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Northwestern University in Qatar Photo Galleries

Photos from the opening ceremony of the Northwestern University in Qatar campus and related events.

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March 30, 2009 | by Stephen Anzaldi
Follow the links below to view each photo gallery:

Touring Doha, Qatar
See the sights of this growing metropolis on the Arabian Gulf. The Northwestern contingent visited the Fanar Islamic Center, the Museum of Islamic Art and the Souk Waqif marketplace while also enjoying a scenic bay cruise at sunset.

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Approximately 80 members of the Northwestern community traveled to Doha. Students, faculty, staff, trustees and alumni flew across nine time zones and 7,000 miles to visit Qatar.

NU-Q Opening Ceremony
A grand ceremony marked the opening of Northwestern University in Qatar. The formal dinner featured words by several Northwestern officials, including presentations by students and a musical theatre performance.

Touring Al Jazeera Headquarters
Northwestern visitors toured the world headquarters of Al Jazeera, exploring the studios and offices of both the Arabic and English channels.

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