Iraq’s security problems are not preventing it from establishing new universities and ending “mandatory ignorance,” said the Iraqi higher-education minister.
A Shiite university appears to have been caught up in the conflict between an Al Qaeda-sponsored group and Shiite militias.
Some universities are helping students think about their future jobs and learn the skills they need to get them.
A new report documents the effects of armed conflict on schools, universities and those who work and study at them.
In academe, those who teach the majority of Arab youth often have difficulty paying their bills.