
  • Nov. 29, 2016 – Workshop – Computer Science and Engineering.
  • Nov. 30, 2016 – 45th UAE National Day celebrations.
  • Nov. 30, 2016 – Innovation Week – Participation in RAK Innovative Projects Exhibition.
  • Dec. 1, 2016 – Workshop – How to Create Career Portfolios.
  • Dec. 5, 2016 – International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development.
  • Dec. 6-8, 2016 – 5th International Conference on Electronic Devices, Systems and Applications
  • Dec. 6, 2016 – Blood Donation Campaign
  • Dec. 8, 2016 – Exhibition of Students’ Work (Fall Semester)
  • Dec. 13, 2016 – Reading Week – ‘Reading on Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship’
  • March 16, 2017 – 6th Annual AURAK Global Day
  • January 12, 2017 – New Student Orientation (Spring 2017)
  • January 24, 2017 – Workshop – Architecture
  • January 29, 2017 – Alumni Career Mentoring Day
  • Jan. 29 – Feb. 2, 2017 – MEEL program accreditation on-site review by CAA.
  • February 2, 2017 – Freshmen Welcome Party
  • February 5, 2017 – Résumé Clinic Day and Résumé Competition
  • February 7, 2017 – Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign
  • February 10, 2017 – Trip to Al Ain
  • February 11, 2017 – Résumé Workshop for Engineering Students
  • February 12, 2017 – Workshop – Effective Résumé Writing
  • February 13, 2017 – AURAK Career Day
  • February 15, 2017 – Outdoor Movie Night
  • February 20, 2017 – World Day of Social Justice
  • February 21, 2017February 23, 2017 – German – UAE Workshop (Tentative)
  • February 23, 2017 – AURAK Barbecue Party
  • February 26, 2017 – Internship 101: What You Need to Know About Internships
  • February 26, 2017 – Open Day
  • Feb. 27 – March 2, 2017 – SACSCOC candidacy committee on-site review.
  • Feb. 27 – March 2, 2017 – SACSCOC candidacy committee on-site review.
  • February 28, 2017 – Workshop – Civil and Infrastructure Engineering
  • March 2, 2017 – Coffee Morning – World Book Day
  • March 4, 2017 – Engineering Camp
  • March 7, 2017March 9, 2017 – 13th HONET-ICT Conference
  • March 7, 2017 – Workshop – Improving Interview Skills
  • March 8, 2017 – International Women’s Day
  • March 8, 2017Faculty research colloquium by Prof. Moayyad Al-Nasra “Conceptual Approach to Forensic Engineering”.
  • March 12, 2017 – Architecture Lecture Series
  • March 16, 2017 – 6th Annual AURAK Global Day
  • March 21, 2017 – Mother’s Day
  • March 21, 2017 – World Poetry Day
  • March 22, 2017 – World Water Day
  • March 28, 2017 – Workshop – Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
  • April 2, 2017 – World Autism Awareness Day
  • April 4, 2017 – Workshop – The Complete Job Application
  • April 7, 2017 – World Health Day (Blood Donation)
  • April 13, 2017 – Trip to Emirates Heritage Club
  • April 18, 2017 – World Heritage Day
  • April 20, 2017 – Academic Honors Convocation
  • April 22, 2017 – International Mother Earth Day
  • April 23, 2017 – English Language Day
  • April 26, 2017 – Mock Interview Day (Spring)
  • April 27, 2017 – Student Recognition Award Ceremony
  • May 1, 2017 – Labor Day
  • May 7, 2017 – Internship Orientation: Workplace Ethics and Meeting Employer Expectations
  • May 11, 2017 – Exhibition of Students’ Work (Spring Semester)
  • May 15, 2017 – Youm Al Nakba (Palestinian Awareness)
  • July 15, 2017 – World Youth Skills Day
Archive for Academic Year 2015 - 2016
  • Aug. 25, 2015 – New faculty orientation.
  • Aug. 27, 2015 – Orientation program for fall 2015.
  • Sept. 6, 2015 – Sports teams’ selection.
  • Sept. 8, 2015 – Friendly soccer match.
  • Sept. 15, 2015 – Public lecture: “Spacecraft Rockets and Explosions: Unexpected Phenomena in High Speed Gas Dynamics”
  • Sept. 16, 2015 – Fitness session.
  • Sept. 27, 2015 – Table tennis championship for male students.
  • Sept. 30, 2015 – “GIS Modeling of Sea-Level Rise in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. Al Hamra Development: A Pilot Project”.
  • Oct. 1, 2015 – Visit of the elderly at Ibrahim Obaidullah Hospital.
  • Oct. 3, 2015 – GITEX trip.
  • Oct. 4, 2015 – Friendly matches for soccer, basketball, volleyball and cricket.
  • Oct. 6, 2015 – Crime scene lecture.
  • Oct. 7, 2015 – Blood donation.
  • Oct. 11, 2015 – Art gallery.
  • Nov. 3, 2015 – Trip to the fifth edition of the Samsung Beach Soccer Intercontinental Cup.
  • Nov. 5, 2015 – UAE Flag Day.
