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Arab Universities Must Admit the Cost of Corruption

Elizabeth Buckner | 09 Oct 2013

A recent report by Transparency International, “Global Corruption Report: Education,” largely skips Arab universities. But corruption in the region’s institutions is affecting admissions, grading, and administration, writes a scholar of comparative education.

Academic Freedom Conflict Students

Al Quds University Under Fire

Rasha Faek, Sarah Lynch | 06 Oct 2013

A recent conflict at Al Quds University is part of a pattern of discrimination that prevents many Palestinians from pursuing their education, say Palestinian academics.

Conflict Students

The Battles at Egyptian Universities Broaden

Muhammad Mansour | 02 Oct 2013

Running conflicts at Egyptian universities have taken the life of another student and spread to include a wider political circle.

Conflict Students

Egypt’s Academic Year Is Off to a Rough Start

Muhammad Mansour | 29 Sep 2013

As the academic year began at Egypt’s public universities, conflicts flared between supporters of the military-backed government and the Muslim Brotherhood.

Students Teaching

Unveiling Prejudice: An Encounter in the Classroom

Maha Bali | 22 Sep 2013

A teacher reflects on how her expectations of having a woman wearing a face veil in her classroom compared to the reality.

Administration Curriculum Students Teaching

Business Schools in Emerging Markets Can be World Leaders

Wilfried R. Vanhonacker | 20 Sep 2013

Building on experience in China and Russia, a business school professor talks about how working in the developing world can be an advantage that can take institutions to the top.

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Vocational Education Thrives in Palestine

Thaer Thabet | 20 Sep 2013

Palestine suffers from high unemployment, but one of the bright spots in the job market is for graduates of vocational and technical training.

Administration Conflict Students

Easing the Syrian Conflict’s Toll on Higher Education

Rami Zaatari | 18 Sep 2013

War in Syria has pushed professors to emigrate, students to drop out, and destroyed university buildings. But many Syrian universities press on, and there are ways to help them, the author says.

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Egypt Poised to Give Guards at Public Universities More Power

Mohamed Mahmoud, Sarah Lynch | 11 Sep 2013

The military-backed interim government wants to give guards on campuses the power to investigate allegations and turn evidence over to public prosecutors. Many fear the measure could cramp political and academic freedom.

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A Journalist’s Advice to an Academic

David Wheeler | 10 Aug 2013

The editor of Al Fanar suggests how lessons from cutting news stories might be applied to scholarly writing.




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