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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.

Finances Policy Research Science

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.

Coronavirus Faculty Finances Policy Students Technology & Online Learning

Learning Remotely as the Only Resort: How is Lebanon Doing?

May Wazzan | 02 Apr 2020

As Lebanon launches what amounts to a national experiment in converting both school and university education to online learning, an advocate of online learning tries to assess progress.

Coronavirus Finances Health & Medicine Students

A Financial Crisis, Then Coronavirus. Lebanese Universities Could Still Thrive.

Hana Addam El-Ghali | 24 Mar 2020

Lebanese higher education is caught between two crises. A scholar looks at how that’s likely to affect universities and offers suggestions for how they can prepare.

Development Finances Politics

‘A Search for Band-Aids’: Economic Reform in Egypt

Ursula Lindsey | 30 Nov 2018

An author of a new book examines Egypt’s mounting challenges and the obstacles that hinder necessary reforms.

Data & Surveys Development Employment Finances Gender

3 Ways Philanthropy Could Help Saudi Youth

Elizabeth R. Bruce | 31 Jul 2018

A survey of Saudi youth can help to inform how philanthropies working in the kingdom could help steer youth from their university lives to productive employment.

Finances Politics Refugees Schools

U.S. Cuts Threaten Half a Million Palestinian Children

Marilyn Garson | 25 Jul 2018

A former Mercy Corps economic director in Gaza explains how U.S. reductions in aid threaten the education of Palestinian children and the stability of the Gaza Strip.

Enrollment Finances Politics Study Abroad

Unfriendly U.S. Policies Threaten Arab Student Flows

Dean Hoke | 13 Apr 2017

Travel bans and negative rhetoric have fueled concern for Arab overseas students, and U.S. institutions stand to lose more than revenue.

Administration Finances

How Egypt’s Currency Plunge Trapped a University

Mai Shams El-Din | 13 Dec 2016

The chief financial officer of the American University in Cairo explains how a financial event the institution planned for still wound up making life harder for everyone involved.

Finances Scholarships

As Raqqa is Bombed, a Syrian Student Dreams of New Buildings

Haneen Al-Mohammad | 24 Nov 2015

A Syrian architecture student in Cairo wants to work on rebuilding in post-conflict areas. But she is trapped in a policy change that may block her from finishing her degree.




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