Spotlights

Big Discs Keep On Turning: The First Accredited Players in North Africa

After months of applications, of studying, and after being promoted to the first division, Salaheddine Berrakhla, co-captain of Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane's Ultimate Frisbee team, the "AUI Ultimate Comets", took World Flying Disc Federation's (WFDC) Pro-Accreditation test. Having received a score of 88%, Berrakhla and his co-captain, Amine Labbar, passed, making them the two first accredited players in all of North Africa. We're very excited to see what they do next.

AUI Women Volleyball Team Served the Gold and Futsal Team Netted the Silver

This past week, Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane's very own Women's Volleyball Team beat University Ain Chock Casablanca 3-1, earning them the gold and making them the reigning champions of Morocco.

Meanwhile, on March 29th and 30th, AUI's Futsal Team took the silver medal at the Moroccan Universities' Throne Cup Finals organized by University Med V in Rabat, losing only to Ibn Zohr University in Agadir 1-0

Ethically Worked: A Former Akhawayn Professor’s Take on Global Work Ethics

Former AUI Professor of Business Administration Nicholas Hamelin’s newest work has recently been accepted for publication in the Asian Journal of Business Research’s (AJBR) eponymous eighth volume’s first issue. The article, entitled “Comparing Work-Related Values of Moroccan, US, Chinese, Canadian and Iranian” was co-written with AUI Master’s student Yasmina El Haddou-Yousefi.”

Scripted Victory: Al Chrichmi Wins Film Prize

Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane (AUI) School of Science and Engineering (SSE) student Ali Chrichmi was recently invited to screen and discuss his new short film entitled “The Black Friday” at l'Institut Supérieure d'Ingenierie et des Affaires during their “Short Film Week” between March 19th and 23rd.


It is with great pleasure that we announce that Ali’s “The Black Friday” also won the award for “Best Scenario” during the “Festival International de Court Métrage’s” first iteration that took place from April 16th to April 21st

Turning a New Page: Global Scholars

On March 15–17, 2018, Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane's (AUI) very own Multimedia Librarian—Aziz El Hassani—attended Harvard Graduate School of Education's professional seminar series entitled "Library Leadership in a Digital Age". The series sought to show librarians how to maximize their institutions' libraries' efficiency, thereby enabling them to order their affairs in such a way that benefits the creativity that oftentimes characterizes the progressive minds of their schools' professorial and student bodies.