Archive for the ‘News’ Category

“In Oil-Rich Mideast, Shades of the Ivy League” The New York Times

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

On February 11, The New York Times published an article examining Education City in Doha, Qatar.  Education City currently is comprised of four U.S. university campuses.  To read the article, click here.

“U.S. Universities Rush to Set Up Outposts Abroad” The New York Times

Thursday, February 14th, 2008

On February 10, The New York Times published an article examining the trend of U.S. universities establishing programs and campuses abroad — in particular in the Middle East.  To read the article, click here.

The World Bank Releases New Report

Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

On February 4, The World Bank released a new report titled “The Road Not Traveled: Education Reform in the Middle East and North Africa.”  Among other issues, the report examines the need of these countries “to overhaul their education systems to meet the demands of an increasingly competitive world and realize the potential of their large and growing youth population.”  To learn more, click here.

“UJ launches new masters programme in human rights” — The Jordan Times

Wednesday, December 12th, 2007

“Her Majesty Queen Rania on Monday (Dec. 10) joined students and teaching staff at the University of Jordan (UJ), at the launch of a new masters programme in human rights and humanitarian development.”  To read the full article, click here.