26 novembre 2016

Refugee Status Forces A Student to Switch His Studies

By Hamad Othman. After every exam, students in the Arabic department at Jerash University crowd around Basim Abdallah, a 33-year-old Syrian student, to find out the correct answers to exam questions. More...

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Calls For Education That Believes “Culture is the Solution”

By Ursula Lindsey. The event, “Les Etats Généraux de la Culture au Maroc,” was organized by Racines (“Roots”), a nonprofit, private organization that promotes culture and creative industries. More...

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A Surprising Libyan Success Story—Cake

By Asma' Jawabreh. A few years ago, Inas al-Bahry, a young Libyan woman, noticed something that seemed to her pretty obvious. In Libya, she says, it’s not difficult to find a good cup of coffee. But when Libyans are having coffee, they might want to have something with it. More...

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Rising Educational Costs Weigh on Palestinian Students

By Asma' Jawabreh. Sarah Abu Saymeh isn’t sure that her studies are worth the financial hole that she’s digging for herself. More...

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A Role Model For Female Arab Scientists

By Benjamin Plackett. Maha Al-Asmakh wants to understand how the so-called “good” bacteria in the gut of a mother can affect the development of a fetus, specifically the blood-brain barrier, a filter that keeps the blood in the brain free from potentially harmful substances. More...

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Social Scientists Work Amid Rising Suspicion

By Benjamin Plackett. Social scientists in the Arab world say that governments are increasingly treating their profession with suspicion. Requests for data and access to national archives are routinely blocked by government agencies on the grounds of protecting national security. More...

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Want $10K to close the skills gap?

eCampus NewsHigher-ed groups have launched a new crowdsourcing challenge in an effort to generate new ideas and stimulate breakthrough thinking to close the skills gap. More...

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Fairfield University launches new technology portal

eCampus NewsFairfield University in Fairfield, Conn. has selected OneCampus from rSmart® to provide students, faculty, and staff a cutting edge tool that makes finding and accessing campus services and information, from any device, more intuitive. More...

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IU innovations on display at international supercomputing conference

eCampus NewsBy all measures, Indiana University continues to lead in supercomputing technologies that enable science, research, and education. 2016 furthers that journey with IU’s new Big Red II+ supercomputer, the work of its Global Research Network Operations Center, and the many grant-funded research projects that benefit the nation. More...

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3 degrees in just 5 years?

eCampus NewsBy Rick Nathanson. An agreement in New Mexico provides an expedited path to multiple degrees in only 5 years.
Imagine getting an associate degree, a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and a master’s of business administration in five years, and paying as little as $20,000 for the entire trio. More...

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