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Iraq

Research Social Sciences

Social Sciences Growing in the Arab World—But Slowly

Rasha Faek | 24 Mar 2015

A new report found modest growth among the social sciences, but experts fear they are still at risk.

Arts & Culture Conflict Conservation

Iraqis Watch Antiquities Take Hit After Hit

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Sarah Lynch | 23 Mar 2015

University protests can’t stop antiquities destruction and looting in Iraq as archaeologists struggle to assess the damage from afar.

Students Terrorism

Theoretical Swimming: Iraqi Student Life Under Religious Rule

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 06 Mar 2015

Iraqi students complain that conservative administrators are interfering with their dress, curricula and even their recreation.

Scholarships Technology & Online Learning

How to Avoid Getting Cheated by Phony Scholarships

Benjamin Plackett | 24 Feb 2015

Fraudulent universities use fake scholarships as bait to lure unsuspecting students to part with their money. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Students

Basra, Iraq: When Schools Make Children Sick

Nahla Gaber | 05 Feb 2015

A lack of decent bathrooms in Basra schools is sending some children to the hospital.

Employment Finances

Private Universities Thriving as Public Ones Weaken

Rasha Faek, Sarah Lynch | 22 Jan 2015

Arab students looking for contemporary fields of study, coeducation, and an employment-oriented education are increasingly turning to private universities. The downside: cost.

Arts & Culture Publishing

My Facebook Pages Got Caught in a Culture War

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 17 Jan 2015

Facebook was the author’s platform to bring Iraqi art, culture, and history to the world. Now he has lost years of work.

Finances Refugees Scholarships Study Abroad

In Brussels, an Emergency Call for Higher Education

Rasha Faek | 12 Jan 2015

A Brussels conference became a brainstorming session for those trying to make sure refugee youth get the higher education that they need.

Arts & Culture Conflict Curriculum Faculty

The Teaching of Fine Art in Iraq Is Deteriorating

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 06 Jan 2015

The quality of instruction in the fine arts is sliding downwards in Iraq, with many artists, art professors, and art buyers having fled the country.

Academic Freedom Conflict Curriculum Human Rights

The Islamic State’s Plan for Universities

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 25 Nov 2014

Students and professors at the University of Mosul, in Iraq, are discovering the Islamic State’s higher-education philosophy.




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