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University News, Tag: education

Researchers take top honors

Dr. Georges Ayoub, assistant research scientist, and his team won Best Research Award at the recent Materials Science and Engineering Symposium. Ana Rodriguez, research associate, won Best Poster Award. For information contact Vicky Molina: vicky.molina@qatar.tamu.edu, +974.4423.0199.

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RDP and OASIS recognize participants of pilot communication course

Five University researchers recently completed a pilot portfolio course on technical communication. Sponsored by the Researcher Development Program (RDP) and the Office of Academic Supplemental Instruction Services (OASIS). Marwa AbdelGawad, Salvador Moncho Escriva, Chandramohan Ayyavu, Andre Zuber and Thor-Bjorn Ottosen completed the course designed to sharpen written correspondence, such as cover letters, emails, acknowledgement letters, […]

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Run for the Ring winners announced

The Department of Student Affairs has announced the winners of the 2014 Run for the Ring. Male winners include Omar Barhoumi and Yazeed AlDugaither. Female indoor winner was Nuramirah Muslim. Kelli Campbell, assistant lecturer of health and kinesiology, won the nonstudent division. Fatma Raja was won a certificate for an Aggie ring. For information contact […]

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Leadership exchange to begin Friday

Texas A&M at Qatar is sending 12 students to College Station for the first half of a two-week leadership exchange program. Students from both College Station and Doha have been selected based on leadership potential and campus involvement. Students will have an opportunity to explore College Station, participate in leadership development workshops, interact with fellow […]

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Career fair provides unique opportunities for students

The Academic Services Office, in collaboration with the Student Engineers’ Council, will host the seventh annual Careers for Engineers 19 March. Careers for Engineers provides students the opportunity to meet industry representatives, become more familiar with the business activities of local and international companies, and apply for jobs and internships. Recruiting organizations represent a range […]

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ICTS to welcome Halevi as next guest speaker

Dr. Leor Halevi, associate professor of history and law at Vanderbilt University, will present, “Electronic Islam: Postmodern Capitalism and the Religious Awakening of Engineers.” Halevi specializes in the interrelationship between religious laws and social practices in various contexts. The 23 Feb. event will begin at noon in lecture hall 238. For information contact Khadija ElCadi: […]

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OASIS to prepare local students for university admittance

The Office of Academic Supplemental Instruction Services (OASIS) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement with Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) to provide grade 11 ACT preparation courses and grade 10 English preparation courses for their Promising Students program. This program will host 220 Qatari high school students who are working to prepare for university admittance. […]

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GE to host Campus Day

General Electric (GE), will host Campus Day 13 Feb. Representatives from the company will be in the student lounge from 10 a.m to 1 p.m. to accept student resumes for internships, sponsorships and full-time job opportunities. For information contact Shannon McNulty: shannon.mcnulty@qatar.tamu.edu, +974.4423.0193

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Rizzo to present next lecture of Liberal Arts Guest Speaker Series

Dr. Helen Rizzo, associate professor of sociology at The American University in Cairo, will present, “Informal Social Control and Weapon of Political Repression: Sexual Harassment in Egyptian Public Spaces,” 9 Feb. The lecture will discuss the recent history of public space sexual harassment s a form of informal social control that women face every day […]

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ICTS guest speaker to focus on food security

Dr. Fred T. Davies, Regents Professor in the Department of Horticultural Sciences, faculty of Molecular and Environmental Plant Sciences, and AgriLife Research Faculty Fellow at Texas A&M University, presented, “Horticulture, Food Security, and the Monumental Challenge of Feeding the World,” 5 Feb. His lecture, part of the Initiative in Culture, Technology & Society, focused on […]

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