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AUAF Alumna Delivers Remarks at the UN

Heela Yoon, a recent AUAF graduate, joined United Nations Secretary General Guterres and UN Women Executive Director Mlambo-Ngcuka in delivering remarks during the UN’s 64th Anniversary of Commission on Statues of Women (CSW) on March 9, 2020. …

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Student Peace Dialogue by USIP Provided Insightful Workshop on Peace Negotiations

On March 14th, AUAF hosted the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) for a Student Peace Dialogue.   Students and faculty from Kabul, Kapisa, and Parwan provinces joined in the day-long discussion on how to advance peace in Afghanistan.  Moham…

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Students from Different Universities Gathered for a Discussion on Victim-Centered Peace

On 8th of March, AUAF Peace and Transitional Justice club with coordination of the US-Afghan Alumni Network held first of a series of symposia with the overarching theme of a Victim-Centered Peace. The Student Peace Dialogue hosted students from p…

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Afghan University Students Display their IT Skills

AUAF’s STM Department organized an IT POSTER DAY on February 27 in collaboration with Kabul Polytechnic, Kabul, Rana, Avicenna, and Gawharshad Universities. The event's goal is to extend the visibility of students' creativity beyond…

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EAIMUN Informative Session for MUN Club's Enthusiasts

On Thursday, February 27, 2020 AUAF Model United Nation Club invited Elbe Ariana International Model United Nations (EAIMUN) to provide instruction about their overall activities and their upcoming conference. The MUN Club aims to guide the…

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Insightful Lecture on Migration, Alienation & Subculture to Persuade AUAF Students to Rebuild Prosperous Afghanistan

On Monday February 19th, AUAF’s Political Science Club hosted a lecture of AUAF professor, Dr Dale Walker, on Migration, Alienation & Subcultures: The Impact on Receiving Societies. The lecture included the causes of human migration wh…

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AUAF Hosted KAWUN Institute of Higher Education to Provide Insightful Information about Law Department's Curricula

AUAF's Law Department hosted KAWUN Institute of Higher Education which is stationed in Balkh province, Northern part of Afghanistan. A group of family law clinic students and faculty visited to experience the method of teaching in  two law classe…

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AUAF Honors the Legacy of our Founder, Dr. Sharif Fayez

On February 8th 2020, AUAF paid tribute and honored the legacy of Dr. Sharif Fayez, Founder of the American University of Afghanistan, starting with a Khatm e Quran by the AUAF community and followed with the recitation of the Holy Quran (Khatma…

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Student Enrichment Opportunities on Display at Club Fair

The Office of Student Affairs organized the Club Fair on Thursday, January 30, 2020, in order to provide the opportunity for AUAF community to meet with the existing and active student-led clubs at AUAF. Overall, there wer…

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IT’S WINTER IN KABUL, BUT SPRING 2020 IS UNDERWAY AT AUAF

The orientation program for the newly admitted MBA, Undergraduate and Academy students was organized from 18th January, to 23rd January, 2020. AUAF community welcomed its students with passion as an exciting program of events and activities was put togeth…

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President Ghani Challenges Afghan Students to be “Connectors of Generations” in Forging Afghanistan’s National Identity

The American University of Afghanistan was honored to join with other leading Afghan universities (Kabul and Kabul Polytechnic) at President Ghani’s meeting on January 16 with representatives of the Kabul academic community as he outlined his roadma…

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AUAF Thanks the Afghan Government and President Ghani

The American University of Afghanistan thanks the Government of Afghanistan, and particularly Afghan President, H.E. Dr. Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, for their support over the three-plus years that our two professors, Kevin King and Timothy Weeks were held by…

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Afghan Handicrafts Showcased at AUAF to Promote Afghan Businesses

On December 5th, the American University of Afghanistan organized a one-day Exhibition in which vendors displayed their different products including jewelry, ceramics, calligraphy, miniature paintings, and carpets. AUAF community had the opportunity…

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Colorful Afghan Heritage Presented through Entertaining Performances at AUAF's Cultural Festival

On 25th November, the Student Government Association (SGA) of the American University of Afghanistan organized the annual cultural festival. The program was built around the theme of “Cultural Diversity and Unity" among all students on campus.…

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Students with Excellent Academic Performance Awarded with President's Honor Awards

The President’s Honor and High Honor Awards are prestigious awards bestowed upon students with outstanding academic performance. In the award ceremony on November 28th, AUAF President joined the Registrar Office in awarding 61 students with Hon…

