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Language Research Social Sciences Technology & Online Learning

Emoji Don’t Stifle Communication, They Encourage It

Marc Owen Jones | 19 Nov 2019

The use of emoji is on the rise in the Arab region, as well as everywhere else. But that’s no cause for moral panic, a scholar of digital humanities argues.

Academic Freedom Politics Research

Of Scholars and Spies

Ursula Lindsey | 06 Dec 2018

Recent headlines involving researchers accused of spying in the Middle East highlight the risk of asking questions in a police state.

Development Employment Gender Research

Solar Industry Could Create Opportunities for Arab Women

Elizabeth R. Bruce | 01 Nov 2018

As some Arab countries try to wean themselves from oil and expand alternative energy development, Arab women could benefit. But they need support from corporations and universities.

Health & Medicine Research Technology & Online Learning

Social Media Can Fight the Arab Health Crisis

Marco Bardus | 30 Jul 2018

Platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn could help counter worrying health trends, but some communities are at risk of being left behind.

Human Rights Refugees Research

A Tribute to Barbara Harrell-Bond, A Fierce Advocate for Refugees

Parastou Hassouri | 17 Jul 2018

A former colleague recalls the work and forceful personality of a founder of academic refugee studies and a tireless champion for refugees themselves, who died on July 11.

Data & Surveys Politics Refugees Research

Studying New Forms of Migration in Morocco

Ursula Lindsey | 09 Oct 2017

The sociologist Mehdi Alioua sees himself as an advocate and a mediator.

Arts & Culture Conflict Extremism Politics Research Terrorism

Scholars Examine the Cultural Lives of Jihadists

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Jul 2017

A new book explores how jihadists use poetry, music and video to strengthen their cause.

Faculty Human Rights Research

Traveling With The Respect You Deserve

Maha Bali | 07 Apr 2017

An Egyptian academic reflects on how people react to her when she travels and on the latest indignity, the U.K. and U.S. laptop ban.

Curriculum Research Students Study Abroad

How Plans Work In Real Life

Nur Al-huda Hamdan | 16 Mar 2017

Finding a mission in life is the result of hard work, not chance.

Research

A Moroccan Scholar Uncovers Hidden, Connected Histories

Ursula Lindsey | 16 Jan 2017

A New York-based researcher and music-lover studies the way people, identities, and sounds travel.




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