A survey of Syrian students seeking advanced degrees found that many have broad personal and civic ambitions. But they face many obstacles.
The Trump travel ban and cuts to a major Saudi scholarship program are among causes of the decline.
An exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London highlights works by a short list of finalists drawn from a wealth of talent across the Islamic world.
The “lost generation” may have become a cliché, but the reality is that when it comes to education many Syrian youth are still lost.
In many countries surrounding Syria, the needs of Syrian youth for financial help accessing higher education far outweigh the supply of funds available.
An Egyptian academic uses songs to help non-native speakers learn Arabic and help attract foreign students to his country.
New research measured the forces on students’ spines created by heavy backpacks, and how poor posture amplifies those forces.
In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s death, an effort to raise awareness of Arab art in New York proceeds despite controversy over Saudi Arabia’s financial support.
A Lebanese social entrepreneur has created a network of informal lecture clubs and discussion groups in both Western and Arab cities. The audiences arrive not knowing the topics of the talks.
Situations in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey and Israel are highlighted in a new global report that documents attacks on higher education, including violence and restrictions on sharing ideas.