Northwestern University in Qatar (NU-Q) has announced its Dean’s List for fall 2015 that recognises students who have excelled in their academic studies for the semester.

Fifty-three students enrolled at NU-Q earned the academic distinction including; communication majors who achieved a 3.75 grade point average (GPA) out of 4.0 on three graded courses, and journalism majors who achieved a 3.7 GPA on three graded courses or, if on residency, completed two graded courses in addition to their residency.

Everette E Dennis, Dean and CEO of NU-Q said:

Recognising academic excellence is a valuable way for students to feel their hard work is valued and appreciated. As a destination for nurturing future media, government and business leaders in the Middle East, NU-Q is committed to providing a quality education in media and communication through a highly-disciplined academic program.’

Sophomores (13), juniors (13), freshman (6), seniors (14) and fall 2015 graduates (7) earned their place on the notable list, including among those honoured:

Communication Program students include; Aisha Rashid Al Muhannadi, Alia Abdulaziz M A Alkhater, Alya Hilal Ahmed Al Harthy, Amal Zeyad Ali, Amina Niksic, Asmaa Benkermi, Basmah Kamran Azmi, Buthaina Abdulaziz Al Zaman, Eun Ah Rhee, Fatema Jassim Al Theyab, Hend Mohammed Al Thawadi, Ibtesaam Mohamed Moosa, James Thomas Copplestone Farmer, Jemina Marcos Legaspi, Lana Majid Mahmoud, Layan Amin AbdulShkoor, Malak S Alomari, Mayar Jamal Hamdan, Mohamad Zaki Mohamed Hussain, Muhammad Faizan Shakir Nada ElSaid Mohamed Aziz Bedair, Samaia Maher Samara, Samaya Bilal Mahmoud, Shuhan Zhang, Syed Owais Ali, Urooj Kamran Azmi, Valeria Vladislavova Marinova, Vibhav Gautam and Yazan Emad Abu Ghaidah.

Journalism Program students include; Aamer Elsayed Hassan, Aisha Jassim, Amna Abdulwahhab Nasralla, Fatima Hassan, Fatima Mohammed Al Sulaiti, Malak Ahmed Monir, Manar Ahmad Al Jamal, Meher Mehtab, Muhammad Shakeeb Asrar, Nayab Malik, Nayla Rashid Al Thani, Neha Ara Rashid, Noor Jassim Al Thani, Noor Khalifa A A Al Tamimi, Oma Zuhra Seddiq, Paulo Andre Fugen, Ralph Jacob Martins, Reem Saad, Rouda Hamad Al Attiyah, Ruba Shaath, Silma Suba, Syeda Shageaa Naqvi, Tamador Mohammed AlSulaiti and Xiran Liu.

Northwestern University was recently ranked in the top 15 colleges and universities in the respected US News Best Colleges list for 2016 and has more than 200,000 living alumni across its three campuses in the U.S and Qatar, including countless public figures, states persons, and societal leaders. NU-Q offers three major programs including Journalism, Communication and Liberal Arts, and is committed to excellent teaching, innovative research and the personal intellectual growth of students within a diverse academic community.

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