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Saudi Arabia: Graduate University Launched With $10 Billion Endowment

June 11, 2007


Jeffrey Mervis Saudi Arabia is using some of its vast oil wealth to create what it hopes will be a world-class graduate research institution. The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), which is scheduled to open in the fall of 2009, will have a $10 billion endowment–the sixth largest in the world. Although […]