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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.

 

Friday, January 13, 2012

Opening Night

Location: Spine - in front of the Campus Library / Cafeteria

Join us for this special event before the official WEP opening in a relaxed and nice Arabic atmosphere:;;Oud player;;Arabian theme with seating decorated area;;Cocktail reception and Arabic coffee and ... more
Saturday, January 14, 2012

Legacy of Historical Jeddah

Location: TBC

Legacy of Historical Jeddah
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Science Fun Fair - Dr. Bunhead's Crash Test Science Show

Location: Main Auditorium, Building 20

TV's most extreme TV scientist (from Brainiac) comes to Saudi Arabia to deliver 100% pure, live, high-octane explosive science.;;A "pyrothechnic extravaganza" [Daily Mail] featuring: exploding hot wat ... more
Sunday, January 22, 2012
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Monday, January 23, 2012
Social networks have already emerged as a significant medium for the widespread distribution of news and instructions in mass convergence events such as the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election, the 2009 P ... more
Tuesday, January 24, 2012

A Story of a KAUST Startup (Acadox) - Alumni series

Location: Building 9 - Lecture Hall 2325

In this lecture, the story of Acadox will be shared. Acadox is the next generation learning and intelligence platform. We tried to re-think the way academic activities are managed these days.;;We will ... more
Thursday, January 26, 2012

Ultimate Frisbee Clinic

Location: Mansion Fields

Come out and learn the basic concepts the fast-paced sport of Ultimate Frisbee. In this morning workshop we will cover throwing styles, rules of the game, team strategy, and fun drills that will make ... more
Sunday, January 29, 2012

WEP Closing Ceremony

Location: Harbor Walk

Program:;;19:00 - Asian & Middle Eastern Dinner Buffet;; 19:15 - Introductions and Speech;; 19:30 - W.E.P. Sports Awards Ceremony ;;20:15 - African Drum Music ;;21:00 - Professional Drummers Perform ; ... more