Oxfam Urges Help for Youths Returning to Mosul

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Sarah Wachter / 30 Oct 2017 / News

A new report looks at what services are needed by the Iraqi youth who have survived the conflict in Mosul or who fled and came back.

Referendum on Kurdistan’s Independence Echoes in Education

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Jacob Wirtschafter / 23 Sep 2017 / News

The governance of Kurdistan’s many universities and the fate of its minority students are among the issues that are up in the air as the region votes on an independence referendum.

In Malnutrition’s Aftermath, Researchers See a Hidden Crisis—Education

Benjamin Plackett / 05 Sep 2017 / News

Millions of malnourished children are at risk of problems in their cognitive development, say experts.

First Refugee Scholarship Program Experiences Rapid Growth

Rasha Faek, Tarek Abd El-Galil / 25 Jul 2017 / News

The DAFI scholarship program administered by the UN Refugee Agency, which provides social and psychological support alongside academic awards, has grown 89 percent since 2015.

New “Education Passport” Tested in Greece

Nikolia Apostolou / 21 Jul 2017 / News

A Norwegian project to hold a refugee’s academic history in a single document and to simplify admission to higher education in host countries is catching on.

In German Museums, Insights from Arab Refugees

Austin Davis / 05 Jul 2017 / News

Refugees are acting as docents and participating in intercultural workshops in some of Berlin’s most prominent museums.

10 Iraqi Universities Rebuild In Wake of Islamic State

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 04 Jul 2017 / News

As the Iraqi-led coalition takes back territory, liberated universities are trying to serve students again.

Rebuilding Mosul’s Library, Book by Book

Gilgamesh Nabeel / 26 May 2017 / News

Thousands of books are donated to rebuild the library of the University of Mosul, in Iraq.

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.

Archaeologists Plan Post-Islamic-State Future in Iraq

Edward Fox / 27 Mar 2017 / News

In newly-liberated areas, archaeologists have begun assessing the damage done to sites of ancient Iraqi heritage and planning their future.