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Aggie Pipeline News and Information from Texas A&M University at Qatar 21 Jan. 2009 TAMUQ helping high school students to develop science and math skills Beginning this week Texas A&M at Qatar, in collaboration with the Supreme Education Council, is hosting a 10-day science and math pre-college program for 50 high school students. The objective of the program is to develop science and math skills of these high school students and to encourage them to consider pursuing education and careers in science and engineering. Certificates will be distributed at the end of the course to all students by Texas A&M at Qatar Dean and CEO Dr. Mark H. Weichold. For information contact Mariam Al-Mannai: email@example.com, +974.423.0115. Qatar Support Office has new location The Qatar Support Office has relocated to the University's General Services Complex on Agronomy Road in College Station. QSO staff have met with UPS and FedEx representatives and have been assured that deliveries will not be affected during the transition. Courier deliveries can be sent to the Qatar Support Office, Suite 1901, General Services Complex, 750 Agronomy Road, College Station, Texas, 77843-4252. The new campus mail stop for QSO is 4252 TAMU. All email addresses and phone numbers will remain the same. For information contact the QSO: +1.979.845.2295. Texas A&M at Qatar and RasGas to mark opening of new research lab Texas A&M at Qatar and RasGas will mark the opening of a gas-condensate research laboratory supported by RasGas Company Ltd. on 25 Jan. in the link atrium of Texas A&M Engineering Building. Mr. Hamad Rashid Al Mohannadi, managing director of RasGas, will inaugurate the research project with Texas A&M at Qatar Dean and CEO Dr. Mark H. Weichold. Basketball team participates in Qatar league The Aggie men's basketball team is participating in the first ever Qatar basketball league. A total of 40 games will be played, with a tournament held at American School of Doha. The Aggie men's team has performed well, defeating rival College of North Atlantic-Qatar, 66- 29, on Monday. On Thursday, the team will compete against Qatar Academy. The game is scheduled to begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Qatar Academy gym. For information contact Michael Collins: firstname.lastname@example.org, +974.423.0047. Soccer team to face Georgetown The Aggie men's soccer team on Thursday will face off against the team from Georgetown University School of Foreign Service in Qatar in the first game of the spring season. The game is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. at the Education City Recreation Center outside field. For information contact Michael Collins: email@example.com, +974.423.0047. Northwestern University professor to present lecture Northwestern University in Qatar next week will host "Socialization and Stereotype: The Persistence of Counterproductive Design Practices among Computer Science and Engineering Students" by Dr. Paul Leonardi. The lecture will take place at 4 p.m. on 21 Jan. in room 144 of Texas A&M Engineering Building. A reception is to follow. For information or to RSVP, call +974.454.5032. UPCOMING 22 Jan. Aggie men's basketball team vs. Qatar Academy Aggie men's soccer team vs. Georgetown 14 Feb. Society of Petroleum Engineers technical paper contest ARRIVALS John Eric Frankson, program coordinator for Research and Graduate Studies, will arrive 21 Jan. Ahmed Ibrahim Rabie, teaching associate in the Chemical Engineering Program, will arrive 22 Jan. Jeehoon Jung, postdoctoral research associate in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Program, will arrive 22 Jan. Julie Barker, chief of staff, will arrive 27 Jan. Mark Barker, building systems manager, will arrive 27 Jan. The Aggie Pipeline is published weekly by the Office of Marketing and Communications at Texas A&M University at Qatar. To submit news or information, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The Pipeline is available to subscribers who are not on the Texas A&M at Qatar email system. Users may subscribe by sending a message to email@example.com; leave the subject blank and type "subscribe AggiePipeline" in the body. Subscribers will receive a confirmation message and will need to follow the instructions to confirm their subscription request and complete the process.
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