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Jordan

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights Policy Research

Academic Self-Censorship Is a ‘Brain Drag’ on Arab Universities and Societies

Robert Quinn | 18 Apr 2021

Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.

Faculty Research Science

For Scientists, Failure Is a Motivating Force

Rana Dajani | 25 Feb 2021

A panel of Arab scientists recently discussed why failure should be embraced, not feared, as a necessary step on the path to success.

Coronavirus Faculty Policy Research Science

Why the World Urgently Needs Interdisciplinary Research and Policy Making

Rana Dajani | 18 Feb 2021

Covid-19 is the perfect example of a complex, global problem that requires scientists and policy makers to build bridges through collaborative interdisciplinary research.

Faculty Research Science Students Teaching

Making Interdisciplinary Research Actually Happen

Rana Dajani | 02 Feb 2021

Scientists must work together across disciplinary silos to create a better future for the world, the authors say.

Finances Policy Research Science

How Policy Makers and Universities Can Help Arab Scientists

Rana Dajani | 21 Jul 2020

Advances by Arab scientists, such as a faster new coronavirus test developed in Jordan, could benefit their home countries and the world. Universities and governments must do more to help put such discoveries into use.

Admissions Curriculum Students

‘Elmi’ vs. ‘Adabi’: The Power of Labels in Jordan’s Tawjihi System

Sarah Abdel-Hadi | 18 May 2020

Which curriculum to follow in their senior year is a big decision for high school students in Jordan. But how freely can they choose amid social attitudes that value science more than literature?

Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Liberal Arts

The Value of Creativity in the Mediterranean Cauldron

Michele Trimarchi | 24 Feb 2020

An Italian professor suggests that those living in the Mediterranean region take their natural tendency toward creativity as a philosophy and way of life and invest in it even more.

Arts & Culture Conflict Human Rights

Human Rights Film Festival Showcases Yemeni Stories

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Dec 2019

The Karama Festival, based in Jordan, uses cinema as a force for social change. This year it highlighted films from Yemen.

Arabic Language Literature & Translation Teaching

Why the Split Between Classical and Everyday Arabic Endures

Hossam Abouzahr | 23 Sep 2019

If Arabs want a true lingua franca, they must ease the rigid boundaries they’ve set up between the local dialects and the formal language.

Health & Medicine Mental Health Students

Tips for Students: How to Cope with Exam Stress

Benjamin Plackett | 20 Sep 2019

Students may not realize the toll that anxiety over studying is taking on their bodies. Fortunately, that pressure can be managed and mitigated.




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