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Letter to the Editor: Is it time for Northwestern to quit Qatar?

June 10, 2017

Filed under Latest Stories, Letters to Editor, Opinion

As a Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communication alumnus, I'm surprised and angry at how The Daily and other Chicago area news media ignored an important local aspect of the air, sea and land blockade...

Non-tenure track faculty at Northwestern join Service Employees International Union following election

Ally Mauch, Reporter

May 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Part-time and full-time non-tenure track faculty at Northwestern have joined the Service Employees International Union, nearly one year after faculty members filed for a union election, according to a news release from the SEIU. The union election was held last summer, but due to legal complications, the final valid ballots were not counted until...

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

Troy Closson, Columnist

March 28, 2017

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, 2016

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, 2015

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, 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...