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OIL MONEY CULTIVATES A MIDEAST IVY LEAGUE THE NEW YORK TIMES FEBRUARY 11, 2008 by: BRANDON C. CARSON SHAPING OF THE MODERN WORLD CORE 151-05 CLASS CURRENT EVENT PRESENTATION FEBRUARY 14, 2008
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Brandon C. Carson Title: “Oil Money Cultivates a Mideast Ivy League: Source: The New York Times February 11, 2008 DISCUSSION: This article is about how America is forming colleges over seas in the Middle East. One of these schools, Education City, is a 2500 acre campus in Doha, which provides free tuition due to the oil and gas money brought into the area. This institution, according to the article, became the elite of Qatari education becoming a kind of Ivy League. There are a total of five American schools in the Middle East, which include Education City, Cornell, Virginia Commonwealth University, Carnegie Mellon, and Texas A&M. These schools provide a vast array of programs including medical professions, business, journalism, and liberal arts studies just to name a few. Crowds of students of Qataris, Bangladeshis, Syrian, Indian, and Egyptian decent
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