A financial crisis and Covid-19 add to the stress in Lebanese students’ lives. Universities are responding with programmes to help them.
Lebanon’s multiple crises have taken an invisible and immeasurable toll on education, researchers and professors say.
Street fighting in Beirut terrified schoolchildren and city residents, and put further strain on a school system already near collapse.
Ardem Patapoutian, a co-winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in Medicine, was born in Lebanon. War shifted his studies and career to the U.S.
Lebanese campuses are reopening after the Covid-19 closures, but fuel, electricity and Internet problems are still an obstacle for some.
The aim of the Dod el-Fasad campaign “is to create an anti-corruption movement with youth at its head,” a university official said.
Deprived of local audiences and sponsors, the industry has had to turn to foreign investors, with a threat to its identity
Michel Mawad took office as president last fall. Skills he learned in his medical career will help him lead the university through a period of crisis, he says.
For two Arab women comedians, challenging stereotypes is part of the act—and just being onstage is breaking one barrier.
Al-Fanar Media has updated its database of internationally accredited universities and academic programs in the Arab world. This searchable tool now lists nearly 750 programs and institutions.