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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...

NU-Q researchers look at Middle East social media landscape

Alice Yin, Campus Editor

October 11

Filed under Campus, Science & Technology

A survey this year from Northwestern’s Qatar campus found that Middle Eastern countries are seeing more optimism and less online criticism. The researchers looked at media use in Egypt, Lebanon, Qatar, Tunisia and the United...

University vice president, general counsel Thomas Cline to retire

Peter Kotecki, Assistant Campus Editor

September 21

Filed under Administration, Campus

Northwestern vice president and general counsel Thomas Cline (School of Law ‘80) announced Monday he will retire at the end of the calendar year. Although he is stepping down, Cline will remain available to help University...

Stratton and Sawhney: Should U.S. government allow military sales to countries involved in Yemen?

Abigail Stratton and Asha Sawhney

April 21

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As the conflict between the Yemeni government and the Houthi rebels worsens, it is apparent a proxy war with numerous players — most notably Iran and Saudi Arabia — is reaching full force. Originally, the two sides were those loyal to President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi versus the Zaydi Shia group called the Ho...

Northwestern Law partners with Hamad bin Khalifa University to create new law school in Qatar

Mariana Alfaro, Assistant Campus Editor

February 24

Filed under Campus, Faculty

Northwestern's School of Law and Hamad bin Khalifa University have partnered to create the graduate-level Hamad bin Khalifa University Law School in Doha, Qatar, the University announced Sunday. NU’s law school is serving...

Basu: Limit human rights violations at major sporting events

Pia Basu, Columnist

January 22

Filed under Columns, Opinion

Major international sporting events are supposed to foster a sense of friendly competition between nations as well as global unity in gathering citizens from all over the world to be spectators and tourists. However, human rights...