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Coronavirus Health & Medicine Research Science

Saudi Universities Step Up Support for Research on Coronaviruses

Amr EL-Tohamy | 24 Jun 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has spurred renewed interest in public health and epidemiological research, especially on coronaviruses.

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.

Scholarships Soapbox Students Study Abroad

Al-Fanar Media Relaunches Its Scholarships Database for Arab Students

Nasser Zawk | 21 Jun 2021

The searchable Scholarships resource saves students’ time by listing only verified scholarship opportunities, with details on how to apply.

Critical Thinking Schools Standardized Tests Students Teaching Testing

Test Where Arab Countries Underachieve Will Emphasize Creative Thinking

Robert Holloway | 09 Jun 2021

The chief organizer of the PISA tests says Arab countries have begun to react positively to their poor showing in 2018 but still need to break away from traditional teaching methods.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights Policy Research

Academic Self-Censorship Is a ‘Brain Drag’ on Arab Universities and Societies

Robert Quinn | 18 Apr 2021

Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.

Academic Freedom Democracy Faculty Human Rights Teaching

Self-Censorship in Arab Higher Education: an Untold Problem

Rasha Faek | 18 Apr 2021

Arab professors routinely practice self-censorship, which limits academic discourse, a survey by Al-Fanar Media and Scholars at Risk found.

Coronavirus Employment Scholarships Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

A Student About to Graduate Ponders the Question, What’s Next?

Haifaa M. Mussallam | 29 Mar 2021

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.

Coronavirus Faculty Health & Medicine Students Teaching

Vaccinating Professors Against Covid-19 Should Be a Priority, Advocates Argue

Rasha Faek | 18 Mar 2021

Vaccinating educators should be a priority, advocates argue, to make classrooms safer and speed the reopening of schools.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights Research Students Technology & Online Learning

Arab Region Scores Lowest in the World for Academic Freedom

Burton Bollag | 16 Mar 2021

The Academic Freedom Index paints a troubling picture of the state of academic freedom in the Arab world.

Administration Faculty Gender Profiles Students Teaching

Haifa Reda Jamal Al-Lail: University Leader and Role Model for Young Women

Melanie Swan | 09 Mar 2021

As president of Effat University, Haifa Reda Jamal Al-Lail is fulfilling a dream of making a difference in the lives of Saudi women.




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