The Daily Q

Want to be social? Smoke, say EC students

Do February 15, 2012

By Alanna Alexander   Students in Education City are complaining that too many of their colleagues have begun smoking as a habit, turning it into a social event.     A freshman at Carnegie Mellon University in Qat...

Three universities and eight Doha high schools work together to redesign Sheraton suites

Do January 30, 2012

By Penny Yi Wang   High school students joined hands with university students over the weekend to redesign VIP suites in Sheraton Doha. This competition is a part of the 30 year celebrations of the Sheraton Hotel.   Th...

University and high school students join forces in design competition

Do January 26, 2012

By Penny Yi Wang   Over the weekend, the Interior Design Department and Design Entrepreneurship Department at Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar will host a design competition to renovate the Sheraton Hotel's Heads...

EC event raises money for Red Crescent projects in Somalia

Do January 21, 2012

By Penny Yi Wang   As part of the global effort to raise awareness about the ongoing strife in Somalia, college students in Qatar teamed up to hold the first ever Fiesta Somalia

Northwestern University in Qatar breaks ground for new campus building

Do November 29, 2011

By Zainab Sultan   Northwestern University in Qatar broke ground Tuesday on its new Education City building, which Dean Everette Dennis told the audience of staff, faculty and dignitaries from Northwestern's Evanston campus ...

Technology use grows in EC schools

Do November 22, 2011

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New dining hall in Education City opens its doors to students, staff and faculty

Do October 11, 2011

By Benazir Karim     For a modest QR 26, students and staff can get soup, salad, a main course and a dessert as part of the first-ever meal plan offered at Education City's newest dining hall, which officially opened...

EC universities begin adding master’s programs

Do 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...

Larger Georgetown library welcomes public

Do February 9, 2011

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

Do February 9, 2011

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,...

EC students spellbound by Egyptian protest events, coverage

Do February 1, 2011

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Does LeaderShape make it in the real world?

Do January 25, 2011

By Sidra Ayub   Students returning from LeaderShape 2011 describe themselves as skilled and energized to make a positive change in the world, but what exactly are they doing with those skills and energy?   Each year approximately 60 students...

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