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Iraqi Laboratory Engineers Better Crops for Farmers

Benjamin Plackett | 14 Jan 2019

A researcher at the University of Duhok is experimenting with growing plants in controlled conditions to provide plants to farmers that might resist disease and bear fruit sooner.

Arts & Culture Development Faculty Research

In Jordan, Antiquities Sites Enlist Nearby Communities as Partners

Edward Fox | 11 Jan 2019

A project that links archaeology to economic development and education is a model for preserving the kingdom’s wealth of ancient sites.

Disability Faculty Policy Students

U. of Jordan Opens a ‘Safe Pathway’ for Blind Students

Ammar Faris | 06 Jan 2019

A bright yellow track with a surface that helps visually impaired students get around campus is just one step in the kingdom’s efforts to improve services for those with disabilities.

Faculty Research Science

The Cradle of Humankind Could Be in North, Not East Africa

Benjamin Plackett | 02 Jan 2019

New discoveries of fossils in North Africa and evidence of prehistoric butchery make experts rethink the story of human evolution.

Research Science

Geologists Search for Clues to Dinosaurs’ Extinction

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Dec 2018

In Iraq, researchers hope to find rock layers that yield an understanding of how and why life came back after dinosaurs died out.

Administration Data & Surveys Gender Inequality

Arab Women Are Left Out of University Leadership

Amr Eleraqi, Islam Salahuddin | 04 Dec 2018

When it comes to the top level of Arab higher education, women are largely missing.

Critical Thinking Curriculum Liberal Arts

Project Seeks to Brighten Philosophy’s Image

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 03 Dec 2018

In Egypt, a program known as “Philosophy in Plain Arabic seeks to dispel negative perceptions and explore the discipline’s connection to everyday realities.

Language Literature & Translation Research

An Online Arabic Dictionary Makes Its Debut

Edward Fox | 28 Nov 2018

A tool created at Birzeit University will take machine translation of Arabic to a higher level.

Academic Freedom Politics Research

Spy Conviction May Chill U.A.E. Research

Edward Fox | 27 Nov 2018

Matthew Hedges, a U.K. doctoral student convicted in the United Arab Emirates of spying for Britain, has been pardoned and released. But his experience has provoked anxiety about the safety of foreign researchers in the UAE.

Architecture Arts & Culture

Contemporary Egyptian Art in a Historic Setting

Heba Elkayal | 27 Nov 2018

A contemporary Egyptian art exhibition in the historic setting of Manial Palace in Cairo offers an alternative narrative for art and a novel tourist attraction.




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