IRAQ: Exiled professors stage virtual return

Some of the hundreds of Iraqi academics who fled their homeland over the past several years have begun to reclaim a role in their former universities through a new e-learning project, even though they remain in exile, writes Aisha Labi for The Chronicle of Higher Education.

The new project, the Iraq Scholars Lecture Series, which is coordinated by the Institute of International Education's Scholar Rescue Fund, aims to supplement existing curricula by recording lectures that are then distributed to universities in Iraq.
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