Critical Thinking Curriculum Faculty Teaching

Advanced Interdisciplinary Programs Place New Demands on Professors

Farah Al Qawasmi, Mahjoob Zweiri | 16 Apr 2019

Professors need to adjust course designs and teaching styles to adapt to the increasingly popular interdisciplinary degree programs at the master’s degree and doctoral levels.

Arts & Culture Conflict Refugees Terrorism

An Encounter with a Mosul Photographer

Sarah Mills | 14 Feb 2019

Ali al-Baroodi’s photographs document an important period of time in the history of his city during the period of occupation by “Daesh”.

Architecture Arts & Culture Religion Tourism

Hopeful Vision Rises from An Ancient Iraqi Site

Saad Salloum | 12 Nov 2018

A professor’s visit to a historic church makes him think about using Iraq’s rich history and religious diversity to create economic opportunity.

Arts & Culture Conflict Politics

Artists Share ‘Local Histories’ of War and Exile

Heba Elkayal | 30 Aug 2018

Works by two artists from the Middle East, recently shown in New York, reflect on the effects of conquest, past and present.

Publishing Refugees Schools

How Refugee Children Thrived in an American Classroom

Rasha Faek | 16 Jul 2018

A reporter’s book about a group of refugee children from a variety of backgrounds shows how a good school, and a good teacher, can help.

Arts & Culture Journalism Politics Terrorism

Newspaper Pledges to Return ISIS Documents to Iraq

Ursula Lindsey | 11 Jun 2018

Scholars compared the New York Times’s removal of documents to past thefts of artifacts by archaeologists and armies.

Book Review Conflict Publishing

How Universities Help Nations Rebuild After War

Edward Fox | 01 Jun 2018

Using case studies from around the world, a new book highlights the contributions of higher education to post-conflict recovery efforts.

Critical Thinking Extremism Liberal Arts

Two Caliphates Fall: Mosul Survives

Omar Mohammed | 15 Mar 2018

The Iraqi historian who reported from Mosul on the ISIS occupation tells the story of how his home city outlived both Ottoman rule and the self-styled caliphate of Da’esh.

Arabic Development Journalism Social Sciences

Journalism Schools Need to Modernize; Sociologists Can Help

Paula El Khoury | 07 Mar 2018

Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.

Refugees Students Technology & Online Learning

A Palestinian Reflects on a New Generation of Refugees

Asma' Jawabreh | 05 Mar 2018

At a workshop in Amman, a Palestinian teaching assistant meets young refugees of war in Syria, Iraq and Sudan.




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