Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane - Spotlights


Ahmed Legrouri and Abdelkrim Ouardaoui-Canadian periodical Spectre

Ahmed Legrouri, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the School of Science and Engineering, and Abdelkrim Ouardaoui, Assistant Professor of Chemistry, have published in the Canadian periodical Spectre,Vol. 41, N° 1, Oct-Nov 2011, pp. 31-34, a new peer-reviewed article entitled "De l’éléctricité “animale” à l’électricité “métallique” et le début de l’électrochimie: continuité ou rupture?" in the periodical's special issue on the importance of history in science education . The article is co-authored by Abdeljalil Métioui, Professor at the University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada

Ahmed Legrouri-Board of Governors of the Arab Water Council

Ahmed Legrouri, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the School of Science & Engineering, participated, in his capacity as member of the Board of Governors of the Arab Water Council, in the 7th Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Arab Water Council held in Cairo, Egypt, on  November 19, 2011.

Jade Tahtah-Amazing Minds

Jade Tahtah, Lecturer at Al Akhawayn Language Center, represented Al Akhawayn University in the Pearson Longman's Amazing Minds North Africa Conference under the theme "Let Learning Flourish", held on November 18-19, 2011 in Marrakesh. Amazing Minds is the Pearson Longman development program that supports ELT teachers in their search for professional and personal growth. Through a series of carefully designed seminars on current issues at the core of the ELT profession, Amazing Minds gives teachers the skills and training required to enhance their personal and professional lives.

Khalid Sendide-research

Khalid Sendide, Associate Professor of Chemistry at Al Akhawayn University School of Science and Engineering, published a research paper entitled “Contribution to the Evaluation of the Integration of ICTs in Learning and Teaching practices” in the online journal of the Public Education & Information Technology Association(Association Enseignement Public et Informatique). Dr. Sendide co-authored the paper with PhD students he supervised from Sidi Mohamed Ben Abdellah University in Fez.

Al Akhawayn Voices United Choir

Famous producer Quincy Jones released on November 11, 2011 his new song Bokra, featuring Al Akhawayn Voices United Choir in the vocals. "Bokra" is a remake in Arabic of Jones' anthem "Tomorrow". The song is launched by Quincy Jones and Emirati social entrepreneur Badr Jafar to raise funds for education and cultural projects for children in North Africa and the Middle East. It features several stars from the Arab world. "Bokra" is co-produced by the famous Moroccan music producer Nadir Khayat (RedOne). For more information about the project, clickhere.