An ambassador for an Ivy League institution in Jordan talks about how Western universities seek to engage with the Arab world.
Two academics who collaborate on translations of Arabic literature into English talk about the joys and difficulties of their work.
Moawaad Mohammed Al Kholi talks about some of the higher-education issues in the news, and other important ones that are not.
The managing director of the company that hosts what may be the world’s largest number of branch campuses talks about the history and future of the educational model.
Mahmoud El-Gamal talks about how he hopes to strengthen the core of liberal arts education at the American University in Cairo.
One of Egypt’s leading scientists talks about his hopes for farming in the Sahara and the possible resurgence of scientific Pan-Arabism.
Morocco has a need for applied-science research, said Ibn Zohr University’s president.
A Finnish education expert with experience in the Arab world suggests a less elitist and test-centric approach to education.
Iraq’s security problems are not preventing it from establishing new universities and ending “mandatory ignorance,” said the Iraqi higher-education minister.
Arabic should be the main teaching language in the region but needs to be modernized, says Inam Bioud.