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Prof. Stephen Wilhite Named AURAK Provost Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, July 16th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has this week announced Prof. Steven C. Wilhite as the university’s new provost and vice president for academic affairs and student success. Prof. Wilhite, who joins the university in time for the 2017/18 academic year, brings a wealth of...

SACSCOC Grants AURAK Candidacy Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, July 2nd 2017 [ar] [fr]  

The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), has granted candidacy status to the American University of Ras Al Khaimah. The announcement follows a visit from a candidacy committee from the commission in February, in which a team of eight reviewers from...

AURAK Establishes Relationship with Irish University Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Monday, June 12th 2017 [ar]  

 The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed an agreement which sees the University of Limerick (UL) becoming the university’s first Irish partner. The memorandum of understanding intends to stimulate intercultural activities and projects between the two universities,...

AURAK Signs Agreement with German Renewable Energy Company Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, May 27th 2017 [ar]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Neon Energy Green Building Construction Materials, a multinational German firm which focuses on energy-efficiency and renewable solutions. Neon Energy will assist the university throughout its...

AURAK Signs MoU with University of Illinois Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, May 13th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Illinois, converting the U.S.-based university into its latest international partner. The agreement, which was initiated by AURAK’s School of Engineering and the Department of...

AURAK Hosts United Nations Workshop Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Monday, May 1st 2017 [ar] [fr]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has hosted a workshop on campus in conjunction with The United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR). The day-long workshop, which was organized with the help of Dr. Kai Bruns, chair of the university’s Humanities and Social Sciences Department,...

AURAK Signs MoU with OAIRO Alliance Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, April 8th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with OAIRO Alliance, a British company specializing in smart technology and sustainability. The agreement advocates for mutual cooperation in the sharing of expertise, research, and human...

AURAK Receives Visit from Association of Arab Universities Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Monday, March 27th 2017 [ar]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) has received a visit from a committee from the Association of Arab Universities (AARU). The delegation consisted of Dr. Ghalib Al Rifai and Dr. Turki Obaidat, and Dr. Sultan Abu Oraibi, secretary general of the AARU, who was also guest of...

AURAK Signs MoU with Hungarian University Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, March 22nd 2017 [ar] [fr]  

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. Dr. Szuromi Szabolcs, president of the Hungarian university, travelled to the UAE to sign...

AURAK Celebrates 6th Annual Global Day Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, March 19th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK), has celebrated one of its most-anticipated annual events; its 6th Global Day. AURAK, which boasts a student body of 49 nationalities from across the six inhabited continents, saw its campus flooded by a vibrant festival of color and sound,...

Jordanian Consul General Visits AURAK Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, February 22nd 2017 [ar]  

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. After meeting Professor Hassan...

AURAK Signs MoU with Education For Employment (EFE) Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Saturday, February 11th 2017 [ar]  

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. The agreement seeks to...

AURAK and Du sign MoU to Collaborate on 5G and IoT Development Dubai, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, February 9th 2017 [ar]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) and Du have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to further collaborate on 5G and the Internet of Things (IoT) development as part of the UAE 5G Innovation Gate (U5GIG). As per the agreement, Du will collaborate with AURAK for the...

AURAK Promotes Women’s Opportunities in STEM Education with AGYA Workshop Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Tuesday, January 17th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

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. The international conference specifically focuses on boosting...

AURAK and UAE Space Agency Sign Partnership Agreement ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates -Sunday, January 8th 2017 [ar] [fr]  

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. A delegation from the university, consisting of Professor Hassan Hamdan Al Alkim, its...

AURAK Signs MoU with Camfil Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Monday, December 12th 2016 [ar]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) today signed a memorandum of understanding with Camfil, a global leader within the air filtration industry. A delegation from Camfil, consisting of Mr. Rahul Uppal – Managing Director, Dr. Nodirjon Rasulov and Dr. Madina Khodzhaeva, visited...

IEEE Conference Launched in Ras Al Khaimah Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, December 7th 2016 [ar] [fr]  

The 5th International Conference on Electronic Devices, Systems and Applications (ICEDSA 2016), sponsored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), was today launched in Ras Al Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates. Taking place on the AURAK campus, the conference runs...

AURAK Students Successfully Implement Vertical Farming Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Monday, December 5th 2016 [ar] [fr]  

Students at the American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) have successfully implemented vertical farming for the first time within the context of the harsh climate of the United Arab Emirates. The project, which was prepared by two junior biotechnology students, Najath Abdulkareem and...

AURAK Awarded for Best Green Campus in UAE Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Wednesday, November 30th 2016 [ar]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah has been presented with the Best Green Campus award for 2016, receiving the prestigious accolade at an exclusive ceremony in Abu Dhabi. AURAK competed against 14 other major universities, all based in the UAE, for the award which was organized as part...

AURAK Launches Innovation Week Program Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates -Thursday, November 24th 2016 [ar]  

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah (AURAK) has launched its comprehensive program for the second annual Innovation Week initiative, as decreed by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai. The university held an...

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