Lebanese University art students create pieces for the one-year anniversary of the explosion that devastated much of Beirut.
Two Arab universities make conflict medicine part of basic medical education, using a curriculum devised by the surgeon Ghassan Abu-Sittah.
Four Palestinian architects won first place in an international competition for ideas on how to design and rebuild the destroyed port of Beirut.
Salim Chahine, a professor at the American University of Beirut and a senior official at Lebanon’s central bank, is among the recipients of the 2020 Kuwait Prize.
Networks of informal contacts and resources are helping refugee students in Lebanon and Jordan gain access to a university education.
Many Lebanese professors work on hourly, part-time contracts with no benefits and little chance of promotion, while their salaries plunge in value.
Many professors are discouraged by their work conditions and the lack of independent bodies to defend their rights, a study by Al-Fanar Media found.
Many universities may not survive the country’s economic turmoil, economists warn. For those that do, maintaining educational quality could be a challenge.
“The Birth of Paper,” a “theater by mail” production, links two cities that share a history of vibrant art and economic struggle.
To celebrate the re-launch, Al-Fanar Media announces “Mishwar Taleb” (a student’s journey), a storytelling contest for Arab students around the world.