AURAK Organizes the Sheikh Zayed Leadership Camp for AURAK Student Leaders

Director of the Teaching and Learning Center, Dr. Bryn Holmes, and Assistant Professor of  the Political Science, Humanities, and Social Sciences Department, Dr. Kai Bruns of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) 

AURAK and Indian Communities Host Fourth International Day of Yoga

The Fourth International Day of Yoga was hosted under the combined efforts of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah and Indian Communities with the support from the Consul General of India, Dubai to encourage the community of Ras Al Khaimah to incorporate physical activity into their daily lifestyle.

AURAK hosts Presidential Awards for 2017-2018

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) President, Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, bestowed prestigious awards to honor faculty and staff members for demonstrating exceptional devotion throughout the 2017-2018 academic year.

AURAK Pays Visit to Ruler for Ramadan

A delegation from the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) visited H. H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, to pay its respects during this holy month of Ramadan.

AURAK Receives Software Donation From Petex

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) President, Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, signed The Agreement for the Educational Licenses of IMP Suite with Dr. Abdelhamid Guedroudj, CEO of Petroleum Experts Ltd. UK (PeTEX), to receive a software donation of ten educational user licenses of its Integrated Production Modeling (IMP) suite, totaling to the monetary value of £1,900,000.

AURAK Celebrates Annual Iftaar Gathering

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah celebrated its annual Iftaar gathering at the Fayrouz Tent on Marjan Island, allowing faculty and staff to socialize outside the normal work environment and observe the annual tradition of Iftaar during the holy month of Ramadan.

President Holds Student, Faculty, and Staff Meetings

Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim held his annual meetings with students, staff, and faculty over the last few weeks to gauge their satisfaction with the university’s progress.

AURAK Hosts Guest Lecturer, Ms. Banali Malhotra

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah Department Chair of Marketing, Dr. Hurrem Yilmaz, hosted guest lecturer, Ms. Banali Malhotra, Director of Marketing of RAKBANK.  Her presentation was entitled, “Segmentation, Target Marketing, and Positioning.”

AURAK and the Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development Make Way for New Local Businesses

The Student Life Department of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in collusion with The Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) hosted a two part workshop entitled the “Khalifa Fund Open Day” in order to educate young Emirate entrepreneurs over the protocol of how to start their own businesses.

AURAK Takes On Plagiarism

The Dean of Office of Academic Support Services, Prof. Steven Zani, and Professor of English, Arabic, and Translation Studies, Prof. Kamal Abdel-Malek, of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) held a faculty development conference, “Plagiarism East and West,” comparing Western and Eastern traditions concerning plagiarism.

AURAK Eats Healthy; AURAK Lives Healthy

The Biotechnology Club hosted Healthy Day at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) to promote the importance of eating a healthy diet.

AURAK Holds Honors Convocation 2018

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) held its Honors Convocation 2018 Student Recognition Award Ceremony to reward high achieving students for excelling in academics and athletics for the 2017 – 2018 school year.

AURAK Lets the Ink Out

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted the Creative Writing Competition 2017-2018 for AURAK students, organized by Dr. Khaledah Yousef Ghareeb Al Mansoori, Department Chair of the Languages and Literature Department.

AURAK Connects with The American Association for the Advancement of Science

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) hosted the Creative Writing Competition 2017-2018 for AURAK students, organized by Dr. Khaledah Yousef Ghareeb Al Mansoori, Department Chair of the Languages and Literature Department.

AURAK ‘s First Annual Humanities and Social Sciences Day

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s Department of Humanities and Social Sciences (H&SS) hosted their first annual Humanities and Social Sciences Day to promote the department to the rest of the university with various activities.

AURAK Hosts 16th UAE Mathday

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah hosted the 16th UAE Mathday, featuring keynote speakers: Salah-Eddine Kabbaj of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, and Nader Masmoudi of New York University.

Engineering student won second place in the Sumobot Competition

Computer engineering student Yaman Albadawi who participated in the 13th IEEE UAE Student Day under the supervision of Eng. Shereen Subhi won second place in the Sumobot Competition. Numerous teams from all over the UAE participated in the competition, which was hosted by the University of Dubai on the 28th of April 2018.

