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.
A new report documents the effects of armed conflict on schools, universities and those who work and study at them.
More signs are emerging of diminishing academic freedom: One of the crackdown’s most prominent targets speaks out.
As police mostly stay off campus, networks of students and staff members have rallied to act as informal university security.
A prominent scholar at the American University of Cairo responds to charges of “grand espionage”.
With more Egyptian professors and students behind bars, some of them have begun a hunger strike.
The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters wants to stop campus protests that do not have official permission.
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.
At least 70 professors have been arrested in the Egyptian government’s anti-Muslim Brotherhood crackdown. Opinions are mixed as to the legitimacy of the arrests.