Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.
Arab professors routinely practice self-censorship, which limits academic discourse, a survey by Al-Fanar Media and Scholars at Risk found.
While travel restrictions close some doors, online courses open others. For a student about to complete her B.A., a routine question prompts some serious thinking.
Vaccinating educators should be a priority, advocates argue, to make classrooms safer and speed the reopening of schools.
The Academic Freedom Index paints a troubling picture of the state of academic freedom in the Arab world.
As president of Effat University, Haifa Reda Jamal Al-Lail is fulfilling a dream of making a difference in the lives of Saudi women.
A Saudi woman student of English Literature who does not like cameras finds some unexpected benefits to online learning as well as some drawbacks
A new art grant from the Misk Art Institute provides major support for artists and could help shift attitudes about careers in art.
Three public universities are the first to start operating under a new plan that gives them more freedom but reduces state funding. Questions remain about how it will affect students and professors.