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The Amir of Qatar speaks on education and Arab solidarity

On Thursday morning, Feb. 27th, His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Amir of Qatar, spoke to an audience at Georgetown. The ruler of the richest country in the world, the Amir left the tiny, peninsula powerhouse… Read More

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Some news you might have missed while Vox was on break

McCourt gets more attention for his donation Frank McCourt‘s donation of $100 million to Georgetown’s new school of public policy was named the 10th most charitable donation in 2013, tying with 6 others. The list, made by the… Read More

Hoya Citings: Georgetown student brings Bible Belt to Persian Gulf

Vox is trying out a new series, “Hoya Citings,” where we feature Georgetown students doing research, publishing work, or engaging in other interesting educational pursuits. First part of our series starts with a student on the SFS-Qatar campus…. Read More

Lost in Migration: Nepalese workers stuck in Qatar

Lost in Migration from Omar Khalifa on Vimeo. Couldn’t get enough of last week’s cover story about Qatari immigrant workers? Via Jeff Reger, that article’s writer, here’s a documentary about some Nepalese workers who came to Qatar for… Read More

Take a class, win an August trip to Qatar

Part of Qatar’s Education City. Inspired by the Zoloft egg. Running an SFS campus in Qatar makes us look sophisticated and globalized, but it’s also a hassle–loaning our professors, having to be interested in Qatar’s Georgetown Day tent… Read More