(Updated) AUB’s Insight Club Controversial Lecture on Homosexuality

Update: The lecture has been cancelled. Here's the . The Insight Club is hosting a public lecture on Thursday 23rd of March at the Issam Fares Lecture Hall - AUB at 5PM on "Homosexuality in Lebanon: the Challenges of Modernity”. The lecture will be hosted by two doctors and university professors who believe that homosexuality is an illness that can be cured using shock therapy. After being criticized for hosting these doctors, the club responded…

Why I was Visiting Philip Morris in Switzerland

My recent trip to the Philip Morris International Research Center in Neuchâtel in Switzerland might have come as a shock to many. Most of you know I don’t smoke, and that I’m a staunch supporter of Lebanon’s Tobacco Control Law 174, which bans indoor smoking in public places. Just to be clear, I still don’t smoke, never did and never will. I always try to encourage my friends who do smoke to quit too. I…

A Karaoke To Remember

5 months ago
In order to help people understand what it feels like to have Alzheimer’s, a Karaoke club in Beirut change the lyrics of famous songs. Instead of “I’m loving angels instead” or “Isn’t it ironic don’t ...

AUB To Become Entirely Smoke-Free by 2019

5 months ago
AUB’s President Dr. Fadlo R. Khuri, who is a thoracic/head and neck medical oncologist, has vowed to turn AUB into an entirely smoke-free campus (indoors and outdoors) within 24 months in a long letter published ...

No Child Should Die of Heart Disease Because of a Lack of Funds

5 months ago
“No Child Should Die of Heart Disease Because of a Lack of Funds” is The Brave Heart Fund’s mission and they’ve just kicked off this powerful TVC to raise awareness on the lack of funds ...

Donner Sang Compter is Behind The Arabic Blood-Donation Posters

5 months ago
If you’re still wondering who’s behind the Arabic posters captured in several cities around the world asking people to donate blood in #Lebanon, it’s Donner Sang Compter, a Lebanese non-profit NGO that links potential blood ...

AUBMC Celebrated Valentine Differently This Year

6 months ago
American University of Beirut Medical Center (AUBMC) decided to celebrate Valentine differently this year by organizing a small romantic dinner for a couple to thank them for their endless devotion and being a source of ...

#HopeForJose: Two-Year old Jose is Planned to Undergo Surgery Soon

7 months ago
Joseph Gerges is a 2-year old boy who was diagnosed with a Severe Combined Immune Deficiency (SCID) due to a mutation in gene SP110 that leads to life-threatening liver fibrosis. The only cure for the ...

Stop Smoking Arguile

8 months ago
AUBMC is raising awareness through the below video on the dangers of smoking Shisha and how many perceive it as being less harmful than cigarettes. In order to do so, they teamed with a Shisha ...

Environment Minister is Blaming Syrian Refugees For Rising Air Pollution

9 months ago
There’s no doubt that Lebanon is facing an environmental emergency due to the presence of over one million Syrian refugees, but to claim that one of the key reasons for that is the Syrian crisis ...