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AUAF POL-PAD Presentation on “Human Rights and Peace” this Thursday

“Due to the November 19 holiday, this event will be rescheduled to a future date.  Watch this space for an announcement of a new date once that is set.” ------------------------------------------- Ms. Shaharzad Akbar, inte…

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A Candlelight Vigil for the Victims of Kabul University Attack

On Tuesday, November 3, 2020, AUAF held a candlelight vigil in memory of those who were lost and to support our friends at Kabul University. On-campus students, faculty and University leadership, joined in a somber vigil to express our sorrow and send our…

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Spanish Ambassador Ferrán Visits AUAF

AUAF was pleased to welcome H.E. Gabriel Ferrán, Ambassador of Spain in Afghanistan and Deputy Head of Mission, Paula Sánchez Diaz to campus on October 20. Ambassador Ferrán is not a newcomer to AUAF and is an regular supporter of eve…

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Overview of the most influential economists of 20 & 21 century

On Thursday October 8th, AUAF’s Business Department in collaboration with the Arete student business club organized a special virtual event "Overview of the most influential economists of 20 & 21 century" book and "Afgha…

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AUAF WELCOMES NEW STUDENTS

The orientation programs for AUAF’s newly admitted Undergraduate and Academy students were organized from Sunday August 16th to Thursday August 27th. AUAF welcomed its newly admitted students both in-person and virtually through a series of small-gr…

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AUAF Remembers the August 24th Horrific Attack

The American University of Afghanistan today marks the 4th Anniversary of the horrific attack on the University community.  We continue to mourn our colleagues, the students, faculty, staff, and Afghan police who became victims on August 24, 2016. …

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AUAF MBA Programs Hosts Zoom Seminar to Highlight the Principles of Strategic Management

On Thursday, June 18, the MBA program held a special zoom event called "Conversations on Strategic Management" for MBA students.The event featured Mr. Akbar Arghandawal, CEO, Synergy Solution Group, who is an Afghan-American, expe…

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AUAF IT Team Delivers an in-Depth Analysis of Afghanistan’s IT Job Market

Information Technology is emerging as one of the fastest growing business sectors in Afghanistan and AUAF is moving to meet this demand in the classroom and beyond.  On July 2, AUAF’s IT Department hosted a Virtual Workshop with Afghan universi…

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Notice of the passing of Ahmad Shah Quraishi - AUAF Security

It is with great sadness that I inform you that the University community has lost one of its most dedicated colleagues, Ahmad Shah Quraishi, a valued member of our AUAF community and security staff.  He sadly died of coronavirus on Wednesday, June 17…

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Dr Ala Abdulhakim Abdulaziz's Perspective about AUAF

My Ph.D. in Computer Science (Information Security) was completed at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in 2016, where I also trained for and taught computer science core courses, Biometrics authentication and Data Science Analysis using Python, as…

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President Sedney's Eid Message

Eid Mubarak to all AUAF students, faculty and staff from our sunny and green AUAF campus.  Diana and I wish the very best to all of you and your families at this special time.  Of course, this is a year like no other, so please stay…

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President David Sedney Addresses AUAF Community

Greetings and Salaam Alaikum to the AUAF family from our too-quiet campus in Kabul.      We all miss the wonderful campus atmosphere and spirit that we should have here as the semester draws to a close and graduation draws near.&n…

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AUAF Joins with Kabul in Sheltering in Place

As Kabul takes further steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19, AUAF senior leadership met with students who have opted to remain on campus through the shut-down period.  President Sedney invited all students to an outdoor meeting with everyone maske…

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Bayat Foundation Scholarship

Do not miss this glorious chance to apply for the Bayat Foundation Scholarship! An opportunity to be part of AUAF community and receiver of a prestigious scholarship award! For further details, refer to the video shared below: www.bayatfoundation.…

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2nd AUAF Building Research Capacity Workshop for Expanding Afghanistan’s Academic Outreach.

The 2nd AUAF Building Research Capacity Workshop took place at AUAF on 12 March 2020. This was the second of a planned series of workshops organized by AUAF’s Division of Science, Technology and Mathematics (AUAF-STM) for the purpose of promoti…

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Mr. Nadery Briefs on Afghan Government's Efforts for the Ongoing Peace Process

On Monday, March 2nd, the American University of Afghanistan hosted Mr. Nader Nadery, chairman of the Independent Administrative Reform and Civil Service Commission (IARCSC), for a keynote lecture about Public Administration and Peace and Stability. Durin…

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AUAF Inaugurated the Hazrat Mohammad Mosque!

