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NU-Q journalism students depart for their residency

NU-Q journalism students depart for their residency

By Rumana Shaikh   The Journalism residency is a required part of the journalism program at Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q). A concept adapted from the Medill School of Journalism in Northwestern University in Evanston, it sends juniors or seniors to work as professionals in ten-week internships at news organizations, magazines, public relations and communication [...]…

Qatar Foundation organizes a walk in solidarity with Chapel Hill Victims

Qatar Foundation organizes a walk in solidarity with Chapel Hill Victims

By Zeena Ojjeh   More than a 1,000 people walked from the Student Center to the Ceremonial Court inside Education City carrying placards with the names of the victims, Deah Barakat, Yusor Abu-Salha, and Razan Abu-Salha, written on them. Leading the walk were Shaikha Hind, the sister of Qatar’s ruler and the American Ambassador Dana [...]…

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Student Profile: Hamza Iqbal – Spending A Semester At Sea

Student Profile: Hamza Iqbal – Spending A Semester At Sea

By Shakeeb Asrar   While most of the students in Education City aim to study a semester abroad at their university’s main campus, Hamza Iqbal, a junior at Georgetown University in Qatar, decided to spend a semester at sea, studying and living on what is known as a “floating university.”…

Spotlight: QNRF’s Undergraduate Research Experience Program

Spotlight: QNRF’s Undergraduate Research Experience Program

By Wajeeha Malik and Neha Rashid   As part of Qatar Foundation’s aim to help the country develop into a “knowledge-based economy”, the Undergraduate Research Experience Program (UREP) has been gaining momentum since its establishment in 2006.  Launched by the Qatar National Research Fund (QNRF), UREP aims to provide undergraduate…

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