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Texas A&M at Qatar students help fight against human trafficking

Published Nov 30, 2009

Jennifer Maruska, assistant lecturer of political science, and students from her politics of global inequality course have raised more than $1,000 to promote efforts against human trafficking.Students participating sold items made by women and children survivors of trafficking in Asia and Africa. Students Maryam Al-Aali, Asma Al-Enazi, Sara Al-Hail and Sara Bughenaim last…

Rowe's work published in book on chronometric analysis

Published Nov 30, 2009

Dr. Marvin Rowe, professor of chemistry, has an essay titled "Nondestructive radiocarbon dating: naturally mummified infant burial bundle from SW Texas" in a new book of collected papers, "Readings in Chronometric Analysis: Selections from American Antiquity and Latin American Antiquity, 1935-2006," published by the Society for American Archaeology Press.In the introduction,…

University offices closed for Eid al-Adha break

Published Nov 25, 2009

University offices will be closed and classes are dismissed 26 Nov.-1 Dec. for the Eid al-Adha holiday. University offices reopen and classes resume on 2 Dec.

Students send greetings for Eid al-Adha

Published Nov 25, 2009

Texas A&M at Qatar students offer Eid greetings on behalf of the Texas A&M at Qatar community.

Liberal Arts Program to host English 210 trade show

Published Nov 24, 2009

Texas A&M at Qatar English 210 students on 6 Dec. will participate in an end-of-semester trade show. Students will showcase the packaging and specifications of new products and student software video casts. The trade show will begin at 10 a.m. in the link atrium. Pizza and refreshments will be served. For information contact Joseph Williams:

Texas A&M at Qatar students recognized for academic achievements

Published Nov 24, 2009

Texas A&M at Qatar on 19 Nov. recognized students who earned the highest grades during the past academic year.Students who enrolled in 15 or more credit hours and earned a 3.5 to a 3.74 grade point ratio (GPR) were recognized for their place on the distinguished students list. Students who enrolled in 15 or more credit hours and earned a 3.75 to a 4.0 GPR were placed on the…

Sophomore chemical engineering students visit plant

Published Nov 23, 2009

Dr. Ghada Salama, chemical engineering lecturer, and sophomore chemical engineering students on 11 Nov. participated in a field trip to Qatar National Cement Company at Umm Bab.Students were able to see different aspects of the manufacturing process of Portland cement. Students also were able to get a look at the rotary kiln, which is the largest moving equipment in any manufacturing…

Senior chemical engineering students visit Qatar Chemical Company

Published Nov 23, 2009

Dr. Nimir Elbashir, visiting assistant professor of chemical engineering, and students in his senior design class on 18 Nov. visited Mesaieed Industrial City to tour Qatar Chemical Company plants and view the production of polyethylene, 1-hexene, and normal alpha olefins. The focus of the trip was to provide senior chemical engineering students with a chance to look at different designs…

Aggie women's soccer team wins tournament title

Published Nov 22, 2009

The Aggie women's soccer team on Saturday won the Education City Indoor Football League Tournament.In game one of the tournament, the Aggie women's team defeated the Bears of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar with a score of 6-0. In a later game, the Aggie women's team defeated the Hoyas of Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar with a score of 10-0. Natalie…

Students represent Texas A&M at Qatar at AIChE national conference

Published Nov 17, 2009

Texas A&M at Qatar students Natalie Hamad, Bader Al-Madhadi and Mhd Humam Al Kassar on 5 Nov. attended the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) national student conference held in Nashville, Tenn.Student engineers from more than 100 schools were in attendance, and Texas A&M at Qatar had the only student chapter from outside the United States. During the conference,…