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Study: National optimism rises across the Middle East, while support for free speech falls

Study reveals changing views on political speech, social media use, news credibility; places attitudes and behaviors of Arab countries in global context

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Films on cyber bullying, dangerous driving win big at THIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival

The short film “Cyber Bullying" won Best Picture at the 6th annual THIMUN Qatar Northwestern Film Festival held in Doha last weekend. The documentary by Barnaby Duffy of Singapore is a compelling animated short that outlines the origins, ramifications and potential solutions to the cyber bullying problem. The film was among 55 submissions from high school students worldwide.

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Evanston and Qatar campuses come together during NU-Q Go Wild Week

A delegation from the Northwestern home campus visited Doha to explore Arabic culture, attend classes and learn more about student life at the Northwestern University in Qatar campus.

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NU-Q and DFI announce plans for collaborative research on media industry in the Middle East

The study is the first initiative under a newly-agreed alliance that will foster joint research projects, event collaboration, workshops, film screenings and master classes, internship and training opportunities as well as panel and conference programs.

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NU-Q launches major redesign of flagship website

The NU-Q campus website,, gets a makeover. Learn about the new look.

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