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November 14, 2011

Bruce Sterling
11:24 GMT

As part of the Crossing Boundaries Lecture Series, Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar presents a lecture by renowned science fiction writer and futurist, Bruce Sterling.

During the event
10:27 GMT
(press release)

ALHOSN University, is participating in the first National Exhibition for Society Awareness and Humanitarian Services Taweya 2011.

Prof. Nabil Baydoun
07:06 GMT
(press release)

Hamdan Bin Mohammed e-University has announced that it has recently met with UAE Central Bank Governor H.E. Sultan Bin Nasser Al Suwaidi and other Central Bank senior officials to discuss how e-Learning programs can benefit the banking sector.

November 13, 2011

Masdar Institute
12:05 GMT
(press release)

Masdar Institute of Science and Technology, today announced that a team led by one of its faculty won an “elevator pitch” competition at the INSEAD/SMART Entrepreneurship Bootcamp in Singapore.

Dr. Rabi Mohtar, Executive Director Qatar Energy and Environment Research Institute
09:43 GMT
(press release)

Scientists will be exploring the applications of Qatar’s home-grown research for the developing world at QF’s Annual Research Forum this month.

Dr. Sohair Wastawy
06:30 GMT

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar together with the Qatar Museums Authority and the Ministry of Culture, Arts and Heritage presents a lecture by Dr. SohairWastawy entitled ‘Preserving Cultural Heritage'.

November 9, 2011

Rezwan Islam and Jassim Al Rumaihi at DTFF
07:31 GMT
(press release)

They may not be the leads in their film, but a duo from Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) have been leading the way in contributing to the cultural evolution in Qatar.

November 2, 2011

Rosie Garthwaite at Northwestern University in Qatar
13:35 GMT
(press release)

Two weeks after leaving her position as a news producer at Al Jazeera, Rosie Garthwaite walked an audience at Northwestern University in Qatar.

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh
08:16 GMT

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh and International Youth Foundation signed on Tuesday a Memorandum of Understanding for future cooperation in youth-related issues that are of mutual interest to both parties.

During the graduation ceremony
06:40 GMT

Under the patronage of His Excellency, Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, held a graduation ceremony for 592 students from the following programs: Bachelor’s Degrees and Higher Diplomas.

Emirates College for Advanced Education
06:28 GMT

Over a hundred and fifty 4th yearstudents from Emirates College for Advanced Education (ECAE) recently completed their training workshops preparing them to act as Science Communicators.

Multi-disciplinary designer and VCUQatar professor Michael Hersrud will speak about the recent influence of technology, devices and standards on front-end design and how they impact the next-generation of websites
05:34 GMT

Virginia Commonwealth University in Qatar invites designers, web developers and e-marketers to discuss ‘Design, Content and Creativity’ at a web and digital experts community meet-up.

November 1, 2011

American University of Cairo
12:59 GMT

The American University in Cairo (AUC) held a ceremony recently welcoming 54 new Egyptian students whose undergraduate education will be fully funded by United States Government.

ALHOSN University
09:55 GMT
(press release)

ALHOSN University’s Training & Continuing Education Center will be organizing an evening workshop on ‘problem-solving skills’ in collaboration with Bloom Management Consulting Center.

October 31, 2011

Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar
12:02 GMT
(press release)

Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar (SFS-Q) held an international negotiation and crisis simulation exercise on the humanitarian crisis and civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo over two days during the weekend.