Universities have an important role to play in the healing and rebuilding of Iraq after Da’esh.
A writer calls for a unified approach to support academic freedom in Egypt.
Obay al-Dewachi has kept Mosul’s university running in exile and represents the resilience of the city’s people.
An Egyptian journalist recalls a program that helped her think in new ways and reflects on the connection between education and social progress.
A commentator describes what education should be like after coalition forces have expelled Islamic State forces from Mosul.
Many of those displaced from Mosul are deeply committed to their home. Harnessing their ideas and energy will be key when the battle to recapture the city is over, argue the authors.
Empowering youth requires encouraging enrollment in academic programs that include courses in philosophy, poetry and art history, the writers believe.
In Palestine, institutions of higher education are vital to the future but have to fight on two fronts just to survive, says the author, a Palestinian-American businessman.
The first female head of a political party in Morocco is a professor, and a defender of the country’s public education.
A region once considered Iraq’s success story has fallen down into troubled times. Higher education could help it climb back up.