A series of government and university efforts, including the launch of a new satellite, are signs of the country’s redoubled effort to take advantage of space technology.
International donors are still looking for ways to better support Syrian refugee education and employment amid a lack of opportunities for returning safely to their country.
Professors need to adjust course designs and teaching styles to adapt to the increasingly popular interdisciplinary degree programs at the master’s degree and doctoral levels.
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.
A new online platform seeks to bring together United Arab Emirates research institutions to facilitate researchers’ access to devices they need. Egypt may follow suit.
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.
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.