Archive for the ‘News’ Category

“American University Reflects Normality of Life in Kurdish Corner of Iraq” The New York Times

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2007

The New York Times reported in September on the establishment of the American University of Iraq in the city of Sulaimaniya in the Kurdish region of Iraq.  Classes are to begin this October.  To read the full story, click here.

“Jordan Helping International Agency Save Iraq Scholars” — The Jordan Times

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Educational institutions in Jordan will be working with the Institute of International Education’s Scholar Rescue Fund to help threatened Iraqi scholars.  To read the full story, click here.

“Education in Yemen Needs to be Reformed” – Yemen Observer

Thursday, September 20th, 2007

An article published in the Yemen Observer in August reports on a new study that examines the need for education reform at all levels in Yemen.  To read the full article, click here.

New Report on American-style Education in Arab Countries

Tuesday, September 4th, 2007

The Washington Institue for Near East Policy issued the following report in June:

“Studying the American Way: An Assessment of American-Style Higher Education in Arab Countries”
by Dr. Shafeeq Ghabra with Margreet Arnold.
Dr. Ghabra is the former president of the American University of Kuwait.

To view the report, click here.