  • Nov. 8, 2015 – Pool championship male and female students.
  • Nov. 11, 2015 – “Surveying Organizational Effectiveness: A Case Study from the United Arab Emirates”
  • Nov. 14, 2015 – World Diabetes Day.
  • Nov. 15, 2015 – Second AUS men’s intercollegiate bench press competition.
  • Nov. 19, 2015 – Trip to Dubai.
  • Nov. 22, 2015 – “How to Innovate in a Smart City and Become an Entrepreneur”.
  • Nov. 25, 2015 – International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.
  • Nov. 26, 2015 – 5th AURAK Mini-marathon.
  • Nov. 30, 2015 – “Early Cancer Detection among Females and Prevention Strategies”
  • Dec. 2, 2015 – UAE National Day, 2015.
  • Dec.3, 2015 – International Day of People with Special Needs.
  • Dec. 6, 2015 – Inter-university cricket indoor tournament.
  • Dec. 13, 2015 – Invitation to the first science theater at AURAK by the Biotechnology Student Theater Group.
  • Jan. 19, 2016 – Pre-orientation Blackboard training.
  • Jan. 20, 2016 – Faculty orientation, spring 2016.
  • Jan.20, 2016 – Opening semester reception.
  • Feb. 3, 2016 – “Ranking Universities’ Practices, Problems and the Way Forward”.
  • Feb. 4, 2016 – Movie night.
  • Feb. 7, 2016 – Intra-university Volleyball Tournament, 2016.
  • Feb. 12, 2016 – RAK Half Marathon, 2016.
  • Feb. 14, 2016 – Trip to Jais Mountain.
  • Feb. 23, 2016 – Public Lecture – “Advances in Array Processing Techniques for Future Mobile Communications”.
  • Feb. 23, 2016 – First AURAK imagination conference from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • March 9, 2016 – Faculty research colloquium: “Water Disinfection Using CSP Technology”.
  • March 10, 2016 – AURAK Global Day.
  • March 13, 2016 – AURAK Intra-university Chess Championship.
  • March 22, 2016 – Inter-university gym competition.
  • March 22, 2016 – Faculty research colloquium – “Biofuel Exploration from Soil Microorganisms in Ras Al Khaimah Mangroves”.
  • April 12, 2016 – Workshop on Energy and Water in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (EWGCC).
  • April 17, 2016 – AURAK Intra-university Chess Championship.
  • April 20, 2016 – AURAK Job Fair.
  • April 24, 2016 – Karting.
  • May 9, 2016 – Public Lecture “A Soldier in Arabia”
  • May 12, 2016 – Student recognition award ceremony.
  • May 13, 2016 – Student recognition ceremony for sports.
  • May 16, 2016 – Poetry reading by Prof. Larry Griffin
  • May 17, 2016 – “Reading the Other: Arab Representations of Westerners”.
  • May 17, 2016 – Book Club inauguration ceremony.
Archive for Academic Year 2014 - 2015
  • Aug. 26, 2014 – New faculty orientation.
  • Aug. 27, 2014 – Reception for faculty and staff.
  • Aug. 28, 2014 – Students orientation day.
  • Sept. 2, 2014 – CCE diploma in food preparation and cooking arts.
  • Sept. 7, 2014 – Press Conference
  • Sept. 17, 2014 – Ambassador and the General Consulate of Kazakhstan visit.
  • Sept. 18, 2014 – Ankabut CEO, Fahim Al Nuaimi, visit.
  • Sept. 22, 2014 – Sport day.
  • Sept. 23, 2014 –Euromonitor database training session.
  • Sept. 28, 2014 – Dog show.
  • Oct. 14, 2014 – Television program recording at AURAK.
  • Oct. 20, 2014 – Toyota car show on campus.
  • Oct. 20, 2014 – Career guidance session for high school students.
  • Oct. 23, 2014 – AURAK Talent Search competition.
  • Oct. 23, 2014 – Breast cancer awareness campaign.
  • Oct. 24, 2014 – Workshop on patient safety and prevention of medical errors.
  • Nov. 3, 2014 – UAE Flag Day.
  • Nov. 5, 2014 – Public lecture by Gerald R. Shaye.
  • Nov. 13, 2014 – Visit to RAK Research and Innovation Center.
  • Nov. 16, 2014 – CSR and Sustainability conference.
  • Nov. 17, 2014 – Public lecture: “The Maqasid (Objectives) of Islamic Law”.
  • Nov. 23, 2014 – Vision screening.
  • Nov. 25, 2014 – RAK Academy School visits university.
  • Nov. 26, 2014 – Faculty research colloquium: “An Emirate in Transition”.
  • Nov. 27, 2014 – UAE 43rd National Day celebration.
  • Dec. 8, 2014 – Seminar on School of Engineering and School of Business.
  • Dec. 9, 2014 – Lecture: “Applying Social Psychology to Business and Economics”.
  • Dec. 10, 2014 – Poster competition.
  • Dec. 16, 2014 – Public lecture: “Agents for Smart Environments”.
  • Jan. 21, 2015 – New faculty orientation and reception.
