The AUS Green Team won First Runner Up in the Campus Green Audit for Abu Dhabi Environmental Agency’s Sustainable Campus Initiative for the 2015-2016 Academic Year. Students worked with AUS Sustainability Office and other administrative departments to collect data on water and energy use, climate change, waste production and land/biodiversity on the AUS Campus.
Ms. Taraneh Taghaddosi from American University of Sharjah (AUS) won first place at the fifth UAE Student Research Competition held on Monday, May 8th, 2017 at Abu Dhabi University. The award, held under the patronage of H.E Eng. Hussain Ibrahim Al Hammadi Minister of Education, recognizes outstanding undergraduate student research being conducted at the academic institutions in the UAE. Ms. Taghaddosi, was awarded first place on “the Environmental Science and Environmental Engineering” category for her project entitled "Chemical and structural analysis of Sharjah sand and their potential application for organic compounds and toxic metal removal". Taraneh has also received the British Petroleum “Safety” Award for her work this year.
Outstanding Student Award: Each year the Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Environmental Sciences recognizes three outstanding students in terms of overall GPA and programmatic impact. This year the biology award was given to Ms. Marian Massri. Mariam is currently pursuing an Msc in Immunology at Imperial College London.
Two Biology, Chemistry and Environmental Sciences students, Ms. Mais AlQadi and Ms. Isra Alam, have been awarded scholarships to attend The Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED), in Beirut (November 2-3, 2017) and will participate in the Future Environment Leaders Forum (FELF).