Lara Nasreddine, tenured professor of nutrition and food sciences at the Faculty of Agriculture and Food Sciences, has conducted research since 2007 that identifies alarming trends in diet-related diseases across Lebanon. She explains how diet is among the top three risk factors for death, how youth are a most vulnerable age group for food marketers, and why eating habits formed early in life critically shape lifelong habits – which is why she focuses now on early life nutrition habits.
44.Understanding the links between our eating and diseases
43.Pioneering new ways of learning by experience
42.The journey from pathology in mice to reducing tobacco use worldwide
41.Understanding the crisis in the nursing work environment
40.The endless agony of Arab states and their political constructs
39.Documentary theater, spaces of joy, and the responsibility of artists
38.She leads genes, cells, and molecules into battle against rare childhood diseases
37.Do Baghdad checkpoints clarify aspects of Arab identity and statehood?
36.Danger and abuse accompany Syrian refugee child laborers
35.Humbled, and always learning from the virus
34.Here’s how universities learn to channel knowledge into quality public policies
33.Reconsidering relations among Greeks, Arabs, science and philosophy
32.Water pipes, diesel generators, electronic cigarettes, and other aerosols facts…
31.Do religion and social sciences need a deeper dialog?
30.Most Arab education standards are low, and stagnant. Here’s how to raise them.
29.Are better language metaphors a route to more effective science teaching?
28.Making fish and animal food...from restaurant waste
27.Time travel in gender and women studies
26.Are cash grants to Syrian refugees effective social assistance?
25.Dr Ali Ahmad, who launched the Energy Policy and Security Program at AUB's Issam Fares Institute, explains why urgent economic, climate, water, nuclear power, and other challenges in the region demand credible policy responses.
24.University expertise helps reconstruct and recover a city -- and citizens' dignity
23.What do we learn from the failure of last century's decolonization and non-aligned movements?
22.Power, politics and policy in the Arab region's inefficient food systems
21.Why should an engineering major study philosophy or history?
20.Better health by changing government tobacco policy and individual behavior.
19.Sa’dallah Wannous and the many dimensions of Arab theatre
18.How health expertise crosses borders & disciplines
17.Can Arab civil society influence policy-making?
16.After Beirut port cataclysm, how urban planners engage shattered communities
15.Understanding the climate, water, citizens & and governance dynamic
14.When water, energy, food, and health converge`
13.Early marriage, health vulnerabilities, and refugee young girls
12.Green Shaped Buildings
11.Transformative life experiences through community work
10.Breaking the Logjam of Arab Political Elites
9."Knowledge Is Power" -- Promoting dignified work for Arab women, and human rights for all
8.Mental health in unhealthy times
7.Why Arab Ruling Elites Survive Mass Protests
6.In the Eye of the Pandemic
5.Redefining International Relations from the Global South
4.How To Recycle Building Waste
3.Harnessing the power of satellites to feed the Middle East
2.How much has the Arab region moved to gender equality in recent decades?