Triple Threat: Administrator, Teacher, Researcher

Amr EL-Tohamy / 17 Oct 2018 / News

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.

Arab Citizens Are Disenchanted with Politics

Benjamin Plackett / 16 Oct 2018 / News

Analysis of detailed 2016 survey data indicates a lack of interest among residents of Arab countries in civic engagement.

Qatari Research Shows Environmental Cost of Bitcoin

Benjamin Plackett / 12 Oct 2018 / News

New research shows that the digital currency has a large environmental impact, but not all experts agree that it is a cause for concern.

Egypt’s Universities Open Up to Blended Learning

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 11 Oct 2018 / News

Degrees based on curricula that mix traditional and online instruction are gaining new acceptance in the nation’s education system.

Syrian Refugees Are Often Steered Into Illegal Jobs

Rasha Faek / 09 Oct 2018 / News

The professional opportunities for refugees are scarce, despite longstanding international pledges of support, in Jordan and Lebanon. In Turkey, the employment situation is somewhat brighter.

New Programs Encourage Refugee Entrepreneurs

Rasha Faek / 09 Oct 2018 / News

For many refugees in the Arab region, entrepreneurship is a chance to build an independent life. But doing so is not easy in many host countries.

An ‘Audio Investigator’ Creates Revealing Landscapes of Sound

Edward Fox / 05 Oct 2018 / News

Lawrence Abu Hamdan, an artist who uses forensic techniques, uses recorded sound to create new perspectives of the world and document injustice.

Egyptian Artist Explores Themes of Identity and Belonging

Heba Elkayal / 28 Sep 2018 / News

Ibrahim Ahmed draws on his own multinational experience to make art that challenges societal constructs.

Arabic Podcasts Find a Growing Audience

Ursula Lindsey / 25 Sep 2018 / News

Networks in Jordan and Saudi Arabia offer listeners programs that give voice to diverse views, discuss sensitive topics, or just go where the conversation flows.

Magazine in Greece Rejects Labels about Refugees

John Dyer, Nikolia Apostolou / 21 Sep 2018 / News

Solomon, a nonprofit online publication, sees strength, not cause for fear, in diverse populations.