The Daily Northwestern

NU-Q researchers look at Middle East social media landscape

Alice Yin, Campus Editor

October 11, 2015

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...

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...

Constitutional design colloquium brings together experts on Muslim world

Maddie Elkins, Reporter

October 3, 2013

Filed under Academic, Campus

A Northwestern School of Law colloquium series on constitutional law in the Muslim world is convening leading scholars to bring a deeper and more nuanced understanding of constitutional design in the region. The series was...

Gomaa and Darwish: Involvement in Syria not so simple

Mariam Gomaa and Serene Darwish

May 2, 2013

Filed under Columns, Opinion

As Arab Americans, we were unsettled by the ideas put forth by Jonathan Kamel’s recent piece on the Syrian conflict. The article’s narrow perspective was laced with skewed pretenses about the current state of affairs in the Ara...