Academic publishing is more open to nonacademics than ever … but economics forces work against those who don’t have a steady salary.
Professors have long grumbled about the quality of students, and students about rigid professors, but the tension between them is now especially high.
No one should be surprised if much scholarly writing continues to be mediocre and confused.
At one of the world’s largest international educational events, the agenda was rich and the audience diverse but visitors from Arab countries were hard to find.
The Scholars at Risk network has given its highest award to those professors and students in Egypt who have suffered under the military government’s crackdown on freedom of speech.
The appreciation that has flowed for the Baghdad-born architect and her buildings has often neglected the time that she has spent teaching.
A Syrian professor calls for educational institutions in the neighboring countries to benefit from Syrian professors’ experiences.
Religious conservatives are using accusations of atheism and other tactics to try to silence Tunisian academics.