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Gender Science Students Teaching

Algerian Women Break Men’s Monopoly of Engineering, Unesco Says

Riad Mazzouzi | 25 Mar 2021

The percentage of Algerian women in engineering studies has jumped sharply since 2005, but some have mixed feelings about the profession.

Curriculum Faculty Science Students

Lebanese Universities Put More Focus on Environmental Studies

Samar Kadi | 24 Mar 2021

Lebanon’s progress on environmental protection goals is patchy, but there is growing demand for environmental studies in its universities.

Curriculum Faculty Students Teaching

How International Relations, an ‘American’ Discipline, Is Taught in the Arab World

Bassel Salloukh, May Darwich, Morten Valbjørn | 23 Mar 2021

International relations theories do not travel seamlessly across borders. A forum of Arab scholars examines how the discipline is studied in their world.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Social Sciences Students

Gender Studies Center in Iraqi Kurdistan Challenges Traditional Ideas

Kira Walker | 22 Mar 2021

In a region where gender studies programs are rare, a new center at the American University of Iraq, Sulaimani, is opening eyes—and minds.

Coronavirus Faculty Health & Medicine Students Teaching

Vaccinating Professors Against Covid-19 Should Be a Priority, Advocates Argue

Rasha Faek | 18 Mar 2021

Vaccinating educators should be a priority, advocates argue, to make classrooms safer and speed the reopening of schools.

Conflict Coronavirus Refugees Scholarships Students Study Abroad Terrorism

Scholars Fleeing War-Torn Middle East Find Safety in U.K. Universities

Olivia Cuthbert | 17 Mar 2021

The British-based charity Cara originally helped academics flee Nazi Germany. Now it helps scholars escape war zones like Syria and Yemen.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights Research Students Technology & Online Learning

Arab Region Scores Lowest in the World for Academic Freedom

Burton Bollag | 16 Mar 2021

The Academic Freedom Index paints a troubling picture of the state of academic freedom in the Arab world.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Profiles Students

Zeana Atarbashi: Women and History Inspire an Engineer-Turned-Artist

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 12 Mar 2021

The Iraqi-Canadian artist Zeana Atarbashi draws on the heritage of her hometown, Mosul, and the life-giving power of women.

Faculty Gender Health & Medicine Profiles Research Students

Niveen Abu-Rmeileh: Using Statistical Epidemiology to Improve Health in Palestine

Asma' Jawabreh | 11 Mar 2021

Earning a Ph.D. in statistical epidemiology inspired Niveen Abu-Rmeileh to strive to improve the public health sector in Palestine.

Faculty Gender Politics Profiles Social Sciences Students

Fadia Kiwan: Born to Be a University Educator

Samar Kadi | 09 Mar 2021

As director general of the Arab Women Organization, the political scientist Fadia Kiwan is keen on projects that empower women. But teaching remains her first love.




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