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University News, Tag: education

Salama to receive Distinguished Achievement Award

Dr. Ghada Salama, senior lecturer in chemical engineering, has been named a 2014 recipient of the Texas A&M University Association of Former Students University-level Distinguished Achievement Award for Student Relations. The 2014 Distinguished Achievement awards will be formally presented at 1:30 p.m. 28 April during ceremonies in Rudder Theatre at Texas A&M University in College […]

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Liberal Arts Guest Speaker Series to discuss disputation

Dr. Amina Tawasil, the Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Middle East and North African Studies at Northwestern University, will present”The Necessity of Disputation: The Practice of Argumentation among Seminarian Women in Tehran” 24 March. The lecture will provide ethnography of the howzevi’s ways of knowing couched in a specific modality of practice of mobaheseh […]

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Sachedina to present on the changing historical landscape of Oman

Dr. Amal Sachedina, postdoctoral fellow, Asia wing pre-planning, will present, “Sediment, Sentiment and National Modernity: The Interactions of Heritage and Landscape in Oman’s Conception of History.” The 26 March lecture will focus on the dalla, or the Omani coffee pot. The discussion will take social practices and knowledges induced by material form and function a […]

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Dragga presents on erasive rhetoric

Dr. Sam Dragga, professor of technical communication at Texas Tech University, presented “Erasive Rhetoric and Communities at Risk” 17 March. Using discourse analysis to review pertinent written communications across a 25-year period, Dragga identified a series of rhetorical techniques damaging to the safety, identity, and vitality of a community: name-changing, dismissive and derogatory descriptions, passive […]

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Alumni Council to host first former student reunion

The Alumni Council of Texas A&M at Qatar will host the first Former Student Reunion 25 March at 6 p.m. on the Green Spine. This event is open to all Texas A&M at Qatar former students and is the Alumni Council’s first major event. The reunion is intended to become an annual event, bringing together […]

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Wexler to present lecture on emissions regulations

Dr. Anthony Wexler, professor of director of the Air Quality Research Center and Crocker Nuclear Laboratory at University of California, Davis, will present, “Source-Oriented Toxicity to Inform Toxicity-Oriented Emissions Regulations.” His 9 March lecture will focus on a system that identifies ambient particles and the sources that emit them. Wexler will also discuss the operation of the system in Fresno, […]

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Universities host student leadership exchange

Texas A&M at Qatar is hosting 12 students from College Station for the second half of the Student Leadership Exchange this week. Students from both College Station and Doha were selected based on leadership potential and campus involvement. Students are exploring Doha, participating in leadership development workshops, interacting with fellow Aggies and learning firsthand about […]

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Economou presents lecture at physics seminar

Dr. Ioannis Economou, professor of chemical engineering, was invited to the Institute of Materials of ETH-Zurich in Switzerland 5 March. He presented, “Molecular Thermodynamics for Chemical Process and Product Design” during the ETH Polymer Physics Seminar. For information contact Amanda Field: amanda.field@qatar.tamu.edu, +974.4423.0288.

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Fall 2014 admissions for Texas A&M University at Qatar open until 1 March 2014

Texas A&M University at Qatar’s admissions for the fall 2014 semester for freshman will remain open through 1 March 2014. All prospective students and applicants interested in applying or finding out more about the University’s engineering-focused programs may visit the Texas A&M at Qatar Engineering Building at the Education City campus and meet with the […]

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SBG attends SCONA and COSGA Conferences

A delegation from the Student Body Government (SBG) board members, Dina Mahmoud, Wisam Sabek, Abdulaziz Al-Qahtani and Salwan Abou Salem, attended the annual Student Conference on National Affairs (SCONA) and the Conference on Student Government Associations (COSGA) on main campus 19-25 Feb. The SCONA 2014 conference theme was “Caught in the Sandstorm: From Persia to […]

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