Cairo University President Leaves Legacy of Stability

Jacob Wirtschafter, Mina Nader / 28 Jun 2017 / News

Gader Gad Nassar steps down as president of Cairo University this month. His supporters say he has helped defend the institution from political and religious divisiveness.

Youth NGO Offers Internships in UN-Linked Programs

Amira Sayed Ahmed / 16 Jun 2017 / News

Arab students can learn new skills working as volunteers on social projects in other countries.

Cairo University Fights Sexual Harassment

Jacob Wirtschafter, Mina Nader / 05 Jun 2017 / News

Professors have been fired and students disciplined under an anti-harassment policy that male and female students support.

Participation in Student Activities Drops in Egypt

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 23 May 2017 / News

Egyptian universities have witnessed a marked decline in the number of student activities for political and economic reasons, a new report says.

Researchers’ Recycled Water Meets Farmers’ Suspicion

Benjamin Plackett / 18 May 2017 / News

Evidence supports repurposing household wastewater for agricultural use, but not everyone likes the idea.

Egyptian Researchers Seek to Reduce Aircraft Pollution

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 10 May 2017 / News

Egyptian scientists are trying to produce biofuel for aircrafts that would reduce the carbon dioxide they produce and lower the country’s pollution burden.

Egypt Debates Introducing Electronic Textbooks

Amira Sayed Ahmed / 05 May 2017 / News

The plan would cut government printing costs, but families would need expensive electronic reading devices and possibly Internet access.

Research—Latest Weapon Against Female Genital Mutilation

Benjamin Plackett / 20 Apr 2017 / News

Academics in the region are taking on FGM and providing much needed data to help combat the practice.

Egyptian Universities Want More Foreign Students

Menna Farouk / 19 Apr 2017 / News

Government plan will boost foreign currency revenues.

AUC’s Fees in Egyptian Pounds: Decision by Egyptian Court

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 21 Mar 2017 / News

The Egyptian judiciary requires the American University in Cairo to charge tuition in Egyptian pounds, not US dollars.