Amr is an Egyptian journalist who writes for Al-Masry Al-Youm.
The kingdom signed agreements with two producers of international rankings, Times Higher Education and QS, as part of an effort to raise university standards.
Studies show a high rate of suicidal behavior among students at Gaza’s universities, where mental health services remain scarce despite efforts to improve them.
Ardem Patapoutian, a co-winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in Medicine, was born in Lebanon. War shifted his studies and career to the U.S.
Harsh realities make it difficult for arts students inside Syria to continue their studies. A scholarship program is helping some.
Launched last year with funds from the European Union, the Cinema Bus promotes “positive concepts” in Palestinian society.
Academics support the initiative launched from an Israeli prison by the Palestinian parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar.
Algeria’s medical schools started overhauling the curriculum in 2018, with changes affecting the first three years. The new changes cover the next three years.
The strategy cuts some majors and adds new, career-centered ones based on job-market needs. Some academics doubt that it will succeed.
Mubarak Hemoudi’s paintings relate the stories and ways of life of “forgotten” people in Sudan’s marginalized rural regions.
She has won many awards for her work, which reflects her philosophy that architecture should put people first and respect heritage.