Apprenticeships help refugees in Germany get back to work

Austin Davis / 24 Feb 2017 / News

Companies are creating unique pathways to employment for new immigrants.

Oman’s Move Toward Personalized Medicine

Benjamin Plackett / 21 Feb 2017 / News

Medical research that uses data from Arab patients results in better treatments for local populations.

Egyptian Online Platform Shakes Up Private Tutoring

Menna A. Farouk / 15 Feb 2017 / News

Tutorama aims to make high quality tutoring easily accessible in Egypt.

Jordanian Student Suspended for Opposing Tuition Hike

Hamad Othman / 14 Feb 2017 / News

Jordanian universities restrain student movements by expelling their leaders .

Getting Books Into the Hands of Arab Readers

Ursula Lindsey / 10 Feb 2017 / News

Grassroots and government initiatives hope to spread a culture of reading in the Arab region.

U.S. Travel Ban Temporarily Halted Amid Global Outcry

Ursula Lindsey / 07 Feb 2017 / News

The president’s executive order has provoked criticism from U.S. academics, but little debate in the Arab world.

Egyptian Universities See Boom in Foreign Students

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 07 Feb 2017 / News

Low fees and breadth of choice have led to a huge rise in Arab and foreign students in Egypt.

Back to the Old Quarrel: Philosophy vs Religion

Ursula Lindsey / 05 Feb 2017 / News

In Morocco, philosophy teachers object to religious textbook that calls their discipline “contrary to Islam”.

Academics Uneasy About Honorary Degrees for Rulers

Wagdy Sawahel / 03 Feb 2017 / News

Awarding symbolic doctorates to political rulers has a long and controversial history at Arab Universities.

Informal Schools in Lebanon Reach Out to Syrian Families

Motiaa Hallak / 31 Jan 2017 / News

A program for the children of Syrian refugees tries to fill an educational gap in the Beqaa’ Valley.