HRH Saudi King Abdullah (KAUST) Ceremony

-Posted by D. Worth (US) | for- M. Barbay (France) and US

Dream Come True

Arab News
KAUST -"The groundbreaking ceremony for a world-class coeducational research university brought together a number of learned men and women of all faiths from around the globe to Saudi Arabia. Read.

[Image-Enlarge]: Newswire
Speaking at the ceremony for the establishment of the SR10 billion King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), the king exuded optimism, saying the new university would serve as a bridge between cultures and nations and a lighthouse of knowledge." More.

Saudi launches first co-ed hi-tech university More.
The masters and doctorate degree students represent more than 60 countries, with some 15 percent from Saudi Arabia itself... Dedicated to inspiring a new age of scientific achievement in Saudi Arabia, the region and the world."

King Abdullah university wins US praise: read.

TSAV will be traveling to Saudi Arabia read!
TSAV, a US Tech (audio/visual) serv, will act as a design consultant and oversee the integration of learning presentation systems, and distance learning systems in over 100 classrooms and conference rooms on the KAUST campus.

Image:From Tsav: KAUST

Saudi aims for moon w/ new hi-tech research oasis: #
"Jammed with equipment most scientists can only dream of and sporting one of the world's fastest supercomputers, King Abdullah University for Science and Technology (KAUST) was to be officially unveiled late afternoon by King Abdullah with an audience of top world scientists and a handful of leaders. Read.

Model of (KAUST) 10/19/08:
"I stood here two years ago, there was nothing but sand and sea. Today, there is one of the best infrastructures for research"...
Image: News handout

"Hopefully, it will act as a catalyst in transforming Saudi Arabia into a knowledge economy," -Vice-President Nadhmi al-Nasr

Partnered with Cornell (2007) read.

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