19 mars 2017

Little Hope of Jobs for Syrians in Lebanon and Jordan

By Rasha Faek. After five years of study, Bilal Mohammed, 24, graduated from Philadelphia Private University’s Faculty of Civil Engineering here with a bachelor’s degree and a certificate of appreciation. More...

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Women and Islam: A Topic that Troubles

By Ursula Lindsey. Any debate over the status of women in Islam is complicated, enormously sensitive and often politicized. One question at universities in the Arab world is whether one can apply a sociological, historical or gendered perspective to religion. More...

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Turkey Sends Mixed Signals to Syrian Job Seekers

By Rasha Faek. A year ago, the Turkish government said it would give work permits to Syrians in the country. But the majority of Syrians are still unemployed, despite an expanding Turkish economy. More...

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German Apprenticeships Get Refugees Back to Work

By Austin Davis. The 27-year-old refugee arrived in Germany from Syria in 2014, at the beginning of the European refugee crisis. More...

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Oman’s Move Toward Personalized Medicine

By Benjamin Plackett. Arab scientists should start solving Arab health problems, say a number of experts in the region. Sultan Qaboos University in Muscat is taking this idea to heart by actively pursuing a medical research agenda that uses information collected from Omani patients in Omani hospitals, instead of relying on European and American datasets (a common practice in the Arab world). More...

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Groundbreaking school blends high school and college together

eCampus NewsBy Dave Knoche. The 4-year college experience isn’t for every student—and maybe PPEC's zero student debt, blended pathway can help. More...

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The 2 edtech fields with the most potential under Trump

eCampus NewsBy Brian Peddle. Edtech investors and users could see significant growth in specific areas if the Trump administration sees its campaign rhetoric through. More...

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A new technology is fundamentally changing learning–here’s how

eCampus NewsBy Christoph Schell. Find out how blended reality is leapfrogging today's classroom technology to transform learning. More...

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5 things higher ed can learn from the food truck phenomenon

eCampus NewsBy Michael Niehoff. Food trucks are becoming popular for a reason. Can colleges and universities learn from them by harnessing simplicity and specialization. More...

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Trump to order more effort to help black colleges

eCampus NewsBy Anita Kumar and William Douglas. President Donald Trump is expected to provide historically black colleges and universities a long-awaited boost as he looks to outdo his predecessors––including the nation’s first African-American president–on a surprising issue. More...

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