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AUB announces this year’s honorary doctorate recipients
5/9/2017
Safa Jafari Safa  |  Office of Communications  |  media@aub.edu.lb  | 

​In a message to the AUB community, President Fadlo R. Khuri announced this year’s recipients of the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. The honorands will receive their honorary doctorates at the University’s 148th commencement exercises on Friday, June 2, 2017.

Recognized as models of engaged citizenship, innovation, service, and excellence, in the spirit of the University’s BOLDLY AUB campaign, the four honored personalities are scientist Huda Akil; philanthropist and former first lady Mouna Haraoui; music composer, producer, and performer Simon Shaheen; and best-selling author and activist Ahdaf Soueif.

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  • ​In a message to the AUB community, President Fadlo R. Khuri announced this year’s recipients of the honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters.
  • The four honored personalities are scientist Huda Akil; philanthropist and former first lady Mouna Haraoui; music composer, producer, and performer Simon Shaheen; and best-selling author and activist Ahdaf Soueif.
 
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