News & Events

NU-Q professor publishes novel

A new book by Northwestern University in Qatar Professor Sam Meekings uncovers the story behind a painting by Vincent van Gogh of his personal doctor, Paul Gachet.

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Qatar’s unique use of digital media

The largest analysis of its kind in the region, the "Media Use in the Middle East" study examines media behavior across established and new platforms in seven countries.

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NU-Q professor elected to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

Professor Marco Williams has been elected to the documentary branch of the Academy that is best known for awarding the film world’s Oscars.

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Virtual and augmented reality executive speaks at NU-Q

In line with the MIL’s theme for the year, Mia Tramz spoke at a public lecture and held several workshops for the NU-Q community to learn more about the components of creating VR and AR content. 

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Colloquium explores faculty research on cultural narratives and social media communication

The first NU-Q research colloquium of the academic year examined the depiction of the refugee experience in American literature and the use of Twitter to drive library patron engagement.

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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.