AUIS hosted the second training session for the National Information Technology Association's (NITA) Innovation Competition on December 2nd. To see more photos of this event on our Facebook page, click on the image above.
Students in PDI's English Language Courses participated in Quiz Night, a fun, interactive learning exercise offered ONLY at AUIS! To see photos of the event on our Facebook page, click on the image above!
The library launched the AUIS Reading Program last week, during which gave out guides on several reading selections on the various formats in which they are available (including digital readers!) Last week’s theme was Voyages & Travels, Journeys & Adventures: Finding Ourselves in the World!
Renowned Kurdish Daf (frame drum) player, Hajar Zahawy, gave a workshop on the history and techniques of daf and performed to a packed audience at AUIS on April 9, 2015. His presentation was titled, “The Kurdish Daf: From Traditional to Global Instrument.”
Haider Al Ibrahimi, the Executive Director of Sanad for Peacebuilding, and Abdalaziz al Jarba, a founding member of the Network of Iraqi Facilitators (NIF), delivered a talk to AUIS faculty and students on April 2, 2015.
Dr. Choman Hardi is an assistant professor of English literature at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS). She is a celebrated poet, as well as a writer, translator, and a women’s rights activist.
The novelist Mahmoud Saeed is the first writer-in residence at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) where he teaches calligraphy. “A friend arranged everything and made it a surprise for me,” says Saeed when asked about his decision to return to Iraq and teach at AUIS. He refers to his friend Jackie Spinner – journalist and former teacher at AUIS - whom he met in Chicago.
Esther Mulnix arrived in Sulaimani in 2014 to join AUIS as the new vice president for academic affairs and professor of social sciences. She is currently also the Acting President of the university. In addition to overseeing the academic programs for the University, Mulnix will also be leading the University’s efforts to acquire accreditation in the United States.