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The KAUST 2012 Winter Enrichment Program (WEP) will be held January 14-29, 2012 with a special opening evening on January 13. WEP aims to broaden our intellectual horizons and stretch our collective imaginations. Through an expansive offering of courses, workshops, lectures and cultural and recreational activities, WEP is a time to discover new fields of interest and to be inspired.

 

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Cornell Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing Clinic

Location: Auditorium - Between Building 2 & 3 (across from Lina's Cafe, Level 0)

By Chad Carlos | Faran Siddiqi | Steven Gal | Wesley Sine

PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE IS AN APPLICATION PROCESS FOR THIS COURSE WHICH IS LISTED BELOW;;Your APPLICATION is to be sent by 20 December 2011 to Faran Siddiqi at faran.siddiqi@kaust.edu.sa;;The goals of ... more

Family 5K Fun Run / Walk

Location: Harbor Sports

By Mark Carroll | Recreation Department

This is fitness at its best!;;The fun run/walk starts and finishes at the Harbor Sports Club and everyone in the community can take part by either running for fun, walking with friends or even racing ... more

Snorkeling Trip

Location: Marsa

By Mais Elras

Snorkeling onboard KAUST Manta are charged per person; snorkeling will be 75 SR per person children under 12 are 40 SR; under 5 are free).;;All costs include food & beverage, (salads, sandwiches, past ... more

Living Gifts’ 2011 Poster Exhibit: Acknowledging a year of Giving at KAUST

Location: Building 20, Lobby of the Auditorium

By Abdullah Almojel

Exhibition of posters of winners from 2011 in the lobby outside the Auditorium;;Opening of the poster exhibit by Dr. Almojel;;All winners will be invited to be at the opening session to meet with view ... more

Master Class of Cuisine

Location: Harbor Restaurant

By Tamimi Catering

The cooking of following dishes will be demonstrated;;Chicken Satay, Peanut Sauce,;Beef Rendang,;Nasi Goreng & For Dessert;Floating Island With Dates;;Attendees will be be provided with the above meal ... more

Alumni Reunion Lunch

Location: Al Marsa marina restaurant

By Ann Khoaz

TBC

Science for Nanos Program 1 and The Lorax

Location: Discovery Square

By WEP Film Festival

The Lorax;;A young boy goes to meet a ruined industrialist in a treeless wasteland and hear his tale of what happened to him. His tragic story is about how he began a thriving business with a useless ... more

Arabia

Location: Discovery Square

By WEP Film Festival

Arabia 3D takes viewers deep into an exotic land steeped in 2,000 years of ancient history and unique customs not found anywhere else in the world. As if on a magic carpet ride across this desert king ... more

Arabia

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

Arabia 3D takes viewers deep into an exotic land steeped in 2,000 years of ancient history and unique customs not found anywhere else in the world. As if on a magic carpet ride across this desert king ... more

Life when you're little: the overlooked world of marine invertebrates

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

By Noah Desrosiers

This short lecture intends to open the eyes of audience members to the dangers and dramas of some of the sea's smaller residents. A short overview of marine ecosystems and their food webs sets the sta ... more

The Day After Tomorrow

Location: Dicovery Square

By WEP Film Festival

What if we are on the brink of a new Ice Age? This is the question that haunts climatologist Jack Hall. Hall's research indicates that global warming could trigger an abrupt and catastrophic shift in ... more

The Day After Tomorrow

Location: Discovery Theatre

By WEP Film Festival

What if we are on the brink of a new Ice Age? This is the question that haunts climatologist Jack Hall. Hall's research indicates that global warming could trigger an abrupt and catastrophic shift in ... more
Come and enjoy the following classical pieces performed live;;;G.F. Handel, Concerto Grosso, Op 6 No 9;;Gustav Holst, Brook Green Suite;;Handel / Mozart, Acis and Galatea, Overture and Introduction to ... more