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Congratulations on 11 years as Ruler of the State of Kuwait to Sheikh Sabah IV Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah GCB, the 15th Ruler and the 5th Emir of Kuwait and the commander of the Military of Kuwait.

Congratulations to the Government and people of Kuwait on the 56th anniversary of their independence and the 26th anniversary of liberation.

2017 AUK Interns and Faculty Fellow

Nathalie Matta and Salma Abdelaziz, Interns, and Inas Mahfouz, Faculty Fellow, have finished their first full week at Dartmouth, today, June 30.  Nathalie is working with the TuckGO office, which helps Tuck business students develop a global mindset to successfully navigate the different cultures, economies and markets in which they will work.  Nathalie is majoring in Marketing and Accounting in the College of Business and Economics at AUK. Salma is working in the Office of Communications with the Associate Director of Digital Engagement to learn about Dartmouth's social media channels.  At AUK, Salma majors in Graphic Design and minors in Business Administration. Inas Mahfouz is an Assistant Professor of English and will collaborate with Christiane Donahue, Director of the Institute for Writing and Rhetoric to conduct research on Corpus Linguistics.

Dartmouth Awards AUK Founder Shaikha Dana Al-Sabah Honorary Doctoral Degree

Dartmouth will recognize nine accomplished men and women with honorary degrees at the College's 2017 Commencement on Sunday, June 11.

Shaikha Dana Nasser Al-Sabah

Shaikha Dana Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, founder and chair of the Board of Trustees of the American University of Kuwait (AUK), will receive a Doctor of Humane Letters from Dartmouth for founding Kuwait's first and only liberal arts university. Established in 2003 as an independent, private, equal opportunity, and coeducational institution, AUK offers a liberal arts education based on an American model, developed out of AUK's long-standing collaboration with Dartmouth.

Al-Sabah chairs United Education Company (UEC), Kuwait's leading company in the education sector. UEC consolidates seven K–12 schools, with over 12,500 students. The United Education network includes some of the leading American, Indian, and Pakistani schools in Kuwait.

She is also the chief executive officer of Al Futtooh Holding Co., the major stakeholder in Kuwait Projects Co. (KIPCO), a multi-sector operating holding company with a diversified portfolio spanning the Gulf Cooperation Council countries and the wider Middle East and North Africa region.

Al-Sabah received a BA in English Literature from Kuwait University and studied at Indiana University Bloomington in Indiana.

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Last Updated: 6/30/17