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International Ethics Summit sparks discussion of global responsibilities

Published Dec 19, 2016

Texas A&M at Qatar and RasGas Company Limited host ethics experts for three-day discussion of contemporary theory, policy and practiceTexas A&M University at Qatar hosted its three-day International Ethics Summit at the Hamad bin Khalifa University student center at Education City.The event was sponsored by RasGas and brought together leading ethics scholars from…

Liberal Arts to host STEAM Showcase

Published Dec 01, 2016

The Liberal Arts Program will host the STEAM Showcase tomorrow (1 Dec.) from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Link Atrium. The showcase will highlight how engineering students in ENGL 210 are integrating their engineering and liberal arts aptitudes to solve problems.

Texas A&M at Qatar set for International Ethics Summit

Published Dec 01, 2016

Texas A&M at Qatar will host the International Ethics Summit 4-6 Dec. at the HBKU Student Center. The conference will explore the question: what does it mean to be moral in the global era? The keynote address, "An Agent-centered View of Global Ethics," will be delivered by Dr. Melissa S. Williams, professor of political science at the University of Toronto.

Best Writing hosts Studio Series writer's workshop

Published Nov 17, 2016

The Best Writing organizing committee hosted its first Studio Series in collaboration with the Conclave of Aggie Poets and Scribblers 9 Nov. In the workshop, students wrote poems on the theme of “Where I’m From.” The Best Writing Studio Series will continue on a monthly basis until the Best Writing submission deadline 31 March. Students can participate in the Studio Series in order to get inspiration,…

ASC and Liberal Arts host (Inter)National Day on Writing

Published Oct 27, 2016

The Academic Success Center (ASC) and the Liberal Arts Program hosted the third annual (Inter)National Day on Writing 20 Oct. Around 100 students, faculty and staff participated in writing-based activities, including Haiku poetry, journaling and anagrams. The event celebrated writing based on this year's theme, "Our Right to Write."

ASC and Liberal Arts to host (Inter)National Day on Writing

Published Oct 13, 2016

The Academic Success Center (ASC) and the Liberal Arts Program invite students, faculty and staff to participate in its third annual (Inter)National Day on Writing 20 Oct. from noon to 1 p.m. in the Link Atrium. The event will feature activities that celebrate your right to write. The event promotes writing as a way to simply accomplish work, express ideas or even affect changes for the better in…

Liberal Arts Lecture Series to host talk on Middle East politics

Published Oct 13, 2016

The Liberal Arts Lecture Series will host Dr. Imad Mansour, assistant professor at Qatar University, tomorrow (13 Oct.) from noon to 1 p.m. in Lecture Hall 144. In his talk, "Statecraft in the Middle East," Mansour will analyze the wider context of why states in the contemporary Middle East have governed internally and acted externally the way they do.

Texas A&M at Qatar hosts Best Writing 2016 launch

Published Sep 29, 2016

Texas A&M at Qatar hosted the Best Writing 2016 launch today (28 Sept.) in the research rotunda. Students read selections from the pieces they wrote in the journal in front of friends, family and Texas A&M at Qatar faculty and staff.

Malavé takes his post as dean of Texas A&M at Qatar

Published Jul 17, 2016

Dr. César O. Malavé has taken his post as dean of Texas A&M University at Qatar.Malavé was previously professor and head of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University and holder of the Sugar and Mike Barnes Department Head Chair. He was named to his new post earlier this spring.“Texas A&M University at Qatar is educating the next generation…

Rico publishes book on heritage narratives and is elected to executive committee of heritage studies

Published Jun 09, 2016

Dr. Trinidad Rico, assistant professor in the Liberal Arts Program, published a book, Constructing Deconstruction: Heritage Narratives in the Tsunami City. In it, she analyzes heritage practices in Banda Aceh, Indonesia in the aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. In addition, Rico was recently elected to the executive committee of the Association of Critical Heritage Studies, which aims to…