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Administration Employment Finances Profiles

A Conversation With the World Bank’s Higher Ed Leader

| 04 Jul 2013

The leader of the Word Bank’s higher-education efforts talks about the institution’s efforts in the MENA region and responds to longstanding suspicions.

Administration Admissions Quality Control

Arab Private Universities Could Drive Broader Improvements

Elizabeth Buckner | 27 Jun 2013

Private universities could magnify inequalities and erode the quality of Arab public higher education. But they could also drive innovation, writes a scholar of comparative education.

Academic Freedom Extremism Politics Religion

Don’t Tell Immigration You are Studying Islam

| 27 Jun 2013

A scholar studying Muslim-Christian relations had an unsettling experience as he returned home from his studies.

Academic Freedom Conflict Refugees Students

Syria’s Lost Generation

| 25 Jun 2013

University students interviewed in the largest Syrian refugee camp in Jordan reveal the nonviolent roots of the uprising.

Profiles Publishing Research

A Conversation With the Author of “Sex and the Citadel”

Daria Solovieva | 03 Jun 2013

Shereen El Feki, an independent scholar, started out as an immunologist but has gone on to apply that science’s systematic approach to study sexuality in the Middle East.

Gender Students

An American Dean Develops an Emirati Cultural Lens

Denise Gifford | 30 May 2013

A veteran of student affairs moved to the United Arab Emirates and found that the profession was practiced entirely differently there.

Curriculum Students

Egyptian Education Takes a Step Backwards

Iman Raslan | 26 May 2013

A recent policy decision in Egypt is heading the country back to more specialized higher education, instead of towards the broader curriculum needed for universities to power the economy and enlighten citizens.

Admissions Students

How University Admissions Distorts Some Arab Societies

Elizabeth Buckner | 11 May 2013

In many Arab countries, university admissions is forcing youth into careers that they have no interest in, derailing economies instead of fueling them, and adding to social resentment.

Academic Freedom Faculty Liberal Arts Publishing

Why I Didn’t Go to Dubai

Khaled Fahmy | 25 Feb 2013

Khaled Fahmy argues that the lack of understanding of the nature and value of a liberal education poses the gravest danger to Arab education.

Publishing

How “Al Fanar” Got its Name

Rasha Faek | 21 Feb 2013

When I first did an Internet search for news items in Arabic related to universities, the most prominent results that I got turned up phrases such as: “Student killed… teachers on strike student protests… … exams postponed.”




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