AURAK Celebrating Nine Years of Stunning Success

Established by royal decree on April 8, 2009, the American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) celebrated its ninth anniversary this year.

AURAK Hosts the First Civil and Infrastructure Engineering Conference

The First Civil and Infrastructure Engineering Conference (ICCIE2018) concluded at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah. The final day of the conference commenced with Prof. Stephen Wilhite,

AURAK Innovates for Sustainability

Under the patronage of the Crown Prince of Ras Al Khaimah, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Saud Al Qassimi and the presence of the Director of the Department of Citizens Affairs at the Emiri Diwan in Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikh Sultan bin Jamal bin Saqr Al Qasimi, the American University of Ras Al Khaimah hosted “The Cornerstone Event of Al-Bayt Al-Kamel; RAK Zero Energy Villa,” that will be entered into the Solar Decathlon Middle East to be held in November of 2018.

AURAK Hosts Annual Job Fair

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) organized its third annual job fair. The fair, which ran over the course of two days, had been organized in cooperation with a number of the university’s partners from government and private sectors.

AURAK Puts the “Pal” in Principal

In continuation of Innovation Month for the UAE, the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK)’s Dr. Judy Khaloui, Assistant Professor in Educational Leadership, and Dr. Winnifred O’Toole, Assistant Professor of Education, lead a workshop for local community principals entitled “Leadership and Learning.”

AURAK Empowers Women with Confidence

The School of Engineering of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) and Emirates Digital Association for Women (EDAW) organized a workshop “Empowering Women” led by Dr. Khaledah Al Mansoori, highlighting the importance of confidence in women and how to obtain it.    

AURAK Enters into MOU with Green Bridge Group

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Green Bridge Group Contracting LLC this February to augment research and job opportunities for students.

AURAK Gets Competitive with Dr. Dimitrios

The School of Graduate Studies and Research of The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) invited Associate Professor of International Business from KEDGE Business School, France, Dr. Dimitrios Tsagdis, to speak to students, faculty, and staff as part of their Public Lecture Series over “Successful EU Nations, Regions, and Clusters: An Overview of the Interrleations between Competitiveness, Productivity, and Prosperity.”

Emirati students to develop MeznSat environmental monitoring nanosat

The UAE Space Agency has announced a new satellite project called MeznSat, a 3U CubeSat which will study Earth’s atmosphere being developed in partnership with Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, part of the Khalifa Institute of Science and Technology, with the American University of Ras Al Khaima (AURAK).

AURAK Enters MOU with Al Nuaimi Group

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Al Nuaimi Group LLC to augment research, help students prepare for competition, and improve job opportunities for students.

AURAK Gets Down to the Bare Bones

Dr. W. Andrew Hodge of RAK Hospital and Medical Center presented “Bone, Joint, and Rehab Center with Total Solutions” to the students, staff, and faculty of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah at the “How Are You, Health Awareness Workshop Part One.”

Linguist’s Research Sparks Passion at AURAK

The School of Graduate Studies and Research of The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) honored Assistant Professor of Languages and Literature, Dr. Imed Louhichi, for his research concerning the effects the grammatical structure of native language on learning a second language, in a Faculty Research Colloquium.

AURAK and Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital Wage War on Cancer

The Department of Biotechnology (SAS) and the Risk Management Office at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), in partnership with Sheikh Khalifa Specialty Hospital (SKSH), held a Public Health Awareness Campaign concerning cancer prevention for the AURAK student body and staff.

AURAK is Making a Difference in Special Education

In connection with the UAE’s Innovation Month, the American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s Dr. Sharon Waller, PhD., CED provided two educational sessions to enlighten, support, and encourage local teachers of determined students.

Innovation Labs and Sustainability of Resources Workshop

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) kicked off UAE Innovation Month with the “Innovation Labs and Sustainability of Resources” workshop on Sunday, February 11, 2018. The Director of Ras Al Khaimah for the Emirates Post Group (EPG), Sultan H. Allay, and Ms. Hunaida Abdullah, Director Corporate Gov. Sales at Emirates Post Group and member of Innovation of UAE, spoke with students about the services they provide, the importance of innovation, and the challenges that arise in the process of progress.

