Program of the Week

Saturday, April 1

9:00 am - 4:00 pm          Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall P071

Problem-Based Learning Institute           

(Entrance only for pre-registered participants)

International Trainers Team, led by: Deborah Allen and Mark Serva

Team Members:  Lorraine Serva and Meredith Wiggins

 

Sunday, April 2

9:00 am – 3:00 pm          Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall P071

Problem-Based Learning Institute                       

(Entrance only for pre-registered participants)

9:00 am – 11:30 am         Fathi Samara Lounge (Conference and Visitors Center P021

EURECA Political Science Panel

11:30 am – 1:00 pm         Moataz Al Alfi Hall

AUC Research Week Opening                            

                                    

Featured Presentations:

Hani Sewilam, professor and director of Center for Sustainable Development

“The Sustainable Production of Fresh Water”

 

Mona Amer (associate professor), Shereen Aly (graduate student), Karen Fanous (undergraduate student), Department of Psychology

“Youth Civic Engagement from Volunteer to Career: An Interdisciplinary Journey”

 

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm          Leheta and El Farouki Courtyard Pergola

Student Research Poster Competition               

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm          Moataz Al Alfi Hall

Faculty Research Pitch

 

Monday, April 3

 

CREATOPIA

The Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Exhibition

 

 

9:30 am -12:00 pm         Fathi Samara Lounge       (CVC P021)         

Literary Salon

11:30 am – 1:00 pm         CVC P020
Film Showing

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm         Fathi Samara Lounge       (CVC P021)

Science Innovation Demo

 

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm          CVC Terrace Garden

Music Performances

 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm          Leheta and El Farouki Courtyard Pergola

Art and Photography Exhibition

 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm          Leheta and El Farouki Courtyard Pergola

Creative Educational Games: Playtesting

 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm          Leheta and El Farouki Courtyard Pergola

‘Once Upon a Toon’ Cartoon Workshop

 

1:10 pm – 1:50 pm          Sharjah Art Gallery

Music Concert: Tremolo Obsession

 

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm          Leheta and El Farouki Courtyard Pergola

Entrepreneurship Expo   

Tuesday, April 4

 

9:00 am-5:00pm                  Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud Hall P071

EURECA History Panels

 

9:00 am – 3:00 pm              Moataz Al Alfi Hall   and     CVC P022

Academy of Liberal Arts Symposium

 

9:45 am – 10:15 am            Moataz Al Alfi Hall

Symposium Keynote:          Ahmed Tolba, associate provost for Strategic Enrollment Management

                                                “Interdisciplinary Programs: The Way Forward for AUC”

 

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm            Moataz Al Alfi Hall

Common Reading Program Lightning Talk Competition

 

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm              Fathi Samara Lounge       (CVC P021)

ELI Explorers Panel

Wednesday, April 5

 

9:00 am - 5:00 pm               Moataz Al Alfi Hall,   CVC P019, CVC P022

AUC Research Conference

 

1:00 pm – 2:00 pm             Moataz Al Alfi Hall

AUC Research Conference Keynote Speaker:

                                   

Laila Iskandar, founding director of CID, and Ex-Minister

                                    “From Trickle Down to Bottom up to Base of the Pyramid and Corporate Social

Responsibility: Where do Communities Figure?”

 

9:00 am – 11:30 am            Fathi Samara Lounge       (CVC P021)

EURECA Science and Engineering Panels

 

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm              Fathi Samara Lounge       (CVC P021)

FYRE! First Year Research Experience Panel

 

        Thursday, April 6  

 

 

9:00 am - 2:00 pm          Moataz Al Alfi Hall       (CVC P022, CVC P019)

AUC Research Conference

 

9:30 am – 11:30 am         Fathi Samara Lounge       (CVC P021)

EURECA HUSS Panels

 

11:30 am – 1:00 am         Fathi Samara Lounge       (CVC P021)

EURECA Business Panels

 

1:00 pm - 3:30 pm          Moataz Al Alfi Hall

Closing Keynote and Awards Ceremony             

 

Malak Zaalouk, professor of practice, Graduate School of Education

"Community Education as Empowerment"

 

Ruha Benjamin, assistant professor, Princeton University

"Beyond Buzzwords: Innovation, Inequality, and Imagination in the

21st Century"

 

Awards Ceremony and Closing Remarks