Protests in support of a movement demanding government change have halted classes and exams at many universities.
Sudan’s government has closed all of the country’s public and private higher-education institutions, in the wake of protests sparked by economic conditions.
Faculty members have voted no confidence in the institution’s president. The board of trustees has unanimously backed him, leaving the campus set up for long-term tension.
As the Syrian conflict subsides in many areas of the country, international education leaders are debating if they should step in to aid Syrian students, professors, and universities.
A project that links archaeology to economic development and education is a model for preserving the kingdom’s wealth of ancient sites.
A bright yellow track with a surface that helps visually impaired students get around campus is just one step in the kingdom’s efforts to improve services for those with disabilities.
New discoveries of fossils in North Africa and evidence of prehistoric butchery make experts rethink the story of human evolution.
Syrian students who seek advanced degrees have difficulty applying to overseas programs. Inside the country, they question the quality of their education.
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.