  • Feb. 3, 2015 – Faculty research colloquium: “Cognitive Networking: Application to Wireless Sensor Networks”.
  • Feb. 17, 2015 – Public lecture: “Patience, Perseverance and Tolerance”.
  • Feb. 26, 2015 –School of Arts and Sciences annual advisory council meeting.
  • March 1, 2015 – Emirates Red Crescent visit.
  • March 4, 2015 – School of Business advisory council meeting.
  • March 9, 2015 – Public Lecture: “Imagination in Late Scholastic and Early Modern Thought”.
  • March 10, 2015 – Public Lecture: “Intelligent Robots: Present, Past and Future”.
  • March 11, 2015 – Public Lecture: “Nothing but Architectural Dialogues”.
  • March 11, 2015 – Architectural Day.
  • March 12, 2015 – Scholarship award for spring 2015.
  • March 13, 2015 –Recognition from Ras Al Khaimah Cultural Caravan.
  • March 14, 2015 – EEC 2015 International Conference.
  • March 16, 2015 – Faculty Research Colloquium: “Facing and Chasing Viruses – Ebola and Others”.
  • March 18, 2015 – Public Lecture: “Undergraduate Research Application”.
  • March 19, 2015 – Global Day.
  • March 24, 2015 –Strongest and fittest competition.
  • March 24, 2015 – Clubs activities.
  • March 25, 2015 – Public Lecture: “EU Energy Policy and Smart Energy Systems”.
  • April 3, 2015 – Ras Al Khaimah corporate football tournament.
  • April 22, 2015 – Faculty research colloquium: “Flight Data Tracker for Global Aviation”.
  • April 22, 2015 – Pedagogical skills for higher education.
  • April 27, 2015 – Public lecture: “Neural Synergy: Advanced Platform for Motor Function Recovery”.
  • April 27, 2015 – English Department poetry reading.
  • April 29, 2015 – Public lecture by United Brands.
  • April 29, 2015 – Bedouin Oasis Camp.
  • April 29, 2015 – “Enhancing Student Engagement: An Exploration of Social Media Tools for Learning”.
  • May 6, 2015 – “Organizing and Coordinating an Online Course”.
  • May 7, 2015 – Public Lecture: “Smart Grid for a Smart City”.
  • May 13, 2015 – “Creating Course Texts or Anthologies of Student Work for iPads or iPhones”.
  • May 30, 2015 – Alumni reunion.
  • June 7, 2015 – Master of Education in Educational Leadership (MEEL) program graduation celebration and awards ceremony.
  • July 20, 2015 – Second annual International Conference on Arts and Humanities.
Archive for Academic Year 2013 - 2014
  • Feb. 23, 2014 – Ambassadors of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro visit.
  • Feb. 24, 2014 – MoU signing with RAK Free Trade Zone.
  • March 4, 2014 – RAK Expo.
  • March 16, 2014 – Visit to the assistant president of the Republic of Sudan, Colonel Abdulrahman Al Sadiq Al Mahdi.
  • March 16, 2014 – Visit from Commercial Bank International.
  • March 18, 2014 – Graduation for school librarians from RAK Education Zone.
  • March 20, 2014 – New AURAK online application launch.
  • March 25-27, 2014 – Three-day International Conference on Computer Vision and Image Analysis.
  • April 2, 2014 – Participation in Turkish-Arab Congress on Higher Education in Istanbul.
  • April 8, 2014 – AURAK’s fifth anniversary.
  • April 9, 2014 – Participation at Gulf Education and Training Exhibition.
  • April 15, 2014 – First-aid training course.
  • April 15, 2014 – Visit from the Consulate General of the State of Palestine.
  • April 17, 2014 – AURAK Arabic forum.
  • April 22, 2014 – “Major Challenges Facing Business Schools Today”.
  • April 24, 2014 – Advisory council meeting.
  • April 29, 2014 – Students’ performance at University of Sharjah.
  • May 7, 2014 – AURAK Open Day.
  • May 8, 2014 – Global Day, 2014.
  • May 15, 2014 – Second annual AURAK student recognition award ceremony.
  • May 26, 2014 – AURAK and RAK Investment Authority sign cooperation agreement.
  • May 28, 2014 – Ras Al Khaimah corporate football tournament.
  • May 28, 2014 – Visit from RAK Academy delegation.
  • May 31, 2014 – AURAK alumni get-together.
  • June 5, 2014 – Third commencement ceremony.
  • June 5, 2014 – Advisory council for School of Engineering meeting.
  • June 8, 2014 – International Center of Professional and Training Studies (ICPTS) cooperation agreement.
  • June 17, 2014 – Civil Defence lecture for AURAK staff.
  • June 18, 2014 – Partnership agreement with ADNOC.
  • June 24, 2014 – Graduation ceremony for job seekers.
  • June 29, 2014 – Cooperation agreement with Talisma.
  • July 6, 2014 – Iftar gathering, 2014.
  • July 16, 2014 – Visit from ADNOC delegation.

* The Teaching and Learning Center will also host weekly seminars (Tuesday and Wednesday 9am – 10am) on teaching, learning and instructional technology.  Does not include midterm or finals week.

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