New research measured the forces on students’ spines created by heavy backpacks, and how poor posture amplifies those forces.
Situations in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey and Israel are highlighted in a new global report that documents attacks on higher education, including violence and restrictions on sharing ideas.
Rules about who counts as a refugee bar these “guests” from basic human rights, including access to education. The government and universities could help change that.
The costs go beyond disrupting academic progress. Students also miss out on valuable opportunities for building workplace skills.
Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic row with Canada has upended the future of thousands of Saudi students at Canadian universities, forcing them to leave the country just before the new semester starts.
The agency serving Palestinian refugees across the Middle East is coping with a shortfall of funds after cuts in U.S. aid.
A plan for a university for Palestinians inside and outside their homeland goes back a long way, and it’s still an idea worth pursuing.
Participants in a Beirut workshop developed recommendations to improve the access of youth inside Syria to quality higher education.
Students compete in eloquence in the country’s first academic competition in traditional Lebanese folk poetry.