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Closson: From Doha to Evanston, campus similarities exist beyond first glance

Troy Closson, Columnist

March 28

Filed under Columns, Opinion

This Spring Break I traveled to Northwestern’s campus in Doha, Qatar. As part of an annual, University-sponsored trip, Weinberg, Medill and School of Communication students learned about Doha’s history and explored aspects...

Task force recommends Northwestern open up to 3 new international campuses

Peter Kotecki, Campus Editor

November 5

Filed under Administration, Campus, Latest Stories

A University task force recommended Northwestern open up to three new campuses around the world over the next five years. The Global Strategy Task Force, formed by Provost Dan Linzer in May 2015, released a report Friday outlining...

Hejaze: Let art tell you what journalism can’t

Rhytha Zahid Hejaze, Columnist

January 11

Filed under Columns, Opinion

“I’m not sad for the martyr in you, but losing you hurts,” a weeping woman said in “The Square,” to her deceased son killed in an army attack on the Egyptian revolutionaries. My heart filled up with overwhelming grief...

NU-Q study finds Arab residents wary of American entertainment

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

May 7

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

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...

MENA, NU-Q team up for publication highlighting scholarship

Annie Bruce, Reporter

April 2

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Faculty members from Northwestern’s Middle East and North African Studies program and Northwestern University in Qatar collaborated to put together a publication that highlights research from various disciplines related to the...

Northwestern debuts study abroad program on Qatar campus

Olivia Exstrum, Reporter

February 5

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 reshuffles top administrative positions

Joseph Diebold, Campus Editor

November 14

Filed under Blogs, Latest Stories, On Campus

Northwestern University in Qatar announced this week it has appointed a new chief operating officer and hired its first director of media strategy, marketing and communication. Kathryn Symank, associate vice president for hu...