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.
In a frank, wide-ranging interview, Tawfik Jelassi talks about the country’s efforts to improve its universities.
Some universities are helping students think about their future jobs and learn the skills they need to get them.
The rebirth of an outlawed student union with Islamist leanings is a positive sign of rising democracy to some, a negative sign of religious conservatism to others.
As police mostly stay off campus, networks of students and staff members have rallied to act as informal university security.
A U.S. meeting follows up on a Tunisian one, pointing out that academic freedom is vital not only for universities, but for countries as a whole.
With the academic year soon to begin, university leaders are urging nonviolence as the country tries to find a way forward.
Women and sympathetic men are organizing against those who sexually harass others in the academic setting.