AUB Ranked First in MENA Region & 45th Worldwide in Graduates Employability

The American University of Beirut has been ranked the best in the MENA region and is ranked #45 among all universities worldwide for the employability of its graduates. This criterion measures the proportion of graduates in full- or part-time employment within 12 months of graduation. AUB dropped four spots from 2018 but is still the best ranked regionally. Here's a breakdown of the ranking criteria: Overall Score: 71.4 Alumni Outcomes: 84.1 Employer-Student Connections: 69 Employer…

#Lebanon is too Diverse for a Single Trip – Video by Tolt is Out

So the famous French travel vlogger Tolt did end up releasing a "Don't go to #Lebanon" and it looks pretty cool! However, it did feel like watching the "Rise Above Lebanon" tourism video with all these drone shots, but it's always refreshing to see a positive video on our country, one that beautifully portrays it and dispels all the misconceptions. On a side note, some of these misconceptions are quite new to me like "Lebanon…
Architecture

Lebanese Aline Asmar d’Amman to Redesign Tour Eiffel’s Iconic “Le Jules Verne”

1 week ago
Beirut-born architect and founder of Culture in Architecture Aline Asmar d’Amman was recently tasked with redesigning one of Paris’ most iconic restaurants, Le Jules Verne, which is situated on level two of the iconic Eiffel ...
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Replacing Plastic Bags by Reusable Bags

1 week ago
Waste Less Lebanon has recently launched its BYOB (Bring Your Own Bag) initiative in an attempt to reduce plastic bags use and replace them with reusable bags. The NGO is selling LAL tote reusable bags ...
Automotive

Red Bull CPD Regional Finals Coming back to #Beirut on September 23!

1 week ago
After seven years, Red Bull Car Park Drift regional finals are coming back to Beirut and will take place on Sunday the 23rd of September, starting 12:00, in the Parking lot adjacent to Beirut’s Martyrs’ ...
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Check Out Karantina’s Kickass Play Garden

2 weeks ago
Following my article on the lack of outdoor playgrounds in Lebanon, I received an email regarding an award-winning initiative undertaken by two landscape architects Zeina Kronfol & Pamela Haydamous who redesigned the old Karantina public ...
Automotive

Abdo Feghali Impressive Run Earns Him 4th Spot at 2018 Red Bull Drift Shifters

1 month ago
The 2018 edition of Red Bull Drift Shifters took place this year in Liverpool and Abdo Feghali “Dado” pulled an impressive run to end up in fourth spot overall, and one of four drivers to ...
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Ray Bassil & Alain Moussa Win First Gold Medal for #Lebanon at the 2018 Asian Games

1 month ago
Lebanese Champion Ray Bassil & Alain Moussa clinched the first gold medal for Lebanon at the 2018 Asian Games that are taking place in Jakarta. Ray & Alain won the Gold in the Trap Mixed ...
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Stunning 7-Minute Video on Akkar: Lebanon’s Green Treasure

1 month ago
Akkar Trail shared a 7-minute video showcasing Akkar’s green treasure which occupies 20% of Akkar’s total area. The forests in Akkar are among the largest and most bio-diverse in Lebanon and there are several protected ...
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Twelve Year Old Girl Mechanic Video Goes Viral, Gets Dream Job

1 month ago
A lot of children are forced into child labor in Lebanon, and the authorities have made little progress to reduce child abuse. In fact, things have worsened ever since the Syrian crisis began whether thousands ...
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