An Egyptian journalist recalls a program that helped her think in new ways and reflects on the connection between education and social progress.
The chief financial officer of the American University in Cairo explains how a financial event the institution planned for still wound up making life harder for everyone involved.
Ursula Lindsey offers up a cornucopia of fiction and nonfiction in Arabic, English and French for an intellectual feast.
The U.S. government has slashed support for the Center for Arabic Studies Abroad, a renowned Arabic program that provides language training in the Arab world for foreigners.
Empowering youth requires encouraging enrollment in academic programs that include courses in philosophy, poetry and art history, the writers believe.
The writer discusses what are the possible ways to strengthen the voices of scholars from the Global South.
Professors have long grumbled about the quality of students, and students about rigid professors, but the tension between them is now especially high.
A professor recalls how her personal encounters with Ahmed Zewail, the Nobel-Prize winning Egyptian scientist who died yesterday, have changed her life.
Vocational education paired with industry development is the best solution to Arab-region unemployment, the author argues.
Publishing statistics hint at low readership in the region, but many new ventures, large and small, seek to encourage reading.