In the wake of Coptic church bombings, educators are reflecting on what role universities, including Al-Azhar, the beacon of Sunni Islam, might have in teaching tolerance—or intolerance.
Egyptian universities are meting out punishments that far outweigh student infractions in an apparent attempt to keep a tight lid on student activism, the author says.
An Egyptian academic reflects on how people react to her when she travels and on the latest indignity, the U.K. and U.S. laptop ban.
The writer compares her experience of three different academic systems in three different countries.
MOOCS could be a second (or first) chance for many women to enter STEM careers. But can the courses be designed to encourage that?
In the second part of their essay, the authors discuss feedback, growth and attitude towards failure.
A writer calls for a unified approach to support academic freedom in Egypt.
Ideas from a faculty workshop at the American University in Cairo encourage fresh thinking about supporting student progress.
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.