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Faculty

Academic Freedom Faculty Gender Teaching

Women and Islam: A Topic that Troubles

Ursula Lindsey | 10 Mar 2017

Hatoon al Fassi, a Saudi scholar, has provoked controversy in Qatar for arguing that the Koran, correctly interpreted, supports the empowerment of women.

Employment Faculty Teaching

Syrian Academics Get Secure Jobs in Turkey

Sabah Hamamou | 07 Mar 2017

Turkish universities in border regions are giving more secure jobs to Syrians academics who can teach refugee students in Arabic.

Faculty Quality Control Teaching

An Essay on Teaching: Designing Assessments, Part 2

Azzah Awwad, Maha Bali | 17 Feb 2017

In the second part of their essay, the authors discuss feedback, growth and attitude towards failure.

Administration Arts & Culture Faculty Libraries

Getting Books Into the Hands of Arab Readers

Ursula Lindsey | 10 Feb 2017

Grassroots and government initiatives hope to spread a culture of reading in the Arab region.

Academic Freedom Faculty Politics

Academic Freedom in Egypt Needs More Vocal Support

Mohamed Abdel Salam | 07 Feb 2017

A writer calls for a unified approach to support academic freedom in Egypt.

Admissions Faculty Students

Egyptian Universities See Boom in Foreign Students

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 07 Feb 2017

Low fees and breadth of choice have led to a huge rise in Arab and foreign students in Egypt.

Faculty Teaching

An Essay on Teaching: How to Design Assessments

Azzah Awwad, Maha Bali | 04 Feb 2017

Ideas from a faculty workshop at the American University in Cairo encourage fresh thinking about supporting student progress.

Admissions Faculty Students

Troubled Times for African and Arab Students in Tunisia

Ibtissem Jamel | 30 Jan 2017

Tunisian universities attract many international students. The visitors praise the universities, but complain of racism and other obstacles.

Faculty Gender

The Miscarriage Penalty

Jessica Winegar | 04 Jan 2017

The culture of silence surrounding miscarriage adds a further strain to the ability of female faculty members to succeed in academe, the writer says.

Academic Freedom Campus Security Faculty Politics

In the Arab World, an Academic Freedom Report Focuses on Egypt

Edward Fox | 08 Nov 2016

The Academic Freedom Monitoring Report, a project of Scholars at Risk, has highlighted Egypt, especially the bans there that prevent professors from traveling.




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