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In Syria, the Complicated Web that Sanctions Weave

Burton Bollag | 07 Feb 2019

As the Syrian conflict subsides in many areas of the country, international education leaders are debating if they should step in to aid Syrian students, professors, and universities.

Arts & Culture Development Faculty Research

In Jordan, Antiquities Sites Enlist Nearby Communities as Partners

Edward Fox | 11 Jan 2019

A project that links archaeology to economic development and education is a model for preserving the kingdom’s wealth of ancient sites.

Disability Faculty Policy Students

U. of Jordan Opens a ‘Safe Pathway’ for Blind Students

Ammar Faris | 06 Jan 2019

A bright yellow track with a surface that helps visually impaired students get around campus is just one step in the kingdom’s efforts to improve services for those with disabilities.

Faculty Research Science

The Cradle of Humankind Could Be in North, Not East Africa

Benjamin Plackett | 02 Jan 2019

New discoveries of fossils in North Africa and evidence of prehistoric butchery make experts rethink the story of human evolution.

Faculty Quality Control Scholarships Students Technology & Online Learning

Ambitious Syrian Students Often Enter a Maze

David Wheeler, Rasha Faek | 16 Nov 2018

Syrian students who seek advanced degrees have difficulty applying to overseas programs. Inside the country, they question the quality of their education.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Students

Academic Freedom Project Highlights Arab, Turkish Cases

Edward Fox | 23 Oct 2018

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.

Faculty Research Science

Triple Threat: Administrator, Teacher, Researcher

Amr EL-Tohamy | 17 Oct 2018

Ehab Abdel-Rahman, the American University in Cairo’s provost, seeks to develop new ways of teaching physics along with pursuing his passion for energy research.

Arab Spring Data & Surveys Faculty Refugees Research

Refugee Scientists: The Unknown Number

Sean Treacy | 07 Sep 2018

As crises escalate, so does the number of displaced scientists. But a precise overall count is elusive.

Faculty Finances Health & Medicine Protests Quality

Protests Disrupt Universities in Algeria and Tunisia

Ibtissem Jamel, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 02 Jul 2018

Months of strikes and protests by students and professors who want better conditions and pay threaten to derail the academic year in both countries.

Conflict Faculty Politics Refugees Students

Improving Educational Opportunities For Youth Inside Syria

David Wheeler | 13 Jun 2018

Participants in a Beirut workshop developed recommendations to improve the access of youth inside Syria to quality higher education.




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