Ammar Faris

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Refugees Are Focus of New Academic Programs in Jordan

Ammar Faris / 27 Aug 2018 / News

In a kingdom straining to serve large numbers of displaced people, some universities are offering advanced degrees on the issue.

A Scholar Says Archaeology Could Benefit Jordan

Ammar Faris / 10 Jul 2018 / News

A Jordanian scientist believes archaeological discoveries could draw more tourists to his country. But he thinks support for the discoveries is weak.

Invention Could Ease Jordan’s Water-Scarcity Problem

Ammar Faris / 17 May 2018 / News

A young researcher has developed a device to reclaim salty water that’s wasted during the purification process and reuse it.

An Influential Arab Scholar Focuses on the Health of Mothers and Newborns

Ammar Faris / 26 Mar 2018 / News

For the third year in a row, Yusuf Al-Qaoud leads two key listings of the most cited researchers in Jordan.

Jordan Data Suggests Universities Contribute to Unemployment

Ammar Faris / 22 Jan 2018 / News

Thousands of students in Jordan graduate from disciplines not needed by the economy.

Students’ Lack of Political Engagement Is Cause for Concern, Author Says

Ammar Faris / 15 Dec 2017 / News

A Jordanian academic looks into the reasons for the decline of university students’ political awareness and suggests academic solutions.

Jordan’s Decision to Shake Up University Admissions Stirs Controversy

Ammar Faris / 19 Oct 2017 / News

The kingdom is scrapping a high-stakes high-school exit exam, but not everyone is pleased with the process that would replace it.