AUIS hosted two Youth Civics Camps organized by the Iraq Foundation this summer. The camps brought over 100 students from around the country to AUIS for a week of intensive civics training. Click on the image above to view photos of their visit on our Facebook page.
The Center for Regional Studies sponsored the Second Annual AUIS Conference on the Middle East today. Presenters included visiting scholars in the region and AUIS faculty members. To see photos of the event on our Facebook page, click on the image above.
Sulaimani, Iraq – March 3, 2014 – Tuesday marks the opening day of the second annual Sulaimani Forum, the signature conference of the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani’s (AUIS) research center, the Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS). The topic of this year’s Forum is “Navigating Challenges in the Middle East.”
Sulaimani, Iraq – January 20, 2014 – The Professional Development Institute (PDI) at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) has partnered with the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) and Missan Oil Company (MOC) to provide English language training to their staff. The courses are designed to equip employees with English language skills that will enhance their capacity to communicate effectively in their jobs.
January 12, 2013 – Sulaimani, Iraq – AUIS graduates are in high-demand and employed in careers in which they are generally satisfied and well prepared, according to an alumni survey conducted by the Department of Communications and Institutional Development in August and September of 2013.
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.”
Alka is a tremendous asset to AUIS both in the classroom and out. Besides her high GPA, she volunteers for a number of good causes both on campus and in the larger community and is always more interested in positive results than personal recognition.