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PHOTOS: Qatar Expands With A Bang

Renee Blodgett | Posted 07.08.2012 | Travel
Renee Blodgett

"Where are all the Qataris?"

Education Will Bring Societies Together -- We Can't Depend on Governmental Diplomacy Alone

David J. Skorton | Posted 06.08.2011 | College
David J. Skorton

The availability of high-quality postsecondary education is significant beyond the personal benefit of a college degree: the problem-solving capacity of a modern college or university and its graduates is enormous.

The Sheikha & I

Anne Sobel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Anne Sobel

Why would a woman like Her Highness Sheikha Mozah, second wife of the Amir of Qatar, who doesn't have to work another day in her life, choose to work every day of her life?

I Heart the Qatar Foundation

Anne Sobel | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anne Sobel

Her Highness Sheikha Mozah's non-profit, the Qatar Foundation, is channeling a significant portion of the Qatar's wealth into education and charity, among other things.

In Qatar and Egypt, Education Reform Means Learning In English

Journalism Boot Camp | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Journalism Boot Camp

English instruction in Qatar's schools, according to government plans, is to tailor students for higher education and jobs in English-language workplaces and universities.

Unlike Dubai, Doha Puts Education First, Stresses Collaboration (VIDEO)

Ahmed Shihab-Eldin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ahmed Shihab-Eldin

What if there were a small city whose entire purpose for existing was to promote education for an entire country?