The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern renews contract for Qatar campus through 2027-28 academic year

Fathma Rahman, Reporter

February 24, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

Northwestern will maintain its Qatar campus for an additional 10 years after extending its agreement with the Qatar Foundation through the 2027-28 academic year. In 2006, the Qatar Foundation invited Northwestern to open a campus ...

NU-Qatar’s women’s basketball team wins league championship

Emily Chin, Assistant Campus Editor

January 28, 2015

Filed under Campus

The women's basketball team at Northwestern University in Qatar has won the intercollegiate league championship, the University announced Monday. NU-Qatar is the newest addition to the Hamad bin Khalifa University Basketball Leagu...

NU-Q study finds Arab residents wary of American entertainment

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

May 7, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Latest Stories

A new survey commissioned by Northwestern University in Qatar and the Doha Film Institute found that although many Arab residents in the Middle East and North Africa watch Hollywood films, some believe the films include content...

NU-Q study examines ‘Arab Spring’ language

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Campus Editor

April 30, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Faculty

A Northwestern University in Qatar professor has published a study about the use and origins of the term “Arab Spring” to refer to unrest and change in the Arab world since December 2010. The paper is part of a series pub...

Northwestern debuts study abroad program on Qatar campus

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

February 5, 2014

Filed under Academic, Campus, Events

Beginning in the fall, Northwestern will offer a semester-long study abroad program for journalism and communication students at its satellite campus in Doha, Qatar. Everette Dennis, dean of Northwestern University in Qatar, spoke at an ...

NU-Q hires new leadership as part of larger school restructuring

Ally Mutnick, Assistant Campus Editor

January 29, 2013

Filed under Academic, Administration, Campus

Continuing a campus-wide restructuring initiative, Northwestern University in Qatar has hired two new deans to run the newly-created academic affairs and research departments and two program directors for the Doha campus, according...