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Sabah Fakhri, Syrian Tenor and Classical Arab Music Icon, Dies

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 03 Nov 2021

Son of a Qur’an reciter, religious influences played an important part in making him one of the greatest interpreters of traditional Arab singing.

Faculty Profiles Research Social Sciences

Abdelbaki Hermassi, Tunisian Sociologist and Former Minister, Dies

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 30 Oct 2021

A longtime social researcher, Abdelbaki Hermassi was an expert on state and society in the Maghreb. He also served as a cultural minister and diplomat.

Administration Faculty Gender Profiles Refugees Students

Aree Abdulqader Strives to Take Duhok Polytechnic University ‘to a Global Level’

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 28 Oct 2021

Building the staff, supporting refugees, and improving graduates’ employment rates are priorities for Aree Abdulqader, the first female university president in Duhok.

Administration Coronavirus Curriculum Faculty Finances Profiles Students

Tough Issues Await Nathir Obeidat, New President of the University of Jordan

Amr EL-Tohamy | 24 Oct 2021

Nathir Obeidat recently became president of a university struggling with debt, Covid-19 hurdles, and other hotspot issues.

Faculty Health & Medicine Profiles Research Science

Nobel Laureate David Julius on Science: Persistence Pays Off

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 23 Oct 2021

David Julius, a co-winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, talks about his research and the importance of public support for science.

Arts & Culture Employment Liberal Arts Profiles

Azza Fahmy: The ‘Never Ending Dreams’ of an Egyptian Artisan

Sayyid Mahmoud | 20 Oct 2021

A new memoir by Egypt’s best-known jewelry designer advocates continuous learning, expresses her belief in Arab nationalism, and calls for the protection of traditional arts and crafts.

Faculty Profiles Refugees Research Scholarships Science

Yemeni Microbiologist Fathiah Zakham Seeks Better Diagnostics for Tuberculosis

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 12 Oct 2021

Fathiah Zakham has won international honors for her work to find faster, more accurate tools to fight drug-resistant strains of the disease.

Faculty Health & Medicine Profiles Refugees Science

Nobel Laureate Ardem Patapoutian’s Path to the Prize Started in Beirut

Amr EL-Tohamy | 12 Oct 2021

Ardem Patapoutian, a co-winner of this year’s Nobel Prize in Medicine, was born in Lebanon. War shifted his studies and career to the U.S.

Arts & Culture Human Rights Liberal Arts Profiles

Mubarak Hemoudi Depicts the Heritage of Sudan From the U.S.

Amr EL-Tohamy | 17 Sep 2021

Mubarak Hemoudi’s paintings relate the stories and ways of life of “forgotten” people in Sudan’s marginalized rural regions.

Architecture Profiles Teaching

Nadia Habash: Palestinian Engineering Leader Wants Her Work to Serve Social Needs

Amr EL-Tohamy | 16 Sep 2021

She has won many awards for her work, which reflects her philosophy that architecture should put people first and respect heritage.




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