A prominent group of human rights lawyers reports on severe restrictions on academic freedom in the first quarter of 2017.
Egyptian universities are meting out punishments that far outweigh student infractions in an apparent attempt to keep a tight lid on student activism, the author says.
An Egyptian academic reflects on how people react to her when she travels and on the latest indignity, the U.K. and U.S. laptop ban.
A court has sentenced economist and human rights advocate, Nasser Bin Ghaith, to ten years in jail over his Tweets. The “bubble universities” are quiet.
In the second part of their essay, the authors discuss feedback, growth and attitude towards failure.
Ideas from a faculty workshop at the American University in Cairo encourage fresh thinking about supporting student progress.
The culture of silence surrounding miscarriage adds a further strain to the ability of female faculty members to succeed in academe, the writer says.
Academic publishing is more open to nonacademics than ever … but economics forces work against those who don’t have a steady salary.
Professors have long grumbled about the quality of students, and students about rigid professors, but the tension between them is now especially high.
No one should be surprised if much scholarly writing continues to be mediocre and confused.