On 24th February 2020, the American University of Afghanistan inaugurated the Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) Masjid, funded by Mr. Muhibullah Naseri, an Afghan entrepreneur. The event started with recitation of Holy Quran and following welcome remarks by AUAF'…

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The World Bank Group Visit

On February 13, 2020, AUAF received a first hand look at the work of the World Bank (WB) to help better understand Afghanistan's economic outlook. The AUAF Business Department, in collaboration with the Areté Student Business Club, organized a…

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Areté Club's Insightful Book Exhibition for the AUAF Community

On February 6, 2020, the Areté Student Business Club in collaboration with the Business Department organized a book exhibition. The AUAF community had a chance to purchase their desired books, learn about the literature and culture of reading books…

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AUAF Victorious in Jessup Moot Court Competition!

AUAF Law Students – representatives of the JESSUP Moot Court Team – were victorious in the national rounds of the moot court competition held from 24 - 27 January 2020 in Kabul. In addition, the AUAF team also won the Best Respondent Memo and…

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AUAF Hosted its First Annual Conference (ALSPA 2020) on Peace, Human Rights, and Gender Politics.

American University of Afghanistan hosted the first annual conference of the Afghanistan Law, Political Science and Sharia Association on January 21-23, 2020. It was jointly hosted by the Law and Political Science Departments of AUAF and organized in coll…

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AUAF Receives Award for "Advancing Entrepreneurship Education in Afghanistan"

  AUAF received special recognition from the Babson College Collaborative  (#1 Global Rank in Entrepreneurship Education for 23 years) with an award for "Advancing Entrepreneurship Education in Afghanistan". AUAF was recognized for…

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AUAF Continues to Educate Afghan Future Leaders

Here is the link of the video attached below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2YXvQT6hzU

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AUAF Mourns the Loss of Former Student

It was with great sadness that the AUAF community learned it had lost a valued member, Mr. Ali Sina Zafari. According to news reports, he was killed by street robbers on January 3rd in the Dasht-e-Barchi area of Kabul. On behalf of the American University…

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AUAF Spotlighted Science Day with Students' own Scientific Experiments

On 5th December, AUAF Division of Science, Technology and Mathematics (STM), under the leadership of Dr. Maria del Mar De Fez Laso, organized AUAF’s first Science Day to provide students and faculty an exciting opportunity to increase scientific lit…

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AUAF Students let their Artistic Talents Flourish

During the week of 17-21 November, 2019, AUAF hosted an exhibition of "Film and Art in Contemporary Afghanistan". A collection of artworks from Herat and Kabul artists were on display, along with a short film presentation from the Kabul Universi…

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AUAF’s Response concerning the May 30, 2019 New York Times Article

The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) is unfortunately the subject of a May 30, 2019 New York Times article that gives an inaccurate and misleading picture of the University. The headline and main story line allege that there are “missing mi…

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AUAF's First Symposium on Mathematics and Its Applications

The 1st AUAF Symposium on Mathematics and Its Applications took place at AUAF on 14th  November 2019. The  “Symposium on Mathematics and Its Applications – MAS 19 “, is the first of a planned series of symposia and conferences…

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Defense Minister Khalid Shares Afghanistan’s Military Outlook with AUAF

On Monday November 11th, H.E. Assadullah Khalid, Minister of Defense of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, accompanied by several high ranking MOD officials, paid a visit to the American University of Afghanistan. David Sedney, AUAF President, welcomed…

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KBR Announces Ongoing Support for AUAF

Mike Flanagan, KBR Vice President, and Scott Grace, KBR Senior Manager, visited AUAF on November 9 to lead the inauguration of AUAF's football field.  The KBR executives enjoyed a tour of the AUAF campus and had a chance to meet with Susan Azizi,…

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AUAF Conducted Its First Open House Admissions Tour

  The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) conducted its first open house for the spring 2020 new student intake on October 29th, 30th & 31th, 2019. A total of 300 students, along with their parents, attended the open house. Welcomin…

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Samahang Pinoy of Philippines visited AUAF

The first-ever official election of Board of Trustees and Executive Officers was held on 25th of October 2019, in the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) campus with the overwhelming support and sponsorship of the top management of the University, h…

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United States Institute of Peace (USIP) team visited AUAF

  USIP:  Creating Space for Dialogues on Peace The United States Institute of Peace (USIP) President and CEO, Nancy Lindborg, visited AUAF on October 30 for meetings with students and faculty.  As Ms. Lindborg explained, USIP was foun…

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Artlords Held a 3-Day Art Exhibition at AUAF

From 8th till 10th October, Artlords held a 3-day Art Exhibition for the AUAF community to showcase their creative arts and paintings. AUAF students, staff and faculty actively participated in the exhibition.

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AUAF Clinic Organized One-Day Blood Donation

AUAF's Student Government Association with the collaboration of AUAF Clinic organized one-day Blood Donation on October 8th. The purpose of the donation was to honor the victims of attacks, month of Muharram and Martyr's Week. AUAF community…

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Snow Leopards, the Champions of Mini-Soccer Tournament of Fall 2019 Semester!

