A chance meeting with a speaker of Shahri shines light on the value of indigenous languages and the wealth of cultural knowledge and history they embody.
Arab participation in research is high compared to the rest of the world, but that rate masks difficulties women face in some countries and in male-dominated disciplines.
Non-communicable diseases associated with lifestyle and environment are on the rise, but disease patterns vary greatly by income levels and, in some cases, gender.
Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.
Students need to understand what lies behind accreditation before they rely on it to make decisions, a consultant says.
A writing instructor offers tips on writing a Ph.D. dissertation in English for academics who use it as a second language.
Accreditation is a puzzling term to many, but it can have a critical, lifelong affect on the choices students seeking a higher education make.
A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.
Vitamin D deficiency in the region is worryingly high but experts disagree on whether doctors should recommend supplements.
A movement to make the fruits of research available without charge has helped students and faculty members gain access to an increasing number of academic articles.