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Administration Human Rights Protests Students

A Student’s Death in a Fire Prompts Protests Over Algeria’s Neglected Dormitories

Riad Mazzouzi | 01 Mar 2021

Algerian students say unsafe, dilapidated buildings and a lack of services are negatively affecting their health and academic future.

Faculty Research Science Students Teaching

United Arab Emirate’s Mars Probe Increases Interest in Space Studies

Melanie Swan | 22 Feb 2021

More UAE university students are enrolling in courses related to space and physics, after a UAE space mission began beaming back images of Mars.

Curriculum Employment Faculty Students Teaching

Fewer Young Iraqis Choose to Study Archaeology

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 16 Feb 2021

Iraq needs experts to work on its thousands of heritage sites, but with job prospects dim, fewer Iraqi youth are eager to study archaeology.

Internet Students Study Abroad Technology & Online Learning

A Libyan Student Travels to Other Cultures, Virtually

Hanan Mahmoud | 15 Feb 2021

A young woman in Benghazi met other Arab and American students in guided online dialogues organized by Soliya, a global nonprofit organization, that she says gave her new insights.

Coronavirus Employment Faculty Mental Health Students

Ajman University Caps a Challenging Year with a Drive-Through Graduation

Melanie Swan | 11 Feb 2021

The university, in the Emirates, wanted students to have some semblance of a normal cap-and-gown experience after a challenging school year.

Faculty Human Rights Politics Students Terrorism

President Biden Rekindles the Hopes of Arab Youth Seeking U.S. Student Visas

Burton Bollag | 04 Feb 2021

President Joseph Biden’s executive action ending Donald Trump’s travel ban for people from seven Muslim countries has more Arab students hoping to enroll in U.S. institutions.

Faculty Research Science Students Teaching

Making Interdisciplinary Research Actually Happen

Rana Dajani | 02 Feb 2021

Scientists must work together across disciplinary silos to create a better future for the world, the authors say.

Admissions Policy Quality Control Students

Changes in Algerian Admission Requirements for Advanced Degrees Draw Sharp Criticism

Riad Mazzouzi | 01 Feb 2021

New rules making it easier to be enrolled in graduate studies at Algerian universities have drawn opposition for potentially harming the quality of graduates.

Coronavirus Mental Health Students Study Abroad

International Students in the Gulf Cope With the Stress of Isolating in Dorms

Eman Kamel | 28 Jan 2021

Quarantining in their rooms, some students struggle with boredom and increased levels of anxiety. For others, there’s still a sense of community from living in student housing.

Curriculum Faculty Students Teaching

Arab Nations Experiment With Blockchain Technology, but Universities Rarely Teach It

Riham Alkousaa | 27 Jan 2021

Blockchain technology holds promise for transforming economies, and some Arab nations are starting to embrace it. University studies, however, haven’t kept up.




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