The university, in the Emirates, wanted students to have some semblance of a normal cap-and-gown experience after a challenging school year.
Quarantining in their rooms, some students struggle with boredom and increased levels of anxiety. For others, there’s still a sense of community from living in student housing.
The current academic year is not going according to plan in many Arab countries due to a surge in the number of Covid-19 infections and deteriorating economic conditions in some.
The Covid-19 pandemic has pushed activities for Egyptian students online, drawing a mixed reaction.
A new art grant from the Misk Art Institute provides major support for artists and could help shift attitudes about careers in art.
Faculty members at the American University in Cairo share strategies they’ve found effective.
With less social interaction on campuses, students are feeling more stress. Universities are trying to help them maintain good mental health.
A study suggests ways of blending online and classroom activities, and convincing governments of the value of accredited online learning.
The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the gender gap that girls face in getting access to mobile phones, which are now often essential to accessing education.
Art by Arab artists, on view online and at the Middle East Institute in Washington, D.C., reflects on universal feelings of isolation and confinement caused by the coronavirus crisis.