With the academic year soon to begin, university leaders are urging nonviolence as the country tries to find a way forward.
A Canadian professor of emergency medicine and a filmmaker pursuing a doctorate asked Egyptian police for directions. Instead, they got arrested.
A car bombing killed a professor at the University of Baghdad’s medical school and renewed fears that more Iraqi scholars will come under attack.
A scholar studying Muslim-Christian relations had an unsettling experience as he returned home from his studies.
University students interviewed in the largest Syrian refugee camp in Jordan reveal the nonviolent roots of the uprising.
A Tunisian court has acquitted a university dean of assaulting a veiled female student. But the wider conflict about veils in Tunisian university classrooms will continue.
A federal court has struck down the right of the Egyptian education ministry to enforce twice-a-year evaluations on University of Alexandria professors. Opponents of the evaluations said the government should not be interfering in such university matters. Now professors at other Egyptian universities may seek similar rulings.
Higher-education leaders have rallied around the University of Manouba, which has been the subject of Salafist attacks.
Syrian students outside their country are cut off from financial support and pulled into political conflicts. Inside Syria, even students who win scholarships can’t get visas.