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.
When it comes to deciding where to enroll, many students say international accreditation matters, an informal poll by Al-Fanar Media found.
Lebanon’s university hospitals have been hard hit by the country’s economic crisis, leading to a decline in health services and possible shutdowns.
A new dollar peg for tuition at the American University of Beirut and the Lebanese American University made the cost of study too expensive for many students.
Mobile-phone technology connected Beirutis to the world in the aftermath of the devastating explosion. It also helps keep memories fresh.