Participation in Student Activities Drops in Egypt

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 23 May 2017 / News

Egyptian universities have witnessed a marked decline in the number of student activities for political and economic reasons, a new report says.

Researchers’ Recycled Water Meets Farmers’ Suspicion

Benjamin Plackett / 18 May 2017 / News

Evidence supports repurposing household wastewater for agricultural use, but not everyone likes the idea.

Egyptian Researchers Seek to Reduce Aircraft Pollution

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 10 May 2017 / News

Egyptian scientists are trying to produce biofuel for aircrafts that would reduce the carbon dioxide they produce and lower the country’s pollution burden.

Egypt Debates Introducing Electronic Textbooks

Amira Sayed Ahmed / 05 May 2017 / News

The plan would cut government printing costs, but families would need expensive electronic reading devices and possibly Internet access.

Research—Latest Weapon Against Female Genital Mutilation

Benjamin Plackett / 20 Apr 2017 / News

Academics in the region are taking on FGM and providing much needed data to help combat the practice.

Egyptian Universities Want More Foreign Students

Menna A. Farouk / 19 Apr 2017 / News

Government plan will boost foreign currency revenues.

AUC’s Fees in Egyptian Pounds: Decision by Egyptian Court

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 21 Mar 2017 / News

The Egyptian judiciary requires the American University in Cairo to charge tuition in Egyptian pounds, not US dollars.

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.

Arab Universities and MOOCs: Cautious Cooperation

Sabah Hamamou / 07 Mar 2017 / News

While Arab youth are eager to use the Arab massive open online courses’ platforms, Arab academic institutions seem reluctant to cooperate with such organizations

Egyptian Online Platform Shakes Up Private Tutoring

Menna A. Farouk / 15 Feb 2017 / News

Tutorama aims to make high quality tutoring easily accessible in Egypt.