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Internationalization

Inequality Internationalization Refugees

The Push to Expand Refugee Access to Higher Education

Michael Scaturro | 20 Jun 2019

At a conference in Berlin this week, international organizations discussed how to improve the ability of refugees around the world to enroll in higher education.

Arts & Culture Internationalization Liberal Arts

Arab Artists at the World’s Premier Art Event: ‘Art in an Era of Lies’

Heba Elkayal | 17 May 2019

The Venice Biennale displays the strengths of Arab artists working today and some of the political pitfalls that can await them.

Data & Surveys Internationalization Students Study Abroad

Fewer Arab Students Head for the United States

Edward Fox | 13 Nov 2018

The Trump travel ban and cuts to a major Saudi scholarship program are among causes of the decline.

Internationalization Politics Students Study Abroad

Saudi Students Are Caught in a Diplomatic Row

Benjamin Plackett | 19 Aug 2018

Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic row with Canada has upended the future of thousands of Saudi students at Canadian universities, forcing them to leave the country just before the new semester starts.

Development Internationalization Research Science

The Quest to Build the Arab Region’s First Atomic Clock

Benjamin Plackett | 15 Jun 2018

A Tunisian researcher wants to be the first in his continent to measure time with atomic precision.

Accreditation Internationalization Quality Control

A Student’s Primer on Accreditation

Sarah Wachter | 09 Jan 2018

Accreditation is a puzzling term to many, but it can have a critical, lifelong affect on the choices students seeking a higher education make.

Academic Freedom Internationalization Religion

NYU Department Cuts Ties With Abu Dhabi Campus

Eric J. Lyman | 12 Nov 2017

The department is protesting the Emirates’ denial of visas for two professors and calling on NYU’s president to lobby the U.A.E.’s government to change its visa policies.

Internationalization Politics

Arrested Saudi Prince Has Been a Major Academic Donor

Eric J. Lyman | 06 Nov 2017

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has supported centers at some of the world’s best-known universities. Now he is under house arrest.

Internationalization Refugees Study Abroad

What International Higher Education is Missing: Refugees

Rasha Faek | 01 May 2017

To fully embrace a global approach, universities must include the education of refugees and displaced people, says the managing editor of Al-Fanar Media.

Academic Freedom Democracy Faculty Human Rights Internationalization Internet

UAE Jails Economist: The Silence is Deafening

Ursula Lindsey | 05 Apr 2017

A court has sentenced economist and human rights advocate, Nasser Bin Ghaith, to ten years in jail over his Tweets. The “bubble universities” are quiet.




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