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Awards reinforce safety, motivate construction workers

March 11, 2011

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By Mohamed AlSiddiQi     Qatar Foundation is encouraging safety practices on its construction sites by presenting weekly awards to its construction workers, according to QF officials. The awards, which consist of a ...

Four NU-Q students shortlisted for global film fest awards

February 24, 2011

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By Benazir Karim     Four juniors from Northwestern University in Qatar's journalism program have been invited as panelists to represent their films, which will be screened at the Women's Voices from the Muslim World...

EC universities begin adding master’s programs

February 24, 2011

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By Zeena Kannan and Sara Al-Thani     Qatar Foundation has recently announced the launch of four new master's programs in Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies (QFIS), Texas A&M University (TAMUQ) and HEC Paris. &nb...

Students inspired by disabled motivational speaker

February 24, 2011

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By Sidra Ayub     For Muhammad Anas, Nick Vujicic is a constant reminder of leading a life without regrets --- one that has inspired him since the Australian spoke at Education City earlier this month.   I felt that Nick doesn't have hands and legs and is still so happy an...

Driving in Doha: fast, erratic and dangerous

February 20, 2011

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  Driving in Qatar is not for amateurs or the fainthearted, says the introduction to a special website, Qatar Behind the Wheel,...

Qatar’s Egyptians honk and cheer Mubarak’s departure

February 13, 2011

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Egyptians celebrate Mubarak’s resignation

February 13, 2011

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By Ismaeel Naar     The end came quickly Friday night for Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak's 30-year regime. A haggard vice president Omar Suleiman appeared on television to tell the world: Hosni Mubarak has de...

Mini-marathon honors memory of CMU professor

February 13, 2011

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By Zena Al Tahhan     Approximately 20 Education City students and faculty participated in a marathon held on Feb.7, at the Green Spine, in honor of Dale Winter, the 41-year-old professor who died at Carnegie Mel...

Journalism students start U.S. residencies Feb. 14

February 9, 2011

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By Sara Al-Thani     Eleven Northwestern University in Qatar juniors are travelling to the United States in February to complete their required intensive journalism internships at international publications and or...

Larger Georgetown library welcomes public

February 9, 2011

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By Muneera Al-Buainain     The library of the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar has been open to the public since its beginnings in 2006 but due to the lack of publicity, not many people in ...

Cookies Galore! All for the ordering from the mysterious Cookieman

February 9, 2011

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By Sidra Ayub     You may have heard of Batman, Spider-Man and even the Gingerbread man, but did you know Education City has its very own Cookieman?   He calls himself Cookieman Tamuq,...

NU-Q connects with Qatar high school students

February 9, 2011

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By Muneera Al-Buainain   In less than a month, the class of 2015 at Northwestern University in Qatar will begin submitting applications for admission to the school. But first, many will attend an event called Northwest...

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