Reception for Dr. Makdisi, Carnegie Scholar at Rice University

On October 27, 2009, the AAEF held a reception and dinner in honor of Dr. Ussama Makdisi, the AAEF professor of Arab Studies at Rice University, for being nominated as a Carnegie Scholar. The reception was attended by Dr. Darrow Zeidenstein, Rice University Vice President for Resource Development, representing president Leebron, and Mrs. Zeidenstein, Dr. Malcom Gillis, the Past President of Rice Univeristy, and Mrs. Gillis, and the AAEF board members. Read the press release about the award.