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.
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.