A Palestinian student and journalist describes the hard work, persistence and passion it took to reach an educational goal.
The costs go beyond disrupting academic progress. Students also miss out on valuable opportunities for building workplace skills.
A writing instructor offers tips on writing a Ph.D. dissertation in English for academics who use it as a second language.
The Syrian Youth Empowerment initiative guides high-school students in Syria through the U.S. college application process. Its cofounder George Batah explains the importance of Syrians winning scholarships to study in the U.S.
A slight twist on an old saying can help those discouraged by the situation in the Arab world, says an Al-Fanar Media editor.
Thomas Jefferson Scholarships to U.S. colleges increase the employment rate and volunteerism rate among participating Tunisian students.
To fully embrace a global approach, universities must include the education of refugees and displaced people, says the managing editor of Al-Fanar Media.
A Ph.D. candidate and mother of two young children says reaching her academic goal has been difficult but it can be done.
Travel bans and negative rhetoric have fueled concern for Arab overseas students, and U.S. institutions stand to lose more than revenue.