Amr is an Egyptian journalist who writes for Al-Masry Al-Youm.
Nemat Shafik, the first female director of the London School of Economics, believes in the importance of quality education for Arab youth and in removing barriers for women.
Publishers, authors and bookstore owners feel pressure as the government clamps down on books with political content.
Faculty members have voted no confidence in the institution’s president. The board of trustees has unanimously backed him, leaving the campus set up for long-term tension.
Ehab Abdel-Rahman, the American University in Cairo’s provost, seeks to develop new ways of teaching physics along with pursuing his passion for energy research.
More students are seeking advanced degrees, hoping for academic jobs, but many find only part-time positions.
University students in Egypt’s most troubled province, long targeted by terrorist attacks, face extreme difficulties in continuing their studies.
Pursuing university studies in jail is legally possible in Egypt. But that doesn’t mean it’s easy.
After being thrown out of Egyptian universities because of their political activities, many Egyptian students have headed to Turkey to pursue their education.