A Musical Approach to Teaching Arabic

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 30 Oct 2018 / News

An Egyptian academic uses songs to help non-native speakers learn Arabic and help attract foreign students to his country.

Books in Bags Lead to Back Pain

Benjamin Plackett / 29 Oct 2018 / News

New research measured the forces on students’ spines created by heavy backpacks, and how poor posture amplifies those forces.

Academic Freedom Project Highlights Arab, Turkish Cases

Edward Fox / 23 Oct 2018 / News

Situations in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey and Israel are highlighted in a new global report that documents attacks on higher education, including violence and restrictions on sharing ideas.

Triple Threat: Administrator, Teacher, Researcher

Amr EL-Tohamy / 17 Oct 2018 / News

Ehab Abdel-Rahman, the American University in Cairo’s provost, seeks to develop new ways of teaching physics along with pursuing his passion for energy research.

Arab Citizens Are Disenchanted with Politics

Benjamin Plackett / 16 Oct 2018 / News

Analysis of detailed 2016 survey data indicates a lack of interest among residents of Arab countries in civic engagement.

Egypt’s Universities Open Up to Blended Learning

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 11 Oct 2018 / News

Degrees based on curricula that mix traditional and online instruction are gaining new acceptance in the nation’s education system.

New Programs Encourage Refugee Entrepreneurs

Rasha Faek / 09 Oct 2018 / News

For many refugees in the Arab region, entrepreneurship is a chance to build an independent life. But doing so is not easy in many host countries.

Egyptian Artist Explores Themes of Identity and Belonging

Heba Elkayal / 28 Sep 2018 / News

Ibrahim Ahmed draws on his own multinational experience to make art that challenges societal constructs.

Egypt Prescribes Changes for Doctors in Training

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 20 Sep 2018 / News

The new system, designed to meet international accreditation standards, will give medical students more hands-on experience in hospitals.

How Arab Artists Imagine the Future

Austin Davis / 18 Jun 2018 / News

A forum highlighted the visions of contemporary Arab writers and other artists, as well as the views of earlier generations.