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How an MBA Prepares for a Thesis

As our AUAF MBA students begin their Thesis research, one of the early steps is to present their proposed research topic to their advisor.  This semester, the AUAF community joined in that process at the MBA Poster Session where each student had to p…

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A Patriot Captivates AUAF with His Inspiring Story of Sparking Reform at MOI

On 21st November, AUAF’s Political Science Club hosted Sr. Deputy Minister Security of Ministry of Interior. (Check title), General Khoshal Sadat.  Following a warm welcome by AUAF community, he inspired students with his patriotism and hi…

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DAB Demonstrates Business Acumen in Action at AUAF Workshop

On 18th November, the American University of Afghanistan in coordination with Da Afghanistan Bank (DAB) held a workshop for AUAF's Business students. Officials from the DAB gave a series of talks on several financial topics, including: monetary p…

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AUAF Hosts its first-ever Excellence in Debate Tournament

On November 14th and 15th, 2019, the AUAF Debate and Diplomacy Club hosted its first ever AUAF Excellence in Debate Tournament. AUAF joined with four other universities for an intensive two-day, six-team competition (Kabul, Kabul Polytechnic,…

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AUAF’s First Workshop on Building Research Capacity

The 1st AUAF Building Research Capacity Workshop took place at AUAF on 31 October 2019. This workshop, “How to Write and Publish a Research Paper”, was the first of a planned series of workshops organized by AUAF’s Division of Science, T…

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Speech Club held it's Inter-University Public Speaking Championship Competition for Fall 2019

On 11th and 13th November, Speech Club organized an Inter-University Public Speaking Championship Competition on which more than 20 Students participated. This was the opportunity for students to share and showcase their public speaking ski…

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Ahmad Tamim Asey, Former Deputy Minister for Policy and Strategy at the Ministry of Defense, visited AUAF

On Monday November 4th, AUAF Student Government Association (SGA) organized a guest speaker program. Mr. Tamim Asey, the former deputy minister for policy and strategy at the Ministry of Defense delivered a speech titled, “Afghanistan: A Prisoner of…

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AUAF's Law Students' Moot Court Team, Champions of the Sixth Afghanistan National VIS Moot Competition

    Congratulations to AUAF Law students’ Moot Court team—victors of the Sixth Afghanistan National Vis Moot Competitions held on Friday, October 4. The AUAF Vis team also received the award for Best Respondent Memorandum and B…

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Astronomy Club Organized "Waxing Gibbous Moon" and Planetarium show at AUAF

On October 7th, the AUAF Astronomy Club organized a session for the AUAF community to expand their knowledge about the “Waxing Gibbous Moon”. At the same time, the Club presented a Planetarium show in one of our central classroom buildings. &n…

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AUAF's Biannual IT Day

On October 3, the lobby of the Bayat Institute of Technology buzzed with excitement as the STM Department, in close collaboration with the AUAF Computer Science Club (CSC), opened its second IT Day. In a two hour-long showcase,  students demonstrated…

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Afghan Peace Process: The Way Forward

On 26th September, AUAF along with The State Ministry for Peace and the American Institute for Afghanistan Studies (AIAS) organized a panel discussion on Afghan Peace Process: The Way Forward. This event is part of a continuing series to bring a wide rang…

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Ahmad Farzan Pirzad, winner of AUAF's Chess Tournament!

From 8th-12th September, AUAF organized an Internal Chess Tournament of the Fall 2019 semester. Around 30 students participated and made the tournament a huge success. Mohammad Mehdi Qambari and Ahmad Farzan Pirzad made it to the finals after competitive…

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Sweeta Muhammad Ishoq, AUAF Alumna, Afghanistan’s First Schwarzman Scholar gave a presentation on the Scholarship Award

AUAF Alumna, Sweeta Muhammad Ishoq, returned to campus this week to share her experience as the first ever Schwarzman scholar from Afghanistan. Sweeta described her recently-concluded year in Beijing as a Schwarzman scholar as a life-changing experience a…

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AUAF Team Joins with other Kabul-based Universities to Advance STEM in Afghanistan

AUAF’s Science, Technology and Mathematics (STM) Division held its first meeting with members of Kabul University and Kabul Polytechnic University to discuss possible collaboration areas. The wide-ranging discussion included faculty exchange,…

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SGA's Transition Ceremony Took Place by Honoring the Previous SGA Team

