Germany Sees Mixed Results in Refugee Education

Austin Davis / 19 Nov 2017 / News

The nation has been the leading destination for refugees in Europe, but lacks a central plan for educating them.

NYU Department Cuts Ties With Abu Dhabi Campus

Eric J. Lyman / 12 Nov 2017 / News

The department is protesting the Emirates’ denial of visas for two professors and calling on NYU’s president to lobby the U.A.E.’s government to change its visa policies.

Water is Scarce in Egypt; So Are Research Funds

Tarek Abd El-Galil / 10 Nov 2017 / News

The country’s scientists are devising innovative ways of dealing with declining water resources, but financial and other challenges impede putting their projects into effect.

Arrested Saudi Prince Has Been a Major Academic Donor

Eric J. Lyman / 06 Nov 2017 / News

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has supported centers at some of the world’s best-known universities. Now he is under house arrest.

Qatar’s Museums Embrace an Educational Role

Eman Kamel / 03 Nov 2017 / News

Following a global trend, the institutions present exhibitions that prompt conversations on topics not always taught in schools.

The Complete Writings of a Revolutionary

Edward Fox / 02 Nov 2017 / News

Art and politics are inseparable in the works of Ghassan Kanafani, now collected in a definitive new edition.

Oxfam Urges Help for Youths Returning to Mosul

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Sarah Wachter / 30 Oct 2017 / News

A new report looks at what services are needed by the Iraqi youth who have survived the conflict in Mosul or who fled and came back.

Drought in Somalia Drives Children from School

Tonny Onyulo / 29 Oct 2017 / News

Where food and water are scarce, children and families forego education to survive.

Training Center Gives Former Child Soldiers a New Start

Christian Locka / 27 Oct 2017 / News

An organization in the Central African Republic helps reintegrate young people released from fighting groups by teaching them a trade.

New Cairo University Leader Advocates for Progressive Islam

Jacob Wirtschafter, Mina Nader / 24 Oct 2017 / News

As a philosopher, Mohamed Osman El-Khosht was devoted to Islam’s dialogue with science and other religions. Now he brings an emphasis on critical thinking to Egypt’s largest university.