A new report reveals a shortage of the social sciences in Arab universities, despite the benefits that they could bring.
As the Lebanese university enters its 150th year, its new president has outlined big plans for what it needs to accomplish.
A new report on media in the Middle East documents television’s dominance and sharp differences in who has Internet access.
With the chances low for real change in educational policies in the region, the author believes informal initiatives may make an important difference.
The American University of Beirut formed a team to help solve the garbage crisis that has troubled the country for four months.
An American university fired Steven Salaita for anti-Israel tweets. Our writer catches up with him in Lebanon.
Joseph Jabbra, the president of Lebanese American University, talks about steering his institution through difficult political and economic times.
A prize-winning social scientist at the American University of Beirut talks about Arab research and the challenges it faces.
Secular clubs at universities are seeking to end the Lebanese system of dividing up power among the country’s 18 religions and sects.
A program combines discounted tuition at private universities and careful screening to help Syrian students on their way to degrees.