Saving Lives One Drop at a Time

With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, AURAK students, faculty, and staff teemed the sidewalk of Building G of the AURAK campus Thursday, February 8, 2018 waiting their chance to give the ultimate gift to their community at the Save a Life Blood Drive: The Gift of Life. Within the first hour, the blood donation truck from The Sharjah Blood Transfusion and Research Center had already serviced thirty- eight compassionate souls.

AURAK Signs MOU with Al Shrooq Green Energy

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Al Shrooq Green Energy (ASGE), a UAE based company specializing in municipal solid waste (MSW) gasification technologies.

Omani Embassy of Abu Dhabi Tours AURAK

Omani Embassy of Abu Dhabi Tours AURAK Jan 30, 2018, AURAK was honored by the Embassy of the Sultanate of Oman Cultural Attaché Abu Dhabi with a visit to the American University of Ras Al Khaimah. Cultural Attache, Dr. Mohmood M. Al Sulaimi, met with AURAK President,...

AURAK and WSU Sign Student Transfer Program

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a cooperation agreement with Wayne State University (WSU) of Detroit, Michigan of the United States, establishing the U.S.-based university into its latest international partner.

New Student Orientation 2018

A Warm Welcome for New AURAK Family Members

New AURAK family members were embraced at the New Student Orientation on January 25, 2018 in the auditorium of Building G.

U.S. Embassy Visits AURAK

The United States Embassy of Dubai honored the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) by visiting the institution. 

AURAK Hosts Workshop with ADQCC

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), has hosted a collaborative workshop with the Abu Dhabi Quality and Conformity Council (ADQCC), focusing on the importance of natural, outdoor exposure testing, relevant standards and the certification process.

AURAK Qualifies for Neymar Jr.’s Fives Finals

Once again the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) football team has qualified for the Neymar Jr.’s Fives national finals.

AURAK Receives Visit from Association of Arab Universities

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) has received a visit from a committee from the Association of Arab Universities (AARU).

AURAK Signs MoU with Hungarian University

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), has signed a memorandum of understanding with Pázmány Péter Catholic University, becoming the Hungarian institution’s first partner within the UAE.

AURAK Celebrates Recent Success

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) last night hosted a celebration evening on the university lawn, recognizing the university’s recent success.

AURAK Celebrates 6th Annual Global Day

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), has celebrated one of its most-anticipated annual events; its 6th Global Day.

Football Team Celebrates Further Success

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) football team has celebrated further success, this time in the Higher Colleges of Technology 7-a-side tournament.

AURAK Hosts Lecture on the World Economy

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) has hosted a lecture on the economic media and its importance in today’s world.

AURAK Hosts Workshop on UAE’s Critical Infrastructure

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) School of Engineering has hosted another workshop open to the public, entitled ‘Critical Infrastructure in the UAE: Needs and Challenges’.

Prof. Al-Nasra Colloquium on Forensic Engineering

In the first faculty colloquium of the new semester, organized by the School of Graduate Studies and Research, the American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) Prof. Moayyad Al-Nasra gave a talk on the “Conceptual Approach to Forensic Engineering”.

AURAK Signs MoU with Academia Consortium

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Academia Consortium for Education, Research and Business Development.

AURAK Hosts Annual Engineering Camp

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has hosted its annual ‘Engineering Camp’ giving high school students the opportunity to learn more about the School of Engineering and its facilities.

AURAK Senior Participates in Model UN in New York City

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah has, for the first time, been represented at the Model United Nations in New York City. Earlier this month, Yusra Zaheer, a 21 year old biotechnology senior, travelled to the United States to take part in the prestigious academic competition.

President Holds Student, Faculty and Staff Meetings

Prof. Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim has held his annual meetings with students, staff and faculty over the last two days, in order to gauge their satisfaction with how the university is progressing.

AURAK Signs MoU with RAK Center for Statistics and Studies

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ras Al Khaimah Center for Statistics and Studies.

AURAK Discusses GEMS Cooperation

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) this week received a visit from Mr. Lachlan Mackinnon, principal of GEMS Westminster School – Ras Al Khaimah.

