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 Literature & Translation Profiles

University Press Draws New Readers for Renowned Syrian Playwright

Ursula Lindsey | 04 Apr 2019

The late Saadallah Wannous explored the meaning of human liberation, both personal and political. His work has been collected now for English speakers.

Policy Refugees Students

Twice Displaced, Palestinian-Syrians in Egypt Need Help

Tiba Fatli | 07 Oct 2018

Rules about who counts as a refugee bar these “guests” from basic human rights, including access to education. The government and universities could help change that.

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.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

A Century of Arab Art, Compressed Into a Book

Ursula Lindsey | 25 May 2018

A new volume in an acclaimed series delves into the movements and debates that shaped modern art in the Arab world.

Admissions Human Rights Refugees Scholarships

A ‘Backpack’ Helps Refugee Students Store and Share Credentials

Keith David Watenpaugh | 29 Mar 2018

A new tool was developed to help ensure refugees’ academic and employment mobility.

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.

Accreditation Quality Control

Measuring Quality in Higher Education Is a Tricky Proposition

Chester D. Haskell | 08 Feb 2018

Students need to understand what lies behind accreditation before they rely on it to make decisions, a consultant says.

Academic Freedom Conflict Refugees

A Geographer’s Bold Proposal: Borders Are a Mistake

Edward Fox | 15 Jan 2018

Hard borders between countries, an author argues, are not the norm in history, and create more problems than they solve.




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