Spring 2012 API Photo Contest Winners

Tradition versus Modernity- The Doha Skyline view from the Museum of Islamic Art - Madi Alexander

The API Spring 2012 Photo Contest winners have been chosen! After much difficult deliberation (and comments on the Flickr photoset), the API staff selected the following winners from among a pool of very talented photographers. 1) First Place ($100 cash prize) Madi Alexander, student from Oklahoma City University in API’s program at Qatar University in   2) [...]

Take Some Risks

Karen and Madi

Karen Alexander is the mother of API student, API in Doha, Qatar and is currently abroad with

Doha Survival Guide

Madi Alexander is a a student at Oklahoma City University and an official API Student Blogger. Madi is studying abroad with 

Financing Study Abroad

Saudi border

Madi Alexander is a a student at Oklahoma City University and an official API Student Blogger. Madi is studying abroad with Poland, Mexico, and

How To Dress In Qatar

API students

Madi Alexander is a a student at Oklahoma City University and an official API Student Blogger. Madi is studying abroad with       

Dining In Doha

Hummus

Madi Alexander is a a student at Oklahoma City University and an official API Student Blogger. Madi is studying abroad with  Top right: salad with mushrooms, lemon, and vinegar Bottom right: hummus, a spread made with chickpeas, tahini (sesame seed paste), garlic, lemon juice and olive oil Top left: mutabal, dip made from smoked eggplant, yoghurt, and [...]

Image-ining the Middle East

doveswp

By Vija Mendelson, API Program Manager and Director of Intercultural Initiatives As a visual artist who loves to travel, I think photography can be a great way to explore and engage with the places you visit.  The common thread in my work is experimenting with how original prints can be combined as raw material for [...]