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Three Different Academic Experiences: Which Is the Best?

Ahlam Mustafa / 21 Mar 2017 / Opinion

The writer compares her experience of three different academic systems in three different countries.

How Plans Work In Real Life

Nur Al-huda Hamdan / 16 Mar 2017 / Opinion

Finding a mission in life is the result of hard work, not chance.

Women and Islam: A Topic that Troubles

Ursula Lindsey / 10 Mar 2017 / News

Hatoon al Fassi, a Saudi scholar, has provoked controversy in Qatar for arguing that the Koran, correctly interpreted, supports the empowerment of women.

Students as a Political Barometer of Tunisian Society

Ursula Lindsey / 07 Mar 2017 / Opinion

What makes an activist, a Tunisian researcher asks.

Can MOOCs Be Women’s Entryway into STEM?

Maha Bali, Patrice Torcivia Prusko / 07 Mar 2017 / Opinion

MOOCS could be a second (or first) chance for many women to enter STEM careers. But can the courses be designed to encourage that?

Small Wheat Grains Swell Into Big Controversy

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 07 Mar 2017 / News

Some experiments in Egypt that suggest farmers might get two growing seasons of wheat in a year are drawing heavy criticism.

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