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Encyclopedia > Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar

The Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar (WCMC-Q) was established on April 9, 2001, when Cornell University signed an agreement with the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development to bring a branch of its medical school to Education City, Qatar near the capital of Doha. It is the first American medical school outside of the United States and is part of a group of branch campuses from American universities. April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... For other uses of the name Cornell, see Cornell (disambiguation). ... Education City is an area in Qatar near the capital city of Doha that, with funding from the nonprofit Qatar Foundation, has been set aside for the establishment of branch campuses of several American Universities, as well as several local educational and research organizations. ... Doha (Arabic: الدوحة;, Ad-Dawhah) (population 370,000) is the capital of Qatar, located on the Persian Gulf. ... A professor giving a lecture at the Helsinki University of Technology A university is an institution of higher education and of research, which grants academic degrees. ...


The medical college maintains the same standards for admission as the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, but offers both undergraduate and graduate courses of study, each with separate admission: a two-year non-degree pre-medical program followed by a four-year M.D. program. The pre-medical program opened in the fall of 2002, and was apparently the first coeducational institute of higher education in Qatar [1]. The medical program opened September, 2004 and the first degrees will be granted in 2008. The Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College and Graduate School of Medical Sciences is the medical school and biomedical research unit of Cornell University. ... In some educational systems, an undergraduate is a post-secondary student pursuing a Bachelors degree. ... A graduate school or grad school (American English), or, in British English a postgraduate school, is a school that awards advanced degrees, with the general requirement that students must have earned an undergraduate (bachelors) degree. ... Degree preparing for medical school. ... The Medicinæ Doctor or Doctor of Medicine (M.D. or D.M.) is a doctorate level degree held by medical doctors. ... 2002 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Coeducation is the integrated education of men and women. ... Higher education is education provided by universities and other institutions that award academic degrees, such as university colleges, and liberal arts colleges. ... September is the ninth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with the length of 30 days. ... 2004 is a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... // Predicted events January-June January 15 - NASAs MESSENGER spacecraft makes the first of three flybys of Mercury. ...


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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences | College of Architecture, Art and Planning | College of Arts and Sciences | College of Engineering | School of Hotel Administration | College of Human Ecology | School of Industrial and Labor Relations For other uses of the name Cornell, see Cornell (disambiguation). ... Download high resolution version (1600x1595, 140 KB)taken from http://www. ... College of Agriculture and Life Sciences logo It has been suggested that Plant Biology at Cornell be merged into this article or section. ... The College of Architecture, Art and Planning is the smallest of seven undergraduate colleges and schools of Cornell University. ... College of Arts & Sciences logo The Arts Quad includes the original three buildings of the University, Morrill Hall, McGraw Hall, and White Hall, seen on the left. ... College of Engineering logo Cornell Universitys College of Engineering was founded in 1870 and now has about 3,000 undergraduates and 1,300 graduate students in twelve departments and schools: School of Applied and Engineering Physics School of Biological and Environmental Engineering Department of Biomedical Engineering School of Chemical... The Cornell University School of Hotel Administration, one of the endowed colleges of Cornell University, is a world-renowned school for hospitality management founded in 1922. ... The Cornell University College of Human Ecology a statutory college at Cornell University. ... The New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University was established in 1944 (first students admitted 1945) as the worlds first school for college–level study in industrial and labor relations. ...

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Graduate School | Law School | S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management | Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City | Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar | Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences | College of Veterinary Medicine Cornell Law School, located in Ithaca, New York, is a graduate school of Cornell University. ... The S.C. Johnson Graduate School of Management is the business school of Cornell University. ... The Joan and Sanford I. Weill Medical College and Graduate School of Medical Sciences is the medical school and biomedical research unit of Cornell University. ... The New York State College of Veterinary Medicine at Cornell University was founded in 1894, and is only one of two institutes of veterinary medicine in the Ivy League in the United States. ...


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