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Texas A&M at Qatar engineering programs accredited

Published Aug 19, 2009

Texas A&M University at Qatar this week received notification that the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET has conferred accreditation on all four of the University's engineering programs in Qatar.ABET is the premier accreditation authority for institutions offering degree programs in applied science, computing, engineering and technology. Accreditation means that…

Abdel-Wahab and Bickham named recipients of SLATE award

Published Aug 18, 2009

Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Wahab, senior associate professor professor of chemical engineering, and Dr. Troy Bickham, associate professor of history and Ray A. Rothrock Fellow in the College of Liberal Arts, this week were named Texas A&M at Qatar's spring 2009 SLATE award recipients. The Student Led Award for Teaching Excellence is awarded based on the average score of the Texas A&M System faculty…

Texas A&M at Qatar kicks off fall semester with orientation

Published Aug 18, 2009

More than 120 new students push total enrollment above 350Texas A&M University at Qatar on 16 Aug. welcomed more than 120 new students during new student orientation. The addition of freshman and transfer students brings the total number of enrolled students to more than 350.Officials say the count of students will fluctuate over the next few days, but…

Rowe studies pigments used in ancient rock paintings

Published Aug 04, 2009

Dr. Marvin Rowe, professor of chemistry, on 21 July, presented the lecture "Dating Ancient Rock Paintings" at the Albuquerque Archaeological Society meeting. During the summer, Rowe also participated in two archaeological field trips. The first was to the Shumla School of Rock Art Studies at Comstock, Texas.…

Cambridge publishes book with chapter by Bickham

Published Aug 04, 2009

Dr. Troy Bickham, associate professor of history and Ray A. Rothrock Fellow in the College of Liberal Arts, has written a chapter titled "I shall tear off their scalps, and make cups of their skulls: American Indians in the Eighteenth-Century British Press," in a new book titled

Fakhr and Hamed receive CPS certification

Published Aug 04, 2009

Alia Fakhr, administrative coordinator in the Office of the Dean and CEO, and Ghada Hamed, administrative assistant for the Petroleum Engineering Program, have obtained the rating of certified professional secretary from the International Association of Administrative Professionals. To receive CPS certification, Fakhr and Hamed were administered a three-part exam covering the areas of office technology,…

Texas A&M at Qatar and Shell sign three-year memorandum of understanding

Published Aug 01, 2009

Texas A&M at Qatar and Qatar Shell Research & Technology Center on 30 July signed a three-year memorandum of understanding enhancing the already strong relationship between the two institutions.The memo was signed by

Department of Student Affairs gearing up for new student orientation

Published Jul 21, 2009

Beginning on 16 Aug. Texas A&M at Qatar will host new student orientation for all students enrolling in the University's engineering programs."New student orientation is the first step into the Aggie way of life for all new Texas A&M at Qatar students," said Emily Yates, a student development specialist. Orientation is hosted by the Department of Student Affairs, and in addition…

Seven Texas A&M at Qatar faculty receive promotions

Published Jul 12, 2009

Dr. Mark H. Weichold, dean and CEO of Texas A&M at Qatar, today announced the promotion of seven Texas A&M at Qatar faculty members."These promotions recognize the outstanding record of academic achievement of these faculty members," Weichold said in an announcement to the campus…

Al-Mannai honored by the Al Bayan school

Published Jul 07, 2009

Mariam Al-Mannai, director of the Office of Student and Community Relations, on 4 July was honored by the Al Bayan Educational Complex for Girls. Al-Mannai received an award for her continuous and unlimited support to the success of all Al-Bayan school students.