Countries البلدان

Jordan

Development Research Science

In a Fractious Region, a New Physics Facility Fosters Collaboration

Edward Fox | 24 Jan 2019

A new laboratory that has opened in Jordan allows international scientists to explore the behavior of matter at the atomic and subatomic level.

Arts & Culture Development Faculty Research

In Jordan, Antiquities Sites Enlist Nearby Communities as Partners

Edward Fox | 11 Jan 2019

A project that links archaeology to economic development and education is a model for preserving the kingdom’s wealth of ancient sites.

Disability Faculty Policy Students

U. of Jordan Opens a ‘Safe Pathway’ for Blind Students

Ammar Faris | 06 Jan 2019

A bright yellow track with a surface that helps visually impaired students get around campus is just one step in the kingdom’s efforts to improve services for those with disabilities.

Data & Surveys Internationalization Students Study Abroad

Fewer Arab Students Head for the United States

Edward Fox | 13 Nov 2018

The Trump travel ban and cuts to a major Saudi scholarship program are among causes of the decline.

Critical Thinking Curriculum Extremism Social Sciences Teaching

To Teach Students to Learn, Teach Philosophy

Afaf A. Khoshman | 18 Oct 2018

Jordanian academics want to reintroduce the teaching of philosophy in schools and universities. They have good reason.

Data & Surveys Development Politics

Arab Citizens Are Disenchanted with Politics

Benjamin Plackett | 16 Oct 2018

Analysis of detailed 2016 survey data indicates a lack of interest among residents of Arab countries in civic engagement.

Employment Human Rights Inequality Policy Refugees

Syrian Refugees Are Often Steered Into Illegal Jobs

Rasha Faek | 09 Oct 2018

The professional opportunities for refugees are scarce, despite longstanding international pledges of support, in Jordan and Lebanon. In Turkey, the employment situation is somewhat brighter.

Employment Inequality Refugees Vocational Education

New Programs Encourage Refugee Entrepreneurs

Rasha Faek | 09 Oct 2018

For many refugees in the Arab region, entrepreneurship is a chance to build an independent life. But doing so is not easy in many host countries.

Architecture Arts & Culture Conflict Human Rights

‘Audio Investigator’ Creates Revealing Landscapes of Sound

Edward Fox | 05 Oct 2018

Lawrence Abu Hamdan, an artist who uses forensic techniques, uses recorded sound to create new perspectives of the world and document injustice.

Arts & Culture Development Gender Publishing

Arabic Podcasts Find a Growing Audience

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Sep 2018

Networks in Jordan and Saudi Arabia offer listeners programs that give voice to diverse views, discuss sensitive topics, or just go where the conversation flows.




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