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The Stupor of Rhinos and the Emigration of Birds

Belal Fadl | 10 Oct 2014

Some of the best Egyptian minds are fleeing the country at a time when the country needs them most, the author argues.

Academic Freedom Administration Politics

The Man in Cairo University’s Hot Seat

Mohamed Elmeshad | 12 Sep 2014

The president of one of the largest universities in the world came into power during one of the institution’s most difficult times.

Academic Freedom Administration Politics

Don’t Let Egyptian University Appointments Become a Political Game

Ahmed Abd Rabou | 16 Jul 2014

Egyptian President’s plans to appoint university heads is a total abuse of the constitution, the author argues.

Academic Freedom Administration Politics

Egyptian President to Appoint Key University Administrators

Nadine El Sayed, Sarah Lynch | 27 Jun 2014

The new Egyptian leader is going to make even more academic appointments than former president Hosni Mubarak did.

Critical Thinking Liberal Arts Politics

“The Greatest Adventure the Arab World Has Experienced”

Rami Khouri | 31 May 2014

At the American University of Beirut’s graduation, Rami Khouri, journalist and academic, spoke stirringly about what has happened in the last four years in the Arab world.

Admissions Data & Surveys Human Rights Politics Students

‘Education for All’: Not Happening Yet

| 24 May 2014

Almost 15 years ago educators set six goals for universal education. Progress has been slow.

Conflict Faculty Politics Profiles

A Conversation with the Iraqi Minister of Higher Education

Mohammed Al-Rubaie | 02 May 2014

Iraq’s security problems are not preventing it from establishing new universities and ending “mandatory ignorance,” said the Iraqi higher-education minister.

Admissions Gender Human Rights Politics

Is Education a Right?

D.D. Guttenplan | 22 Apr 2014

While policymakers like to make grand statements about everyone having educational access, it rarely happens even in rich countries.

Academic Freedom Politics Protests Students

In Tunisia, a Once-Banned Student Union Rises Again

| 19 Mar 2014

The rebirth of an outlawed student union with Islamist leanings is a positive sign of rising democracy to some, a negative sign of religious conservatism to others.

Academic Freedom Politics Protests

In Tunisia, Academic “Families” Protect University Campuses

Sarah Lynch | 23 Feb 2014

As police mostly stay off campus, networks of students and staff members have rallied to act as informal university security.




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