Jordanian Consul General Visits AURAK

His Excellency Dr. Sa’ed Radaideh, consul general of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to Dubai and the Northern Emirates, has visited the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) to congratulate AURAK for the academic recognition of its programs in Jordan.

AURAK Signs MoU with Global Academy for Training and Development and Consulting

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a cooperation agreement with the Global Academy for Training, Development and Consultancy, which is based in the emirate of Ajman.

UAE Engineering Deans Council Meeting Held at AURAK

The School of Engineering at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) held its second meeting of the UAE Engineering Deans Council for the 2016-17 academic year.

Creative Writing Competition Winners Awarded

The winners of the American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s creative writing competition were this week awarded for their achievement.

AURAK Volunteers at RAK Half Marathon

A group of students and staff from the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) volunteered to man a water station at this year’s RAK Half Marathon.

AURAK Signs MoU with Education For Employment (EFE)

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Education For Employment (EFE), an international not-for-profit network that creates employment opportunities for youth across the Middle East and North Africa region.

AURAK Celebrates President’s Awards

Last night saw the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) celebrate its annual president’s awards for the academic year 2015/16, recognizing faculty and staff for their outstanding performance throughout the year.

AURAK Visited by RAK Hospital Delegation

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) this week received officials from RAK Hospital to discuss the relationship between the two parties.

University of Limerick Delegation Visits AURAK

A delegation from the University of Limerick, based in Co. Limerick, Ireland, visited the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) today, in order to discuss a potential partnership agreement between the two institutions.

AURAK Receives Visit from H. H. Sheikh Khalid

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) today received a visit from H. H. Sheikh Khalid bin Saud Al Qasimi, vice-chairman of the Government of Ras Al Khaimah’s Investment and Development Office.

Bello Adamu Wins RAKMHSU Mini-Marathon

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) is pleased to announce that one of our students has won this year’s RAK Medical and Health Sciences University annual mini-marathon

AURAK Alumna Receives Government Excellence Award

An alumna from the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), Eng. Amani Al Mansouri, has been recognized for her outstanding work in the public sector at an awards ceremony in Abu Dhabi.

AURAK Hosts Workshop on Contemporary Home Design

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) this week hosted an architecture workshop entitled ‘Contemporary Approaches to Design of Houses’.

Prof. Kamal Interviewed by ‘The National’

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s Prof. Kamal Abdel-Malek, professor of English, Arabic and translation within the Languages and Literature Department, was this week interviewed by ‘The National’, an English-language newspaper based in Abu Dhabi.

Consul General of Jordan Accepts AURAK Invite

His Excellency Dr. Sa’ed Radaideh, Consul General of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to Dubai and the Northern Emirates, this week received Prof. Bilal Akash, vice president of academic affairs at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), and Dr. Kai Bruns, chair of the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, at his mission premises in Dubai.

AURAK Named IEEE Strategic Partner

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has been selected as a strategic partner of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), UAE Section.

AURAK Visits Ministry of Health in Dubai

A delegation from the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has visited the Ministry of Health and Prevention headquarters in Dubai in order to discuss the university’s biotechnology program.

AURAK Signs Agreement with Local Guard Group

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has finalized an agreement with the Local Guard Group, which is a branch of the local Ras Al Khaimah governmen

AURAK Hosts Keimyung University Visit

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) this week hosted a visit from a group of students from Keimyung University, based in Daegu, South Korea.

AURAK Promotes Women’s Opportunities in STEM Education with AGYA Workshop

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) in association with the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA), has today launched the ‘Women in STEM Education and Career Pathways’ conference.

AURAK Launches First Phase of Campus Development Plan

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has announced the initiation of its five-year campus development plan, which will see the campus rejuvenated and the capacity expanded to accommodate a total of 5,000 students.

German Consul General Visits AURAK

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has received a visit from the consul general of the Federal Republic of Germany, His Excellency Guenter Rauer.

AURAK and UAE Space Agency Sign Partnership Agreement

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a partnership agreement with the UAE Space Agency, officially putting pen to paper in the federal institution’s head office in Abu Dhabi.

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