David Julius, a co-winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, talks about his research and the importance of public support for science.
Iraq’s second-largest university is shaking off the vestiges of war. Its publishing house will reopen soon, and other major projects are nearing completion.
World Teachers’ Day prompted experts to assess the ways teaching has changed over the past year, and what needs to be done to improve teachers’ pay and social status.
Fathiah Zakham has won international honors for her work to find faster, more accurate tools to fight drug-resistant strains of the disease.
Ardem Patapoutian, a co-winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in Medicine, was born in Lebanon. War shifted his studies and career to the U.S.
Libya’s new assessment system gauges how well colleges can protect against Covid-19 before they are allowed to resume in-class teaching.
Tamazight is recognized in Morocco’s constitution, but only a few universities teach it. The education minister wants to change that.
Academics support the initiative launched from an Israeli prison by the Palestinian parliamentarian Khalida Jarrar.
Many professors are returning to face-to-face classes this fall, which means wearing masks and observing other safety precautions. Two educators share some ideas for making this work.
The strategy cuts some majors and adds new, career-centered ones based on job-market needs. Some academics doubt that it will succeed.