AUAF held a Mini-Soccer tournament from September 23rd through Oct 1st. Nine teams participated with two teams making it to the final after several competitive matches. The final game came down to the Snow Leopards vs. the Cavemen, with the Snow Leopa…

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AUAF, celebrated the International Peace Day by organizing a Kite Festival

On 19th September, the Office of Student Affairs organized a Kite Festival for AUAF students and faculty to celebrate the International Day of Peace which is globally observed on September 21st.

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AUAF organized a one-day Business Exhibition

On September 19th, the American University of Afghanistan organized a one-day Exhibition in which vendors displayed their different products including jewellery, ceramics, calligraphy, and carpets. AUAF is looking forward to more such exhibitions and…

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Office of Student Affairs organized Club Fair for the New Incoming Students

On 16th September, the Office of Student Affairs organized the Club Fair in order to provide an opportunity for the students, faculty, and staff to meet with the existing and active student-led clubs at AUAF. The majority of AUAF clubs participated enthus…

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AUAF's message regarding to Afghanistan's 100th Independence Day

The American University of Afghanistan wishes the people of Afghanistan a prosperous, united, and joyous 100th anniversary of Independence Day. This Independence Day is also an opportunity to reflect on the value of freedom and democracy attained through…

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Leadership Updated

AUAF is pleased to announce the return of David Sedney as the Acting President of AUAF. The University would also like to especially thank current Interim President Andrew Starcher, as he resumes the role of Acting Provost and Senior Vice Presid…

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AUAF's PDI Unit Celebrated Afghanistan's 100th Independence Day

On August 20th, the American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) celebrated Afghanistan's 100th Anniversary of its Independence with AUAF staff and faculty. The Professional Development Institute (PDI), in collaboration with the IT students of PDI, organ…

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MAELE Graduation Ceremony

The American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) held the commencement ceremony for the graduates of Masters of Arts in Education and Law Enforcement (MAELE). This major event was attended by His Excellency Minister Mohammad Masood Andarabi, Ministry of Inte…

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Earth Day club celebration at AUAF International Campus

On Monday, 22nd April, for the celebration of Earth Day, the Community Service Club of American University of Afghanistan, picked up trash around the campus, showing the amount of human-generated trash on AUAF. Students filled bags of cigarette buts to hi…

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AUAF Organizes Blood Drive To Support Crises

  On November 15, 2015 American University of Afghanistan (AUAF) held bi-annual blood drive. It was organized by the student Community Service Club in collaboration with ZWAN family charity,  Afghan blood-bank and Westex Medical Solutions. …

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AUAF’s Community Service Club (CSC) Facilitates Living for Underprivileged Families

In commemoration of the new academic year, the AUAF Community Service Club (CSC) successfully implemented their project "Microfinance for Poverty Reduction (MPR) – A Lifeline for Underprivileged Families”. Inspired by the very concept of…

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Press Release International Women’s Day and Nawroz Bazaar

Bagh-e-Babur, March 14-16, 2018: The Afghanistan Rural Enterprise Development Program (AREDP) of The Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development (MRRD), Ministry of Commerce and Industries (MoCI), The Women’s Center (TWC) of the American University o…

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Hekmat Khalil Karzai visits AUAF

On Thursday, February 22nd, Hekmat Khalil Karzai, the deputy minister of Ministry of Foreign Affairs, presented a keynote speech titled “Afghanistan towards peace and reconciliation” to the students, staff and faculty of AUAF. Throughout his remarks, H.E,…

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International Women's Day Celebration

On March 8th, The Women’s Center (TWC) of the American University of Afghanistan in honor of international women’s day organized an event celebrating the achievement of women in entire AUAF community. The celebration began with opening remarks by Dr. Zahe…

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New Women’s Dormitory Launched at American University of Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan – A new dormitory, designed to house 200 female students, was inaugurated today by U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan John R. Bass, USAID Assistant to the Administrator for Afghanistan and Pakistan Gregory Huger, and American University of…

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AUAF hosted hosted Arts and Crafts Exposition

On Wednesday December 7, 2017, The American University of Afghanistan hosted Arts and Crafts Exposition. The art exhibit featured works by artists from both Kabul and other provinces of Afghanistan, including Herat, and styles from across the country. The…

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Army Major General Robin Fontes's visit of AUAF

On 29th November, Army Major General Robin Fontes, commander of the Combined Security Transition Command inAfghanistan (CSTC-A), visited AUAF last week. She is the highest ranking female officer in Afghanistan since 2001. As part of the visit, General Fon…

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Ms. Suraya Yosufi, AUAF Global Alumni Coordinator awarded the “Peace Generation” Award

Do you know about N-Peace? N-Peace is a multi-country network of peace advocates in Asia seeking to advance Women, Peace & Security (WPS). It supports women’s leadership for conflict prevention, resolution and peace building, and promotes the im…

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