The Daily Q

NU-Q video on Arab hip-hop music runs on National Geographic magazine’s website

March 29, 2011

By Ola Diab Amid continuing political uprisings across the Middle East, Broken Records,...

TEDxCMUQatar sparks Doha, Mideast ideas

March 27, 2011

By Sidra Ayub     For Abdalla Abdalla, speaking to an audience of 120 students, professors, and corporate individuals at TEDxCMUQatar was an experience he will never forget.   As a student speaker I got the ...

St. Patrick’s Day in Chicago

March 20, 2011

By Ola Diab     From leprechauns to parades to green beer, millions of Americans celebrate St. Patrick's Day to honor the patron saint of Ireland but also, originally, to promote the worth and dignity of Irish immigrant laborers in 19th century America. It's a day when ev...

Awards reinforce safety, motivate construction workers

March 11, 2011

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

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

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

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

  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

By Ismaeel Naar and Jasmine El Gazar [videoplayer file="" /]

Egyptians celebrate Mubarak’s resignation

February 13, 2011

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

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

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...

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