Although many of Sudan’s best and brightest have fled the country, they band together to support education and research.
The appreciation that has flowed for the Baghdad-born architect and her buildings has often neglected the time that she has spent teaching.
Religious conservatives are using accusations of atheism and other tactics to try to silence Tunisian academics.
A labor action by Palestinian faculty members was halted after the education ministry indicated it would meet some of their demands.
An independent group is fighting in court a Cairo University practice of asking professors for donations before they can travel. The group says the donations are forced. The university says they are optional.
The Egyptian Ministry of Finance is imposing higher taxes on public-university professors’ salaries, pushing already frustrated faculty members to speak out.
A finalist for an Airbus Group diversity award says the key to success for engineering teams is a variety of backgrounds, opinions and views.
Students at the biggest university in the kingdom say they are getting more professors with little experience and difficult-to-understand accents.
The difficulties many Arab students face getting to their universities makes it hard for many to complete their education.
In summer, most academics flee Qatar for travel or family time. But a few stay behind.