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When some people think about journalists, they think of primped up people who talk to a camera or go find out which celebrities are pregnant for their job at TMZ. In truth, some journalists risk their lives for important work.
Fulbright scholar Naeema Ali Abdelgawad hosted the discussion “Egypt: Between Freedom and Chaos,” on March 24 as part of the Hot Spots lecture series.
Naeema Ali Abdelgawad, esteemed Egyptian Fulbright Scholar, addressed the conflicts that surround religion and misconceptions of the Middle East in her lecture and presentation of her film “Hasan and Morqos” on March 24.
Naeema Ali Abdelgawad, Fulbright Scholar-in-Residence at Mary Baldwin College, was the keynote speaker on March 25.
Egypt’s current situation may not have been foreseen by many, but Yehia Mortagy, who shared his knowledge in his lecture, “Egypt: Recent, Present, and Road to the Future,” feels the recent events have been building up for an extended period of time.
With their passion and love for traveling, Sharon Davis, professor of sociology, and Kimberly Martin, professor of anthropology, planned and organized a 13-day trip with 10 students to Egypt during January Interterm.
The popular Mr. and Ms. International event was held for the first time on at 10 p.m. on March 11 in Founders Auditorium.
Campus news for the week of Oct. 31, 2008.