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Faculty Politics Protests Students

Algeria’s Student Strikes Put the Current Academic Year at Risk

Riad Mazzouzi | 18 Apr 2019

Protests in support of a movement demanding government change have halted classes and exams at many universities.

Faculty Politics Protests Students

Sudan Shutters All Its Universities

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Feb 2019

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.

Academic Freedom Faculty Politics

Rift Widens Between American University in Cairo’s Faculty Members and Its Leadership

Amr EL-Tohamy | 15 Feb 2019

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.

Administration Faculty Politics Students Technology & Online Learning

In Syria, the Complicated Web that Sanctions Weave

Burton Bollag | 07 Feb 2019

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.

Arts & Culture Development Faculty Research

In Jordan, Antiquities Sites Enlist Nearby Communities as Partners

Edward Fox | 11 Jan 2019

A project that links archaeology to economic development and education is a model for preserving the kingdom’s wealth of ancient sites.

Disability Faculty Policy Students

U. of Jordan Opens a ‘Safe Pathway’ for Blind Students

Ammar Faris | 06 Jan 2019

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.

Faculty Research Science

The Cradle of Humankind Could Be in North, Not East Africa

Benjamin Plackett | 02 Jan 2019

New discoveries of fossils in North Africa and evidence of prehistoric butchery make experts rethink the story of human evolution.

Faculty Quality Control Scholarships Students Technology & Online Learning

Ambitious Syrian Students Often Enter a Maze

David Wheeler, Rasha Faek | 16 Nov 2018

Syrian students who seek advanced degrees have difficulty applying to overseas programs. Inside the country, they question the quality of their education.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Students

Academic Freedom Project Highlights Arab, Turkish Cases

Edward Fox | 23 Oct 2018

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.

Faculty Research Science

Triple Threat: Administrator, Teacher, Researcher

Amr EL-Tohamy | 17 Oct 2018

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.




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