In Egypt, Genetic Crop Modification is On Hold
The efforts of genetic engineering researchers to increase wheat productivity face many challenges, most notably the lack of laws supporting the application of their research.
A program at the University of Southampton trains faculty members at the University of Tripoli in new approaches to teaching.
In Lebanon, a university and a police force collaborate on a training program to improve the police response to domestic violence.
The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture marks a decade of supporting artistic projects with an exhibition in Beirut’s new “museum of memory.”
The Townhouse art gallery, a cultural landmark, has survived a raid by state authorities and a building collapse.
The department is protesting the Emirates’ denial of visas for two professors and calling on NYU’s president to lobby the U.A.E.’s government to change its visa policies.
The country’s scientists are devising innovative ways of dealing with declining water resources, but financial and other challenges impede putting their projects into effect.
American University in Cairo Press weathers the post-Mubarak era, focusing on scholarly books and new Arabic writing.
Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has supported centers at some of the world’s best-known universities. Now he is under house arrest.
Following a global trend, the institutions present exhibitions that prompt conversations on topics not always taught in schools.
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