Student Government Association (SGA) Transition Ceremony On September 1st, AUAF's Office of Student Affairs organized a transition ceremony for the previous year’s SGA team to hand over its duties and responsibilities to the newly elected SGA…

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AUAF Welcomes New Students to Campus

AUAF is excited to welcome new students on the first day of student orientation of Fall 2019 semester. Dr. Victoria Fontan, new Associate Provost and Dean of Faculty of AUAF, and Dr Arni Arnthorsson, Associate Provost and Chairman of the Business Departme…

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USAID Internship Program with the US Embassy in Kabul - Female Only

USAID Internship Program with the US Embassy in Kabul - Female Only AUAF is excited to announce six attractive internship opportunities with the US Embassy - Kbl to interested and qualified female students, who will graduate within the next 12 months o…

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Representation of American University of Afghanistan at The United Asian Debating Championship (UADC)

The American University of Afghanistan’s Debate Club was represented at the United Asian Debating Championship (UADC), the largest debating competition for schools throughout Asia. There were over 600 participants at this event which was held i…

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AUAF Olympics

AUAF Olympics! AUAF’s Student Affairs organized AUAF Olympics from April 10th- May 3rd. The Olympics included verity of games including Mini-Soccer, Volleyball, 5K Run (for celebration of International Earth Day), Female Biking Race, 100m Run, Relay…

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Career Fair at AUAF

On Thursday, April 26th, 2018, AUAF’s student affairs organized career fair at AUAF. Career Fair is our university-wide career fair, held every semester, which is designated as the university’s premiere career-oriented event.The AUAF Career Fair is a grea…

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Sri Lankan Ambassador's Visit to AUAF

On Wenesday, April 18th, Political Science Club at AUAF held a guest speaker event for "H.E. Air Chief Marshal Gagan Bulathsinghala" the Ambassador of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka to Afghanistan. The speech was on How Sri-Lanka Successfu…

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Nawroz Festival at AUAF

On April 11th and 12th, the Student Government Association in collaboration with the Office of Student Affairs held two days event to celebrate Nawroz - Persian New Year. On the first day, the event began with a welcome speech, then the Celebration of Naw…

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Khatm-e- Quran

On Monday March 26th AUAF held a Khatm-e- Quran to honor Mahdi Hussaini AUAF student martyred in the suicide attack on the first day of Nawruz, 21st March 2018. AUAF community is saddened by this brutal attack and stands with the family and friends of Mah…

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Press Release

3/22/2018 Kabul, Afghanistan It is with great sadness to inform that AUAF community lost another bright member. Mahdi Hussaini was martyred in the suicide attack on Kart-e-Sakhi on the first day of Nawruz, 21st March 2018 along his brother and brother-in…

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Saad Mohseni Visits AUAF

On Thursday, February 8th, AUAF’s Business department hosted Saad Mohseni, Chairman and Founder of Moby group. The event started with welcome remarks by Dr. Rod Monger, chair of Business department, followed by a key note speech by Saad Mohseni, about ent…

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Art Lords and AUAF Collaboration

On Wednesday, February 14th, AUAF’s communications department in collaboration with the ArtLords, organized an art event at AUAF. The purpose of this event was to start the art journey officially and introduce students to the ArtLords. The event started w…

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The NewCo Awards of Strategy and Policy Class

The NewCo Awards, started in 2015, serve as recognition of AUAF Business Students' creativity and ingenuity, as well as reinforcing the integration of undergraduate functional coursework. The senior students in Strategy and Policy class complete a capston…

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2017 Maqsudi Social Entrepreneurship Award

The Maqsudi Social Entrepreneurship Competition challenges AUAF-MBA students to use rigorous business principles to create sustainable, positive solutions to some of Afghanistan’s most challenging problems—poverty, health, education, hunger, environmental…

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President Honor Award Ceremony for Spring 2017 Students

The President’s Award includes Honor and High Honor awards which are awarded each fall and spring semester. This Academic Excellence Award is intended to recognize success in the classroom, outstanding educational growth and encourage undergraduate studen…

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Speech on Human Rights in Islam by Mr. Moheq

On Tuesday, December 12th, AUAF Law Students Association invited Mr. Mohammad Moheq, senior adviser to the president on social and cultural affairs. Mr. Moheq delivered a lecture on Human Rights in Islam to AUAF community. AUAF students and professors par…

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