The Moroccan daily Newspaper L'Economiste published today, April 19, 2012, a paper entitled "For an Agency for Pharmaceuticals in Morocco" by Jaouad Anissi, PhD student in Biotechnology at the Faculty of Science in Moulay Abdellah University, Fez; supervised by Khalid Sendide, Associate Professor of Biology at Al Akhawayn School of Science and Engineering. The newspaper article is based on one of the findings from an article entitled "Patents, Pharmaceuticals and Prices of Generics in Morocco and Neighboring Economies" written by Ahmed Driouchi, Dean of the Al Akhawayn Institute for Economic Analysis and Prospective Studies, and Nada Zouag ('04), Al Akhawayn alumna (published on the April 2012 Journal of World Intellectual Property Rights). To read the article, click here.
Posted on 04/19/2012
Al Akhawayn University participates in the Third International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on April 17-20, 2012. The event offers prospective students from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia an opportunity to learn about options in higher education internationally. It is also an opportunity for exhibitors to meet and interact informally and formally, in conferences, seminars, and gatherings. Over 300,000 are expected to attend the event. 440 exhibitors from more than 30 countries are present at the event taking place at the heart of the bustling capital, Riyadh.
Posted on 04/18/2012
Al Akhawayn's Mohammed VI Library will be co-organizing with the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Information and Library Science and the UNC Institute of Museum and Library Services a workshop on "Metadata: Foundations, Practice and Effective Planning" to be held at Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane on May 23-25, 2012 with participants from Morocco, Qatar, Russia, the UAE, the U.S. For more information, click here.
Posted on 04/16/2012
His Excellency Lars Vissing, Ambassador of Denmark to Morocco, visited Al Akhawayn University on April 12, 2012 to give a talk on "Current Priorities of European Politics". The purpose of the visit was to mark Denmark's presidency of the European Union during the first semester of 2012. Over 50 students, faculty, and staff attended the talk.
Posted on 04/13/2012
Al Akhawayn professors Jack Kalpakian, Nizar Messari, Ahmed Rhazaoui, and Angelos Sepos presented papers at the Annual International Studies Association Conference entitled "Power, Principles and Participation in the Global Information Age", held from April 1–4, 2012, in San Diego, U.S. The Conference hosted over 3,000 participants this year. Al Akhawayn professors were members of the panel entitled "Political Change in North Africa and the Middle East".