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Predock addresses audience at the fifth Doha Architecture Forum held in CMUQ

January 23, 2013

By Aamena Ahmed     For Antoine Predock, great architecture starts with road cuts, clay and motorcycles.   For a long time I had no clue what I wanted to do,...

Students from NU in Evanston visit Qatar, work on a project with NU-Q students

January 20, 2013

By Paulo Fugen     A group of eight students led by two faculty members from Northwestern University's main campus in Evanston, spent a week at NU-Q creating an e-book focusing on food and water security in Qat...

NU-Q holds admission workshops for interested applicants

January 20, 2013

By Ralph Martins     Northwestern University in Qatar's (NU-Q) first Get Ready admissions workshop last Thursday evening saw a massive influx of interested students from different schools in Doha.   Conducted by the director of NU-Q's Writing Center, Trish Seapy, the ...

WISE Learners travel, discuss improving education worldwide

November 30, 2012

By Silma Suba     Ten students from Qatar Foundation have been selected for the World Innovation Summit for Education's (WISE) Learner's Voice program, which aims to involve students in rethinking education by presenting their ideas and concerns.     ...

Hamm vows to increase Medill’s, NU-Q’s international presence

November 29, 2012

By Qingjia Jiang     The new dean of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism, Brad Hamm, who assumed the position on Sept. 1, stressed the need for a greater international presence by the Evanston-based school in his recent visit to NU-Q.   Hamm, whose visit ...

Delegates protest tight security, distance parking at COP18

November 28, 2012

By Silma Suba and Aamena Ahmed     Thousands of international delegates, media personnel and members of non-governmental organizations at the UN Climate Change Conference were greeted by unexpectedly tight secur...

Students upset by new dorm delays, price increases

November 26, 2012

By Aamena Ahmed     As construction in the new student residence halls continues at a slow pace, students are upset that the opening has been delayed again, until Fall 2013 and worry over spikes in the new housing prices.   I was anticipating the prospect of the new ...

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,...

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...

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...

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?...

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