A Palestinian student and journalist describes the hard work, persistence and passion it took to reach an educational goal.
A sampling of scholarly and literary works and translations that offer new perspectives on the region.
Recent headlines involving researchers accused of spying in the Middle East highlight the risk of asking questions in a police state.
An author of a new book examines Egypt’s mounting challenges and the obstacles that hinder necessary reforms.
A professor’s visit to a historic church makes him think about using Iraq’s rich history and religious diversity to create economic opportunity.
A new bilingual literary anthology from the Arab renaissance of more than one hundred years ago is filled with writing that still resonates today.
As some Arab countries try to wean themselves from oil and expand alternative energy development, Arab women could benefit. But they need support from corporations and universities.
Jordanian academics want to reintroduce the teaching of philosophy in schools and universities. They have good reason.
Rules about who counts as a refugee bar these “guests” from basic human rights, including access to education. The government and universities could help change that.