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Countries البلدان

Lebanon

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Students

Art Students Portray Horror and Hope in Works Recalling the Beirut Port Blast

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 04 Aug 2021

Lebanese University art students create pieces for the one-year anniversary of the explosion that devastated much of Beirut.

Conflict Curriculum Faculty Health & Medicine Profiles

Ghassan Abu-Sittah: A War-Zone Surgeon Sets Up a Curriculum for Conflict Medicine

Amr EL-Tohamy | 26 Jul 2021

Two Arab universities make conflict medicine part of basic medical education, using a curriculum devised by the surgeon Ghassan Abu-Sittah.

Architecture Conflict Development

Shared Pain Inspires Palestinian Team’s Proposal for Rebuilding Beirut Port

Amr EL-Tohamy | 14 Jul 2021

Four Palestinian architects won first place in an international competition for ideas on how to design and rebuild the destroyed port of Beirut.

Admissions Finances Politics Research

Salim Chahine: A Finance Professor Is Honored for Work Bridging Academia and the Corporate World

Samar Kadi | 12 Jul 2021

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.

Refugees Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Syrian Refugees Build ‘Learning Ecosystems’ to Access Higher Education

Samar Kadi | 07 Jul 2021

Networks of informal contacts and resources are helping refugee students in Lebanon and Jordan gain access to a university education.

Faculty Finances Politics Religion Teaching

Hard-Hit by Lebanon’s Crisis, Some Professors Feel Exploited

Samar Kadi | 07 Jul 2021

Many Lebanese professors work on hourly, part-time contracts with no benefits and little chance of promotion, while their salaries plunge in value.

Employment Faculty Policy Teaching

Lacking Job Security and Benefits, Many Arab Professors Lose Interest in Academia

Rasha Faek | 04 Jul 2021

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.

Faculty Finances Students

For Many Universities in Lebanon, Survival May Be at Stake

Samar Kadi | 28 Jun 2021

Many universities may not survive the country’s economic turmoil, economists warn. For those that do, maintaining educational quality could be a challenge.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

A ‘Love Letter’ of Solidarity: Distance Theater Between Pittsburgh and Beirut

M. Lynx Qualey | 25 Jun 2021

“The Birth of Paper,” a “theater by mail” production, links two cities that share a history of vibrant art and economic struggle.

Soapbox Students

“Mishwar Taleb”: A Contest for Arab University Students

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 22 Jun 2021

To celebrate the re-launch, Al-Fanar Media announces “Mishwar Taleb” (a student’s journey), a storytelling contest for Arab students around the world.




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