Countries البلدان

Lebanon

Research

Arab Food Supply is Shaky, But Related Research is Rare

Benjamin Plackett, Selim Njeim | 13 Jul 2015

Many Arab countries do not have what is known as “food security,” but the research and teaching on the topic is just getting started.

Faculty Journalism Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Media Literacy Offers the Arab World a Way Forward

Jad Melki | 13 Jul 2015

Jad Melki, a professor at the American University of Beirut and the winner of a 2015 Global Media and Information Literacy Award from Unesco, explains the importance of his work.

Administration Teaching

Meet The American University of Beirut’s New President

Benjamin Plackett | 12 Jul 2015

The American University of Beirut’s incoming president, a prominent cancer researcher, has new ambitions for the venerable institution.

Rankings

Another Arab University Ranking is Out. But Is It Needed?

Benjamin Plackett | 12 Jun 2015

Arab universities are now judged by three rankings companies, but some experts doubt the value of the exercise.

Critical Thinking Students

An Urban Designer Takes Leave of Campus

Petra Samaha | 31 May 2015

At commencement time, Petra Samha, who received a master’s degree in urban design from the American University of Beirut, comments on cities and college life.

Democracy Research Students

Arab Youth Doubt Democracy Will Be Delivered

Benjamin Plackett | 28 Apr 2015

Findings from a region-wide survey reveal the hopes and concerns of university-age adults.

Curriculum Gender Students

In Rural Lebanon, Few Higher Education Choices for Girls

Souhaib Ayoub | 16 Apr 2015

The concentration of Lebanese universities in cities means many young women cannot attend, and forces them to join village Islamic institutes.

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.

Curriculum Politics Teaching

Arab Classrooms Frequently Ignore History

Benjamin Plackett | 10 Mar 2015

Lebanon’s classrooms often skip a half century of history, a case study of what happens elsewhere in the region.

Rankings

The Arab World Lags Behind in the ‘Green’ Universities Movement

Wagdy Sawahel | 03 Mar 2015

Jordan leads the Arab region in having environmentally conscious higher-education institutions.




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