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Bethlehem University Welcomes New Students on Campus

The Office of the Dean of Students at Bethlehem University held orientation days for 964 new students who were admitted for the 2020/2021 academic year. These face-to-face orientation days were the second element of the new student orientation to introduce them to the Deans and faculty members. A day for each Faculty was held separately […]

Nursing Students Receive Farida Al-Budeiri Award

The Tarek Juffali Faculty of Nursing and Health Sciences organized a ceremony to honor the nursing students who won the Farida Abu Dayyah Al-Budeiri Award on Thursday, 7 November 2019. Dean of the Faculty Ms. Mariam Awad welcomed and thanked Al-Budeiri family and Mr. Adel Al-Budeiri for annually honoring the top nursing student. She also […]

Feature: Artificial Intelligence Championship Winner

Graduate Profile: Rana Khair Winning the Inspiration Award and People’s Choice Award at the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Family Challenge in California, USA, was an unforgettable experience. It was a challenge that I went through with my eldest daughter, Selina.  Selina and I, Rana Khair, created an app called “My Drawings Speak Up” that analyzes children’s […]

Faculty and Staff Meet to Inaugurate New Semester

Bethlehem University held its faculty and staff meeting on Wednesday, 15 January 2020, to mark the beginning of the spring 2020 semester. Opening prayer and reflection were led by Brother Peter Iorlano, Coordinator of Institutional Values, based on the Lasallian theme for 2020 “Great Things Are Possible”. Dr. Irene Hazou, Vice President for Academic Affairs, presided […]

Board of Trustees Chair Retires after 22 Years of Dedicated Service

Mrs. Claudette Habesch, Chair of the Board of Trustees, has stepped down from Bethlehem University Board of Trustees after their meeting on Tuesday, 21 May 2019. Mrs. Habesch has been on the Board for 22 years as a member including the last 3 years as Chair of the Board. Vice Chancellor Brother Peter Bray said […]

Sr. Marie-Paul Farran, O.S.B. (1930– 2019)

As you walk through the second floor of the De La Salle building, you cannot but be amazed by the three icons written by Sr. Marie-Paul Farran, O.S.B..  The triptych was dedicated in August of 2010. Sr. Marie-Paul passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at the age of 89 in Jerusalem leaving a legacy […]

New Release: An Etymological Lexicon of Foreign Words in Palestinian Arabic

The Institute of Oral Cultural Heritage of the Palestinians / Bethlehem University published a new book titled “An Etymological Lexicon of Foreign Words in Palestinian Arabic”. The book deals with the etymology of foreign words in the Palestinian dialect. The words were collected in the last two decades from informants in different locations in Palestine […]

Bethlehem University, Cardinal Wyszyński University Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Bethlehem University and the Cardinal Wyszyński University in Warsaw signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Monday, 15 April 2019 in the Executive Conference Room. The general purpose of this agreement is to promote collaborative research, other educational developments, and to further mutual understanding.  The signing was done by Dr. Michael Sansur, Executive Vice President, and […]