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Program Initiatives

The Liberal Arts Guest Speaker Series (LAGSS)

The purpose of the Liberal Arts Lecture Series is to bring distinguished speakers to campus to expose students, faculty, staff and community to a variety of important liberal arts topics and allow for interactions about political critical issues going on in the region.

The Initiative in Professional Ethics (TIPE)

The main objective of TIPE is to advance awareness of issues in applied ethics through investigating the application of normative methods to core concerns in science & technology ethics and policy, public and private organizational ethics, bioethics, the environment, and research ethics etc. TIPE serves as an umbrella for all ethics related activities at Texas A&M University at Qatar highlighting A&M’s focus on ethics across all university curricula and academic programs... view more>> he main objective of TIPE is to advance awareness of issues in applied ethics through investigating the application of normative methods to core concerns in science & technology ethics and policy, public and private organizational ethics, bioethics, the environment, and research ethics etc. TIPE serves as an umbrella for all ethics related activities at Texas A&M University at Qatar highlighting A&M’s focus on ethics across all university curricula and academic programs. 

The Initiative in Culture Technology and Society (ICTS)

We live in an information society and work in a technological economy, but what does that mean? We have indeed experienced a “paradigm shift” in what technology means to society. ICTS will focus on the myriad ways in which we now think about, communicate and use technology in a variety of contexts, including political, cultural, commercial, historical, ethical, organizational, and educational. The initiative is based at Texas A&M University at Qatar but intends to actively engage other institutions in the GCC and Qatar government agencies to participate in its activities...