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2014-02-01 04:20:09

DOHA, Qatar, February 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU) held a luncheon on January 19th welcoming the first admitted class for its Executive Master in Energy and Resources. The program is offered in partnership with Georgetown University, Texas A&M University, and HEC Paris. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140201/667260 ) The event, held at the HBKU Student Center, was attended by His Excellency Sheikh Abdulla bin Ali...

2009-05-19 11:14:00

Award submission open until July 15th online at http://www.wise-qatar.org/en/awards NEW YORK, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, initiator of the first ever World Innovation Summit for Education - WISE - dedicated to monitoring the specific impact of 21st century challenges on education, announces today the launch of one of the key highlights of the WISE summit to be held next November in Doha, Qatar with the inaugural WISE Awards 2009 -...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.