Syed Saad Andaleeb | The Daily Star
  • Syed Saad Andaleeb

    Vice Chancellor of BRAC University and Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Pennsylvania State University.

  • Building a framework for skill development

    Of the 30 million youth between the ages of 18 and 25 in Bangladesh, roughly three million go on to pursue higher education.
  • Building research universities

    In an editorial I wrote in the Journal of Bangladesh Studies in 2003, I had noted a perplexing and worrisome situation in Bangladesh's academic institutions, both public and private – lack of a research culture.
  • Innovate to save lives

    I recently went to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of a city hospital. One of my students at BRACUniversity suffered a serious brain injury
  • May I have the left lane … please?

    Much has been written about the monumental traffic jams that literally inflict physical, psychological, economic and emotional trauma
  • Reimagining academia for students of the future

    Recently I heard a rather bewildering story on teaching in higher education. Taught to depict a triangle as ABC, a student wrote PQR