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Premier Research University Rises In Saudi Desert

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Premier Research University Rises In Saudi Desert

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Premier Research University Rises In Saudi Desert

Premier Research University Rises In Saudi Desert

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Saudi Arabia is not known for great research universities, so the oil-rich country has decided to build one. KAUST, the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, is rising in the desert near Jiddah. The biggest lure is the freedom to work without constantly having to beg for money because King Abdullah is giving the school one of the world's biggest endowments.