Ammar Faris

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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.

Curriculum Development Refugees

Refugees Are Focus of New Academic Programs in Jordan

Ammar Faris | 27 Aug 2018

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

Arts & Culture Finances Research

A Scholar Says Archaeology Could Benefit Jordan

Ammar Faris | 10 Jul 2018

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

Conservation Development Finances Research

Invention Could Ease Jordan’s Water-Scarcity Problem

Ammar Faris | 17 May 2018

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

Faculty Health & Medicine Research

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

Ammar Faris | 26 Mar 2018

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

Admissions Data & Surveys Employment

Jordan Data Suggests Universities Contribute to Unemployment

Ammar Faris | 22 Jan 2018

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

Academic Freedom Conflict Politics Students

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

Ammar Faris | 15 Dec 2017

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

Admissions Students

Jordan’s Decision to Shake Up University Admissions Stirs Controversy

Ammar Faris | 19 Oct 2017

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




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