Grad Students and faculty featured in Al Hurra News

Several CS & IT graduate students and faculty appeared in a recent news show on the Alhurra TV station.

The students, all from Saudi Arabia, are studying in the US with full scholarships administered through the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission.

Alhurra is a United States-based Arabic-language satellite TV channel that broadcasts news and current affairs programming to audiences in the Middle East and North Africa. Its mission is "to provide objective, accurate, and relevant news and information to the people of the Middle East about the region, the world, and the United States. Alhurra supports democratic values by expanding the spectrum of ideas, opinions, and perspectives available in the region's media."

The Hood segment appeared on the Al Youm show. Al Youm (Arabic for Today), is a live three-hour daily news magazine that originates simultaneously from five countries in three continents including Dubai, Beirut, Cairo, Jerusalem and Alhurra's headquarters in Springfield, Va.

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