As conflict arcs through a cluster of Arab countries, a whole generation may be sidelined from education.
Students and university administrators tell of delayed payments and poor screening of those receiving scholarships.
A meeting on Libyan universities revealed the difficulties they face as they recuperate from extended isolation.
Al-Fanar Media is seeking 60 early and mid-career journalists to participate in a program aimed at improving education journalism in the Arab world.
Academics in the north African country have difficulty accessing the World Wide Web’s wealth of knowledge and communication powers.
In academe, those who teach the majority of Arab youth often have difficulty paying their bills.
Two years after the Libyan revolution, militias still rule much of the country and students are calling for better security on campuses.
Women and sympathetic men are organizing against those who sexually harass others in the academic setting.