For the third year in a row, Yusuf Al-Qaoud leads two key listings of the most cited researchers in Jordan.
Experts from universities and centers across the region met in Beirut to discuss how to craft professional-development programs that work.
A program at the University of Southampton trains faculty members at the University of Tripoli in new approaches to teaching.
A student who entered medical school in Syria in 2011 persevered through six years of conflict.
Ibtihal Al-Khatib adopts critical thinking as a lifestyle and a teaching method to her students at Kuwait University.
The ongoing violence in Libya has forced many of its professors to leave and shut down eight universities.
Kamal Al Haj was a popular and progressive dean of media studies at Damascus University, but chose to move to Germany to expand his professional horizons.
Hundreds of Tunisian professors are leaving the country each year, putting the quality of higher education in the country at risk, policy makers say.
Gader Gad Nassar steps down as president of Cairo University this month. His supporters say he has helped defend the institution from political and religious divisiveness.