Articles published by Ann Kerr-Adams

More than 50 years after they graduated, UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr-Adams has interviewed six of her American University of Beirut classmates to discover the lives they have built in the Middle East.

More than 50 years after they graduated, UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr-Adams has interviewed six of her American University of Beirut classmates to discover the lives they have built in the Middle East.

In the latest of a series of articles about the lives of Middle Eastern women for Maingate, the American University of Beirut's quarterly magazine, UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr tells the story of her former roommate Naziha.

In an article for Maingate, the American University of Beirut's quarterly magazine, UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr tells the story of her Iraqi-born classmate Samya, who fled Iraq for Sweden in 2006.

UCLA Fulbright Coordinator Ann Kerr reflects on her visit to Lebanon in early May.

"Symbols of the intractable problems of the Middle East stood in striking contrast to the pleasures of life pursued by the resilient Lebanese as I took a walk downtown from the American University with a friend earlier this month," writes UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr in the Palisadian-Post.

"I tried to imagine what I would feel like if I had to move to Sweden at the age of 72 with uncertain residence status and my family left behind in my own country which was torn apart by war," writes UCLA Fulbright coordinator Ann Kerr in the Palisadian-Post.

"America is betraying the values it taught us!" This phrase, uttered by one of my Arab friends from the American University of Beirut, echoed my feelings as I traveled around the Middle East visiting five classmates on the 50th anniversary of our meeting as students at AUB.

Students get a few surprises from visiting scholars' comments on the United States.

Are truth and reconciliation possible? Two Fulbright scholars offer some thoughts.

Five scholars from Africa reflect on their continent.

A variety of programs and activities brings together Fulbright Visiting Scholars in Southern California

Ann Kerr reports on the opening of Education City and the RAND-Qatar Policy Institute in Doha, Qatar.

"As of mid-November, we have 45 senior level Scholars who teach and do research, 31 graduate students, and 8 school teachers at 29 different educational institutions."

Ann Kerr reports from Qatar on opening of a unique Arab opera celebrating the life of 11th century scholar and mathematician Avicenna (Ibn Sina).


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