Members of AUISMUN met this weekend to debate and present their ideas as diplomats representing other countries. Students interested in getting involved with this active student organization should contact email@example.com. To see photos of the meeting on our Facebook page, click on the image above.
At AUIS, we believe extracurricular activities are important to providing students with a well-rounded university experience. Music Club is one of the many organizations on campus that help students develop skills and forge new relationships! Click on the image above to see photos of Music Club on our facebook page, or click here to learn about other activities and organizations on campus!
The AUIS intramural soccer league kicked off yesterday! This year, 10 teams and over 100 students, faculty and staff will battle it out for the title of AUIS intramural soccer champions! Games will be on Wednesdays at 5pm and 6pm. Come out and cheer on your favorite team under the lights at AUIS! To see photos of the first game on our Facebook page, click on the image above.
Sulaimani, Iraq – April 17, 2014 –The American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) plans to celebrate the 450th anniversary of the birth of William Shakespeare with a festival that will bring a host of Shakespearian events to campus, including musical acts, an elocution contest, scholarly presentations, and a theatrical performance.
Sulaimani, Iraq – April 10, 2014 – AUIS will hold its annual Initiative Week on April 13-16, a series of exciting events that provide AUIS students with opportunities to explore prospects for their future. This year’s Initiative Week features an international graduate school fair, a career fair, and several panels and workshops related to career success.
Sulaimani, Iraq – April 6, 2014 – AUIS awarded Benjamin Boyce, Rachel Ramey, and Bilal Wahab teaching excellence awards during a special ceremony on campus. The awards recognize quality teaching practice and outstanding contributions to student learning, as well as encouraging recipients to continue their efforts in bringing about systemic changes in teaching and learning.
Marie LaBrosse, a poet, translator, and member of the Department of English, came to AUIS in 2011. “When I was contemplating whether I should take the job, someone told me that the streets in Sulaimani were named after poets. That made up my mind. I had to come here,” she said.
Dr. Frederick Monsma, Associate Professor in AUIS’ Social Science Department, grew up in Poughkeepsie, New York. After getting his undergraduate degree at St. John's College, he went on to get his PhD in Philosophy at Boston College.
Dr. Zak Sitter joined AUIS in the fall of 2012 to teach in the Department of English. He received both his Ph.D. and M.A. from Brown University in English and completed his undergraduate education at Harvard University in Literature.
The APP student of this month is Mohammed Sabir for his grades, attitude, and perfect attendance and participation records.Mohammed Sabir, the APP student of April, was placed in level three right away, learning his English only from TV. “Mohammed has displayed academic excellence this semester with devotion and good humor,” said a teacher of his. “He is a great example of how a student can be fun and engaging while still taking his education seriously.”