This event gives American University students who spent a summer at Bir Zeit University in Palestine an opportunity to share their reflections from time spent on the West Bank over the summer. The forum itself will be initiated by a brief talk by the Palestinian ambassador Maen Rashid Areikat, who will be speaking about the UN general assembly meeting, and the Palestinian issue. Given recent ...more
"The Search for an Ebola Vaccine" by Leading Ebola Researcher Leslie Lobel
American-born Dr. Leslie Lobel, a leading virologist at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, will discuss his team's work to develop an Ebola vaccine by researching the natural immune system of Ebola survivors in Uganda. Pizza will be served.
To the Gates of Jerusalem: Book Talk with Richard Breitman and Norman Goda
Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
AU History Professor Richard Breitman and Norman Goda (University of Florida) will talk about their recently published volume of James G. McDonald's edited diaries and papers. McDonald was a U.S. diplomat,and this book covers his work from 1945, with the formation of the Anglo-American Committee, through 1947, with the United Nations' decision to partition Palestine between Jews and Arabs. He ...more