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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…

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: joseph.williams@qatar.tamu.edu.

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…

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…

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,…

Proposals being accepted for visualization competition

Published Nov 16, 2009

Dr. Othmane Bouhali, director of research computing, announced this week that proposals are being accepted for the Visualization Development Competition 2010.The competition is designed to raise awareness about the University's Immersive Visualization Facility by encouraging innovative uses of the IVF. This year, the competition has been extended to all of Education City,…

Aggies set for soccer against Bears and Hoyas

Published Nov 14, 2009

The Aggie women's soccer team this week will face off against the Bears of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar. The game is scheduled for 21 Nov. at 2:45 p.m. The women's team will play at 7:45 p.m. against the Hoyas of Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar. Both matches are closed games and will be played at the wood floor gym of the recreation center. For information contact…

Aggies clinch tourney championship after win over Cornell

Published Nov 14, 2009

The Aggie men's basketball team dominated the Texas A&M at Qatar invitational basketball tournament, claiming the title of champions for the second year. After winning the first game against the Tartans of Carnegie Mellon University in Qatar with a score of 51-24, the Aggies faced the Bears of Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar. Led in scoring by Wajih Idriss and Nathan Miller, the Aggies claimed…

Admissions office launches new recruitment Web site

Published Nov 10, 2009

The Office of Admissions and Records and the Office of Marketing and Communications this week launched a new Web site, www.ExploreTAMUQ.com, for the admissions recruitment season.The goal was to create a site that would attract potential students and offer them all the information they needed as they went through the…