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EC universities to close on Monday, classes held this Saturday instead

November 22, 2012

By Ralph Martins     The cancellation and rescheduling of classes at most of Education City's institutions because of the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP18) has prompted a range of reactions from the university communities.   I think it (the change in schedul...

Georgetown students hold “Justice for Palestine Week”

November 21, 2012

By J. Zach Hollo     Over 60 Education City students participated in the third day of Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar's Justice for Palestine Week,...

Participants in WISE 2012 network discuss ideas about education

November 20, 2012

By Christina Andrews         [videoplayer file="https://www.thedailyq.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/TDQ-WISE-FINAL.mov" /]...

NU diplomas to drop “Done in Qatar”

November 16, 2012

By Elysia Windrum     An email last Thursday evening announcing a change in the university's diplomas brought peace of mind to a number of Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) students.   I am pleased to announce that effective in June 2013, Northwestern University's...

QFIS keep Pirates at bay for 2-1 win

November 16, 2012

By Ralph Martins     The Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS) held on to best the Pirates 2-1 after a hard-fought game Thursday evening.   Looking to pile men into the penalty area early on, the QFIS side didn't allow the Pirates to settle, repeatedly robbing them ...

NU-Q appoints new deans for research and academic affairs

November 15, 2012

By Aamena Ahmed   Northwestern University in Qatar has appointed two new senior associate deans last week to head NU-Q's academic affairs and its research activities, beginning January 1.   Dr. Jeremy Cohen and John V. Pavli...

Pirates trounce UCL in NU-Q’s first win

November 9, 2012

By Ralph Martins           The Pirates registered their first win of the HBKU Football League with a 13-0 demolition of UCL Thursday evening.   Dominant from the opening whistle, the Pirates rarely conceded possession to the hapless UCL team, creating chance...

U.S. presidential election screening at Georgetown attracts many non-American students

November 9, 2012

By J. Zach Hollo    As some 40 students camped out overnight in Georgetown University's student lounge, The Daily Q wanted to know why the U.S. presidential elections are so important to the non-American students there. The fun of a university-sanctioned social event?...

Students watch U.S. Election amid pizza, chocolates and…sleeping bags at Georgetown

November 8, 2012

By Silma Suba     Pizza boxes, chocolates and lots of coffee mugs were scattered everywhere as approximately 40 students and staff from all over Education City spent the night camped out in the student lounge in ...

Students complain about dorm conditions

November 7, 2012

By Silma Suba     Pest problems. Unclean apartments. Uncooperative staff. Stolen items.   Students living in the residence halls have a seemingly endless list of complaints.   The QF Residence Halls are adequately staffed with security persons, maintenance ...

Students ask for more minors, but small enrollment hinders NU-Q efforts

November 7, 2012

By Aamena Ahmed     Northwestern University in Qatar students have pushed for implementing more minors into the school curriculum, but administrators say that is difficult due to a small student body and space constraints.   Setting up a minor means relationship bui...

International students in Qatar find alternate ways to spend Eid holidays

October 28, 2012

By Razane Cherk       While most of us indulge in food, travel around, and rejoice with friends and family during the Eid Al Adha break, some international students are forced to think up fun, non-traditional ways to enjoy their holidays in Qatar, miles away from their families....

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