Epidemics are not as isolated as they may appear, says the anthropologist Charles L. Briggs. It’s important to understand the underlying factors that helped shape the situation.
The late Saadallah Wannous explored the meaning of human liberation, both personal and political. His work has been collected now for English speakers.
The Syrian Youth Empowerment initiative guides high-school students in Syria through the U.S. college application process. Its cofounder George Batah explains the importance of Syrians winning scholarships to study in the U.S.
Ms. Johnson has led NAFSA: Association of International Educators, the largest professional association dedicated to international educators, for 18 years. She retires at the end of 2016.
The editor of Al-Fanar Media recalls an interview with the one of the most internationally famous Egyptians of his age.
An American university fired Steven Salaita for anti-Israel tweets. Our writer catches up with him in Lebanon.
Joseph Jabbra, the president of Lebanese American University, talks about steering his institution through difficult political and economic times.
A prize-winning social scientist at the American University of Beirut talks about Arab research and the challenges it faces.
An Iraqi scholar says that tolerance and minority rights are an essential part of keeping societies strong.
Haifa Jamal Al-Lail spoke with Al-Fanar Media about the challenges Saudi universities face and the obstacles and opportunities for women in higher education.