The costs go beyond disrupting academic progress. Students also miss out on valuable opportunities for building workplace skills.
A survey of Saudi youth can help to inform how philanthropies working in the kingdom could help steer youth from their university lives to productive employment.
Platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn could help counter worrying health trends, but some communities are at risk of being left behind.
Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.
Students need to understand what lies behind accreditation before they rely on it to make decisions, a consultant says.
A writing instructor offers tips on writing a Ph.D. dissertation in English for academics who use it as a second language.
A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.
The detainees include scholars, preachers and public intellectuals from across the ideological spectrum.
In drawing lessons from the 2011 Arab uprisings and their after-effects, scholars should zoom in on experiments in governance and activism, even if they failed.
A slight twist on an old saying can help those discouraged by the situation in the Arab world, says an Al-Fanar Media editor.