News & Events

Countering stereotypes through research

Justin D. Martin speaks about his work as a principal investigator of the University's Media Use in the Middle East study.

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New NU-Q media survey: In the Middle East, two-thirds get news on social media; less than half trust it

Northwestern University in Qatar releases its fifth annual survey of media use and public opinion in the Middle East

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New NU-Q faculty includes award-winning writers and filmmakers

A new director and professor for its liberal arts program has been appointed by Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q), along with seven professors specializing in the media and communication industry, as well as literature and philosophy.

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Facebook's drop in the Middle East

Business media magazine Fast Company features NU-Q's fifth annual survey of media use and public opinion.

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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.