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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.

The AUK-Dartmouth Student Internship Program - A Decade of Success and Beyond

Click here to see how the internships that AUK and Dartmouth alumni experienced influenced what they are doing now.

2017 AUK Interns and Faculty Fellow

Nathalie Matta and Salma Abdelaziz have finished their month-long internships at Dartmouth and returned to Kuwait. Nathalie interned at the TuckGO office. She is majoring in marketing and accounting in the College of Business and Economics at AUK and will graduate in spring 2018. Salma worked in the Office of Communi- cations with the associate director of digital engagement, Erin Supinka. At AUK, Salma majors in graphic design and minors in business administration and will graduate in fall 2018. Dr. Inas Mahfouz, assistant professor of English, is at Dartmouth until the end of August and is collaborating with Christiane Donahue, director of the Institute for Writing and Rhetoric, to conduct research on corpus linguistics. Dr. Mahfouz will be participating in the annual Dartmouth Summer Seminar for Composition Research, "Data-Driven Inquiry: Process, Methods, Results," from July 30 through August 11, 2017.

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: 7/27/17