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MIT media lab founder: Connectivity is a human right

Everette E. Dennis, dean and CEO, and Nicholas Negroponte, chairman emeritus of MIT’s Media Lab, discuss the "hub for innovation and creativity."

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Admitted students from around the world to explore NU-Q

The incoming class includes a record number of international students representing 39 nationalities.

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NU-Q students intern at Forbes, AJ+, Al Jazeera

Journalism and strategic communication students are completing internships at top global media organizations, including AJ+ in San Francisco, Forbes in New York, and Al Jazeera English and Ogilvy & Mather in London.

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Al Jazeera news editor discusses reporting from warzones at NU-Q

Awad Joumaa's visit to NU-Q was part of its Al Jazeera Speaker Series, where professionals from the network deliver a variety of lectures about the future of journalism and media communication.

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Events

Graduation

Graduation

Northwestern University in Qatar holds an annual graduation ceremony and related events to honor NU-Q students who have completed their studies. Graduation ceremonies are typically held at the beginning of May.

QMIF

Qatar Media Industries Forum

The Qatar Media Industries Forum (QMIF) is an biannual event providing media leaders in the Arab region with a platform to explore topics of critical importance to Qatar’s emerging media and communication industries.

Student Media and Research Awards

Student Media and Research Awards

The annual NU-Q Media and Research Awards celebrate student work in film, photography, journalism, research, and more. Submissions are adjudicated by selected faculty and industry leaders.

Conferences & Symposia

Conferences & Symposia

NU-Q holds periodic conferences and symposia that facilitate discussion about the media industry and its role in society, with a particular emphasis on issues related to the MENA region.

NU-Q in Evanston

NU-Q in Evanston

Each May, Northwestern University in Qatar faculty, students, and staff showcase their creative work and research, and share experiences from the Middle East at the Northwestern University home campus in Evanston, Illinois, USA.