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Saudi Universities Take Steps Toward Financial Independence

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 07 Jan 2021

Three public universities are the first to start operating under a new plan that gives them more freedom but reduces state funding. Questions remain about how it will affect students and professors.

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Supportive Innovation: A Model for Change in Arab Higher Education

John Waterbury | 17 Dec 2020

After long scholarly and administrative experience in the Arab region and an intense study of Arab higher education, a political scientist proposes a way forward.

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Rising Fees at Private Arab Universities End Many Students’ Prospects

Amr EL-Tohamy, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 15 Oct 2020

Many Egyptian, Jordanian and Palestinian private universities raised their tuition fees, causing anger among students and driving some of them to drop out.

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Beirut Blast: A Map of the Damage to Educational and Cultural Institutions

Rayan Abdulkhalek | 01 Oct 2020

Scores of educational, arts and cultural organizations saw their facilities damaged or destroyed in the August 4 port explosion.

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A Survey Reveals How the Pandemic Has Hurt MENA Research

Gail Buttorff, Marwa Shalaby, Nermin Allam | 23 Sep 2020

A survey of scholars done in the late spring and early summer that included researchers who study the MENA region showed the pandemic’s adverse effects and the occasional beneficial ones on research, the authors of the survey say.

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University Professors Feel the Pain of Lebanon’s Worsening Crisis

Jana Dhaybi | 28 Jul 2020

As Lebanon’s economic plight worsens, some universities are cutting faculty and staff positions. Some professors are raising concerns about the future of education.

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How Policy Makers and Universities Can Help Arab Scientists

Rana Dajani | 21 Jul 2020

Advances by Arab scientists, such as a faster new coronavirus test developed in Jordan, could benefit their home countries and the world. Universities and governments must do more to help put such discoveries into use.

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Health and Economic Crises Threaten Arab Funding for Research

Melanie Swan, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 07 Jul 2020

The Arab region already lagged in government spending on research. Now, with oil prices in decline and Covid-19 taking hold, spending levels could fall further

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The Middle East’s Only High-Energy Physics Lab Faces a New Test: Surviving Covid-19

Éanna Kelly | 23 Jun 2020

Sesame, the region’s only synchrotron, is well versed in upheaval. But the pandemic promises more pressure on the project’s shoestring budget.

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International Campuses in Dubai Feel Pressure From Covid-19

Melanie Swan | 15 Jun 2020

The campuses have seen costs rise as they move to online teaching. Meanwhile, they worry that enrollments could drop, with foreign students unable to travel.




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