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.
A project that links archaeology to economic development and education is a model for preserving the kingdom’s wealth of ancient sites.
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.
New discoveries of fossils in North Africa and evidence of prehistoric butchery make experts rethink the story of human evolution.
Syrian students who seek advanced degrees have difficulty applying to overseas programs. Inside the country, they question the quality of their education.
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.
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.
As crises escalate, so does the number of displaced scientists. But a precise overall count is elusive.
Months of strikes and protests by students and professors who want better conditions and pay threaten to derail the academic year in both countries.