NU-Q Shares its Academic Experience with Regional Experts in Media and Communications
Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) hosted several days of academic and celebratory activities for prospective students, alumni and media leaders from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC).
Through the series of events, the university highlighted its unique academic programs and student experiences that are available at its campus in Education City in Doha.
The events were aimed at promoting an understanding of NU-Q as the region’s premiere media school, according to the university’s dean.
“We organized a special program to listen and learn about educators needs of future media and communication students,” said Everette E Dennis, dean and CEO of NU-Q. “The track record of our university, contributes mightily to building a media and communication talent pool, the dean added. “NU-Q students are also motivated to attend the world’s best graduate schools as well.”
The weekend included a media leadership dinner that served to brief media leaders and secure future research partners, internships and residences, while showcasing NU-Q’s robust research program. Attendees from leading media entities including Al Arabiya
, MBC Group, The New York Times
, Gulf News
, Financial Times
, and LinkedIn among others attended the event.
Professional development workshops were also hosted by faculty for teachers and high school students entitled “Bringing Multimedia Storytelling” and Creating Better Writers,”
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