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Read the latest news from the American University of Kuwait (AUK) program.

Dartmouth Extends Pact With AUK

March 17, 2023
Signing ceremony 2023
Leaders from the American University of Kuwait traveled to Dartmouth to reaffirm their commitment to advancing liberal arts education in the Persian Gulf region and continuing cross-cultural collaborations between faculty, students, and staff at both institutions.  The two institutions have been partners in liberal arts education since 2003.

From Kuwait to Hanover: A Summer of Learning

July 15, 2022
Here from the American University of Kuwait this summer are, from left, Omar Hedeya, Farida Mohamed, Taibah Al-Eissa, Abeer Kablaoui, Farah Hassan Saad, and Ali Darwiche. (Photo by Lars Blackmore)
Six students from the American University of Kuwait, the first liberal arts university in the Middle Eastern country, are spending the summer on campus taking classes, serving as interns at the Tuck School of Business and the Office of Communications, and immersing themselves in a culture and climate very different from their own.

New Book Celebrates Professor’s Contributions

February 18, 2021
Dale Eickelman ’64, center, poses with Moroccan sociologist Fadma Ait Mous, left, and Moroccan, Chinese, and American participants in a pre-doctoral workshop at the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies in February 2020. (Photo by Ayoub Lahlou)
Since his retirement in 2016, anthropologist Dale Eickelman ’64 has continued doing familiar work—writing, mentoring students, and leading the Dartmouth College-American University of Kuwait Program and the Tangier American Legation Institute for Moroccan Studies.

American University of Kuwait Reaffirms Dartmouth Partnership

May 8, 2018
Sheikha Dana Nasser Sabah Al Ahmed Al Sabah, chair of the AUK board of trustees, and President Phil Hanlon ’77 sign a new MOU as, from left, Amal Albinali of AUK; Aseel al-Awadhi of the Kuwaiti Embassy; and Dale Eickelman ’64, look on. (Photo by Eli Burakian ’00)
Leaders from Dartmouth and the American University of Kuwait (AUK), the Gulf nation’s first and only liberal arts university, met at the College last month to extend their institutional partnership for another five years with an agreement that deepens and expands the academic experience on both campuses.

Dartmouth and AUK Cooperation Expands to Tuck’s Strategy Consulting Expertise

Dec 18, 2015
Matthew Slaughter signs a paper with AUK staff looking on.
During the 2016-17 academic year, the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth will engage with the American University of Kuwait (AUK) by sending Tuck students to Kuwait as part of Tuck's OnSite Global Consulting program. The team will work for AUK, researching and recommending methods to enhance the current business and economics curriculum, and conducting market studies to determine demand for growth and expansion in AUK business and economics offerings.


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