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17
Feb
 
New Online Kyrgyz Language Tutorial Series Launched
The program, conceived of in consultation with Prof. Daniyar Karabaev of the Liberal Arts & Sciences program, will publish weekly language tutorials on a range of themes.
14
Feb
 
ICP Ambassador Talks: the U.S. Ambassador, Donald Lu met with AUCA students
On February 13, the U.S. Ambassador to the Kyrgyz Republic, Donald Lu met with AUCA students on the ICP Ambassador Talks. The ambassador had an hour and a half talk, answering the questions of our active students. 
13
Feb
 
Congratulations to Saniia Toktogazieva on her recent defense of the dissertation
Ms. Saniia earned an S.J.D. degree in Comparative Constitutional Law (Summa Cum Lauder) from Central European University (CEU).
13
Feb
 
Registration for the VICTORIA competition for high school graduates on the knowledge of European realities has started
The competition will be held at AUCA computer labs. Winners of the competition will receive a significant discount on tuition fees.
13
Feb
 
Three New Tutors Join the WARC
Three new tutors--two in economics and one in programming--have joined the Writing and Academic Resource Center (WARC) this spring, bringing the number of peer tutors to 27 and the number of subjects offered to eight.
12
Feb
 
Become a host family for US students
We are pleased to announce that AUCA will be hosting the Critical Language Scholarship Program  in Summer, June 8- August 6, 2020. The families who are willing to share a space and culture with program students are welcome to apply to become a host family in Summer 2020.
11
Feb
 
AUCA welcomes the biggest cohort of Afghan students in the history of the university
The Program “AUCA Afghan Scholarship through the U.S. Embassy Kabul 2019” will allow the students to study a year at the New Generation Academy and 4 years of the Bachelor program, 5 years in total. 
10
Feb
 
AUCA Diversity Week 2020. Check out how it went!
This is a special week when you can feel the actual university vibe, explore various cultures and cuisines, present your ethnic heritage and history. AUCA is proud of having representatives of different cultures studying at the university.
7
Feb
 
Stream Final Concert
The final concert of the Stream contest will take place on Friday, February 14, at 17:00. Do not miss a chance to discover new AUCA stars.
Stream is a talent competition among high school students of Kyrgyzstan for winning a full scholarship to study at AUCA.
6
Feb
 
CENTRAL ASIAN JOURNALISM SUMMER INSTITUTE – 2020 APPLICATION OPEN
The Central Asian Journalism Summer Institute provides early-career journalists and journalism students with the skills they need to launch successful careers in journalism and media. The Summer Institute will provide an interactive curriculum to develop participants’ skills in areas such as data journalism, digital media, social media, podcasting, and storytelling.
5
Feb
 
Climate and Environmental justice: why does it matter and what can we do together?
Esther Min from University of Washington/Seto Edmund (Environmental Health & Climate) presents situational analysis of the global picture on climate change challenge on February 6, 2020. Esther and speakers will also explain the main concept on how climate justice and environmental health affect health rights.
5
Feb
 
New Star Student Newspaper Returns to AUCA after Year-Long Hiatus
After a year-long hiatus, AUCA’s campus newspaper, The New Star, has returned to print under the stewardship of editor-in-chief Niloufar Rafat. The first issue of the newly revived student publication came out in December, and the next issue is slated to go to print in early February.
5
Feb
 
Q&A session for Fulbright program with Julia Findlay
Julia Findlay, the branch chief for South and Central Asia Fulbright programs in the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will answer the Fulbright program questions, February 10, at 10 AM.
4
Feb
 
The results of a study on “Firms, Kinship and Economic Growth in the Kyrgyz Republic”
The Economics Department of AUCA and Crossroads Central Asia, an independent research institute presented the results of a study on “Firms, Kinship and Economic Growth in the Kyrgyz Republic”. The
4
Feb
 
Alumni Talks in the Library
Alumni Relations office together with the AUCA Library have started a series of events called “Alumni Talks in the Library''. The AUCA alumni are invited to give presentations about their academic and professional experiences to our current students. February 30, the first guest, Sveto M. Ishoq conducted talks with students.
3
Feb
 
AUCA Team at AMICAL 2020 Annual Conference
AMICAL Consortium’s 17th annual meeting and conference took place at the American University of Kuwait on January 15-18, 2020. This year’s theme was  “Digital transformation at international liberal arts institutions: Innovation, collaboration & sustainability”. The AUCA was represented by a group of faculty members, librarians, technologists and a student. The AUCA team was the largest at the conference and each out of 13 team members contributed to the conference program by sharing their teaching experience, projects and collaboration activities.
3
Feb
 
Diversity Week Final Concert. Photo report
The most magnificent AUCA tradition - Diversity Week has passed. It ended with a grandiose concert where all the twelve delegations showed a small, vivid, and memorable show. Also, local famous Kyrgyz singer Omar and the dance group of kids Aalam led by Asel Sardari (AUCA graduate) surprised the visitors with amazing performances.
31
Jan
 
Festival of Food at AUCA
The long-awaited day of the Diversity Week - Food Day passed yesterday, January 30th. This is a unique opportunity to try the national cuisines of different ethnicities in one place, starting with Uzbek pilaf and ending with Brazil delicacies. 
31
Jan
 
ANNUAL STUDENT INTERNSHIP SYMPOSIUM OF PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT
On January 25, 2020, forty-six undergraduate and master students had an opportunity to present their internship reports at the Annual Internship Symposium organized by the Psychology Department at AUCA.
31
Jan
 
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