AUIS Celebrates Thanksgiving with Lunch and Faculty/Staff Awards


American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) marked the Thanksgiving holiday on November 28, 2019 with a large lunch spread and awards for faculty and staff. President Bruce Walker Ferguson delivered brief remarks and acknowledged staff and faculty members who have worked at the University for five and ten years. Awardees received gold pins for their years of dedication to the University community.

The remarks were followed by a delicious lunch organized by the Executive Office. The Thanksgiving lunch is an annual event at AUIS that offers employees a chance to meet and enjoy a lighthearted hour of socializing, food, and dessert.

AUIS Engineering Department Hosts Research Collaboration Symposium

    American University of Iraq, Sulaimani (AUIS) hosted research symposium on November 27, 2019 organized by the University’s Engineering department. The event, titled “AUIS Research Collaboration Symposium,” marked a new,  pioneering effort by the University to form a nucleus for collaborative research aimed at enhancing the quality and value of university graduates and their scientific output in the Kurdistan Region and the Republic of Iraq at large.  “This AUIS Research Collaboration Symposium will lay the foundation for establishing an institute that focuses on supporting innovation, research, and development in governmental and industrial sectors,” said Engineering Department Chair Dr. Ameen El-Sinawi. Representatives from the Corporation of Research and Industrial Development of the Ministry of Industry and Minerals in Baghdad as well as from the Ministry of Construction and Housing, Construction Laboratories from Sulaimani provided insight into research center capacity across the...

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